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Month: July 2013

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Tweeting Toward Sacrilege


New York Times columnist Frank Bruni interviews Joyce Carol Oates about the twitter-ruckus over JCO’s tweets asking if sexual harassment of women in Egypt was related to Islam. “She just tweeted, and isn’t sure why a format seemingly designed for uncensored, spontaneous, imprecise musings, not nuanced manifestoes, should become grist for such outrage.” It’s a little surprising to me that […]