Category Archives: CNN

Red Meat Study: Eat a burger, lose 37 minutes of life


A new study from Harvard links red meat consumption to health problems and higher mortality.  Although the negative health stuff has been known for some time, this study is more authoritative in terms of large sample and long study period. … Continue reading

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Got Bias? Does Bill Moyers ?


I’m having a great discussion with my good pal Keith about whether Bill Moyers is “biased”.   I think Bill Moyers has become an authoritative and articulate spokesperson for the mainstream American left.   To me, that is almost the definition of … Continue reading

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Twitter is playing a significant role in the Iran Political Crisis


Until recently critics of Twitter were quite reasonably skeptical of claims that Twitter significantly influenced the US election or that Twitter was bringing more than trivial bits of real time news to the web, but the Iranian Election shows how … Continue reading

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Congratulations to President Elect Obama and to … America!


John McCain is now conceding the election with an eloquence that would have benefited his campaign, noting how historic this election has been for America. CNN has projected what has been clear for several days now – Barack Obama will … Continue reading

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CNN Holographic Reporting Debut: Cool


Kudos to CNN for using holographic imagery for the first time in TV reporting. 35 high definition cameras surround Jessica Yellin in a tent in Chicago at the massive Obama rally as she is beamed live to the CNN situation … Continue reading

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