Is Tim McGettigan a threat to public safety?

20 01 2014
Tim McGettigan addressing a rally at CSU-Pueblo last Friday.

Tim McGettigan addressing a rally at CSU-Pueblo last Friday.

Last week, the irreplaceable Audrey Watters introduced me to something called “Betteridge’s Law of Headlines.” As Wikipedia explains it:

“Any headline which ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.”

What do you say we put Betteridge’s Law to use right here?:

“Is Citing History a Threat?” “Is Tim McGettigan a Threat to Public Safety?” “Do You Really Want to Use a Commercial Learning Management System?”

This article from Inside Higher Ed explains why the answer is always “no.”

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3 responses

20 01 2014
VanessaVaile

Reblogged this on As the Adjunctiverse Turns and commented:
…of course not, and Jonathon Rees aka @jhrees explains why, sharing a useful (I certainly intend to use it) rule passed on by @AudreyWatters…feel free to do likewise

21 01 2014
Baa Ram U. fails to distinguish between the victims of mass-murder and mass-murderers; suspends email account of professor for historical analogy : Historiann : History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present

[…] course, Jonathan Rees has been on this.  Unbelieveably, this is the explanation of CSU-Pueblo President Lesley Di […]

22 01 2014
Now apologize for implying that he’s a threat to public safety. | More or Less Bunk

[…] you say you read about what’s happening to my friend Tim McGettigan and you want to know what’s going on at CSU-Pueblo now? […]

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