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Entries by Monroe Price from 08/2008

How to Read the Great Olympics Internet Censorship Drama

| Posted 08.04.2008 | Media

The IOC has known that China's website policies would be a problem all along and informally sought to manage change.

An Insight into IOC Thinking: Its 2007 Beijing Briefing on Major Communications Issues

| Posted 08.06.2008 | Media

One of the most interesting documents to appear during July's IOC/blogosphere brouhaha was an internal IOC document dated August 3, 2007 called Beijing Briefing Kit: One-Year-to-Go Countdown Resource.

Practicing Paper Tigerism: Threatening to Boycott Russia's 2014 Sochi Olympics

| Posted 08.20.2008 | Politics

The lights are about to go out on Beijing 2008, and -- guess what -- there's already talk of a Georgia-related U.S.-organized boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

A Palin-Drome for Obama-Biden

| Posted 08.30.2008 | Politics

I'm an Obama-ite and an Alaskaphile. So this gives me some running room to critique the Obama campaign for their first reactions to the announcement ...