Tag Archives: journalism

March 14

Best of Arbiter News

  Here are some of our best stories: Marine Debris: What Trash Does to Our Oceans. WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014—A significant amount of the world’s waste ends up in our oceans. Each year, Americans alone produce 200 million tons of garbage, enough to fill a football stadium from top to bottom twice a day. Much of it ends up in […]

February 21

Launch of Arbiter News, Best of the Week, Call for Contributors

I am delighted to announce the launch of Arbiter News! We believe there should be a place on the internet where thinkers can articulate their findings on a subject, present both sides, and have meaningful dialogue with others without the polarizing rhetoric that dominates the media today. The change starts with the philosophy of the organization. It’s time […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The good From Reddit: Dog imitating siren From The Atlantic: The War on Carbon: Late-Night Comedy Roundup The Bad From the NY Post: It’s so cold an escaped prisoner turned himself in The Ugly From TakePart: McDonald’s: Future Home of the Sustainable Big Mac? Please, no- and this is from a Big Mac lover

Lasesana’s GBU List for Sunday, January 5, 2014

The good From Salon: Pope asks Catholic Church not to alienate kids of gay or divorced parents From TakePart: Watch These Recycled Cans Morph Into Furniture From Grist: In Stockholm, a proposal to make snow plowing priorities better for women  The Bad From The Guardian: Eusébio, Portugal’s footballing hero, dies at 71 From NPR: Despite […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Friday, January 3, 2014

The Good From Bicycling.com: Gym Etiquette From Think Progress: Judge Rules Exxon Must Face Criminal Charges Over 50,000 Gallon Fracking Waste Spill From The Guardian: Protect the Mozambique forest found on Google Earth, scientists say   The Bad From Environment News Service: U.S. Sailors Sue Japanese Nuclear Plant Owner TEPCO From Sustainable Pulse: USDA Gives […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Thursday, January 2, 2014

The Good From Popular Science: Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept: Using The Sun To Charge An Electric Car From Think Progress: Colorado Ballot Measure Could Let Towns Ban Fracking From The CS Monitor: Scientists observe dogs relieving themselves, discover something amazing   The Bad From The New York Times: Missing a Cancer Diagnosis From The […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Friday, December 27, 2013

The good From Grist: These motion-activated streetlights could cut L.A.’s energy use by 40 percent From BBC News: In pictures: Best space images of 2013 From USA Today: Indiana church lives its faith by being a good neighbor From TreeHugger: Times Square ball drop to be powered by Citi Bike this New Year’s Eve   […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Thursday, December 26, 2013

The Good From Inhabitat: Chinese Man Builds His Own Bionic Hands from Scrap Metal After Losing Limbs in Explosion From Newsday: Delta to honor round-trip domestic flights for $25.05 mistakenly posted Merry late Christmas!   The Bad From Michigan State University: Percentage of people who believe in evolution by country. From Deutsche-Welle: Climate change fuels […]

Lasesana’s GBU List for Tuesday, December 24, 2013

The Good From NPR: Pope Francis Preaches Message Of Love At Christmas Eve Mass From Grist: Pollen angels: The E.U.’s ban on bee-killing pesticides begins. Will it help? From Salon: The 10 best segments from “The Daily Show” and “Colbert Report” this year The Bad From abc News: Dozens Test Positive For Tuberculosis After Exposure […]

Lasesana’s GBU list for Saturday, December 21, 2013

A list of the best and worst in today’s news. The good From the New York Times: Setting the Table for a Regal Butterfly Comeback, With Milkweed From Livescience.com: 6 Ancient Tributes to the Winter Solstice From NPR: They’re Back! Chesapeake Oysters Return To Menus After Rebound The best rant of the week, from the cult of […]