High brow culture meets Facebook, and exposes biased judging

Another example of closed door politicking going by the wayside. All competitions with international judging need to disclose judge scores, particularly those dealing with subjective cultural and artistic sensibilities. The organizer for the prestigious International Frederyk Chopin Competition held every five years decided to disclose the judges’ scores a month later.

And even better, the analysis via Facebook:

High brow culture meets Facebook! BTW, the biased judge’s student won the competition… but it’s sad under the circumstances.

About Pat Kitano

Patrick Kitano works with brands in developing hyperlocal engagement solutions and is administrator of the Breaking News Network, a national hyperlocal network devoted to community service. He is the author of The Local Network on Street Fight, and is reachable via Twitter @pkitano and email pkitano@gmail.com.