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Stewart vs. Cramer

From AP via CTV.ca: Jon Stewart hammered Jim Cramer and his network, CNBC, in their anticipated face-off on “The Daily Show,” repeatedly chastising the “Mad Money” host for putting entertainment above journalism. “I understand that you want to make finance entertaining, but it’s not a … game,” Stewart told Cramer, adding in an expletive during […]

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World on its way to 'worst-case' climate scenarios being realized

A meeting of the world's climate scientists, designed to bring everyone up to speed on advances in research since the 2007 IPCC report, finds that things are bleaker than that report found. From the BBC: (posted March 12) New data was presented in Copenhagen on sea level rise, which indicated that the best estimates of […]

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Afghan journos protest Jojo's murder

From CP via CTV.ca: Over 40 Afghan journalists gathered Thursday outside the United Nations compound in Kandahar city to condemn the fatal shooting of a colleague who worked for Canadian news agencies and demand that his killers be brought to justice. The journalists called on Afghan police to join with international agencies in the effort […]

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