Toddler's death sparks Twitter controversy

by Andrea Shea King -- This week's big story on Twitter involved a child's drowning and the strange aftermath. The loss of a child is tragic. But when it's publicly posted on the more…

Take a lesson from Tiger

by Andrea Shea King -- Remember the 1960s Connie Francis song that sang, "Lipstick on your collar told a tale on you. ... Lipstick on your collar said you were untrue"? That was more…

Who's getting paid to blog and why?

by Andrea Shea King -- If you're a blogger and you accept cash or freebies for posts, this Bud's for you. Federal Trade Commission regulations on blogger payola and freebies went into effect more…

From tweeting bluebirds on the wire

by Andrea Shea King -- Twitter is the new Walter Cronkite ... and that's the way it is. We've entered the age of instant information. For example, had the Kennedy assassination happened today, more…

Give thanks where thanks are due

by Andrea Shea King -- It's Thanksgiving week. Have you thanked a soldier yet? Here's your chance to do it quickly. And thank Xerox for making it possible. We stand with intelligence And more…

What would a postwar world look like?

by Andrea Shea King -- Thank the American Historical Association for creating the fascinating online archive of "Constructing a Postwar World, the G.I. Roundtable Series in Context", a 42-pamphlet series prepared under the more…

Is Google spying on you?

by Andrea Shea King -- Sometimes it feels like somebody's watching me ... I use Gmail. I also watch YouTube vids, both Google-owned. And until very recently, I published a blog at Google's more…

All aboard the Tea Party Express

by Andrea Shea King -- Coming to a town near you – the Tea Party Express! Last week the rolling patriotic excursion traveled through California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Montana. This week they're more…

Another day, another tax dollar

by Andrea Shea King -- Could you be taxed at up to 95.2 percent of your income? Federal income-tax rates would have to be nearly tripled across the income spectrum for Congress to more…