Monthly Archives: December 2012

Link Ch. 6 – NBC Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and his Crew Freed in Syria

It is sometimes easy to forget how much danger reporters face to get us news from war zones around the world. On Monday, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew were freed from their captors who had held … Continue reading

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How did Leonard Cohen’s song Hallelujah become an anthem?

It’s a long story, and there’s actually a book out on the subject.  But here’s a link to The Atlantic’s short version of the comprehensive history of Leonard Cohen’s best known song (with videos!). Leonard Cohen’s original: Jeff Buckley’s version: … Continue reading

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Redbox starts online service.

The kiosk DVD rental vendor will now offer a streaming service as well.  Though it won’t be as extensive as that of Netflix.

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When do you run a disturbing photo?

This photo (and cover headlines) from the New York Post earlier this week have been attracting an enormous amount of attention.  Post freelancer R. Umar Abbasi took the photo of Ki Suk Han, who was pushed in front of the … Continue reading

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