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  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg visits China

     
    Facebook Inc. chief Mark Zuckerberg was spotted in Beijing on Monday touring the campus of China’s No. 1 search engine, Baidu, ending months of anticipation as to when he would visit China, the world’s largest Internet market. Baidu confirmed the........
  • The Doors respond to Florida's pardon of Jim Morrison: 'We don't feel Jim needs to be pardoned for anything'

     
    The surviving members of the Doors and members of singer Jim Morrison's family are saying "Thanks, but no thanks" to Florida officials for their recent pardon of Morrison for his actions during a 1969 concert in Miami for which he......
  • Reaganism, wrestling and chaos at the University of Puerto Rico

     
    Guest Writer: Ramón Luis Nieves Ramón Luis Nieves is an attorney in private practice in San Juan. He is the author of several books about Puerto Rico's political relationship with the U.S. His latest,  El ELA que Queremos, advocates for a mor...
  • M.I.A. releases new Wikileaks-inspired mixtape, ViCKi LEEKX

     
    On Thursday night, rapper/singer/provocateur M.I.A. released a new Wikileaks-inspired mixtape called ViCKi LEEKX, a 36-minute rhythm frenzy featuring new production work by Diplo, Switch and Blaqstarr and a host of rhymes and rants by the artist born Maya...
  • L.A. street artists release video of MOCA protest

     
    Downtown LA BLU MOCA Whitewash Protest // 01.03.2011 from jesse trott on Vimeo. Should you have been doing something sensible last night -- like, say, not hanging out in a deserted downtown L.A. parking lot on a blustery, frigid evening......
  • Street artists hold protest performance at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary

     
    Censorship or sensitivity? The debate rages on. A crew of street and graffiti artists, together with a handful of war veterans, gathered Monday night in the dark, empty parking lot of MOCA's Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo to stage a......
  • A historic first today: The U. S. Constitution read aloud in Congress; full text to follow along

     
    First time in U.S. history the complete Constitution will be read on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives today....
  • Smithsonian chief, embroiled in video censorship controversy, to speak in L.A. Jan. 20

     
    Wayne Clough, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, currently occupies the art world’s hot seat because of his recent decision to censor an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery after congressional Republican leaders complained...
  • From the archives: Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years

     
    Tribune: Rahm Emanuel's profitable stint at mortgage giant and Freddie Mac scandals began during Emanuel's watch by Bob Secter and Andrew Zajac, and The House Rahm Built -- How Chicago's profane, ruthless, savvy operative, remade the Democrats in his...
  • Mug shots not in the news

     
    UPDATE --Adamle's blood-alcohol content well below legal limit. From Jonathan Bullington's story earlier this week, Sportscaster, former Wildcat Mike Adamle charged with DUI [Evanston] Police Chief Richard Eddington ordered that Adamle’s mug shot not be...
  • IRAN: Police descend on Tehran theater, suspend classic play 'Hedda Gabler'

     
    Police descended on a Tehran theater earlier this week and halted performances of the play "Hedda Gabler" by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen after an Iranian news agency blasted the classic drama in a review. Coincinding with the incident, media...
  • Tunisia protesters use Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to help organize and report

     
    Demonstrators in Tunisia are using Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, as well as other Web platforms, to document what's going on in the country and organize themselves. The use of the Web comes despite harsh censorship in the North African nation....