Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Fifth Estate

The trailer is located here. The Guardian has a copy of the text of an open letter to Benedict Cumberbatch from Julian Assange. Advertisements

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How did the world view the U.S. shutdown and possible default? A few views…

How did the world view the US shutdown and looming default? Here are a few views, but you may also want to look at the international front pages on the Newseum’s website to see what was (and wasn’t) headlined today. … Continue reading

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Twenty years after a mission in Somalia

We’ve just finished Dying to tell the Story about Dan Eldon. Today’s interview with Tina Brown on Morning Edition looks at heroes and the battle in Somalia a few months after Eldon’s death (written about by Michael Bowden and portrayed … Continue reading

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Rouhani exchanges tweets with Jack Dorsey

Rouhani hints at big changes for Iran in a Twitter exchange with Jack Dorsey. Take a look.

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A look from abroad at the government shutdown

Take a look at how a few examples of news websites have covered the government shutdown: The UK: the Guardian Australia: The Age China: People’s Daily Russia: Pravda and a tongue-in-cheek (?) story on Slate.com that reports on the shutdown … Continue reading

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