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Juan Cole on Libya: Looking back. And forward

August 25th · No Comments · Iraq, Juan Cole

The illegal American invasion of Iraq and subsequent occupation was so epochal a catastrophe that it spawned a negative phrase in Arabic, “to Iraqize” or `arqana…So how can Libyans and the world avoid the Iraqization of Libya? — Juan Cole, “How to Avoid Bush’s Iraq Mistakes in Libya” University of Michigan Prof. Juan Cole’s analyses on […]

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Are ‘hyperlocals’ replacing traditional newspapers?

July 26th · No Comments · news media, South Florida Times, The Coastal Star

Time weighs in with another update on a question that no matter where I go, comes up as soon as folks become aware of my news journalism background — “What’s happening to our newspaper(s)?” A nod to Jan Norris, mother hen to a bunch of us former Palm Beach Posties, for the alert on the Times piece. […]

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Hear, hear: Serious Iran analysis @ JuanCole.com

June 19th · No Comments · Iran

“The Greens are a Movement, not a Coup,” says the erudite U. of Michigan professor, in a 2-minute read that places U.S.-Iran relations in crystal-clear perspective. His “Informed Comment” blog at juancole.com routinely illustrates why our traditional news media have lost their monopoly on the attention of people who want to be informed rather than entertained.

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