Thursday, March 31, 2011

Yahoo! France

I don't really know why computer-connected life turns out to be as frustrating as it too often does. Without success, I have just spent far too much time trying to figure out how to switch a Yahoo! search page to English from French. The French is fine but I sense the results I am getting are geared quite strongly to France and while that is helpful on some, it is not on others. But I can find no button to click or place to go that allows me to do this. What am I missing?

Google’s Book Deal -

So what's the difference between a universal library and a universal newsstand or universal news?

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Radio Shack Gun Giveaway: Montana Store Offers Free Firearm With Dish Network Purchase

If this is true, I'm finished shopping at Radio Shack. But, as much as this offends me, the amateurish "reporting" of the story is pretty bad as well. Where is the attempt to contact Radio Shack? Too much work? Lazy people produce poor quality stuff. It's true everywhere.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

For Peter King, Lawmaker Examining Terror, a Pro-I.R.A. Past -

I favor a round of hearings on radical Republicans, or maybe one just focused on radical tea bags.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

NPR Executive Caught Calling Tea Partiers 'Racist' -

This seems like a story with many possible perspectives, only one of which is reflected in the NPR reaction.

Monday, March 07, 2011

CARE to Offer Virtual Packages -

Newspapers ought to be doing the same sort of thing!

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Glamour's iPad Series to Let Viewers Buy Clothes From Gap -

And what's the newspaper version of this one?

'Today' Show Moves to and Stresses Video Clips -

What an interesting opportunity for newspapers to consider doing something similar to help the world understand all of the work that goes into producing everything we find under every newspaper "umbrella".

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Ivory Coast and Libya

Think about the amount of coverage we are seeing for events in Libya vs. those in the Ivory Coast. Why is that?