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Revolution and spin

The role of the media in the Arab spring.

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Wrongheaded

From the New York Times Nothing can justify or excuse the terrifying wave of violent lawlessness that swept through London and other British cities earlier this month. Hardworking people in struggling neighborhoods were its principal victims. Public support for racial … Continue reading

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The news of public discontent

By Michael Wines BEIJING — “After all the wind and storm, what’s going on with the high-speed train?” read the prophetic message posted last Saturday evening on the Chinese microblog Sina Weibo. “It’s crawling slower than a snail. I hope nothing … Continue reading

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The end of mass media

From the Economist: A special report on the news industry: The end of mass media THERE IS A great historical irony at the heart of the current transformation of news. The industry is being reshaped by technology—but by undermining the mass … Continue reading

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Breaking News

There does not seem to be a time lag anymore. Time in fact has…disappeared. Middle East Protests: A Country by Country Look With links to social media BBC Live Reporting Al Jazeera Live Stream Remember how we watched the Iraq … Continue reading

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