Monthly Archives: November 2014

How did the rest of the world react to the Ferguson verdict?

A Washington Post blog has an article looking at how newspapers around the world covered the verdict in Ferguson, Missouri. Advertisements

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Footballers and musicians speak out for Ebola aid

Both international footballers (soccer to those of us in the United States) and musicians have produced work to focus on aid to help in the global fight against Ebola. Read about the football “11”  and see how they are communicating … Continue reading

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Russian News Agency goes global

Recently, CNN announced it would stop broadcasting  on Russian cable networks  at the end of the year due to restrictive ownership rules. At the same time Russia announced a new global network, Sputnik, with news hubs in 34 countries and … Continue reading

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Biscuit Monster?

Since we watched Sesame Street Around the World,  you might enjoy the brief meeting between Cookie Monster and John Oliver as they discuss U.S. and U.K differences.

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Countries in their own names

Read this Mental Floss article about countries and their own names, or endonyms! You can examine maps of the world’s endonyms at endonymmap.com (the source of the image above).

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