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Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom: Sneak Peek at the New HBO Show

I really, really, really want to watch this series: The Newsroom, on HBO.

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” – Elie Wiesel (born September 30, 1928), a Hungarian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor.

from The Hive

Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Khodorkovsky: One Man’s Truth, Another Man’s Tyranny

No good reason to pin this, other than Putin looks like such a badass in this pic. Vanity Fair on Russia = good.

from Vanity Fair

How the 1962-63 Newspaper Strike Crippled a Newspaper Town

The newspaper strike that hit NYC 50 years ago - over technology - helped kill four of the city's seven newspapers.