Success in the Media

Social Media and the Murder of Four Police Officers

Gentlereaders: The article below addresses the use of Google Wave and other aspects of social media by the Seattle Times to apprehend the shooter of four Seattle police officers. Google Wave is essentially a community-wide message board in real time.   What this says is that media is searching for new tools in a diminished capacity […]


Seattle cop-killer case – the exception, not the rule

Gentlereaders: Every day, hundreds of thousands of decisions are made regarding criminal offenders in the United States. These include whether or not to arrest or prosecute or incarcerate or place someone on parole or probation or to discipline those in prison or on community supervision. Huckabee’s decision is not dissimilar to the endless discretionary decisions made every […]