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TOP STORIES

UN investigator cites US neglect of homeless from Project Censored

Prometheus Radio asks supporters to prod Senate on LPFM

Just 2 in 5 adults now say they read a daily newspaper

Obama: I’m a big believer in network neutrality

US MILITARISM

Obama proposes largest ‘defense’ budget since WWII from Slate

Obama defies pledge, increases nuke weapons budget by Stephen C Webster

Speaker Pelosi: Include defense pork in spending freeze from Daily Kos

US accelerating missile ‘defense’ in Gulf from AFP

MEDIA POLICY

FCC’s Stuart Benjamin on C-SPAN Communicators

Obama proposes spectrum fee that would generate $5B from B & C

UN agency calls for global cyber war treaty, driver’s license for web users

Netflix to FCC: Scary loophole in net neutrality from Ars Technica

ENTERTAINMENT ECONOMICS

Free Speech Radio News = our favorite radio show from Radio Survivor

Disney looking to sell what’s left of Miramax from Media Decoder

Steve Jobs: Google’s ‘Don’t be evil’ mantra is bullshit from Gizmodo

Twitter followers are worth less than a penny each on eBay from TechCrunch

DISSENTING OPINION

Paul Krugman: Fox News is ‘deliberate misinformation’ from FDL

Glenn Greenwald: Accused must have fair trials from Antiwar Radio

TARP has increased risk of economic crisis: Watchdog

College newspaper turns against phone-tampering conservative activist

ECO HEALTH

Future of self help: Mind/Body or Mind/Butt? from Huffington Post

Where things stand on Copenhagen Accord from Grist

Argentina’s president: Pork better for sex than Viagra from Alternet

Messaging that can save the clean energy bill from Grist

FURTHER READING

Pat Tillman cover-up focus of new Sundance documentary

Palestinians get $15M private equity fund from Haaretz

‘Ellie Light’ regrets damage to Obama, blasts right-wing ‘conspiracy theorists’

Outcry over Blair’s refusal to apologize could spell disaster for PM Brown

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British opposition to Blair

Tony Blair forced to testify on war crimes to Iraq Inquiry by David Swanson

OBAMA

Jobs plan offered to Congress: $5K tax credit for every new hire

Cuts to Fed Govt greenhouse-gas emissions ordered by CS Monitor

Obama helps in play-by-play booth for Duke vs. Georgetown game

Theory behind Obama’s appearance with GOP by Sharon Fisher

POLITICS

Poll: Americans pretty clueless about politics, world from Raw Story

Justice Dept clears torture memo author John Yoo of misconduct

Health deal was reached days before Mass. election, says Sen. Harkin

Not too late to limit or reverse impact of Citizens United v. FEC

RADIO

Prometheus says the clock is ticking on LPFM bill from Radio Ink

Internet, new media support community radio, but problems remain

FCC OKs upping digital radio power from Benton Foundation

Community radio reaches out to Haiti from Prometheus Radio

MEDIA

BitTorrent census: About 99% of files infringe copyright from Ars Technica

Supreme Court decision good for free speech & bottom line, says NAB

Gay dating site’s Super Bowl ad denied by CBS, anti-abortion ad is OK

Laura Flanders on GRIT TV: Citizens United, Iraq, Howard Zinn

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Are progressives depressed or too privileged to make change? from Alternet

Blackwater & Khost bombing: Is CIA deceiving Congress? by Jeremy Scahill

Why don’t TV weathermen believe in climate change? from CJR

Apartheid lawsuit goes forward against Ford, GM, IBM

2010 Census uses word ‘negro’ raising memories of Jim Crow

WATCH KFC ad: Placate threatening black people with fried chicken?

