- Inside the Headlines - 20140124- James Moore and JP Sottile


Grab a dose of your favorite local week-in-review headlines show with co-hosts Newsvandal JP Sottile and James Moore.

This week's tiers include:

Anti-Social media?, The Big Red, White, And Blue Marble, and Water is Life (Until it isn't)

For a complete listing of all headlines referenced, click "Read more" below.


    1. Anti-Social Media?
    Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/22/facebook-princeton-researchers-infectious-disease
 
    Independent commission to investigate future of internet after NSA revelations
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/22/independent-commission-future-internet-nsa-revelations-davos
 
     Net neutrality fears? Maybe FCC should worry you more
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57617576-38/worried-about-net-neutrality-maybe-its-the-fcc-that-should-really-concern-you/
 
     Net neutrality just got a boost in Europe, thanks to a consumer rights committee
http://gigaom.com/2014/01/23/net-neutrality-just-got-a-boost-in-europe-thanks-to-a-consumer-rights-committee/
 
    Federal Court: Bloggers Have Same First Amendment Rights As Journalists
http://jonathanturley.org/2014/01/20/federal-court-bloggers-have-same-first-amendment-rights-as-journalists/
 
    Pope: Internet Is a ‘Gift From God’ for Dialogue
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/pope-internet-gift-god-dialogue-21633850
 

    2. The Big Red, white & Blue Marble

    U.S. Drone Crashes in Yemen
    http://complex.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2014/01/21/us_drone_crashes_in_yemen
    
    Afghan president again demands US airstrikes end
    http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/afghan-president-again-demands-us-airstrikes-end-1.262900
    
    United States wants to expand its rapid-reaction force based in Spain
    http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/01/20/inenglish/1390212061_478148.html
    
    US to train Iraqi army in Jordan
    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/19/jordan-us-training-iraqi-military
    
    New Arms Transfer Policy Stokes Debate Over Influence
    http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140119/DEFREG02/301190028/New-Arms-Transfer-Policy-Stokes-Debate-Over-Influence
    
    The Pentagon Wants to Communicate With Big Inflatable Balls
    http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2014/01/army-communications-balloon/
    

    3. Water is Life (Until It Isn't)
    Artificial Sugars Sweeten Tap Water in Canada
    http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/artificial_sugars_sweeten_tap_water_in_canada/
    
    These 11 Popular Sodas Tested Positive for a Potential Carcinogen
    http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2014/01/sodas-contain-caramel-colored-carcinogen-4-mei
    
    Shell Let Off the Hook on Benzene Pollution
    http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/01/21/64705.htm
    
    Elk River leak included another chemical
    http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201401210072
    
    Common chemical kills coral reefs
    http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/newscience/2014/Jan/coral-damage/
    
    Extinction Threatens 1 In 4 Shark And Ray Species, Study Finds Largest Fish ‘In Greatest Peril’
    http://www.ibtimes.com/extinction-threatens-1-4-shark-ray-species-study-finds-largest-fish-greatest-peril-1545202
    

    THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
    The Gulf's bright solar-powered future: Sunshine-rich GCC countries are investing billions in solar-powered energy
    http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2014/01/gulf-bright-solar-powered-future-201412363550740672.html
    
    Chimps and Bonobos Prove that Moral Behavior is a Product of Evolution
    http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/elist/eListRead/chimps_and_bonobos_prove_that_moral_behavior_is_a_product_of_evolution/
    
    Sight restored to partially blind man
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064
    

    ODDS & ENDS

    Mass culture for profit: Do you play games, or are they playing you?
    http://mondediplo.com/2014/01/12videogames
    
    Organised crime: Earning with the fishes
    http://www.economist.com/news/international/21594349-globalised-gangs-profit-new-regulations-and-markets-governments-are-struggling
    
    New Report Questions F-35 Job Creation Claims
    http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140122/DEFREG02/301220015/New-Report-Questions-F-35-Job-Creation-Claims
    
    Chikungunya Virus Spreads To More Caribbean Islands
    http://www.ibtimes.com/chikungunya-virus-spreads-more-caribbean-islands-1544083
    
    Pesticides 'making bees smaller'
    http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jan/20/pesticides-making-bees-smaller
    
    Freed Gitmo Prisoner Cannot Sue for Torture
    http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/01/20/64687.htm
    
    CNN lays off more than 40 journalists
    http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/465288de-840a-11e3-9903-00144feab7de.html
    
    Dr. Dre Has a Plan to Remake the Music Industry
    http://www.nationaljournal.com/technology/dr-dre-has-a-plan-to-remake-the-music-industry-20140120
    
    Mashing up John Lennon ‘Imagine’ with Van Halen ‘Jump’ was a terrific idea
    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/213631/mashing-up-john-lennon-imagine-with-van-halen-jump-was-a-terrific-idea/
    
    Study: How to survive a nuclear explosion
    http://www.stripes.com/news/us/study-how-to-survive-a-nuclear-explosion-1.262914
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