Nursery Rhyme Gone Awry

Jessica Clark

Georgie Porgie, pumpkin pie, Kissed the girls and made 'em cry. Growin' older the learned to lie, And sent our soldiers off to die. Don't beat around the Bush next fall, Vote' em out! … Bush et al.—Norman Wishner, In These Times Proofreader

Jes­si­ca Clark is a writer, edi­tor and researcher, with more than 15 years of expe­ri­ence span­ning com­mer­cial, edu­ca­tion­al, inde­pen­dent and pub­lic media pro­duc­tion. Cur­rent­ly she is the Research Direc­tor for Amer­i­can University’s Cen­ter for Social Media. She also writes a month­ly col­umn for PBS’ Medi­aShift on new direc­tions in pub­lic media. She is the author, with Tra­cy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Cham­ber: Reshap­ing Pol­i­tics Through Net­worked Pro­gres­sive Media (2010, New Press).
Limited Time:

SUBSCRIBE TO IN THESE TIMES MAGAZINE FOR JUST $1 A MONTH