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Duke professor defends racial comments

...sharply criticized for a response he posted in the online comments section of the New York Times editorial "How Racism...unrelated academic leave for the past school year.In his online comments, Hough wrote that Asians have been described as...
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On Writing: Talking to Vampires

...bureaucratic exercise.(Maybe this is why we act like such Yahoos online and can be so much more belligerent in online comments than we'd ever be in person: we're throwing words at a ghoulishly pale computer screen instead of offering them...
Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast

...Bellevue, said USGS geophysicist Dale Grant in the Golden, Colo., earthquake information center. None of the online comments reported damage, Grant said.The quake was the strongest in the area since another 6.6 on Nov. 2, 2004, Grant...
Letter from the Publisher: A special thanks to our readers

...themes have emerged from the feedback we have received. Many of you have expressed concerns over our management of the online comments. While many of the commentors participate in a respectful manner, others tend to push the limits or ignore them...
Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

...spelling. Add a dash of ALL CAPS. Top it off with a violent threat. And there you have it: A recipe for the worst of online comments, scourge of the Internet.Blame anonymity, blame politicians, blame human nature. But a growing number of websites...
Alaska editorial: Knowledge is power

...of trees and left some Anchorage families out of power for four days or more.Judging by letters to the editor and online comments, residents tempered angry complaints about insufficient information from their utilities with heartfelt gratitude...
New counsel appointed for Park Myers

...his family to speak out."If they are going to blame me for something then prove it," Myers said referring to online comments about the shooting of Romeo and the trial proceedings. "I am frustrated with how my family has been treated when...
In praise of one woman's strength and courage much support for her. I know this by who was in the courtroom during Brian Ervin's sentencing hearings, by online comments to Juneau Empire articles, and I know this by emails written to me as Executive Director of AWARE. Last October...
Haa yoo xh'atangixh haa sitee: we are our language

...less ability, self-worth, or understanding. There is evidence, however, to the contrary.2 ? I saw several online comments in response to an article on the Idle No More protests in Juneau. The spirit of these particular comments can be...
Upgraded Empire Web site to launch Monday

...and Empire staff will be notified. Reports of abuse also can be e-mailed to The best online comments of the week will appear in the print edition of the Empire.


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