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  • What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship

    What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship
    Chinese author Mo Yan was announced in October as the recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature; he's in Sweden now and will be presented with the award Monday. It was at a news conference in Stockholm that Mo made his disappointing statements in support...
  • Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?

    Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?
    Salman Rushdie thinks Mo Yan is a patsy of China’s Communist government. I respect Rushdie's work, and his own courage as a defender of artistic freedom. But I'm not sure he's right about Mo Yan. Mo accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature this...
  • Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions

    BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China. To secure permission to make his story about a...
  • Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech

    Prosecution: Irvine 11 violated ambassador's right to free speech
    SANTA ANA — Ten Muslim college students censored the Israeli ambassador to the United States when he tried to give an address atUC Irvine, a prosecutor argued in closing statements of the so-called Irvine 11 trial on Monday. Orange County Deputy...
  • Keeping track of Chicago lobbyists at City Hall

    Keeping track of Chicago lobbyists at City Hall
    During his first few months in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's tech team has put a lot of city data online. They’ve made it easier to get at, but not necessarily easier to interpret. The data sets can be downloaded and sorted, but they lack context....
  • Why do gay penguins make people so mad? 'Tango' tops banned books list -- again.

     
    Why does everyone pick on the penguins? And Tango Makes Three tops list of most-challenged books. Also in the top 10: Sherman Alexie's National Book Award winner and mega-bestseller Twilight....
  • Government shutdown: We can survive!

     
    Just got this partial list in of what would be affected. I think we can hold out a few days, maybe a week or more, without the gubberment.         Examples of Services That Would Be Affected The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) would not endorse any...
  • Facebook reportedly teaming with Baidu to build Chinese social-networking site

     
    Facebook is reportedly entering into a partnership with Baidu, China's no. 1 Web search company, to launch a new social-networking website in China, according to reports. The alleged agreement between the two companies comes after several meetings between...
  • ‘American Idol’: Judges go gaga with rave reviews

     
    "American Idol" went to the movies tonight, and the judges turned into rave-spewing critics. "Everybody wants us to be tough with you guys, but the truth is you all are so damn good," said Jennifer Lopez in assessing Scotty McCreery. I'd settle for a...
  • Thursday's Highlights: 'The Office' on NBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 10 - 16 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Webliography: J.C. Brizard

     
    UPDATED FRIDAY An archive of stories/analysis about Jean-Claude Brizard, Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's choice to run the Chicago Public Schools. To those who are concerned that this set of links is too skewed toward negative and hostile coverage of...