Monthly Archives: December 2006

Al-Hurra, part 2

I have tried multiple times linking to the Al-Hurra website. I get the same message each time — server too busy. See my earlier posting from this evening about Al-Hurra, its ties to the United States, and its announcement (apparently … Continue reading

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Videotapes and still photos of Saddam’s execution

As I continue to watch CNN and Anderson Cooper, I am struck by the care that the network is taking about offering images confirming Saddam Hussein’s death. Cooper has reminded his viewers on more than one occasion that the network … Continue reading

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CNN’s coverage of the execution of Saddam Hussein

CNN’s coverage — at least that which I saw — was quite good. I’ll have more on that later in this posting. But there was one moment that especially caught my attention, and it was one that demonstrates how the … Continue reading

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CBS News’ Kimberly Dozier reflects on the last year

Read her personal account here, which appears at CBSNews.com

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The death of a journalist…

…has once again occurred more than once this year. Read the report here, which was posted on Journalism.org.

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Journalists coping with tragedies

We educators talk often about the need to be objective…to not get involved in a story, to draw sides, etc. But this story that appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reminds us that we ought not forget about empathy. Journalists are … Continue reading

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Watching the space shuttle land…

…on NASA TV. NASA TV provides one of the more interesting views on the landing of the shuttle, something I confess I’ve always been fascinated with. There are no talking heads, no former astronauts providing analysis or impressions, and no … Continue reading

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