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More Weblogs are turning a profit

Webloggers are turning a profit, sometimes unexpectedly, reports the Chicago Tribune Online. Blogs such as TalkingPointsMemo, Wonkette, and RightWingNews are securing enough advertising to turn a profit. A firm called Blogads has been connecting advertisers with bloggers and enabling them to reach an 18 to 34-year-old demographic that is dwindling from traditional media outlets. Recent surveys conducted independently by Blogads and TalkingPointsMemo finds Web logs reach an affluent audience. Blog…

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Review: Science and Theatre: between pedagogical debate and historical reconstruction

[Translated from Italian, by Google.] More interesting, above all for the informative content, are instead articles of historical character like “The scientist on the stage: to survey “of M. To Orthofer, a review of teatrali witnesses from the classic antiquity today with a more rather wide deepening on the dramas of the atomic “era “, or “The experimental seduction of mechanistic modernism in Eugene O’ Neill’ s ‘ Dynamo’ and…

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Searching for the New York Times

When you think about it, the Times may have it backward. It charges $1 for the latest news in print, and offers it free over the Web, but for old material demands $3, which is three times the price of an entire newspaper. –Adam L. Penenberg –Searching for the New York Times (Wired) The NY Times is a great paper, but you have to register to read articles, and they quickly…

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Suzuki Sampler: Violin

Suzuki Sampler: Cello | Piano | Violin | GuitarSuzuki Sampler: Violin (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) Monday was cello, Tuesday was piano, today is violin. Miss Ramona starts with the usual chit-chat that one can count on going over well with young kids.. how old are you? She asks them how old they think she is. Peter thinks. “You’re probably twenty-five years old.” (He’s way under. She doesn’t correct him.) Miss Ramona has…