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Davos 2012

January 31, 2012

I atten­ded a Civil Soci­ety event where I spoke with rep­res­ent­at­ives from human rights organ­iz­a­tions, the union/labor move­ment, and NGOs work­ing to address some of the hard­est prob­lems in soci­ety. I had a lunch with a uni­ver­sity pres­id­ent talk­ing about the role of tech­no­logy in higher ed. I had din­ner with an esteemed phys­i­cist, an author I admire, and a net­work sci­ent­ist where […]

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If you wanted a sign of the grow­ing import­ance of the UK news media in report­ing US polit­ics (a phe­nomenon sup­por­ted by Matt Drudge, the now global online mar­ket in Eng­lish lan­guage news, and the largely apolit­ical US press), here it is. Media Mat­ters, a Democratic-leaning MSM rebut­tal ser­vice, turns its power­ful fisk­ing atten­tion to this Times […]

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Newspaper obits

June 14, 2008

Madison Taylor, editor of the Bur­l­ing­ton Times News, has a poignant post that says some­thing about the chan­ging times for US newspapers:

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Scott McClellan’s book, sum­mar­ized: “I totally didn’t know I was lying those 630,000 times.” Mat­thew Bald­win [HT: Charles Arthur]

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