Monday, November 05, 2012

Six of the Best 292

"Another of the advantages of the book is that it really does cover almost all of the available media openings – from blogs and email, through local radio and regional television, to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Its authors also genuinely get the often-misunderstood art of the effective press release." On British Politics and Policy at LSE, Paul Brighton reviews 101 Ways to Win an Election by Mark Pack and Ed Maxfield.

Mother Jones has a handy chart of Almost Every Obama Conspiracy Theory Ever.

"Many casual home computer buyers give no thought to the fact that they are bringing a powerful surveillance tool into their homes, one that can eavesdrop on conversations, watch them walk about the room (and worse), and follow every move they make online." Ars Technica says a new computer virus from Georgia points wider lessons for online security.

In a photograph reproduced on, a young Theodore Roosevelt watches Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession pass along Broadway.

Zythophile celebrates Shades, dives and other varieties of British bar.

All World Wars has some photographs of the Crimean War taken by Roger Fenton in 1855.

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