Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
10:55 PM ET, April 11, 2007

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Jake Tapper / ABCNEWS:
Obama: Fire Imus  —  Obama First White House Contender to Call for Imus' Firing Over Racial Slur  —  In an interview with ABC News Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., called for the firing of talk radio host Don Imus.  Obama said he would never again appear on Imus' show …
RELATED:
Crystal Patterson / HillaryClinton.com:
Hillary: No To Imus  —  Hillary has spoken out about radio host Don Imus: "I've never wanted to go on his show and I certainly don't ever intend to go on his show, and I felt that way before his latest outrageous, hateful, hurtful comments."  —  UPDATE: As I posted in response to a comment below …
Marcia Kramer / WCBS-TV:
Edwards On Imus Spat: 'I Believe In Forgiveness'  —  Presidential Candidate Stays Mum On Future Imus Appearances  —  (CBS) MAMARONECK, N.Y. Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards' spoke exclusively to CBS 2 on Wednesday morning about the Don Imus and Rutgers University controversy …
Jonathan Lemire / NY Daily News:
Rudy, McCain say they forgive and support
Associated Press:
A.G.'s Statement Dropping Duke Rape Case  —  Statement from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on the Duke University lacrosse rape case.  —  Good afternoon, everyone.  —  On Jan. 13 of this year, I accepted the request of the Durham district attorney to take over three Durham cases.
RELATED:
Deacon / Power Line:
FRED THOMPSON HEALTH UPDATE
Discussion: Blue Crab Boulevard
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Duke, Don, & Fred: The Omnibus Post
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
Defending Iraq War, McCain Assails Democrats  —  Senator John McCain of Arizona today accused his potential Democratic presidential rivals of playing "small politics" in opposing the war in Iraq, saying withdrawal would lead to chaos across the Middle East, embolden Al Qaeda and expose the United States to "another 9/11 — or worse."
RELATED:
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
McCain: I Blame Rumsfeld For Iraq
James Joyner / Outside The Beltway:
John McCain VMI Speech on Iraq War
Hindrocket / Power Line:
McCain Unbound  —  Earlier today, John McCain delivered a speech …
Discussion: The Caucus
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
HOS AND BITCHES....Now that Don Imus has been universally condemned for calling the Rutgers women's basketball team "nappy-headed hos," the conversation is moving on, as conversations do, to broader questions.  In the LA Times today, civil rights attorney Constance Rice joins in the condemnation …
RELATED:
Atrios / Eschaton:
Black People  —  This morning on CNN Howard Kurtz pulled the …
Brian Maloney / The Radio Equalizer:
Imus, MSNBC Cancels Simulcast, Nappy-Headed Hos, Rutgers, Media Matters
Discussion: Redstate
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
Who's Behind the Pelosi Smear?  —  Oh the irony.  From Jim Lobe: … That would be the same Elliot Abrams who was indicted for (and pled guilty to) lying to Congress (no wonder members of the Bush junta have no fear of doing so) and who, in the 80s, led a very similar campaing to discredit …
Discussion: The Sideshow and The Mahablog
RELATED:
Nico / Think Progress:   Group Now Smearing Pelosi Was Led By Swift Boat Funder Sam Fox
Randian / Daily Kos:   Libby supporters in Republican Jewish Coalition attack Pelosi
Josh White / Washington Post:
Gates Announces Longer Tours for Active-Duty Army Soldiers  —  Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced this afternoon that all active-duty Army soldiers currently deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan could serve extended tours of up to 15 months in combat, meaning more than 100,000 troops …
Ana Marie Cox / time-blog.com:
Regarding Imus  —  I'll have some more fleshed-out thoughts on the matter in the magazine this week, but for now, since many people have asked: No, I won't be going on Imus anymore.  Having said that, it's not like they'll be inviting me back.
zombietime:
Racist Literature Distributed in Berkeley  —  A study in hate, the left/right convergence, and media spin  —  During the first few days of April, 2007, racist literature was distributed in several Berkeley, California neighborhoods by members of an out-of-town white supremacist group.
Fouad Ajami / Opinion Journal:
Iraq in the Balance  —  In Washington, panic.  In Baghdad, cautious optimism.  —  BAGHDAD—For 35 years the sun did not shine here," said a man on the grounds of the great Shia shrine of al-Kadhimiyyah, on the outskirts of Baghdad.  I had come to the shrine at night, in the company of the Shia politician Ahmed Chalabi.
Real Cities:
Government lawyers' membership in GOP group seen as inappropriate  —  WASHINGTON - In his day job, Christian Adams writes legal briefs for the voting rights section of the Justice Department, a job that requires a nonpartisan approach.  —  Off the clock, Adams belongs to the Republican …
Carla Marinucci / San Francisco Chronicle:
Pelosi is open to Iran trip  —  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Tom Lantos, D-San Mateo, just back from a trip to Syria that brought sharp criticism from Republicans and the Bush administration, suggested Tuesday that the two may be interested in taking another diplomatic trip — to open a dialogue with Iran.
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Radio And Televison Top Ten Political Moments  —  This ought to enliven the right type of dinner party - pick your Top political moments on TV, radio.  —  The author provides his starting point: … From this list I would immediately toss out "I have caused pain in our marriage" …
Discussion: TigerHawk
David Leonhardt / New York Times:
A Word of Advice During a Housing Slump: Rent  —  A promotional spot for the National Association of Realtors came on the radio the other day.  The spot, introduced as something called "Newsmakers," was supposed to sound like a news report, with the association's president offering real estate advice.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 10:55 PM ET, April 11, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Chicago Dyke / CorrenteWire:
An Interview with Helen Thomas
Hotline On Call:
McCain Trims Headquarters Staff
Discussion: WSJ.com and New Pairodimes
Kevin Drum / Political Animal:
HEALTHCARE IN NOT-AMERICA....Jon Cohn writes about America vs …
Discussion: TAPPED and Ezra Klein
Howard Fineman / MSNBC:
The return of Tom Daschle
Discussion: The Moderate Voice
Leah Friedman / Raleigh News & Observer:
This is one vote Edwards never had
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
Secure The Blessings Of Liberty
Nico / Think Progress:
Will John Sununu Help President Bush Veto Stem Cell Cures?
 Earlier Items: 
Cernig / NewsHog:
Evolving EFP Hype
Roy Rivenburg / Los Angeles Times:
Punk rocker caught in soap opera
This Is London:
I'M SORRY FOR SELLING MY STORY, SAYS IRAN HOSTAGE MR BEAN
Carpetbagger / The Carpetbagger Report:
Iacocca: 'Some of us are sick and tired of people who call free speech treason'
 

 
From Mediagazer:

BBC:
A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Los Angeles Times:
LA County Sheriff's Department secretly investigated and urged the state AG to prosecute an LA Times reporter who wrote about a leaked list of problem deputies

Connor Mycroft / South China Morning Post:
Media orgs, WSJ union, and a congressional panel express support for Selina Cheng, who says WSJ fired her for assuming Hong Kong Journalists Association's chair

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page