I'm on the road so posting is light. Go read some smart people.
Twitter, PIER, and communication technologies during Hurricane Ike by Gerald Baron
Using reading circles in a graduate seminar by Karen Russell
Large Hadron Collider comes online, world fails to end by Jonathan Gitlin
Financial Meltdown: Journalists Ignored the Early and Obvious Signs by Dan Gillmor
Nobody Gave a Crap About the FDIC Until Fairly Recently by Meg Marco