Friday, August 05, 2005
What We Need to Know Today
Dateline NBC, takes on the same topic tonight. "What's Missing," which examines why disappearances of minority women aren't covered extensively (much less obsessively) in the media, unlike the cases of white women such as Natalee Holloway and Laci Peterson. The program follows the family of Tamika Huston, of Spartanburg, S.C., which had had difficulty garnering media coverage of her suspicious disappearance.
Sue Gunter, one of the most revered women's basketball coaches in the country died at 66. She took LSU to the NCAA tournament 14 times.
ABC News senior correspondent Carole Simpson and longtime CNN journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault will both be inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Hall of Fame at the organization's 30th anniversary convention this week.
Six underappreciated and excellent actresses according to Jon Bonné on MSNBC. He has good taste.
Newsweek has an article on Evan Rachel Wood from Thirteen and my favorite cancelled TV show Once and Again. She will be a big star- guaranteed.
EVAN RACHEL WOOD