Archive for February, 2010

Journalism in the Age of the Internet: A late report on the symposium February 23 at St. Francis College, Brooklyn, about How the Rise of On-Line Reporting and Commentary Is Transforming the Business of Journalism

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

What about the Profession of Journalism? What about the Practice of Journalism? A report is in the works. Nevertheless, the symposium was lame but Lisa George of Hunter was cool but didn’t say much but what was said was insightful.

More in-depth report in the works.

Whirlpool Bites Hands Of American Taxpayers Who Feed It

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

Blog by Dave Johnson
[Heads-up from Ed Kent]

Whirlpool, recipient of federal stimulus “smart grid” dollars, is closing an Evansville, Indiana freezer-topped refrigerator and icemaker production plant and moving the 1,100 jobs to Mexico.

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For Ethnic Communities, a Year of Stimulus Not Enough

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

New America Media, Commentary, Aaron Glantz, Posted: February 20, 2010

It was one year ago that this week that President Obama signed the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the stimulus package. It’s the biggest investment in our country since the Great Depression, but in this commentary I show how for most of us, a year of stimulus is not enough.

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Have This Need for Speed But Big Brother Says Slow Down

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

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