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Month: September 2010

Today’s Shared Items – September 9, 2010

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'Without the media, Quran-burning would be little more than a grainy video on YouTube' September 9, 2010 – PRECISELY. Stories about this have been unavoidable, and the pastor (term used accurately, but reluctantly) has been given access to national audiences, despite having very little to say. State of the Art: In Season 9, iPods Still Get High Ratings September 8, 2010 – I’ve been staring at this headline for a minute, trying to figure out…

Today’s Shared Items – September 8, 2010

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It’s official: We’re sick of Lady Gaga September 8, 2010 'Newsweek Six' appear on TV more often than most practicing Catholics attend mass September 8, 2010 – Jack Shafer can sometimes be a little too curmudgeonly, but I do like him. 'Freedom' video book review with Ron Charles September 8, 2010 Rethinking Crosswalks September 8, 2010 As Stadiums Vanish, Their Debt Lives On September 8, 2010 Daimler to Launch the Twitter of Ride Sharing September…

Today’s Shared Items – September 3, 2010

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Food: Taco Journalism Presents East Side + Downtown Taco Crawl This Saturday September 2, 2010 – I love this town. 10 Things You Need to Know About Apple’s New Social Network, Ping September 2, 2010 Women in Tech: What to Do Now September 2, 2010 – Pretty thoughtful piece. Worth a read. But seriously, taking Michael Arrington seriously about women in tech is kind of like Glenn Beck planning an Obama fundraiser. Don’t Track Me:…

Today’s Shared Items – September 2, 2010

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Open House, Day 4: Does America Crave American Tennis Champions? – September 2, 2010 – Several years go, a relative was raptly watching the US Open. I asked who she was rooting for and she said “Oh, the American, of course!” Never mind that there are lots of Americans and non-Americans competing. I don’t think she actually saw any players, just flags. A tale of two strangers | Charity Chat September 2, 2010 –…

Today’s Shared Items – September 1, 2010

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Inside the Rumors on Apple's Big Announcement September 1, 2010 – Wouldn’t it be enough to say that there is an announcement, and there are some rumors? Now we gotta go INSIDE the rumors? Bastrop police chief resigned Monday August 31, 2010 – For the headline: Notice how most headlines are in the present tense. “Chief Resigns”. This one is actually more accurate. “Um, we just learned about something that happened a couple of days…