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Russia Today interviews Casey Rae-Hunter on Comcast FCC decision

Scott Horton interviews Dahr Jamail about WikiLeaks video from Antiwar Radio

Iraq killings are media indifference from Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

Accountability Movement: Leading journalists expose the myth of a free press

Free community papers supporting net neutrality from Editor & Publisher

Malkia Cyril on the civil rights struggle for a free, open Internet

How to close the digital divide? Fund public libraries from Ed Week

NPR is making Rumsfeld look like a techie by comparison

Raw footage reveals O’Keefe lied about ACORN tapes

This week in comically evil corporate behavior from Grist

Lawsuit: Chiquita fruit company ‘funded death squads’ in Colombia

Actually, Governor, human bondage is ‘significant’ by John Nichols

Tom Hayden’s withdrawal plan for Afghanistan from The Nation

Why even the childless should care about school lunch from Grist

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Collateral murder in Iraq by Amy Goodman

Fox continues CBS, ABC, CNN propaganda to attack Iran from Project Censored

Ray McGovern’s letter to Robert Parry on Daniel Ellsberg

University paper battles restrictive media policy from SPLC

Apologist says now isn’t ‘right time’ for cracking down on unpaid internships

Comcast court victory a major setback to net neutrality efforts

Andrew Romanoff: Fighting for net neutrality from Huffington Post

Common Cause blasts net neutrality decision

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My coverage of Idaho-based broadband stimulus applicants continues.

Federal government gives Idaho hopefuls two thumbs down

Rep. Minnick: Open Internet with reservations

I’m hoping to get an interview with staff from the Rural Utilities Service at the Department of Agriculture very soon. The deadline for Round 2 applications to RUS and the Department of Commerce is March 15th. Valerie Fast-Horse, IT director for the Coeur d’Alene tribe told me on Facebook today that their application has not been rejected as of this afternoon. All notifications regarding first round applications are expected by Monday.

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CEOs Roberts & Zucker: Nothing but the truth, huh?

MEDIA CONSOLIDATION & THE PUBLIC INTEREST

House effort urges DOJ & FCC to block Comcast acquisition of NBC-U

Netflix warns Comcast-NBC merger could hurt open Internet

Public interest groups warn Comcast takeover is anticompetitive

Comcast-NBC merger no sure thing from Stop Big Media

TOP STORIES

Will George W Bush be next to appear before UK’s Iraq Inquiry?

Dave Zirin talks Super Bowl politics from Democracy Now

Paul Krugman covers the ‘hold’ strategy employed by US Senators

Demand Media: The future of content, cheap and plentiful

GREEN ACTIVISM & LOCAL ECONOMIES

No oil company will know peace in the creeks of Nigeria

Globalization kills, return to local economies by Thom Hartmann

Incentives to going ‘off grid’ bring power to the people

4 stories that should have changed the media narrative, but didn’t

FOLLOW THE MONEY

In a message to Dems, Wall St. sends cash to GOP

Wealthy CEOs conspire to influence elections for GOP

NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo takes on Bank of America fraud

ACORN smear conspirator wants tax-deductible donations to her legal fund

SARAH PALIN & THE TEA PARTY

Tea Party represents ‘innate racism’ says Meghan McCain

Speech was all boilerplate non-sequiturs & cognitive disconnections

Raw Story debunks Palin’s claims in speech by Sahil Kapur

Last Word: Palin has delusions of grandeur by Mike Lupica

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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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Howard Zinn, dissident historian, dead at 87

TOP STORIES

Iraq War ending, all troops coming home: Obama

Did Justice Alito ‘mouth off’ to Obama during speech?

Idaho Public Television faces loss of entire state funding

The ‘Ellie Light’ letter-to-the-editor mystery gets weirder

BACK & FORTH

RIAA offers to settle Jammie Thomas case for $25K

Settlement rejected in ‘shocking’ RIAA file sharing verdict

Internet freedoms & Internet radicals by Andrew Keen

Net neutrality key to open Internet by Josh Silver & Craig Aaron

WIRED’S ELLIOT VAN BUSKIRK

Forget the iPad, Apple needs to rebuild iTunes

DOJ approves Ticketmaster, Live Nation merger

Spotify hits 250K paid subscribers, US rollout still unknown

YouTube for rent: Today Sundance, tomorrow the world

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Denver mayor Hickenlooper vs. VT Sen. Sanders

