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.


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.


Have This Need for Speed But Big Brother Says Slow Down

Saturday, February 20th, 2010


Action Alert: Network Nukes Boosters

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Reports on New Nuclear Plant Leave Key Questions Unasked

On February 16, ABC World News and NBC Nightly News aired incomplete and unbalanced reports following Barack Obama’s announcement of $8 billion in new loan guarantees for a nuclear power plant in Georgia.


Breaking News: Former WORD Senior Editor Aida Alami on Canadian Radio 6:30 P.M. EST Today

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

She will be talking tonight on Canada’s Radio CBC As It Happens Program about the Moroccan government cracking down on her news magazine, Le Journal Hebdomadaire. Read earlier WORD blog here. Also check out this info, too.

Again, 6 p.m.

More later.