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Dear World... - Foo Fighters Postboard
Oh, what a night we had last Sunday at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. The glitz! The Glamour! SEACREST! Where do I begin?? Chillin' with Lil' Wayne...meeting Cyndi Lauper's adorable mother...the complimentary blinking Coldplay bracelet.....much too much to recap. It's really is still a bit of a blur.
Inquirer Staffers Want Out, Buyout Details Emerge
Today is the first day of the 14-day buyout period for Daily News, Inquirer and personnel, and three Inquirer newsroom employees have volunteered to participate, according to one source at the Newspaper Guild, the labor union which represents them. The source declined to provide names or exact positions.
Why Relationship Advice Is a Mixed Bag | Boston Daily
Valentine’s Day is over — but February 15 doesn’t mark the end of experts and gurus dishing out the relationship advice. While the days leading up to Valentine's Day are usually worse, it seems as if, year-round, there’s always some virtual Cupid handing you arrows and telling you how to shoot.
Dear Gary Loveman: Casinos Are Not Mundane Business | Boston Daily
Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman gave a talk yesterday in front of  a group of local powerbrokers at Boston College’s Chief Executives’ Club of Boston. For Loveman, whose company has partnered with Suffolk Downs to try to open a casino in East Boston, the goal was to convince everybody assembled that casinos are nothing to be afraid of.
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Today Is Valentine's Day. So What? | Boston Daily
In theory, there are three types of people today: the lovers, the haters, and the hipsters. The lovers are the people out there celebrating a day of love and joy and spending the $126.03 that the National Retail Federation says they're expected to spend on their loved ones.
Can Donuts Win Her Heart? We Sure Tried.
Does a round mound of sugar and fat say "I love you"? Probably not-but hey, what if it's heart-shaped? Dunkin' Donuts is selling its limited-edition Cupid's Choice, which the company claims is a "sweet new way for sweethearts to show their love this season." Is that true?
Always Be Covering: The Puppy Bowl Pool
01.27.12 Written by Unsilent Majority The Super Bowl bye week is the worst. No (real) football and limited gambling options make for a boring January weekend. I don't hate myself enough to bet on the Pro Bowl, and I don't know anybody willing to take the North in the Senior Bowl.
Data VisualizationTutorials | Knight Digital Media Center
QGIS is a free, open source GIS application that works on most major operating systems. It's a great starting point for journalists who want to explore data with maps. This tutorial will guide you through the basics and give you the tools to make quick interactive data maps that work on every platform.
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Cheap & useful tools that can help entrepreneurial journalists be more efficient | Poynter.
When it comes to tools, entrepreneurial journalists have the advantage of being free. Free of the obligation to use a news organization's clunky software packages. Free from layers of tech bureaucracy. And free from having to get approval to try new tools. That freedom, of course, comes at a price.
Twitter Now Able To Censor Tweets, If Required By Law, On A Country-By-Country Basis
Until now, Twitter’s not had the ability to censor certain tweets or accounts, to prevent them from being seen — if legally required — by users in particular countries. That’s now changed, though Twitter stresses that it hasn’t yet used this new ability and that should it have to, anything withheld will be disclosed.
Yale Daily News editor sat on Patrick Witt story for months | JIMROMENESKO.COM
Yale Daily News editors sat on explosive Patrick Witt story for months "I have learned in the past few hours that the editors of the Yale Daily News knew about the sexual assault charge as early as November." By ALEX KLEINAlex Klein is a Yale senior majoring in "Ethics, Politics, and Economics."
Brilliant State Senator Attaches Rectal Exam to Anti-Abortion Bill
A crafty state senator has done something so wonderful that we should all be cheering while simultaneously smacking our foreheads, because why didn't we think of this earlier? The hero in question is Virginia senator Janet Howell.
Marriage-Starved Women Plan Weddings Before They've Scored a Fiancé
It's a well-known fact that women are always secretly plotting the quickest way to marriage. See a handsome man walking his dog in the park?
Obama Turns Republican Rhetoric on Its Head in Roe v. Wade Anniversary Speech
In case you've ever been confused about how starkly different Democratic and Republican rhetoric can be over the issue of a woman's right to make decisions about what happens to her own body, this is what President Obama said earlier today to commemorate the anniversary of Roe v.
Paula Deen's Diabetic Debut Is a Shitshow
This morning, Paula Deen was on the Today show, confirming that yes, she does have type 2 diabetes. And, she was diagnosed three years ago. "It is not a death sentence," Deen asserted. Still: Diabetes is a serious disease — the American Diabetes Association notes that diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and AIDS combined.