News Roundup

Listen up my spanish galleons. Stuff is going on in the world that you should know about! #bigthings #newsroundup

Heads up: tomorrow is Super Tuesday for the GOP. MTV offers a surprisingly good summary of the day: Super Tuesday: Five Things To Watch 

Thinking about Super Tuesday makes me think about how little I know about the Republican presidential candidates. It’s embarrassing to admit, but they all kind of get jumbled in my head. I don’t pay much attention to any of them. I’m sure you might feel the same, so trust me when I tell you that this article on Mitt Romney is actually worth a read. How, when, and why Mitt Romney changed his mind on abortion.

Later politics! The Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) just released a study about all the haps in the media world. Perhaps this is more interesting to me as a journalism student, but everyone gets their news in some form and it’s crazy to think about how many news outlets there are and how different each one is. Where do you get your news? Here’s a Poynter article commenting on some interesting stuff from the study: News executives acknowledge ‘toxic’ cultural divide between print and digital

Do you live in LA and care about good music? Goldenvoice released their pre-Coachella/April 2012 concert calendar.

Do you want to know more about the man behind the magical alien sounds that Skrillex calls music? Rolling Stone followed him for eight days and nights to get the deets, check it out. Skrillex: Eight Wild Nights and Busy Days With the Superstar (PS: who knew Skrillex and Ellie Goulding are dating?? Not me!)

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