Tag: london games

by Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Click to read our whole series Later this month, the Paralympics will open at the same London venues as the Olympic Games, and for the first time, will get full-day and prime-time coverage in the U.K. In 2008, Great Britain and Northern Ireland came in second in the Paralympics medals table with 102, including 42 […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung 1. All three of Jonah Lehrer’s books now under review by his publisher (Poynter) 2. Mobile’s role in how we’re watching the London Games (PaidContent) 3. Freedom of the press is a reliable sign of a nation’s happiness, study says (Poynter) […] more »

by Jenny Shank

Olympic fever hit me young. One of my earliest memories is of a coloring book featuring the raccoon mascot from the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics that my mom gave me when I was three. I colored in the pictures of the raccoons skating and bobsledding while I watched the Olympics on our old boxy television. […] more »