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Watch This Year’s UN General Assembly Streamed Live

Watch This Year’s UN General Assembly Streamed Live

Streamworks is a company that works with news media organizations and specializes in capturing video of news events  to bring online live video to users faster and more accurately in near to real-time. Streamworks has just announced it is the streaming partner for the United Nations.  As a result, Streamworks will be utilized to stream all of […]

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The Twitterati: When All Else Fails, Bring Out the 140 Characters

The Twitterati: When All Else Fails, Bring Out the 140 Characters

The Arab Spring awoke people to the power of social media in a political context.  Of course, you would have to be living under a rock to think it was the first time Twitter was ever used to coordinate mass protests — it was hugely prominent in Iran during the 2009 protests, Moldova, and the Greek riots in […]

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The Foreign Policy Timeline on Facebook

The Foreign Policy Timeline on Facebook

The first comprehensive history of U.S. foreign policy on Facebook. The Foreign Policy Association is proud to announce the launch of the Foreign Policy Timeline on Facebook. Utilizing one of the latest tools offered by the popular social media site, the Foreign Policy Timeline begins at the founding of the FPA  in 1918 and offers viewers […]

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1776 and Other Ways to Enjoy the 4th of July

1776 and Other Ways to Enjoy the 4th of July

1776: The Musical (1969; movie 1972) “Waiting for the chirp, chirp, chirp.  Of an eaglet being born.  Waiting for the chirp, chirp, chirp.  On this humid Monday Morning in this Congressional incubator.” The Guardian, probably rightfully, declared that 1776 was “[f]ar too long and mostly terrible, but hilarious.” Now, the real question–why would anyone ever decide to make the Second Continental […]

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Jordanian Journalist and Crew Missing, Possibly Kidnapped

Jordanian Journalist and Crew Missing, Possibly Kidnapped

Media reports on the disappearance of Jordanian Al Arabiya TV journalist Baker Atyani and his two local crew members in the Philippines have published conflicting information in the last two days. According to the most recent reports, the crew was possibly kidnapped while working in the southern Philippines. The Philippine Star says of the case: […]

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Tribute Project to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

Tribute Project to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

One year after their untimely deaths while working in Libya, a special tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros called “Liberty and Justice (for All)” features the work of 68 photographers. The tribute includes work of some of the world’s best photojournalists, and explores the concepts of liberty and justice. More information can be seen […]

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Italy’s Little Blogging Problem

Italy’s Little Blogging Problem

The Italian blogosphere is on fire with postings about the “ammazza blog” amendment. According to Gigaom, the remnant of Silvio Berlusconi’s days would force online publications (including blogs), to swiftly address complaints–or pay up: The proposed legislation would force online publications, whether large or small, to amend information on their sites within 48 hours of […]

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The Israel-Iran Facebook Lovefest

The Israel-Iran Facebook Lovefest

When you hear people in Israel talking about Iran these days, the hot topic is not whether there will be war or not. It’s whether they have showed any love to, or got any love from, and Iranian. As sappy as it sounds, it’s the truth. At the center of the new fashion in showing […]

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