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Channel One News has pulled together one of the world's thornier regions with videos, a slide show, quizzes and links. It may not give you today's news, but it does sum up the big news of recent days as well as give a good summary of the region's history.

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Channel One's "Around the world ... and back" summary of the world's news includes a world map so you can see where Myanmar is.

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This Pearson Education site includes previous tests dating back more than a year.

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The Pulitzer Center created "The Heat of the Moment" site to highlight in-depth reporting produced by Daniel Grossman in partnership with WBUR.

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This quiz lets you compare your political know-how with that of the 1,002 adults asked the same questions in Pew's October 2009 national survey.

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NPR puts its weekly news quiz online, along with daily quizzes and archived shows.

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Executive Editor Wanda Lloyd writes a column about every two weeks to explain the newspaper's processes and decisions to readers. This link takes you to a page of all of the paper's columnists; you'll find her column at the top.

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Assistant Managing Editor John Moore's blog grows out of the paper's 9 a.m. news meeting. He discusses plans for upcoming stories and invites readers to weigh in with their opinions.

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Editor and publisher John Temple writes both this blog and a Saturday column. Temple discusses journalism trends and answers reader questions like this one about the JonBenet Ramsey case: "Is the News going to apologize for all the unnecessary coverage of this nut case Karr?"

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Having a hard time pronouncing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's name? Stephen Colbert has the same problem. But the Voice of America's Web site offers an audio pronunciation guide: Find the person or place name that's stumping you and click to hear it pronounced.

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You can listen to the current show, download a podcast or cruise the show's archives. Or you could try to answer the questions yourself at the Web site.

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The Washington Post records and archives congressional votes in its Votes Database. You can check every vote since 1991. The database also archives votes by selected topic, such as impeachments and nominations.

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"Katrina's Impact," ChannelOne's explainer of the recovery effort facing New Orleans.

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ChannelOne explains one of the world's worst humanitarian disasters.

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Editor in chief Tom Honig and Managing Editor Don Miller share this blog. You'll find other blogs at the paper here.

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Jay Rosen at New York University has compiled this list of "newroom bosses" with Weblogs, with help from his students and other contributors.

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Longtime blogger Jeff Jarvis' credits are extensive: former TV critic for TV Guide and People; creator of Entertainment Weekly; associate publisher of the New York Daily News; columnist for the San Francisco Examiner; and president/creative director of Advance.net, the online arm of Advance Publications. His next job is director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York’s new graduate school of kournalism.

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Published by the World Editors Forum, a division of the World Association of Newspapers, this blog calls itself a global rendezvouz for senior news executives.

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Jim Romenesko doesn't call himself a blogger because, he says, he doesn't comment on what he posts. However, his Poynter-based site has become the home page of many journalists because of its constant stream of journalism-related doings, comings and goings. He posts links to published stories, memos pulled from newsroom bulletin boards and sent to him, letters and article feedback.

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Editor John Robinson makes near-daily posts about his paper's coverage. Staffers also blog at The "Inside Scoop," The Lex Files, Sports Extra and many more blogs. Check the list in the right-hand column.

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