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Entries by Timothy Karr from 07/2009

News for Sale

| Posted 07.02.2009 | Media

Journalism is in crisis around the country, but selling access to reporters and editors to the highest bidder (as the Washington Post did) should never be an option.

What Ma Bell Is Really Afraid Of

| Posted 07.09.2009 | Media

Why should consumers be hobbled by deals that allow carriers to tie down the hottest new devices and block our ability to use them as they're intended?

Helping Iran Target Iranians

| Posted 07.10.2009 | Media

The open Internet's power cuts both ways: The tools that organize and empower people can also be used to target them. Companies that profit from this technology need to be held to a higher standard.

The Other Obama Nominee

| Posted 07.14.2009 | Media

As the first African-American woman commissioner, she represents progressive change that is deeply in sync with the transformation of D.C. politics that Obama is trying to realize.

Taking the Wheels Off the Machine

| Posted 07.25.2009 | Politics

New Jersey's progressive movement should see Cammarano's demise as an opportunity. It's our chance to pry the state's Democratic Party from the patronage system that put "business as usual" before accountability.