No, the headline is not simply toÂ make Laura feel more at home. This is the German term for citizen journalism, which is being pushed by the country's biggest-selling newspaper in an intriguing way.
This is Matt Frei's prose poem on the financial cataclysm. I think this is wonderful writing to pictures, and both words and pictures have great rhythym: "the SUV, the large TV". Also, Frei is good with pauses: he lets the pictures breathe. Wonderful.
Scroll down on this page to "Rotten Roots of the Crunch" to locate this clip
... that I can't be with you in person this morning as I'm at a
conference. Instead, here's a dodgy webcam video explaining what you
need to do. Maybe someone could spark up the old projector and play it out from the teaching computer.
Journalists whoÂ work abroadÂ for the BBC become accustomed to fielding accusations of bias. They are particularly common in areas of former British ImperialÂ power, and they are often reinforcedÂ by the accusation that BBC World Service is directly funded by the government. The problemÂ is that some of it is.Â