John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

Thursday, September 27, 2007 John Vanderslice has recently learned to enjoy America again. The singer-songwriter, who National Public Radio called “one of the most imaginative, prolific and consistently rewarding artists making music today,” found it through an unlikely source: his French girlfriend. “For the first time in my life I wouldn’t say I was defending…

OpenSync Interview – syncing on the free desktop

Friday, May 19, 2006 This interview intends to provide some insight into OpenSync, an upcoming free unified data synchronization solution for free software desktops such as KDE, commonly used as part of the GNU/Linux operating system. Hi Cornelius, Armin and Tobias. As you are now getting close to version 1.0 of OpenSync, which is expected…

Interview with Brazilian blogger Ricardo Serran Lobo

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Ricardo Serran Lobo is a Brazilian blogger who writes about his famous neighbor, the politician Roberto Jefferson, head of the Brazilian Labor Party in the Brazilian Congress of Deputies. Jefferson has become a major figure in the ongoing Brazilian mensalão scandal revolving around corruption and bribery. Vizinho do Jefferson [1] quickly…

Putin’s state-of-the-nation speech addresses the economy

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke live on state television Monday in his annual state-of-the-nation address using high ideological rhetoric when calling on lawmakers and the public to strengthen democracy and the rule of law. His 50 minute address from the Kremlin’s Marble Hall only briefly touched on the “epidemic of collapse”…

Community Television consortium urges Australian government to increase funding for channels

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has urged the Australian government to increase funding for community broadcasters. CBAA is asking for an extra $AU14 million for “vital community broadcasting services.” According to CBAA President Deborah Welch, community television is the training ground for the Australian media industry. “It is the…