Thursday, April 19, 2007

The Don Imus Show; and us

Lots of feathers were ruffled in the USA, and loud aggressive twittering was heared in branches of the US media forest, due to some radio comments which we will not quote or reproduce verbatim here.

Not because we would fear to offend the readers (offence can be good and necessary, and purposefully aimed offence is often meritorious, unlike inadvertent or just careless offence), but because we see no such merit in handling a verbal turd for the fifth or tenth time; you only get dirty hands from it.

Alexander Eichener discusses the Imus incident in America offering a reflection on Kenyan popular culture.