Monday, June 07, 2010

Around The Blogosphere 07 June 2010

Helen Thomas Retires - Words are powerful!

Nonprofit investigative reporting outfit ProPublica today announced that it has hired two reporters and a blogger to bring its total news-staff tally up to 32 full-time journalists. That BLOGGER is none other than Marian Wang, whose work as a blogger is now memorialized for all eternity in Wikipedia--but you never know, she could have written that herself. Marian can be reached on Twitter 24/7. Wang actually began her position as ProPublica's first reporter-blogger back on March 1st. She previously worked for Mother Jones, where she spearheaded the magazine's social media strategy, and she worked in Chicago as a freelance investigative reporter and blogger for The Chicago Reporter, Chi-Town Daily News, and ChicagoNow. "Marian has added value to ProPublica by keeping a sharp eye on investigative news reports, adding context and following up," said Senior Editor Eric Umansky. "She's been a great addition to the staff."

Six Questions for Marian Wang on “Lady Bloggers”... Who knows! Maybe Wang will be in the 2011 Hottest Blogging babes' List!

I've been warning you about this ::: A chilling economic forecast from Pat Austin involving Double Dip Recession: "When we pass the tax boundary of Jan. 1, 2011, my best guess is that the train goes off the tracks and we get our worst nightmare of a severe 'double dip' recession."

Svetlana Gladkova writes in Profy ::: Every Russian Citizen to Get an Official Email Account and Learn To Use @ in a New Way

Stay pretty. Drink THIS!

Confirmed: Bing Added As Search Option On The iPhone - Today at Apple's developer conference (read our livenotes), Steve Jobs announced that the iPhone will new getting a new search engine option: Bing. Launches "Japan Real Time"

Malaysian bloggers and social media users (SERIOUS ones, not the advertorial crowd such as "Mariuca" or "Lady Java") react to an incident that took place in the capital city in the early morning of June 3. A 27-year-old student by the name of Florina ak Joseph was trapped inside her burning car, after a crash involving a car and a lorry.
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