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Missing Middle: By Michael Massing, from "Columbia Jounalism Review"

"...Ekstrand has lived in Ohio for the last five years. She moved there after spending nine years in New York, mostly working for the AP, and three years in North Carolina pursuing a Ph.D. Her time in “the land of the potluck dinner,” as she calls Ohio, has changed her perspective. “It’s one thing to fly in and cover a news event and fly out,” she says. “To understand the full context, you have to live in the community. I understand the country so much better now that I live here.” Unfortunately, she says, since all of the nation’s news networks and most of its top newspapers and magazines are based on the East Coast, “there’s no nationally distributed heartland perspective.” If a network were based in Indianapolis, Cincinnati, or St. Louis, she asks, “what would its coverage look like?”...
Earth's Climate Is Seesawing, According To Climate Researchers: Source, Swedish Research Council

"...Science Daily — During the last 10,000 years climate has been seesawing between the North and South Atlantic Oceans. As revealed by findings presented by Quaternary scientists at Lund University, Sweden, cold periods in the north have corresponded to warmth in the south and vice verse. These results imply that Europe may face a slightly cooler future than predicted by IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.”...

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