LIbya http://kgou.org en GOP Leaders Reject Report That Benghazi Wasn't Linked To Al-Qaida http://kgou.org/post/gop-leaders-reject-report-benghazi-wasnt-linked-al-qaida The chair of the House Intelligence Committee is casting doubt on <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/12/28/257930716/no-al-qaida-link-in-benghazi-attack-new-york-times-reports">a <em>New York Times</em> report</a> that found the attack on the American mission in Benghazi, Libya, was not perpetrated by al-Qaida or any other international terrorist group.<p>"I dispute that, and the intelligence community, to a large volume, disputes that," Michigan GOP Rep. Sun, 29 Dec 2013 20:12:45 +0000 Eyder Peralta 20096 at http://kgou.org GOP Leaders Reject Report That Benghazi Wasn't Linked To Al-Qaida World Views: June 14, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-june-14-2013 <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Over the past 11 months, the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan has hosted hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing that country’s civil war.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Suzette Grillot and Rebecca Cruise visited the camp in early June, and witnessed some of the newest arrivals.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Real-time updates on social media are revolutionizing traditional journalism. By following Twitter feeds and other forms of social media, journalists like NPR Senior Strategist&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.npr.org/people/129257771/andy-carvin" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Andy Carvin</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;now identify breaking news faster and do a better job following international stories.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:44:17 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise, Hallie Arias & Brian Hardzinski 7857 at http://kgou.org World Views: June 14, 2013 How Crowdsourcing Changes The Nature Of News Coverage http://kgou.org/post/how-crowdsourcing-changes-nature-news-coverage <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Real-time updates on social media are revolutionizing traditional journalism. By following Twitter feeds and other forms of social media, journalists like NPR Senior Strategist </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/people/129257771/andy-carvin" style="line-height: 1.5;">Andy Carvin</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> now identify breaking news faster and do a better job following international stories.</span></p><p>“Crowdsourcing is basically just a fancy term for asking for help from the public,” Carvin says. “It's something journalists have always done at various points, but now social media has made it easy to engage people all over the world.”</p><p>Carvin calls himself an “informational DJ.” He has used crowdsourcing to cover stories ranging from the Newtown, Connecticut shooting to the Arab Spring.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:28:25 +0000 Hallie Arias & Suzette Grillot 7723 at http://kgou.org How Crowdsourcing Changes The Nature Of News Coverage VIDEO: Lankford Questions State Dept. Officials on Benghazi http://kgou.org/post/video-lankford-questions-state-dept-officials-benghazi <p>U.S. Rep. James Lankford (R-OK5) was one of several members of Congress today questioning three top diplomats about September's deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.</p><p>http://youtu.be/gSLDqo47my8</p><p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13.1875px;">U.S. State Department foreign service officer and former deputy chief of mission&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 13.1875px;">in Libya Gregory Hicks told Lankford&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'lucida grande', tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">the only person who can waive security requirements for high-risk, high threat locations is the Secretary of State.</span></p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 20:22:26 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 5476 at http://kgou.org