Why another book on the 2008 campaign, a year after the inauguration of President Obama? What more is there to say about a race that was covered day in and day out by newspapers, magazines, television, radio and bloggers? Is there anything more to learn about the candidates — and does it matter to an […]
As the President gave his long-awaited speech on his Afghanistan strategy a few weeks ago I sat live-tweeting responses and trying to anticipate how NewsReal’s bloggers might respond to it.
The first remark from Obama’s speech which struck me as tweet-worthy came early:
As we know, these men belonged to al Qaeda — a group of extremists [...]
Al Gore penned an apocalyptic poem on climate change for his recently-released book Our Choice after his editor declined to include a chapter on what the world will look like because of global warming.The poem, which you can watch Gore read to a CNN reporter at left or read in full below, has met with […]
Today, an obscure but telling report out of the UK shows what happens when professional media manipulation and cowardice meets its match, in the form of vigilant amateur bloggers.
Here’s an excerpt from the original story in the Burton Mail:
A Royal British Legion boss says vandals have “dishonoured those who have given their lives for our [...]