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The BBC Pop Up team is working to see more of Tucson than just the inside of the Star newsroom.

A mobile bureau of the BBC is spending a few weeks in Tucson, and is asking for input on what local stories they should share with their global audience. Tucson is one of six stops for BBC Pop Up, a crew of reporters who just spent a frozen month in Sioux Falls, S.D. Read more» 1

The BBC has commissioned a quickie documentary about the life and times of amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius, recently in the news for allegedly murdering his girlfriend. Read more»

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Deep Throat’s advice worked for Woodward and Bernstein, and it remains useful today. Take a look at the major stories of the day. Most often, they are portrayed in the media as clashes of personality first and ideology second. But almost always, they are, at bottom, about money. Read more»

Protesters in Tahrir Square on Thursday.

Journalists covering protests in Egypt reported being beaten, arrested and harassed Thursday in what the White House described as a "concerted campaign to intimidate" foreign press. Read more»

Thanks to some racist anti-Mexican comments on the BBC car show “Top Gear,” Britain is suddenly being viewed as more xenophobic than Mexico's northern neighbor. Read more»

Assange speaks to the BBC.

In his first full on-air interview since being released from a British jail, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has defended his decision not to return to Sweden for questioning over rape allegations. Read more»

And somebody's got to pay for it: A genuinely diverse and democratic media based in communities of both concern and geography has the power to inform people of facts and evidence and enable them to form a powerful public voice to stand up to monied and other powerful interests. Read more»

Many increasingly popular news outlets in the United States are global information powerhouses, and successful modern reporters will be those able to best deconstruct our globalized world. Read more»

The CBS London bureau now stands half empty, and the dwindling band of survivors wonder who will go next. Now ABC News has announced much deeper cuts. The Baltimore Sun now has only a skeleton staff. You would be silly to spend money buying a copy. You could read it in 10 minutes.  Read more»

Will this be the future of war?

The spectre of artificial intelligence brings to mind cinematic doomsday scenarios such as "2001: A Space Odyssey" and the "Terminator" franchise. So how close are we? Read more»