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Time magazine’s Protester cover reminds us of the value of Big Media | Dan Gillmor

As a PR stunt, Time magazine‘s annual “Person of the Year” exercise works to near-perfection. Each December, for an hour or two, the ever-shrinking publication gets to relive its gloried past, when it was a prime creator of America’s public agenda. As a journalistic exercise, it’s long in the tooth. Yet it still resonates, and […]

Air crash at US base ‘kills four’

13 December 2011 Last updated at 08:22 GMT Four soldiers were killed when two helicopters crashed on a training exercise, reports quoting a military spokesman said. Lt Col Gary Dangerfield of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Tacoma, told the Seattle Times the circumstances of Monday night’s crash remained unclear. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to […]

NORAD concluding exercise in Washington region on Sunday

     

NORAD conducts exercise flights over upstate NY

October 28, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis NORAD conducts exercise flights over upstate NY 28 Oct 2011 The North American Aerospace Defense Command says it is conducting military exercise flights over northern New York. Officials say people between Plattsburgh and Watertown may hear or see fighter jets Friday morning as part of the training. The military […]

NORAD plans exercise in Washington region early Wednesday

October 25, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Heads up! NORAD plans exercise in Washington region early Wednesday –Flights will take place between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. 25 Oct 2011 NORAD is planning an exercise this week in the Washington region to enhance its skills and test a warning system. The North American Aerospace Defense Command […]

Reebok EasyTone: the shoe that undermines all fitness advertising

It is a testament to mankind’s determination that one can exercise without doing any, you know, actual exercise, that news that a lumpy flip-flop will not, in fact, tone one’s muscles has been deemed so momentous that its maker, Reebok, is having to shell out $25m as a settlement. $25m. Because of a lumpy flip-flop. […]