Selective editing by our liberal friends in the mainstream media is becoming a bit of an epidemic. Recently, MSNBC edited video making it look as though second amendment advocates were interrupting a witness at a congressional hearing on gun control when in fact he had asked the audience a question. You might recall the parent network, NBC, didn’t give the complete story on the Zimmerman-Martin dispatch call. So in the interests of piling on here’s a classic from the archives on global warming you might like.
In case you weren’t aware — and ironically enough, thanks to the online efforts of Slate.com and the news board Reddit — a backlash ensued last fall when the Chronicle of Higher Education reported that Minnesota statutes prohibited the offering of online courses through Coursera.
The California-based company has teamed up with more than 30 prestigious universities — from Harvard to Duke to Stanford (where two professors developed the online platform) — to offer classwork that the American Council on Education may soon recommend for college credit. Continue reading