Daily Archives: June 13, 2011

Postcast of Susan White on Editing and Working at PorPublica: An Outstanding Achievement

Podcast of Susan White on Editing and Working at ProPublica

Podcast of Susan White on Editing and Working at ProPublica: An Outstanding Achievement

In the end, we are only as powerful as the information we are exposed too: If that information is bogus, adulterated, doctored, censored, and erroneous, what we become is its product: Confused, weakened, easy socio-economical and political pray, by design, and not by choice. When one reads articles from Propublica,  one feels firmly grounded in the authenticity, purpose and especially the impact on the reader. Great service to all of us, ProPublica!
Best wishes Susan, California needs you!  

In the News: When lifes go up in tobacco smoke…

Tobacco On Track to Kill One Billion in 21st Century

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco will kill nearly six million people this year, including 600,000 non-smokers. If current trends continue, tobacco could be killing eight million a year by 2030 and could ultimately be responsible for one billion deaths in the 21st century. The WHO has therefore been pushing for more countries to sign its Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a treaty that obliges signatories to implement measures aimed at cutting smoking rates, protecting people from secondhand smoke, and curbing tobacco advertising and promotion. More… Discuss

Quotatio of the day: J.F.K.: The present’s roots in the rememberance of the past

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Discuss

The World’s Best Countries…

The World Best Countries-via Newsweek