This Week’s Must Reads

If you were an Obama supporter this election season, I’m sure you experienced the highly frequent and sometimes highly amusing emails from the Obama team. From Bloomberg Businessweek, The Science Behind Those Obama Campaign E-Mails. Super interesting.

The Daily Beast talks with legendary filmmaker Ken Burns about a new documentary he co-directed with his daughter, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon. The doc is called The Central Park Five and I cannot overestimated how much I urge you to see it. It’s life changing. Co-Director Ken Burns on the New ‘Central Park Five’ Documentary.

Many eyes are on how Obama will treat illegal immigration in his second term. In The New York Times today, Young Immigrants Say It’s Obama’s Time to Act.

Really interesting media stuff going on in Britain right now — proposals of government regulation and more in the wake of a scandal torn media. Check out this podcast from PBS MediaShift with varying opinions on what’s going on. Also has some other cool info. Mediatwist #64: Regulation Coming for U.K. Press?; Cool Mashup of Instagram, Google Earth

 

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