Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:50 AM ET, August 18, 2014

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
New York Times:
Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times  —  FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found.
RELATED:
Michael Brown / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Nixon speaks on several Sunday morning shows, Holder orders autopsy  —  Attorney general orders third autopsy  —  Attorney General Eric Holder said today he has ordered the Justice Department to conduct its own independent autopsy of Michael Brown.  — Michael Sorkin, 10:50 a.m.
Los Angeles Times:
Ferguson curfew still on; Michael Brown rally gives message of hope
Discussion: Washington Post and Crooked Timber
Ellen Wulfhorst / Reuters:
Some clashes in Ferguson, Missouri, despite night curfew
Discussion: Gawker and Washington Free Beacon
Jim Hoft / The Gateway Pundit:
DEATH WISH? Media Draws Map to Home of Ferguson Police Officer Who Shot Mike Brown
Debora Lee / WEWS-TV:
Graphic Cleveland billboard at Pearl and State Roads depicting male anatomy sparks controversy  —  CLEVELAND - A billboard depicting part of the male anatomy is sparking controversy on Cleveland's west side.  —  “It's totally inappropriate,” said John Sumlin as he passed by the sign, near Pearl and State Roads, Friday afternoon.
Discussion: The Raw Story and Booman Tribune
RELATED:
Karoli / Latest from Crooks and Liars:
Billboard With Giant Set Of Testicles Asks Who ‘Has The Balls To Impeach Obama’  —  Hurray for the First Amendment!  —  There's so much wrong with this.  Where it's placed, its content, and the attitudes that put it there are the tip of the iceberg.  —  Newsnet5.com:
Discussion: Balloon Juice
Niall Stanage / The Hill:
Five figures on the left who could challenge Hillary Clinton  —  Hillary Clinton's criticism of President Obama this week has added to the skepticism about her that has long percolated through the Democratic Party's grassroots.  —  Clinton's assertions of the need for a muscular foreign policy …
Thomas Frank / Salon:
How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps!  —  Now's the time for change — and here's how to make it  —  President Obama is in the doldrums.  He has run out of ideas, and out of gas.  His strongest supporters are in the grip of a morbid fatalism.  There is nothing the president can do any longer …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Kristina Wong / The Hill:
US ramps up air campaign in Iraq  —  The U.S. military ramped up its air campaign on Sunday against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters in Iraq.  —  Using a “mix of fighter, bomber, attack and remotely piloted aircraft,” the U.S. conducted 14 strikes against ISIS targets near the Mosul dam in northern Iraq.
RELATED:
Gov. Rick Perry / Politico:
America's new mission in Iraq
Discussion: KXAN-TV
JONATHAN TURLEY:
Texas Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse of Power Charges  —  Late yesterday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury in Austin on charges of abuse of power.  The charges stem from Perry carrying out a threat to veto funding the budget for the Travis County Public Integrity Unit, which handles political corruption investigations.
RELATED:
Mackenzie Weinger / Politico:
Perry: ‘I stood up for the rule of law’
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Albert R. Hunt / Bloomberg View:
Reading the Early Republican Presidential Field  —  In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas.  It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and NewsBusters
Shannon Chamberlain / The Atlantic Online:
What Is the Price of Perfect Equality?  —  The world is an increasingly unequal and unfair place, economists tell us.  Every year, it becomes a little harder to picture what equal opportunity and egalitarianism even look like.  As the rich attract capital like Jupiter attracts space debris …
Tim Devaney / The Hill:
Seven pieces of military equipment the Pentagon is giving to local police  —  The riots in St. Louis that have sprung up in response to the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager have cast a spotlight on whether local police departments have too many military-style weapons and other equipment …
Discussion: Liberaland
Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:
High fashion, expense for Hillary travel  —  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton answers questions during the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' annual conference at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino on Thursday, April 10, 2014.  Clinton, a potential 2016 presidential candidate …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:50 AM ET, August 18, 2014.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Site News: 

Nothing recent. See Techmeme News for earlier news.

 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
Mini-memeorandum: memeorandum for mobiles
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 
 
 Earlier Items: 
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Andrew Beaujon / Poynter.:
Reporter quits Sun-Times, cites ‘chilling effect in the newsroom’

Billy Penn:
Jim Brady and colleagues launch mobile-focused Philadelphia news site Billy Penn

Keith J. Kelly / New York Post:
More than 300 New York Times staffers express interest in buyouts

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Tech news essentials
Mediagazer
 Must-read media news
WeSmirch
 Celebrity news and gossip