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Entries by Jose Antonio Vargas from 10/2009

Young Voices in The Future of News -- Connection, Conversation, Community

| Posted 10.01.2009 | Technology

It's time for young journalists and, just as important, young technologists to show how news is expanding and being re-defined in a world under Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

How We Unplug

| Posted 10.06.2009 | Technology

Sometimes, we just need to unplug. No firing off text messages. No updating Facebook profiles. No browsing Craigslist or Yelp or whatever-hot-new-site is trending on Twitter.

Gay Rights Speech: What Should Obama Say Tonight?

| Posted 10.07.2009 | Politics

What should Obama -- the first minority president -- say in what's being called his "big gay speech"?

Anti-Obama Images Circulate (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.09.2009 | Technology

*See images below* Just as President Obama is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize -- drawing rebukes from critics on both left and right -- anti-Obama imag...

Why Gays Can't Wait -- Gay Rights Are Civil Rights (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.11.2009 | Politics

If not now -- with a Democratic Congress in power, with a Democratic president who says "I'm here with you in that fight" -- then when? If not now, right now, then when?

Your Inbox, Your Self

| Posted 10.12.2009 | Technology

Sometimes, a plain old e-mail -- not a text, not a tweet, not Facebook update, not a Wave -- is the safest, most personal, most liberating way to go.

The GOP Online (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.14.2009 | Technology

Of course technology is non-partisan, belonging to neither the Democratic Party nor the GOP. Yet when it comes to technology and politics -- an unpredictable, still evolving marriage -- all eyes are on the Republicans.

Obama Online -- Where Are the Young Supporters?

| Posted 10.23.2009 | Technology

They were ubiquitous, they were tech-savvy, they were vocal -- nearly a year after the election, where are the young Obama supporters?

Michael Jackson Online -- A Singular Attraction

| Posted 10.28.2009 | Technology

Pre-Internet, before we could follow celebrities on Google, Twitter, MySpace and Wikipedia, Michael Jackson was an unparalleled global star on the world stage, touching fans across borders, time zones and languages.