Monthly Archives: September 2012

What would you do?

In this NPR story, David Folkenflick reports on criticism of CNN after the network’s correspondent used information from Chris Stevens’ personal journals. Stevens, the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, was the first sitting ambassador to be killed in more than 30 … Continue reading

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#Muslim Rage

This is the link to an article with a different perspective on the latest happenings in the Middle-East and how Americans and Muslims are reacting to it! ‘Muslim Rage’ Explodes On Twitter, But In A Funny Way (Yes, Really)

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PRI’s The World

Public Radio International’s The World, a news magazine broadcast, blog and website, always has interesting stories on media around the world. Lately, they have been asking some hard questions about the rapid changes in our complex world.Read “Should Americans limit … Continue reading

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Did you know?

We’ve been talking in class about globalization and news, and the rapid changes in our world today. Take a look at this interesting video from Edudemic.com and then check the story and the Wiki that has the videos from past … Continue reading

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YouTube blocks video trailer inciting violence in Egypt and Libya.

YouTube just took the unusual step of blocking in Egypt and Libya the video attacking Islam’s prophet Muhammad , where protests have led to violence. The 14-minute obscure video is a trailer to  what the Washington Post calls “an amateurish, … Continue reading

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Ten Things Americans Don’t Know About America

Thanks to Tiffany, read the article, “Ten Things Americans Don’t Know About America”  she discussed in class. You may agree or disagree with the author, but his observations and the video clip give us many things to consider and information … Continue reading

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New movie app goes social and instant

Read this Pando Daily article on a new app that lets you queue and watch movies anywhere and share your queue.  Gotta love that term: “queuebiquity!”

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