Here are some suggestions for Friday reading.
KGMB News Director Chris Archer discussed covering the breaking news of Duke Bainum’s sudden death on his blog.
My friend, Gene Stoltzfus, recommends this report of stories told by refugees from the Swat area of northern Pakistan as “must read” material. He’s right.
And Gene’s own Peace Probe blog continues to report on his travel in the area. Earlier this week, he interviewed a resident of village along the border area between Pakistan and Afghanistan which had recently been hit by a missile fired by a U.S. drone. His story should also be required reading.
From the Columbus Dispatch, a great series on a little noticed category of loan defaults.
You probably missed the 2009 FOIA Summit sponsored by the National Freedom of Information Coalition, but thanks to technology you can now view a video archive of most of the proceedings. Highlights of the meeting are described in this entry from SPJ’s FOI blog.