A new communications technology threatens a dramatic upheaval
in America's newspaper industry,
overturning the status quo and disrupting the business model
that has served the industry for years.
A great deal of attention is being paid today
to the so-called digital divide - the division
of the world into the info (information) rich and the info poor.
"I am sitting on top of a volcano," said India's Prime Minister
Indira Gandhi before leaving London last week, "
and I honestly do not know if it is going to erupt."
Ms. Pollack said that only a tiny fraction of the films
submitted at Sundance were able to find
some form of commercial distribution, and that YouTube
would provide a new outlet for independent filmmakers.
"It's broken," Bryant said of his latest injury,
an avulsion fracture in his hand.
"It's not going to go anywhere if I set out.
I can play with it. If I hit it, it's not going to break anymore.
It's just going to be sore,
but the healing is still the same if I sat out."
In the Philippines and Thailand,
"sympathy for authoritarian alternatives" runs so high, says Chu,
that democracy rests "on a rather fluid and fragile foundation."
A skull fragment thought to come from Adolf Hitler
is in fact that of an unidentified woman,
according to a US study that has resurrected questions
about the Nazi leader's death.
Insects would make it impossible for us to live in the world.
They would devour all our crops and kill our flocks and herds,
if it were not for the protection we get from insect-eating animals.
Henceforth, I promise to work much harder.
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