Scott D. Sampson's Blog – April 2012 Archive (2)

The Power of Story

A quick scan of today’s online New York Times reveals the usual plethora of stories. Among them: News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch seeks to deflect allegations that he bribed British officials; Pakistan test-fires a nuclear-capable missile; ethnic biases are now shifting in South Los Angeles; and a Dartmouth frat receives a 3-term probation punishment for hazing.

 

Why do hundreds of millions of people each day follow the news, read fiction, watch television, and line up to…

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Added by Scott D. Sampson on April 25, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

The 3 Es of Nature Connection

In just the past couple of weeks, the children-in-nature crisis has been featured in the New York Times, the LA Times, and on the BBC wireservice. Driven by the heroic work of Richard Louv, the Children & Nature Network, and many others, high profile media coverage is getting the word out. Childhood in this country is dysfunctional, even broken—and so too is our society. Rampant obesity, attention deficit disorder, and diabetes; depression, skyrocketing school dropout, and…

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Added by Scott D. Sampson on April 19, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

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