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Afternoon Shift

The 3@3: Facebook loneliness, blogger scams and gays in the GOP

Today on the 3@3, WBEZ Bloggers Claire Zulkey and Christopher Piatt join host Steve Edwards to talk about the relevant stories of the day.

The topics include:


Steve Edwards: has fired a blogger who was allegedly scamming users. And there are even questions about whether or not Sarah Phillips is real and writing the blog. What does this story mean for big media companies hiring freelancer writer/bloggers?

Christopher Piatt: A spokesperson for Romney stepped down after he felt his personal story was distracting from the campaign. Richard Grenell was gay.

Claire Zulkey: A new story in The Atlantic finds that Facebook is actually making us lonely.

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