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Weekly Web Wander: 23rd January 2011

Posted in Uncategorized by thomthumb84 on January 23, 2011

‘Media Pluralism: How Rawls can help us think about Newscorp’s BskyB bid’ by Max Hanska-Ahy  on the LSE Polis blog: http://is.gd/COAlBp

Guardian report Qatar’s attempts to raise their presence in the Global market beyond natural industrial expectations: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/23/qatar-film-festival-gulf-emirate

‘Neal Cassady: Drug-taker. Bigamist. Family man’ from the Guardian. Based on an interview with Carolyn Cassady. With ‘Howl’ and ‘On the Road’ hitting the big screen soon expect more of these annoying and over repeated character studies in the future. Too much: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jan/18/beat-poets-cassady-kerouac-ginsberg?CMP=twt_gu

Baroness Warsi, co-chairman of the Tories, has made some very honest observations about the scale of prejudice against muslims in the UK. In my opinion it has been slightly overlooked outside the occassional online story

.The BBC story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12235237Opinion piece by Peter Oborne: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/peteroborne/100072900/hatred-of-muslims-is-one-of-the-last-bastions-of-british-bigotry/

Response from the Quilliam Foundation: http://www.quilliamfoundation.org/index.php/component/content/article/752

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