Al-Jazeera has started a new project–an online dictionary of words and phrases the mainstream media (which I–though not everyone–would argue they’re a part of) uses when writing/talking about whatever the news story of the day happens to be. It’s either darkly funny or painfully true, or perhaps a combination of both....more
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California voters may legalize pot. And it might throw quite the wrench in the already complex upcoming elections.
Some pretty brilliant ideas on how to make CNN stop sucking....more
If you haven’t yet heard about Goodluck Jonathan, the new President of Nigeria, you should read this article.
Why does everyone think artists are terrible at governing?...more
Children are cramming in almost six hours of Internet time a day. A third of young people say they cannot live without their computer.
The Spy Who Came In From The Gold. KGB agent turned billionaire banker is purchasing a controlling stake in famed London tabloid The Evening Standard....more