The United Nations Security Council met in emergency session Tuesday to discuss the crisis in Libya. And U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had tough words for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, saying the violence against protesters is unacceptable.
But unlike in Egypt, the United States has little leverage to stop the bloodshed in Libya.
CU Regents heard public comment on Tuesday, and are set to discuss the discontinuance process of Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication at 8:30 am, Wednesday, Feb. 23.
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University of Colorado Regents got an earful from Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s professors and former students.
Public comments at Tuesday’s Regents meeting were as much about the school’s individual struggles as the future of journalism. Citing budget woes and the ever changing media landscape, CU initiated the discontinuance process last August. But it’s been confusing, and according to Len Ackland, co-director of the school’s Center for Environmental Journalism, anything but transparent.
In Wisconsin, Ohio and a growing number of other states, unions are fighting attempts to scale back the collective bargaining rights of public sector workers. Host Michele Norris talks to Richard Hurd, a professor of industrial and labor relations at Cornell University, about how these rights vary by state — and their impact on wages and benefits.