IN THE PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Wed., 26/1/2011: The Daily Beast looks at the most used words in various State of the Union addresses throughout history. For Roosevelt it was “war” while for John F. Kennedy it was “new”. George W. Bush favoured “weapons” while Clinton made frequent use of “health”. Also, coverage of the demonstrations in Egypt and continuing revelations in The Guardian about the Palestinian Authority
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The Daily Beast
uses “word clouds” to illustrate words that were most used in various historical State of the Union addresses by American Presidents. We take a look at what the most favoured words were by Presidents Roosevelt, Kennedy, Carter, Clinton, Bush and Obama.
The Huffington Post
and the New York Times
also look at Obama’s speech. For the latter, it “offered a welcome contrast to all of the posturing that passes for business in the new Republican-controlled Congress.
“At times Tuesday night, Mr. Obama was genuinely inspiring with a vision for the country to move forward with confidence and a sense of responsibility. Americans need to hear a lot more like that from him.”
Other stories in today’s international press review:
El Watan (Algeria)
: “The street says Mubarak, no more!”
(Egyptian news website): “Egypt protestors show poise, diligence”
: “Secret files reveal MI6 blueprint for Hamas crackdown”