LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #175

This week's episode looks at a recent case of an event gone wrong and attempts to draw lessons.

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The Miscellany Unplugged

Get Your Own Damn Counterculture - By Michael Walsh - The Corner - National Review Online
Iona admits ex-official misreported data to outside entities | Inside Higher Ed
RIAA chief: Copyright bills won't kill the Internet
Router glitch causes widespread net outages • The Register
Aus radio industry wants content quotas punted • The Register
Brits Back Twitter, Facebook Shutdown During Civil Unrest - Forbes
Can 24/7 porn rescue Google TV? • The Register
Charlie Hebdo hacker says he ‘did nothing wrong’
Some Glitches in First Nationwide Emergency Alert Broadcast - NYTimes.com
The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System didn’t exactly go off without a hitch. Lady Gaga, anyone?

Test of National Emergency Alert System Goes (Lady) GaGa | CNSnews.com
National Emergency Alert Test: Total Failure? - ABC News
Nationwide emergency warning test needs fine-tuning - latimes.com
There was no panic in the streets from the first nationwide test of the government’s emergency warning system, but there might have been among federal officials after Wednesday’s test didn’t come off smoothly.

Broadcasters not ec-static over EAS glitch - BostonHerald.com
If yesterday’s first-ever nationwide broadcast of the Emergency Alert System is how Uncle Sam plans to save us from impending doom, then we’re in trouble, say radio talk show hosts who blasted the Federal Communications Commission’s trial run, which experienced its own mini-emergency....

Feds Test Emergency Alert System Across the U.S. | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
That interruption to your favorite show at around 2 p.m. ET was the first-ever nationwide EAS test and it wasn't without its glitches.

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