Seeing the super-giga-sized and somewhat creepy photo of the thousands of people assembled in front of the Capitol building last week for Obama’s inauguration, with its thousands of unsuspecting faces all looking intently toward the speaker in question, made me wonder: how many other things were going on on the same day, in [...]more→
Articles tagged with: inauguration
The inauguration of now President Barack Obama was just 7 days ago, yet already it feels far away. It’s disappeared from our own front page on FIT, as it has from blogs and newspapers all around the country And after the rush of first-week policymaking, the first week of classes here at Cal, and business [...]more→
Gabriel Dance, senior multimedia producer for The New York Times, has developed The Election Day Word Train in collaboration with the Interactive News Team. It’s updated hourly with the words that best describe people’s moods. Check out the difference between McCain and Obama supporters.
So, what one word describes your current state [...]more→
(Photo above linked to NYT article mentioned below)
The second most popular story in the New York Times today, the day of the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, is about language and reading: “From Books, New President Found Voice“, writes Michiko Kakutani.
The article draws parallels between [...]more→