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Russians Blog the Truth Under Censors Radar

Wired News reports that Russians, including journalists, have been using blogs at to report news that won’t make it through the increasingly censored mainstream Russian media. In the most recent case, an dancer held hostage by the Chechen rebels used his cell phone to send messages to the outside which were posted on a […]

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bookmobiles kick ass

Salon has a nice little article on “Riding along with the Internet Bookmobile.” This is the project that has thousands of public domain books on-line and ready to be printed in book form all in the back of a 1992 Windstar minivan. According to this article the Bookmobile made a stop here in Urbana to […]

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