War is peace & right is center: Newspeak skews political debate by David Sirota

TOP 4

Fri. news dump: ACLU wins release of names of Bagram detainees from FDL

Rep. Schakowsky prepares legislation to ban Blackwater by Jeremy Scahill

Sen. Dodd may drop consumer protection agency from Wall St Journal

Scientists cautiously optimistic as Doomsday clock reset from AFP

MEDIA

Read the best of the 13,000 net neutrality comments now on the public record

How the music industry is about to change from Inside Music Media

Jan. 31 deadline approaches for Internet radio stations from Broadcast Law Blog

Clear Channel debuts Google-like contextual radio ad platform from MediaPost

ETC

Reporter Dahr Jamail on Iraq War vet jailed for writing Stop Loss hip hop song

Beijing police cancel China’s 1st ever gay pageant from AFP

NY Post claims Lou Dobbs will not run for office from Think Progress

A letter to Rush Limbaugh by Roger Ebert

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Losing the Internet as we know it by Megan Tady  CLICK HERE TO FILE NOW!

TOP STORIES

Tell PBS: Don’t abandon hard-hitting journalism from FAIR

White Power USA: The rise of right-wing militias from Democracy Now!

64 new food rules for better health by Michael Pollan

Cops can arrest you for filming them & Police fight cellphone recordings

POLITICS

Obama received $20m from healthcare industry during 2008 campaign

Senator Russ Feingold wary of approaching campaign finance ruling

Lobbyists aided Alaska senator in writing EPA limits bill from McClatchy

Why ACTA negotiations are secret from Slashdot

ECONOMY

Wall Street will be back for more by Chris Hedges

Unemployment: The 2010 time bomb by John Nichols

LISTEN- Matt Taibbi and RFK Jr. on Obama’s sellout to Wall Street

There’s plenty of good news, will the US ever hear it? by David Swanson

THE MEDIA

The fundamental unreliability of America’s media by Glenn Greenwald

Study: Watching TV shortens your life span from LA Times

Your guide to cutting the cord to cable TV from MediaShift

Fox News finally signs up Sarah Palin as commentator from Indecision Forever

AT&T consultant conjures evidence Obama is soft on net neutrality by Tim Karr

Google stops hosting AP News from TechDirt

Radio royalty fight heats up in DC from Forbes

Arbitron CEO resigns after questionable testimony to Congress

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TECHNOLOGY

Why is the White House backing away from net neutrality?

FCC delays new national broadband plan for another month

‘TV Everywhere’ takes even more public interest advocacy heat

TASER’s new weapon: Mobile phone monitoring for parents

POLITICS

How the Teamsters beat Goldman Sachs, saved 30,000 jobs

Maddow: Giuliani’s ‘whole brand’ based on exploiting 9/11

Doing journalism in 2010 is an act of community organizing

Palin’s inaccuracies helped McCain lessen vote margin in ’08

CULTURE

Prop. 8: Fight over gay marriage going to trial in federal court

Army soldier imprisoned for lyrics of ‘Stop Loss’ hip hop song

Conan, Leno to fight in a pit, whoever wins ‘gets to leave NBC’

The age of privacy is over, says Facebook founder Zuckerberg

ECONOMY

Impact of Urban Wal-Mart study: 0 jobs brought to Chicago

For unemployed professionals, new job often means a pay cut

House committee wants Geithner to testify on AIG bailout $

Bill Moyers: Wall Street is riding a ‘surging ocean of greed’

ETC

Bono, your Palestinian Gandhis exist, in graves and prisons

Ecuador to grant radio frequencies to its indigenous nations

USDA has no problem with ammonia in our hamburger meat

Rupert Murdoch’s son-in-law ‘fires a rocket’ at Roger Ailes

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Texas peace activists join coalition to aid Gaza

Obama ends secrecy policy, launches ‘declassification center’

