MeFite, No Kids here. Where do I dedicate 15 minutes a day on the internets toward study of what's fresh, even if it's stupid? [more inside]
"What's a good source for quality, real time analysis of current events?" [more inside]
I would like to be more informed about world events. Can you recommend some podcasts that I can listen to? I'd like to have a variety of perspectives (both politically and geographically) but the main thing is that they are BOTH entertaining and informative. [more inside]
What's the best way to incorporate current events into an intro-level college course? [more inside]
Help me find happy things that are going on in the world! [more inside]
What are some good sites for reading current events and news reports? The usual suspects are too left / right / trivial for my tastes. [more inside]
Can you recommend some good Spanish-language current events and humor websites out of Latin America? [more inside]
I adore "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" and "The News Quiz" - and I've asked for similar offerings before. That thread changed my life - can I get an update? [more inside]
Recommendations for a visually-pleasing, uncluttered start page that will give me a good summary of the day's current events?
Recommendations for a visually-pleasing, uncluttered start page that will give me a good summary of the day's current events? Not looking for stuff like Netvibes or iGoogle. I don't want to futz around with adding my own RSS feeds. I don't need games or weather modules. The ability to customize is not desired.
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis?
How can I become more interested in the news, or at least force myself to stay informed on a daily basis? [more inside]
Who are the best magazine and newspaper feature writers, past and present? [more inside]
How can I become less ignorant regarding current events, without having to read dry, third-person-omniscient points of view?
How can I become less ignorant regarding current events, without having to read dry, third-person-omniscient points of view? [more inside]
What are some popular evangelical periodicals in the U.S. about current events? Bonus points if they have an online archive; super-extra bonus points if the archive goes back before 2006. [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good current events discussion forum? [more inside]
I need basic info about current events. [more inside]
What is a good newsfeed for daily American news at a national level? [more inside]
Online news sources for reading level 5-10. [more inside]
How can I keep up with television spread memes without watching (much) tv? [more inside]
Help me devise a quiz testing my students (college fresh-people) on fundamental knowledge of current events, history, and culture. [more inside]
Let's say you've been living in a hole for the last two weeks or so and have no knowledge of current events and limited reading time. Where would be a good place to gain information quickly? [more inside]
Why did the violence over the European cartoons of Mohammed erupt when it did? [more inside]
If you could bring together notable people living in or near London (celebrities, authors, politicians, etc.) to discuss current events, who would you choose and what would they discuss? [more inside]
Looking for slightly academic community blogs about humanities, social sciences, current events, and cultural studies.
Does anyone know of any MeFi-like "community blogs" that are oriented towards humanities/social sciences academic-ish discussion, including current events and especially cultural studies?