But what are you sorry for?

My anxieties about the #FoxNewsFacts meme spilled over when Pete Ashton provided a really crucial critique of Emerson’s apology for the lies he pedalled on Fox News:

Worth remembering, in these complex times, that a heartfelt apology and charitable donation does not cure one of alarmist racist bigotry.

I took those thoughts to bed and unpacked them a little more over on Paradise Circus.

By Jon Hickman

Hi, I'm Jon. I teach and research digital culture, social media and new media practice at Birmingham City University. Find out more about me with this lovely CV: http://uk.linkedin.com/in/jonhickman Find out about my work at the Birmingham Centre for Media & Cultural Research: http://interactivecultures.org