[LMB] OT: Egyptian news (was: Where is everybody?)

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Fri Jan 28 20:20:45 GMT 2011


Albuquerque, New Mexico. That's what makes it so strange.

Of course, I have no idea where the msn/hotmail servers are.


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> From: jrj at fidalgo.net
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 12:13:35 -0800
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Egyptian news (was: Where is everybody?)
> 
> Where are you?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk
> [mailto:lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk] On Behalf Of Marian Lesslie
> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 7:59 AM
> To: Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.
> Subject: [LMB] OT: Egyptian news (was: Where is everybody?)
> 
> On 29 January 2011 01:59, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> 
> > The mass media have not mentioned the Egyptian internet blackout. 
> > There was nothing on the news last night, and the daily paper merely 
> > spoke of "uncertainty" and "protests increasing."
> >
> 
> The nightly "news update" on Channel Ten (one of our 3 main commercial TV
> networks) didn't even mention Egypt _at all_ -- instead there were exciting
> clips about a gorilla walking on its hind legs and Charlie Sheen being an
> idiot (unrelated. I think.) I was disgusted. It's not like it's unimportant.
> I've been watching Al Jazeera online instead:
> http://english.aljazeera.net/watch_now/
> 
> Marian
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