Politico reporter slammed as Cheney ‘stenographer’ by Sahil Kapur

TSA intimidates bloggers who published new airport procedures

ACLU opposes use of full-body scanners by TSA

FCC moving toward creation of new network neutrality rules

Huffington Post doubts reports that book sales are not so bad

LISTEN- How Ebooks might change reading and writing from NPR

Dems want concessions for caving on public option by Sam Stein

Jane Hamsher & Howard Dean can’t be wrong, they make Obama moderate

The poetic justice of Dennis Brutus by Amy Goodman

Howard Kurtz looks back at decade in media from WA Post

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TOP 4

Leaked UN report: Copenhagen cuts would lead to 3C temperature rise

Chilcot Iraq Inquiry: The establishment goes to work from Media Lens

Army specialist jailed for stop-loss hip hop song from Courage to Resist

Add 56,000 new contractors to 30,000 new troops for Afghanistan

NEWS ABOUT THE MEDIA

LPFM passes the House by Candace Clement; Hannah Sassaman reflects

Shield law, anonymity, defining journalism from FindLaw

New ratings system for radio changes the game from NY Times

AT&T tells FCC it loves the idea, not the rules of net neutrality from Wired

Morgan Stanley: Mobile Internet market will be twice desktop size by 2012

FAIR to PBS: Don’t abandon hard-hitting journalism

VIEWPOINTS

Op-ed: Copenhagen & the empire’s new clothes by Amy Goodman

Op-ed: White House as helpless victim on heath care by Glenn Greenwald

Op-ed: The Courage to say no by Naomi Klein

Op-ed: Ruined Senate health bill unsupportable by Keith Olbermann

Op-ed: ‘Party of No’ blocks debate on Sanders’ real reform by John Nichols

ETC

Bush officials emailed bogus rumor blaming Gore for Bin Laden escape

Armey lashes out at Maddow after canceled National Press Club speech

Maddow strikes back at Dick Armey’s nonsensical attack

Police shoot US student’s laptop upon entry to Israel from Haaretz

Ed Schultz to Obama: ‘Your base thinks you’re nothing but a sellout’

Lawmakers push new Buy American bill

Chris Matthews trashes netroots from Think Progress

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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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OpenSecrets has integrated state & national campaign $ in a new way

Watchdogs detail 2008 campaign contributions in ways never before documented

Jeremy Scahill: Obama using Blackwater for assassinations in Pakistan

British Iraq War inquiry will be no whitewash, Chilcot promises from BBC News

What’s happened to journalists from defunct Seattle PI? from Save the News

Telcos to FCC: Give us billions, don’t make us share from Ars Technica

Volunteers log off as Wikipedia ages from Wall St Journal

Dana Perino blasts Obama one week after he nominated her to BBG

Free speech is net neutrality foreign policy says Obama tech deputy

Glenn Beck: Unheavenly host from The New Yorker

Russia is now a criminal state from BBC News

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Critics of Communist Party jailed

Human Rights Watch shines a light on China’s secret ‘black jails’

Telecom experts worry about net neutrality rules

Indonesian forest destruction blocked by Greenpeace

Young Azerbaijan bloggers jailed

Fox News declares war on liberal blogosphere from Gawker

Sleazy advocacy by leading ‘liberal hawk’ by Glenn Greenwald

Euna Lee of Current TV secures book deal

Lou Dobbs for president? from Salon

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Peace activist confronts Israeli PM

Gaza explored from The New Yorker

Berlin Wall 20 years later from NY Times

EFF: Government finally turning over some telecom lobbying docs

6 progressive complaints about House health bill from The Nation

Net neutrality red herrings and how to combat them

Editorial: Who’s afraid of the big, bad Fairness Doctrine?

The Podestas turn change into dollars from HuffPo

Politico’s Ben Smith admits Obama camp fed him Edwards $400 haircut story

Dig trenches for broadband fiber when constructing new roads from The Hill

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John Dean: Why Cheney pushed so hard to get a pardon for Libby

TOP 4

House passes resolution 344-36 calling Gaza war crimes report ‘unworthy’

EDITORIAL: Some sense on defense spending by NY Times

Elizabeth Warren wields plan in fight over credit rules

YIKES: Project Censored round-up of the British police state

POLICY

Pro-net neutrality professors say FCC’s proposal is ambiguous

Andy Schwartzman on the upcoming FCC ownership review

One Economy proposes Digital Literacy Initiative broadband plan

Future of Music Coalition wants FCC to become radio data central

Copyright Alliance & music publishers support IP czar Victoria Espinel

Victoria Espinel qualified, but likely powerless from Excess Copyright

MEDIA

EU eyes ‘digital divide’ after DTV transition by Matthew Lasar

Nielsen: Radio reaches 77% of adults daily (5 city study)

FCC lowers the plank for Florida pirate, $2500 settlement

HEALTH

Sit-in for single-payer at Rep. Pelosi’s office from Dollars and Sense

Rep. Kucinich: Not giving up on state single payer

28 male anti-choice Dems are stalling health reform

GOP bill would allow insurers to ignore consumer protections

Gore controversy, advocate & investor

Federal prosecutor: Medical marijuana raids won’t stop

Colorado health department changes ‘caregiver’ rule for marijuana

TECH & PRESS & OPINION

Shield law would protect student journalists from SPLC

Editorial: Pass shield law quickly from NY Times

Virginia’s elections are unconstitutional from Project Censored

Newsosaur: Pay walls mixed with free access

Pesticide industry rep. picked for trade post draws fire

Droid vs. iPhone really about Verizon vs. AT&T

O’Reilly to Hume: You don’t have a conservative viewpoint

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Media Democracy Coalition’s Hannah Miller rallies against blocked political speech

