Diane Blair http://kvpr.org en Commentary: Response To Multilingual Coke Ad Displays Deep Divide On Immigration http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-response-multilingual-coke-ad-displays-deep-divide-immigration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the issue of comprehensive immigration reform once again stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives, the nation's deep divide on immigration remains vivid. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 02:55:26 +0000 Diane Blair 29633 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Response To Multilingual Coke Ad Displays Deep Divide On Immigration Commentary: Are We Willing to Trade Privacy For Assumed Surveillance? http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-are-we-willing-trade-privacy-assumed-surveillance <p>Recent revelations that the government has been monitoring and analyzing phone calls and on-line activities raises questions about the role of Big Data in our lives, especially when it comes to our privacy rights. In this segment of Valley Public Radio’s commentary series The Moral Is, Fresno State communication professor Diane Blair explores the role of digital communication technologies and our own complicity in the loss of personal privacy.</p><p>------</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 03:12:40 +0000 Diane Blair 17418 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Are We Willing to Trade Privacy For Assumed Surveillance? Commentary: Political Civility Requires More Than Respect http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-political-civility-requires-more-respect <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With today's poisonous atmosphere in Washington, D.C., calls for a return to politeness and civility in politics are common. But in this edition of our commentary series The Moral Is, Fresno State professor Diane Blair says the real issue is the ability to compromise.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:56:00 +0000 Diane Blair 9507 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Political Civility Requires More Than Respect