Since learning of Nelson Mandela’s death a few hours ago, I’ve watched: The New York Times’ excellent video overview of his life. The speech he gave after his release from prison. A report from WGBH-TV’s old “Ten O’Clock News” on Mandela’s 1990 visit to Roxbury. A clip from an interview Mandela did with Bill Moyers […]
Mandela daughters ask that film's premiere go on; audience told of death during the credits LONDON (AP) — People attending the London premiere of a new film about Nelson Mandela were told of his death as the closing credits rolled. Stopping...Show More Summary
A very interesting piece of memorabilia showed up in The Daily Mail today. It's the secret memo that eventually led to the James Bond movies. A lot of people forget this, but Bond creator, Ian Fleming, was himself instrumental in the modern spy apparatus of both Britain and America. Show More Summary
There is something disturbing happening at America's news gathering institutions that I believe will cause deep and lasting damage to our country, its economy and its civil defense. And, no. I don't mean all the lying at 60 Minutes over...Show More Summary
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The Associated Press sent a “Flash” alert to members Thursday about Nelson Mandela’s death. Such alerts are used “on the rare occasion when an APNewsAlert represents a transcendent development — one likely to be a top story of the … Read more
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Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. Few Americans know more about the great South African leader than Danny Schechter. Ironically, Schechter wrote about a new Mandela biopic earlier today.
Well no one’s very happy right now, given that Nelson Mandela is (actually) dead. But then again, that is a pretty good excuse to get drunk. Maybe these hilarious penis doodles by famous American Bill Clinton will cheer you up? New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Every new revelation about the global reach of the National Security Agency underscores that the extremism of the surveillance state has reached gargantuan proportions. The Washington Post just reported that the NSA "is gathering nearly...Show More Summary
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/115687/netflixs-war-mass-culture Netflix may call itself a next-generation TV network, but it’s fundamentally changing how we watch television, and in turn define ourselves as a nation, argues Tim Wu in a piece for the New Republic. Wu retells some of Netflix’s earlier original content efforts, and argues […]
Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa, shortly before 5pmET. NBC News was the first network on the air with the news, breaking in with a Brian Williams-anchored special report at 4:45pmET. Show More Summary
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Good jobs in journalism are hard to come by (we should know), so this is good news for at least one lucky individual out there in DC Journo-Land! CNN is hiring an “innovative and inspiring leader” to run their digital politics coverage,...Show More Summary
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That’s right, more lists y’all! TIME magazine has about one bajillion different lists that we could, theoretically post about. But we’re choosing this one because we tend to agree that these stories need to be talked about more. As you might expect, soon-to-be-radio-host (God willing) Anthony Weiner is nowhere to be found here. Show More Summary