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Latest Salvos in UK Library Battle
Detail of the British Library, via WikiCommons
Hundreds of thousands of Britons braved the February cold on Saturday to protest the closure of some 450 local lending libraries. The closures are the result of government funding cuts, and have been the subject of Dailies here and here.
The Guardian’s coverage of the protests (at times wildly creative) included an opinion piece by former…
In Defence of Online News by Sophie Black
Crikey editor Sophie Black
Dwarf’s penis gets stuck to vacuum cleaner
That was the headline that made me hate the internet.
Were you one of thousands of readers that clicked on that link three years ago? After all, it was asking for it. Just blinking on the Top 5 Most Read stories list on the Age website. Can’t remember?
Here’s the lead:
The Interrobang: A Festival of Questions
Does science fiction give us an unrealistic expectation that we can effectively inhabit Mars? Questions on discovery, imagination and progress
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