Supreme Court likely to allow more corporate money in politics

Administration uses ‘State Secrets’ clause to block warrantless wiretap cases

Court rules victim of extraordinary rendition can’t sue from Raw Story

Pirate Cat Radio fined $10,000: East-Bay Express and SF Weekly

Is global warming a corporate fraud? from Project Censored

Real reason climate bill is going to suck from Grist

Palestinians criticize US u-turn on settlements

Detroit Free Press takes editorial cues from advertisers

Congress should not reject the Goldstone Report from Common Dreams

Where are the anti-war demonstrators? from Common Dreams

What Obama is up against from Truthout

MPAA piracy facts unchecked on 60 Minutes

MPAA press release urges FCC to protect content

Bit Torrent’s new peer-to-peer software throttles itself

Nielsen says DTV switch was successful

Paramount says National Broadband Plan should stop Star Trek pirates

Jerry Brown’s spokesman resigns after taping calls

AP admits Cheney equivocated to the FBI

We need a Son of Sam law for coporations from True/Slant

Comcast close to gaining NBC Universal

Brazil encourages competing hackers to crack e-voting terminals

Sen. Cantwell not sure why Geithner still has a job

Service providers in UK ‘should have legal obligation on rural broadband’

Three’s company by Ross Douthat

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Vodpod videos no longer available.

Phyllis Bennis on GritTV: Israel discourse has changed

Karzai rival ending Afghan campaign & Clinton says runoff is legit anyway!

Rep. Kucinich: Bill a bailout for insurers & Will we stand for the people?

Mountaintop removal protests going national

Rep. Markey warns about right-wing net neutrality misinformation

New kind of global marketplace by Kalle Lasn

College media & the future of journalism by Josh Stearns

The only journalism subsidy we need is in bandwidth

Hawaii cuts 17 days from public school schedule

Breckinridge, CO voters to decide marijuana, paraphernalia legality

Netflix CEO sees at least 5 years before digital divide is bridged

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Chevron Ecuador Oil Opposition

Clean up Ecuador campaign

Campaign for Chevron justice in Ecuador

Dems strip single-payer proposal from health care overhaul

Crowdsourcing AT&T’s anti-net neutrality campaign by Art Brodsky

US Chamber shuts off TheYesMen.org and 400 other activist sites

White House, Senate agree on media shield law; Vote likely Nov. 5th

Questions surrounding Dobbs’ gunfire incident cast doubt on CNN credibility

Haitian Prime Minister fired by Senate from Media Hacker

Yes, journalists deserve subsidies too by Bob McChesney & John Nichols

What women really want from Save the Internet

Obama: Send condolence letters to parents of soldier suicides by Amy Goodman

Leaked: Dozens of members of Congress under investigation

ACORN scandal: Conservatives’ 25-year goal of de-funding the left revealed

News Hunt ‘bad journalism’ results

Netflix accused of hurting Hollywood’s profits from Public Knowledge

Comcast, GE deal getting closer

Online focus is working for CS Monitor from Poynter

NY Times’ coming Jihad against HuffPo

CNN now in horse race with HuffPo and Daily Beast

Colorado Court of Appeals: Caregivers must do more than just grow marijuana

Telco-funded Phoenix Center flip flops on net neutrality

2010 SXSW Interactive panels announced

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failwhalepumpkin

Sorry Twitter pumpkin over capacity

Twitter serves up ideas from users from NY Times

ACLU: Obama signs bill allowing defense dept. to block FOIA requests

Pentagon won’t confirm domestic propaganda program ended from Raw Story

Israel targeting grassroots nonviolent Palestine activists from Antiwar.com

Illustrated view of world without net neutrality rules from WA Post

Climate change effect on North Sea now apparent from Wired

Netanyahu unsure how to contain Gaza fallout from Antiwar.com

Web to be truly worldwide at last from BBC News

Medical marijuana institutes crop up in Denver from Westword

Marijuana legalization expected to be on CA ballot

Beliefnet evangelist will be senior adviser to FCC chief Dr. J?

Brad Will’s murderer held in Mexico believed to be scapegoat

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