Canada says ‘No’ to Yes Men website from Ars Technica

For 6 months, blogger can’t get Google to turn blog back on from TechDirt

Journalism’s dreamers must keep eyes on stats from Reynolds J-Institute

Faculty protest Texas football coach’s raise by Dave Zirin

Doctored news photo covers up govt involvement from China Smack

Price of Pearl Jam’s new ‘Just Breathe’ single: One tweet from Mashable

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SF commemorates Israeli siege on Gaza

Commemorating the assault on Gaza one year ago from Electronic Intifada  

TOP 4  

Witness: I saw 2nd man arrested after landing in Detroit from Antiwar Radio  

Confronting liberal objections to left criticism of Obama, Dems from ZNet  

Pioneering newswoman’s obit draws venomous comments from Raw Story  

Civil rights lawyer Jack Daniel passes away at 60 from Fresno Bee  

TECHNOLOGY  

DOJ to take up antitrust review of Comcast-NBC deal by Cecilia Kang

TV Everywhere: Gift to consumers or plot to kill online TV? by Matthew Lasar  

Mother Jones looks at the airport scanner scam by James Ridgeway  

Google’s online store bigger story than Nexus One phone from Ars Technica  

What qualifies as Spotlight story on Google News? from Nieman J- Lab  

2010 ELECTIONS  

Worst GOP cash flow in a decade blamed on Tea Party, Michael Steele, waste  

Senator Chris Dodd and Senator Byron Dorgan will not seek re-election  

Radio host Ed Schultz asked to run for Dorgan’s Senate seat  

The amazing job prospects for Dodd, Dorgan & their staffs from Huffington Post

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Broadband, consolidation and neutrality are my subjects this evening on Olympia’s community radio station KAOS. In order of their attribution on the show, here are the links to my sources from tonight’s 30 minutes. Stream or download the archived show by CLICKING HERE.

Broadband money begins to flow from Broadband Breakfast

The Killer App of 1900 by Glenn Fleishman on Publicola, Seattle’s News Elixir

Research shows doubts about effect of stimulus by Matt Lasar from Ars Technica

McDonalds launching free WiFi by David Coursey from PC World

Google is providing free WiFi at 47 US airports

MuniWireless coverage of first grant winners announcement

Broadband report on stimulus grant winners from Scribd

Rural broadband grants will help America compete by Ben Scott, Free Press

Measure results of $7.2b broadband funds by Charles Benton & Kate Williams

Obama: Cash vs. Principles by Kim Hart from The Hill

Why FCC should stop Comcast from buying NBC by David Coursey from PC World

Don’t let Telecom segregate the Internet by Malkia Cyril, Chris Rabb & Joe Torres

FCC questions Comcast-GE venture by David Goetzl from Media Post

Comcast’s voluntary public interest commitments from Bloomberg

Exposing Comcast’s hollow ‘Public Interest’ commitments from Free Press

Where does Comcast/NBCU rate on ‘Trade Association Scale”? by Harold Feld

PEG Channels’ New Best Friend by Bunnie Riedel, for Multichannel News

Broadband in yo face (AUDIO) from MAG-NET

Majority of minorities not using Internet from Internet Innovation

LPFM: Out of the House, into the Senate by Candace Clement

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4 presidential candidates join Afghan protest from Real News

22 million missing Bush-era emails found; Set for 2014 release?

The surreal afterlife of ex-president Dubya from Common Dreams

Senators push Wall St. restructuring with Depression-era rule

Obama has no leverage to convince ‘fat-cat bankers’ to lend from CS Monitor

Net neutrality fight again sweeps through FCC from PC Mag

House panel looks for more mobile spectrum from PC World

Crappy iPhone service is AT&T’s fault, not Apple’s from Ars Technica

The myth of the Google phone from Slate

UK aggregator NewsNow dumps papers demanding payment for links

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Project Censored: Venezuela/Colombia war threat

Clear Channel’s frightening plans for 2010

Promoting broadband diversity within the law by Mark Lloyd

Libraries dying for bandwidth from Ars Technica

Cable companies’ big Internet swindle from Free Press

EU overcomes final hurdle for overhaul of telecom rules

Defining open mobile from Telephony Online

Why AT&T can’t win its ‘map for that’ battle with Verizon

Jackson Sun editor goofs on citizen journalism

Artists incomes dip in recession from Future of Music Coalition

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