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What the “Big 6” Won’t Share About Haiti

These days its hard to go twenty-four hours without hearing a request to donate to some non-profit to support their efforts in Haiti. It is also hard, though getting easier…or so I have heard, to go twenty-four hours without some news footage from the “Big 6” aka ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC & Fox New … Continue reading

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Clearing my Email Inbox: Oldies But Goodies Part 1

So one of my big tasks for this summer is to clear my inboxes…over 1000 messages in one inbox and about 700 in another. I decided to start with older messages. Enjoy these links that I found while doing some summer internet cleaning 😀 Top 10 Words of 2008 Madoff and Company Spent Nearly $1 … Continue reading

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GritTV: The Iranian Elections, Kucinich vs. Bank of America, and The Stoning of Soraya M.

I first encountered GritTV with Laura Flanders after following a link from one of the show’s recent guests. I have to say I really enjoy this program and it is part of my move as a news consumer to move beyond mainstream media to independent and/or public media. To date I find that independent media … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 20 March 2009

Top Five White House Council on Women and Girls – Where’s the News Media At? Once again the media misses on its coverage on this great newly revived council. Saddened but not surprised :{ Rep. Barney Frank: Is There An Antidote to the Republican Amnesia? China ‘worried’ about US Treasury holdings I have to say … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 20 February 2009

Top Five (In Order) Facebook: All your contents belong to us. FOREVER! I have a Facebook account but after this I may have to get serious about leaving the site. I’ve said this a lot in the last two years with all of the changes they are making but this may be the straw that … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 13 February 2009

Top Five (In Order) MLK Oratory Winner: Gerra Gistand This little girl did such a great job!!!! I almost cried she was that good. ‘The District’ Ep2 ‘Barack’s Friends Let Him Down’ This is my new favorite show 🙂 It’s better than The City and shows just how much of a political junkie I am … Continue reading