- Facebook: The $10 Billion Social Network?
Can a website be worth this much, apparently so
- IHT: Killing the messengers
An article about the targeting of journalists in Somalia. Since the takeover of Ethiopian troops in Mogadishu, the city has become probably the most dangerous place in the world for journalists
- The Daily Princetonian - A little humility
Daoud Kuttab writes about the pathetic attack of Columbia University's president on his guest, the Iranian president Ahmadinejad. An excellent piece.
- BBC: Arab states named as more corrupt
interesting research. It was expected that Arab states would be more corrept; in most cases the government's money goes into one man/family account.