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9 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

How much digital reading stays inside you?

For more than 80 years, reading in print has been as natural for me as breathing.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press, American University

Yesterday | Laudator Temporis Acti

The Prince of All Scribaceous Authors

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Science Daily

Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests

Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper.

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Related Topix: EPA, Supplement, Heart Disease, Health, The Rockefeller University

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Financial Times

The men who made peace

'The Triumph of Improvisation: Gorbachev's Adaptability, Reagan's Engagement, and the End of the Cold War' , by James Graham Wilson, Cornell University Press, RRP$29.95, 280 pages If John Kerry ever gets to spend a day back home, the US secretary of state might wish to meet James Graham Wilson, a young scholar in his department's Office of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Recipes, University of Virginia

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

How Katrina and BP spill coverage defined NOLA as the two events, in turn, shaped local press

When Hurricane Katrina charged through New Orleans, the devastation left in its wake had an unintended side effect: It became a destination for the media, whose coverage defined the city in the eyes of the nation.

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Related Topix: Louisiana State University, Western Kentucky University, Journalism

The Brattleboro Reformer

A better world is possible

Matthew Pratt Guterl "Josphine Baker and the Rainbow Tribe". Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press, 250 pages, including 30 black and white photos, notes and index.

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Related Topix: Prison, African-American, Missouri, France, World News, Painting, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Room 8

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TM You do not need louboutin sale to make huge upfront capital investments for stocks of goods, similar to drop shipping.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, NY, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

AmericanBankingNews.com

Ultra Petroleum Corp. PT Raised to $34.00

The firm currently has a "sector perform" rating on the stock. Howard Weil's price target suggests a potential upside of 23.46% from the stock's previous close.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Jacobs vs Moses in WNYC's History

As part of WNYC's 90th anniversary celebration, Kenneth T. Jackson , professor of history and the social sciences at Columbia University , and the editor of , listens to archival audio of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs giving speeches that reflect their influence on the definition of urbanism and New York and discusses their lasting impact on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Columbia University, Yale University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Oxford University

Society and the Internet: a new reader for courses

A new book edited by Mark Graham and myself is in print and available for courses: Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Live Science

A baby boy laying on an American Flag.

You've seen the names in history books: Alexander Hamilton, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Laudator Temporis Acti

Garbled Greek

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .

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Related Topix: New York, Publishing, Media, Oxford University Press

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Brick by brick

In April, six months after her family sold the newspaper it had controlled for eight decades to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth walked onstage in the paper's auditorium to reverse what had been the signature strategy of her six years at the helm.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post Company, Kaplan, Education

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Foreign Policy

The Shelf

The Shelf is a collection of the reviews of books relevant to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and the region that have been commissioned by the South Asia channel.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Yale University

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Cuba's solidarity-based health care shows way forward

A group of Cuban doctors attending a training session last year at a health clinic in a low-income neighbourhood in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Train Disaster

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