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Blind To The Danger

I used to work in the Braille production department of the RNIB and was thereby entitled to join the Book Branch of the NUJ, (journalists’ union) and duly did so. 489 more words

Big Brother

All your equipment are belong to us

I had an unpleasant experience with a media communications person working for an NGO earlier this week. I was looking for a certain type of interview subject. 861 more words

My Middle East Adventure

Festival Circuit

Let the beat drop….

There’s always that moment at a music festival where the sun is beating down on you and you ask yourself, “Why am I doing this?” It’s the never ending battle. 491 more words

New York City

Obamacoin Alternative Currency Accepted by City of Keene

by Garret Ean
17 April 2014

Yesterday was a historic day for alternative currencies in Keene, New Hampshire, as the Aqua Keene Parking Force division of the Democratic People’s Republic of Keene police accepted — with no questions asked — the unique and impressive Obamacoin. 262 more words


The First Amendment is the most important amendment to protect, but it’s not being championed like the Second Amendment has been.

Without the First Amendment, the Second Amendment is meaningless and so is the Bill of Rights for that matter. 91 more words

The Millstone Report

Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable — the target of Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition — actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period. 839 more words


New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press by Hall (book review)

New York Times V. Sullivan Supreme court case began as a concern from Local Montgomery politicians that the New York Times misrepresented the south and challenged segregationists’ politics, and then became a test for the First Amendment. 1,649 more words