Your World Beyond The Sound Bytes

  We are all citizens of the world...stay informed!
Look to this blog to bring you occasional, eclectic news, videos and viewpoints you might not otherwise be exposed to.

Showing Tag: " media" (Show all posts)

A Woman Tried to Warn Us

Posted by on Tuesday, July 24, 2012,

You have never heard of her. Most people haven’t. But for the few who knew Rosalind, they can tell you a bit about this quiet, unassuming woman. Like most women right after World War I, she was expected to find a good husband, have some children and move into that little house with the picket fence. Not that she was against all that, it just never seemed to work out that way for her. For one thing, she wanted to work. But good jobs for women were about as scarce as hen’s teeth. The...
Continue reading ...

The Media Messenger of Zuccotti Park

Posted by on Thursday, December 15, 2011,
As part of TIME Magazine's special issue on TIME's Person of the Year 2011: The Protester , they produced this video centering on how an activist/journalist's (Tim Poole) live video stream from New York City's Zuccotti Park garnered mainstream attention and helped galvanize a movement.  Tim has gone beyond Zuccotti and has traveled up and down the east coast and to California in the last several weeks to cover the other Occupy protests and to help others set up similar livestreams.

For the ...
Continue reading ...

INSPIRATIONAL OCTOGENARIAN: 84 year old pepper-sprayed

Posted by on Thursday, November 17, 2011,
Dorli Rainey on being pepper-sprayed by Seattle police, and the importance of activism: Dorli grew up in Nazi Germany, and later became an involved American citizen.  She brings the insight of her experiences to the table. Hover your cursor below to play the video.

Continue reading ...