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Obama on the media culture of today

From a Washington Post story on speeches delivered by Democratic presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. This is Obama: “We see … a media culture that sensationalizes the trivial and trivializes the profound, in a 24-hour news network bonanza that never fails to keep us posted on how many days Paris Hilton will spend […]

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Venezuelans rally for TV station

From the BBC: Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have rallied in the streets of Caracas to protest against President Hugo Chavez's plans to close a private TV station. The head of the RCTV station addressed the marchers, urging them to defend freedom and “free independent media”. President Chavez has said he will not renew a […]

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