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Palm oil plan a threat to rainforests

Iran blocks Gmail permanently for citizens

Berlusconi silences TV critics ahead of elections from The Independent

French accuse Blair of Soviet-style propaganda in run-up to Iraq War

Palestinian security forces ‘a prescription for civil war’ from Al Jazeera

Palm oil deal ‘a threat to the rainforest’ from The Independent

How did BBC technology chief spend $1000 on a single cab ride?

Demanding justice for disappeared boy in ‘democratic’ Argentina

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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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Late last year I was proud to discover my recent Boise Weekly article, Far from the tree, found its way to the Berman Exposed website. Rick Berman is the PR flack whose astroturfing gained notoriety in ’09.

So I’ve been looking forward to hunting around the web for my latest piece, ‘Experts’ justify profiling, body scanners with familiar paranoid rhetoric, since it was published on Sunday Jan. 3rd. (READ IT AFTER THE JUMP.)

My employer, The Raw Story, has an agreement that makes it legal for Alternet to feature our original stories. This past week was the first time they picked up one of my articles on their homepage, and after a few days, it is about to draw 150 comments.

Then I notice paleo-conservative TV commentator Pat Buchanan linking to my story on his Twitter account. The link takes you to his own site, where most of my work is reproduced with my byline and a link to RawStory at the bottom.

Around the web, I’m finding my story re-published on sites called: Information Liberation, Puppet Gov, Progressive News Daily, One Riot, and even Obama Bowel Movement. I’d say the best named sites that picked up my story are Memeorandum and Intoxination. If you haven’t already grabbed my article and posted it on your own site without asking me, here it is. (more…)

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Eco activist charged for protest stunt

Activist Tim DeChristopher charged for failing to pay oil bid from Huffington Post

Campaign cash behind the Afghanistan escalation from Inst. for Southern Studies

Morocco silences the pens of its journalists from Committee to Protect Journalists

‘Too few funds’ to rebuild Iraq, inquiry told from The Independent

75,000 copycats of US newspaper content per month from Editor & Publisher

Twitter credited for record site traffic on Seattle Times manhunt coverage

Afghan politician: Surge can only magnify crimes against Afghan people

WGXC: Change in the air of the Hudson Valley

Jesse Ventura: New show Conspiracy Theory; MSNBC paid him off in 2003

Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News magazines sold

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Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “Daily Show: Dick’s memory“, posted with vodpod

 

TOP 4
Free Radio, Spokane

Google CEO envisions the news consumer of the future from Nieman Lab

Ex-ambassador: CIA tortured for confessions in Uzbekistan

Italy convicts former CIA agents in renditions trial

OPINION

The tortured logic continues by Amy Goodman

House shames itself on Goldstone Report by Matthew Rothschild

US in Afghanistan: Familiar role propping up a dictator by Robert Fisk

Time to hang up the teabags? from The Hill

Will Obama ever become president? from Fox News

ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TRADE AGREEMENT

ACTA talks continue amid leak controversy from Broadband Census

ACTA: Time to walk away? from Excess Copyright

ACTA negotiations, day two by Michael Geist

Global treaty could throw file-sharers off Internet after ‘3 strikes’

MORE NEWS

Gore denies he is a carbon billionaire from The Independent

Rep. Baird: Goldstone report not ‘accurately characterized’ by House

Colleges stop giving student email accounts from E-School News

Overnight success: Fake AP Stylebook from Media Shift

Spokane, WA considers community bill of rights from Yes! Magazine

Three’s a crowd, GOP presidential front runner Huckabee warns

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