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TOP STORIES
Jerk or genius, TV’s Stephen Colbert boosts US

Remembering ‘Kvetcher in the Rye’ JD Salinger by Greg Palast

ACORN mounts campaign to ‘sting the stinger’ by Daniel Tencer

Rahm Emanuel will really, really not like hosting this mental disabilities panel

CORPORATE POWER
How corporations secretly move millions to fund political ads by Brad Jacobson

Dems consider constitutional amendment to combat campaign finance decision

ACLU may reverse course on campaign finance limits from NY Sun

The end of the corporate zombie? from Huffington Post

BEHIND THE CONSERVATIVE VEIL
Rumsfeld sent Wall St Journal op-ed dismissing torture allegations to Dubya

Report: SarahPAC spent thousands buying copies of Palin’s ‘Going Rogue’

Insurance companies ‘used Tea Party’ to try and kill bill by Sahil Kapur

Glenn Beck update: The backpedaling begins by Arianna Huffington

MIDDLE EAST POWER STRUGGLES
Obama’s silent war shocks Pakistan from Guardian UK

Onward Christian soldiers, again from Antiwar.com

Raze illegal buildings, unless they are Jewish settlements

Israeli commander: ‘We rewrote the rules of war for Gaza’ from The Independent

BROADCAST POLITICS
FCC gives Native American tribes priority to obtain radio licenses

Obama wants you to create the next YouTube by Megan Tady

Countdown begins for end of Olbermann’s ‘Countdown’

Obama is obligated to sue Rush Limbaugh for demotion from True/Slant

JOURNALISM & PRESS FREEDOM
McChesney & Nichols on ‘Death & Life of American Journalism’ from DN!

Novaya Gazeta, publisher of assassinated journo, site back online after attack

College journalists included in proposed amendment to Maryland shield law

Anti-Govt protest covered by bloggers, ignored by Russian media

THE LATEST WATERGATE
What if the Landrieu phone plot perpetrators were liberal or Muslim?

High jinks to handcuffs for Landrieu provocateur from NY Times

Landrieu phone plot: Men arrested have links to intelligence community

Is this the same Stan Dai arrested for trying to bug Landrieu’s office?

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CINEMA
Wal-Mart, Target put squeeze on Redbox from Business Week

Movie Gallery files bankruptcy, closing 760 stores

Hollywood loses key battle over illegal downloads

Surveying video art and alternative media 1968-1980 from Cineaste

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Top youth activism victories of 2009 from WireTap

Good riddance to decade begun by theft of the presidency by John Nichols

Over 20m people collected unemployment checks in 2009

137 media workers killed during 2009

An extraordinary year in politics from The Hill

10 things that didn’t suck about media in 2009 from Huffington Post

Top 10 cable news moments of 2009 from TPM Livewire

Top 10 objectively biggest tech stories of 2009 from Tech Meme

Obama: When myth meets reality from Tech President

Shielding journalists in the Internet era from LA Times

Internet radio stations are the new wave from NY Times

Fuck love, let’s make dystopia from Tiny Mix Tapes

WireTap Mag says farewell by Kristina Rizga

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Some like it pot

Feinstein and Durbin removing bloggers from shield law bill from Daily Kos

We must not let Big Telecom segregate the Internet from Afro-Netizen

If Congress can kill outlandish Wall St bonuses, why don’t they? from Alternet

Blackwater’s Erik Prince stepping down, revealed as CIA asset from Vanity Fair

Yahoo spying policy would ‘shock’ customers, according to letter

EFF sues feds for info on social network surveillance from CNET

New blogger payola disclosure rules starting from WA Post

Bank of America to repay entire $45b of TARP funds from NY Times

GAO issues warning on broadband stimulus grants from Tech Liberation

Op-ed: Higher ed fiscal crisis protects the wealthy by Peter Phillips

Interview about remixing Antarctica with DJ Spooky from Huffington Post

‘My name is Rachel Corrie’ and Israel’s waning impunity from Electronic Intifada

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Radio Tower at Prometheus Radio barnraising

LPFM: Senate Commerce Committee unanimous on Local Community Radio Act

LPFM: FCC shuts down folksy station in Stayton, OR

Protesting students barricade doors at UCLA

Senate Judiciary Committee fails to approve shield law bill from Variety

Former Dubya spokesperson Dana Perino named to Broadcast Board of Governors

Smart grids drag utilities into the swamp of online privacy from Ars Technica

Kicking people off the web not enough in S. Korea from TechDirt

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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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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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Secret plan to undermine US dollar by Robert Fisk

Roundup: Kerry-Boxer climate bill reactions from Grist

Roundup: Patriot Act vote reactions from EFF

Obama stalls telecom immunity lobbying records FOIA, “inter-agency” says DOJ (more…)

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