A few web snippets. Apparently Osama Bin Laden reads them, soaks up their ideas and throws them back at his western enemies. Now Brendan’s on to something there. And the CRJ blog has a nice round up of blog responses to the Pulitzers, especially this, on the cut backs on local (especially economic) journalism. Read it and weep! And check out Bebo (one of the biggest websites in Ireland) and figure out whether or not Rupert Murdoch wasted his millions on buying myspace. Though its basic model (based on schools and colleges) is bringing it as much notariety as fame.
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