Harry Shearer to Accuse Media of Mythmaking at National Press Club
~Shearer says he hopes to "enhance the feeling of shame among practitioners" in the press, whom he says have a "blindness to accuracy." He will argue that the nation's top editors and producers are "notoriously herd-oriented, cling to first-draft versions of news stories, and are reluctant to adjust news narratives when new facts come to light."
The Times Picayune gets a Levees.org Seal of Approval on Mardi Gras Day
Newly built flood-protection levee has cracks
Built to Spill~Gambit
~In Louisiana, fewer than one in 100 oil spills result in any fine whatsoever — so why should an oil company clean up after itself?
Wrongly tagged street artist takes on the BP Oil Disaster
~Florida Oil Spill Law
~Charlotte said...The street art was not done by Banksy but by Mobile street artists Priest. I made the same mistake months ago and hear from both Priest and Rex with the clarification. March 9, 2011 9:14 AM
Ninth Ward Community Garden Grand Opening~Nola Green Roots
Treme Brass Band's classic 'I Got a Big Fat Woman' is reissued~Keith Spera
Herman Ernest, longtime Dr. John drummer, dies of cancer