Saturday, February 22, 2003

The weekly update: Last for a week.
Taking a quick week vacation starting tomorrow, so probably no updates until after the 3d. (Unless I get access on the way).
Meanwhile, Just a few new things this week: starting with the war stuff (every week, more war stuff).
  • Homeland security for you.
  • Latest National Guard/Reserves callups dated Feb. 12.
  • summarizes and links to news reports.

    And more useful links....


  • About Herbs, Botanicals, and other products from Sloan-Kettering.
  • Space Shuttle Investigation Reference from NASA.
  • City of Seattle business license database wouldn't it be nice if more cities did this?
  • Explore Parliament a guide to Westminster...

  • Behind the Journal-Times the Racine, Wisc. paper publishes this Weblog to explain coverage issues.
  • Readership Institute the Northwestern site has survey results, a resource library.

  • You won't read this in print online-only newspaper columns and weblogs, from Steve Outing.
  • Aurora de Chile this newspaper was published in 1812 and 1813. This website is reproducing each issue day by day, as if it were a website of a current paper.
  • a clipping service for Latin America news.
  • Pacific Northwest newspapers clippings collection scanned clips from Seattle, Portland, and Lewiston newspapers, among others, collected in the 1930s. Searchable.
  • Records in the Illinois State Archives include lots of genealogy databases like veterans' records, marriage licenses, death and slavery/emancipation indexes, historical criminal records, homicide and coroners' records, lots more.
  • Annual survey of top philanthropists from Chronicle of Philanthropy. Includes a searchable database, if you're registered.
  • , Public Records , Tools , Statistics: no links this week.

    Some Interesting stories/Weblogs:
  • How to love the U.S. from BBC.
  • Dollars from Heaven Pittsburgh Post-Gazette analysis of NASA research spending in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio areas.
  • We have met the enemy Phillyburbs mag compares Reagan's speeches to Bush administration's....
  • Ultimate swimsuit 40 years of Sports Illustrated issues...
  • Photos of people in Baghdad.
  • NASA and the spellbound press 1986 story from CJR.
  • Multilingual Polling article by Sergio Bendixen in Columbia Journalism review.
  • On obit writing by Ari Goldman of NYT. Better done by older reporters?
  • A Conversation with J. Albert Diaz Herald photographer is interviewed on Poynter website. Note the great slide show linked here, from the Lure of the Burbs series.

  • Typing practice, disguised as a game...
  • Bea's Diary illustrated diary of a Toronto woman, nicely done....


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