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<em>The Nut Graph</em>’s Plan B

The Nut Graph’s Plan B

WHEN Cindy Tham and I launched The Nut Graph in August 2008, I was clear that I wanted to achieve two things. One was to create a place for independent, accountable and kick-ass journalism that was premised on the highest ethical standards in journalism. These standards included ideas, such as doing a fact and quote […]

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Signs of the times

Signs of the times

SOCIAL networking. Sensational or controversial news involving women, politicians or celebrities. If our searches on the internet are indications of what we as a nation or society are concerned or curious about, then these were the topics that most internet users in Malaysia were interested in over the past year, according to Google Zeitgeist 2009. […]

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Take back the tech!

Take back the tech!

Corrected at 3.20pm, 10 Dec 2009 MORE than 30 years ago, a candlelight procession of women marched through the streets of Belgium in 1976 to Take Back the Night. Women asserted their right to move in public places, during the day and particularly at night, without having to fear that they would be harassed, raped […]

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Making sense of COP15

Making sense of COP15

Preparations for the conference are underway in Copenhagen (© Claus Starup / Bella Center A/S) THERE is already a flurry of heated debate and innovative awareness campaigns in the run-up to the United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, which will be held in December 2009 in Denmark. Expect more as government officials, scientists, civil society […]

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Walking down Sesame Street

Walking down Sesame Street

The Muppets of Sesame Street LIKE most adults, I wouldn’t have realised that Sesame Street turned 40 on 10 Nov 2009 if not for the series of adorable Google doodles. After all, most adults would have stopped watching the show, which targets young children, a long time ago. But, a steady dose of Google logos […]

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U2 on <em>YouTube</em>

U2 on YouTube

U2 performing in Madison Garden, 2005 (© Wikipedia Brown / Wiki Commons) FOR a band formed 31 years ago, U2 still rocks! Not only is it still making good music and speaking up on socio-political issues, it is also setting new benchmarks in the use of online technology. A record-breaking 96,000 fans watched the U2 […]

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