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Libya: Rixos Hotel Becomes A Journalists' Prison; Reporters Describe 'Desperate Situation' (HuffPost)
Journalists trapped inside a Libyan hotel have described the increasingly worsening situation there. About 35 foreigners -- including journalists and politicians -- have been holed up inside Tripoli's Rixos hotel and barred from leaving for the past five days. Mediaite: CNN's Matthew Chance, who has been tweeting from inside the Rixos, delivered a live report on developments at the hotel.
Here's The New Look New York Observer (FishbowlNY)
Here is the new broadsheet-formatted New York Observer. Wednesday marks its change to a mini-broadsheet from a tabloid layout.
As Hurricane Irene Approaches, Weather Channel's Jim Cantore Shows Off How To Pack For A Storm (TVNewser)
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore is about as veteran a storm-chaser as they come. In other words, when he has advice for how to pack for an incoming hurricane, he is someone worth listening to.