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September 28, 2008

Oliphant on Palin

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , — Ann @ 6:09 am

from Washington Post Comics via Buzzfeed
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According to the Washington Post’s Comic Riffs blog, more than 750 people wrote to protest this cartoon.

Comic Riffs notes “To many readers, the news apparently comes as both bombshell and revelation: The Washington Post does not edit its daily choice of online comics and editorial cartoons.”

Should it? Should Oliphant apologize? See Comic Riffs and Beliefnet.com for more.

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September 27, 2008

Voices without Votes

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , — Ann @ 9:27 am

Voices without Votes is a project of Global Voices commissioned by Reuters which highlights conversations in non-American blogs and citizen media, with emphasis on Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

Around the World, Bloggers React to Debate.

Following the Twittersphere Through the Presidential Debates – “From sheer outrage to hilarious quips on what the Presidential candidates were saying at last night’s debate, international Twitter users across different time zones were glued to their television and computer screens following every word uttered by Senators John McCain and Barack Obama.”

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