From the daily archives: Friday, February 11, 2011

By the time I got around to perusing the paper today it was 11:45, and the big news headline was already yesterday’s story. One of the limitations of the newspaper—no chance to update it once it is printed. And while I am on limitations, why does the NY TImes open to such a big floppy […] more!

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I scanned the newspaper first thing this morning, looking for the headlines, and especially news about Egypt. Saw the headline “Mubarak Stays…” so I didn’t rush to turn on the radio or read further. Instead l checked my email and then my facebook page. The top post on my wall was “Go Egypt” with a […] more!

Around 9 a.m. this morning, I skimmed the coverage in The New York Times about Mubarak’s refusal to resign as President of Egypt. At approximately 11 a.m., CNN reported that the Vice President of Egypt made a surprise announcement that Mubarak had resigned and will be leaving Egypt. After 18 days of protest and uncertainty, […] more!

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Mapping (the) New in Section A, on A1 (with an internet update): “Mubarak Steps Down” (internet), “Hospitals Shift Smoking Bans to Smoker Ban”, ” No ‘Moby-Dick’: A Real Captain, Twice Doomed” A15: ” Not ‘Moby-Dick,’ Yet a Tale for Melville: A Real Captain, Twice Doomed” A17: ” Obama Unveils Wireless Expansion Plan,” “U.S. Proposes New […] more!

This image is related to the following article about Thomas Edison centenary originally published on 11 February 1947. It was featured on this Friday’s newspaper. Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet more!

I will be wearing this Egyptian flag I made tonight in support of the Egyptian people.  It’s just incredible that a non-violent revolutionary movement with no leader succeeded in ousting a 30 year dictator! Tweet more!

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