In the News: What You Should Be Reading This Week (9/4/11)

For a contrarian viewpoint, Second Opinion scours dozens of newspapers and magazines each week to bring you the most important news driving the week on K Street and Wall Street. See this week’s picks below. 1. Is Rick Perry Dumb? by Jonathan Martin (Politico) 2. AT&T Dealt Deal Defeat After $12M in Lobbying by  Todd Shields and … Continue reading

Q&A with Lawrence Pintak: New Media Provoking String of Middle East Uprisings

Former Daily Evergreen Editor-in-Chief Gavin Mathis sat down with Lawrence Pintak, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication founding dean, Wednesday to discuss the uprising in Egypt, the role of new media in the Middle East and President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy. Here is an excerpt from their conversation: Gavin Mathis: Why is this string … Continue reading

Revenge of the Nerd: Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and diplomacy in an open society

Whistleblower, terrorist, hacker – WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has accumulated as many labels as enemies since his organization began releasing more than 250,000 secret cables between U.S. diplomats in November. What Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have done for social networking, Assange and WikiLeaks have done for transparency in government affairs, placing the geopolitical power structure … Continue reading

WSU Common Reading A Solid Choice

U.S. military commanders in Afghanistan unveiled a convoluted PowerPoint presentation last spring that depicted what needed to be accomplished in the war-torn country for the U.S. to claim “victory.” The presentation featured a slide with an intricate maze of arrows and policy jargon that was indecipherable to even Gen. Stanley McChyrstal. “When we understand that … Continue reading

The Evergreen At A Crossroads

As editor-in-chief of The Daily Evergreen, I would like to welcome you back for another great semester and introduce you to the new Daily Evergreen. Returning students have probably noticed a few changes to our front page. This facelift was made so we could bring you more news, more eye-catching photos and more of what … Continue reading

Facebook users who complain about privacy can go Twitter themselves

I love Facebook. I just hate people who use Facebook. (Ignore the Facebook widget located on the left side of the screen with my face on it.) The social network phenomenon is doing damage control in response to user complaints about sometimes cryptic changes to the site’s privacy policy that allow third parties access to … Continue reading

Multimedia: The Daily Evergreen

The Daily Evergreen is the student newspaper of Washington State University. Check out a behind-the-scenes look at the paper.

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