Wednesday, April 15, 2009

judith krug, thankee sai

CHICAGO –Judith Fingeret Krug, 69, the long-time director of the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) and executive director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, who fought censorship on behalf of the nation's libraries, died April 11 after a lengthy illness.
Krug, who often said, "Censorship dies in the light of day," was the director of OIF and executive director of the Freedom to Read Foundation for more than 40 years.  She was admired and respected for her efforts to guarantee the rights of individuals to express ideas and read the ideas of others without governmental interference...


Woody Evans
  Writing & Research for Hire

Monday, April 13, 2009

bird watchers, ah, twitter

A social networking site for bird watchers -- evidence / content driven.  Post vids, pics, comments, news items, and rate the work of others.

This is ground-swell amateur naturalism dosed with octane.  This is what the web is for.  Lovely.

(Thanks Jo!)