PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

I Heard It on NPR:
The Religious Roots of American Democracy

Great read: conventional news media has changed dramatically in recent years, and is changing more still. What does it all mean?

Cameras and the war on terror: Britain has become the world's premier surveillance society.

Selling the revolution to Iran. Better read your history, there, guys.

* Bush's recent spate of political victories haven't come easy, and there's lots more unaccomplished.
* Uzbekistan orders out American base.
* Well, why couldn't Hilary win?
* Jimmy Carter speaks out against the Iraq war.
* A British journalist defends his love of America.
* Businesses seek to defend themselves against organized shoplifting gangs.
* Why Microsoft wants over 3,000 new patents.
* Training forty squirrels for their movie debut.
* "Doctor Who, fashion icon"

The public's fascination with celebrities' real lives is overtaking the public's interest in their films and shows.

The LATimes asked its three critics to explain the summer movie slump.

Confusing and fascinating: how a newspaper error fueled a conspiracy theory behind who wrote The Matrix.

Grant Morrison's reimagined New York.

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

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  • on the end of Serial season one

    "But the real pull of the show wasn't the promise of solving the mystery, it was seeing just how thick and convoluted the mystery became. Listening…

  • today's top read

    "I don't know what to do with good white people."

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