Is Rolling-News Outdated?

Sky-news-studio-007A great piece from The Guardians’ Media Blog giving several criticisms and argument points on how rolling-news channels (mainly what we see on cable news channels where it continues with an anchor 24 hours a day) are outdated in a digital world with Facebook, Twitter, and, yes, blogs. A must read.

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Google, Apple, and More for Internet Privacy

Tech compA good article in The Guardian about a letter issued to Pres. Obama and other political leaders from AOL, Twitter, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Apple and LinkedIn regarding the halting of the NSA’s bulk collection of personal internet data. The piece covers many interesting points.

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Chinese Forced Abortions, Sterilizations and Infanticide

Yu Qiuyan (R) holds her newborn baby girThough officially banned by the Central Government, forced abortions, sterilizations, and infanticide still occur in China. Yet still, mid-level officials have been put in impossible situations regarding the one-child policy there leading to the continuation of these practices. But as the Washington Post reports, the move towards a two-child policy may put a stop to these archaic and barbaric acts.

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