As 2009, the big year of social media, wraps up, the Monitor’s language columnist considers just what a workhorse the word ‘social’ is.
12/21/2009 11:39 am
‘It’s a wonderful life’ was required viewing at Christmas. Finally, one year, I saw its true mastery.
12/21/2009 11:23 am
Louis Armstrong was both a great artist and a popular success.
12/18/2009 03:31 pm
A protest aimed at bringing down AT&T's network saw support and then a rush of concerned opposition.
12/18/2009 03:01 pm
Inexpensive home recording equipment helps artists rise from outside the mainstream labels.
12/17/2009 05:10 pm
The Indian press is abuzz with news that Indian Home Ministry officials are investigating whether a terror suspect in the Mumbai attacks, David Headley from Chicago, was working as a 'double agent' with the US.
12/16/2009 08:40 am
Illinois' Republican lawmakers oppose the Obama administration's decision to transfer some Guantanamo detainees to a prison in the state - and a recent poll shows a majority of Illinois voters do, too. But Democratic leaders are behind the move, citing new jobs.
12/15/2009 05:08 pm
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Corporate consultancy Accenture announced Sunday that it is dumping Tiger Woods, but it has bound its image so closely to Woods that it even put him on its stationery.
12/14/2009 06:20 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
12/13/2009 01:16 pm