Archive for February, 2012

‘Boob Out’ Day Against Facebook

AllVoices reports that breastfeeding mothers in Sydney, Australia, are protesting against Facebook for censoring their photos and suspending their accounts.

Breastfeeding moms revolting against facebook (AllVoices)

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02 2012

Friday Opinions 2012-02-03

Here are some thoughts floating around the web.

In Year of Uprisings, Reporters Brave Crackdowns from Wall St. to Tahrir Square (Michelle Chen, Common Dreams)

The Democrats Who Unleashed Wall Street and Got Away With It (Robert Scheer, Common Dreams)

Corporate Education Reformers Plot Next Steps at Secretive Meeting: ALEC Education “Academy” Launches on Island Resort (Dustin Beilke, Common Dreams)

Facebook IPO: China features throughout (Thomas Crampton)

Jon Stewart, Media Critic (Tony Rogers, About.com Journalism)

Good journalism AND good capatalism (Mark Briggs, Journalism 2.0)

Why journalists have always had an entrepreneurial streak (Alfred Hermida, Reportr.net)

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Journalists arrested during public House hearing

Current shares this account of a documentary crew filming public hearings of the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress. Republicans didn’t like documentarian Josh Fox’s crew filming there and had them arrested.

‘Gasland’ Journalists Arrested At Hearing By Order Of House Republicans (Current)

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