The Sacramento Bee has a very relevant collection of photographs that give a small but interesting glimpse into the Korean militaries, and the broad effect that recent events here have had. Most photos are in South Korea, but they illustrate just a small slice of the different ways people have been reacting to the clash [...]
Category Archives: politics
There’s a really fantastic collection of photographs from in and around the JFK administration, 50 years in memoriam. The series gives a wonderful look into the entire length of what is, perhaps, the most iconic American presidency.
When, as happens in many cases, a company that owns the intellectual property of a song, movie, image, or other cultural object included in a YouTube video submits successfully a DMCA takedown notice, does that, in and of itself destroy culture? Consider a novel. When there is a concept or idea pivotal to a paper [...]
For as long as the technology has existed, webcasters have been (un)regulated the same way as terrestrial radio stations – specifically, most were not required to pay royalties for the music they played. This system was originally established a half-century ago to allow for labels to have free advertising at the hands of the stations, [...]
This afternoon, Stereogum highlighted one user’s reaction to the arrest of OiNK’s creator and the closing of their file forums. I thought it was an important enough perspective that it deserved a repost: Yes, it provided a way to get free versions of widely available popular albums, but it also archived and cataloged the last [...]