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  • Not Just for Kids: 'Shine'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Shine'
    Shine A Novel Lauren Myracle Amulet Books: 359 pp., $16.95, ages 14 and up When it comes to sex and drugs, teen interest and parental tolerance tend to run in opposite directions. Simultaneously titillating and taboo, alluring yet off-limits, underage...
  • Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity

    Reel China: Land of cinematic opportunity
    Born in northern China and raised in Beijing, Sally Liu came of age in the 1990s and dreamed of becoming a filmmaker. With the world's most populous nation swelling with thousands of new cinemas, big-budget productions proliferating and box-office grosses...
  • Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American

    Reel China: Targets an elusive film fan — the Chinese American
    For years, Chinese films shown in U.S. theaters have fallen into two distinct camps, both driven by largely white patrons: martial-arts movies for young men, such as Jet Li's "Hero," or critically acclaimed art-house fare, such as Kaige Chen's "Farewell...
  • Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments

    Colbert takes on Rand Paul over profiling comments
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
  • Social media wrap: Seeing things the Russian way on Twitter

     
    Russian premier Dmitry Medvedev could learn a little Twitter technique from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sarah Palin....
  • Holy legal hand grenades! Comic book creators say California game law could clobber all media

     
    Are video games the canaries in the censorship mines? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund believe a California law banning the sale of violent games to minors has legal consequences for all other media....
  • Puerto Rico government accused of censoring political cartoons

     
    If it wasn't because censorship is a serious matter, it would be funny than in the era of Twitter, Facebook and blogs, any government entity would think that it can keep the public from access to information or to images that it doesn't like. Last week,...
  • A desperate plea from a Mexican newspaper

     
    Two of its reporters murdered in less than two years. The killings by presumed drug gangs have pushed one of the leading newspapers in Mexico's northern border region to make an unusual, sad plea. "What do you want from us?" El Diario de Ciudad Juarez...
  • The Diario de Juarez editorial, in translation

     
    The headline, in gripping language, asks simply: "What do you want from us?" A front-page editorial published by El Diario de Juarez, the main newspaper in violence-plagued Ciudad Juarez, has rippled across the country and among international journalist...
  • Gloucester supervisors respond to Ann Burruss' letter

     
    Here's what supervisors Michelle Ressler, Gregory Woodard and Christian "Buddy" Rilee had to say in response to Ann Burruss' letter. These e-mails were obtained under a Freedom of Information Act request.Ressler: "Ms. Burruss, Thank you for taking the...
  • Ann Burruss' letter to Board of Supervisors draws 3 responses

     
    The day after last week's joint meeting between the Board of Supervisors and School Board, Ann Burruss drafted and e-mailed a letter to the supervisors. We filed a Freedom of Information Act request and obtained a copy of the letter......