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Bloodshed on the hill.  Seems to have been loss of discipline by the police and ‘impatience’ by the Police won the day.  This video was presented from Reuters.

Something like this hasn’t been in the news (public sphere) for many, many decades.  In the short term, could depict how much strife is underlying the South African state of affairs, between the public and the authorities, both politically, economically, and socially.

Previous day’s reporting from the BBC and how it was presented and like other distribution channels, the actual shooting seconds were generally skipped.



According to CPJ, there has been 36 journalists, in total, killed world wide.  Most highlighted of these have been in Syria, and within the context of its 17 month internal strife.












More of the story written here: The Daily Star & video of subject below.

(Washington Post)

Alright, it is now 2012 officially, and in this new month, predictions of all kinds will be flying off of editor’s desks from around the world’s publications- digital and traditional.

Recently in the Washington Post, a tech prediction piece was written. GO HERE

As in many prediction bulk of the pieces will undoubtedly be about what cannot be done (about what’s already here). But heck, predictions are what they are, so no worries, what the experts out there are writing.

For me, it’s just fun watching what unfolds.  The piece predicted the following:

(1) The “cooling down” of Social Media category.

(2) Bubble will pop for current crop of tech IPOs

(3) Explosion of demand for cheap tablets

(4) Voice recognition goes main stream

(5) Trouble in “Cloud” computing land.

Continue Reading here:  Washington Post


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