Recommendation 1 from ‘The Telegraph’

Article Name:‘Getting info from the internet is like drinking from a fire hose: but efficient word of mouth can fix that’

By: ‘Alexis Dormandy’

Sticking to the word of mouth

Summary:

The article talks about the purposes for which internet was developed and how the situation has turned more complicated than it was earlier imagined. Talking of the present pattern of information flow and consumption, the writer explains the need to aim higher, laying stress on the importance of ‘word of mouth’ in changing the technological and corporate world, stating how everything could change if the word of mouth was imperfect.

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Omnipotent: Having unlimited power
Deluged: Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
Collate: To assemble in proper sequence

Recommendation 2 from ‘Project Syndicate’

Article Name:‘Sinai’s Second-String Security’

By: ‘Barak Barfi’

Egypt’s neglected and misdirected war

Summary:

The article throws light on the security issue in the Egypt, especially the Sinai peninsula, threatened over the years time and again by Jihadists and neglect on Egypt’s part in strengthening and augmenting it’s security forces. The reasons for this indifference are listed, talking about the identity and role of CSF troops in the whole war, and how the Egypt government might be cunningly trying to silence critics by attacking its own people.

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Ratcheted: Move by degrees in one direction only
Stricture: Severe criticism
Environ: Extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Recommendation 3 from ‘The LA times’

Article Name:‘Women in the workplace: How ‘good girls’ fight back’

By: ‘Lynn Povich’

It is hardly the end of the fight

Summary:

The article talks about the discrimination faced by working women at their workplaces, highlighting her own 30- year old case at the office magazine Newsweek. Accounts and instances of harassment and discriminatory behavior are given, focusing on the denial of opportunities to women, even when they work equally as men and unequal treatment meted out to them. Studies to support all this are given, and the writer has pressed upon the need to address this issue, give equal treatment to women and stop what has been going on for generations.

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Flagrantly: Someone who flees from an uncongenial situation
Trombonist: A musician who plays the trombone
Blatant: Without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

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