As the world mourns for Jennifer Riordan, the Southwest passenger who was partially ejected through the blown-out window of Southwest flight 1380 yesterday (April 17, 2018), the world is also lauding Southwest pilot Tammie Jo Shults for her cool, level-headed handling of the situation, saving the lives of the rest of the 149 passengers and crew on board the crippled airplane. You can listen to sound clips of that audio here.
This article features the transcript of the online video ‘thank you’ posted by Cleveland kidnapping victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight. The actual video is included, along with information about the video, and about the victims’ crisis management PR firm, Hennes Paynter.
Just hours before his alleged disappearance from a Hong Kong hotel, Edward Snowden, an ex-CIA employee and NSA contractor working through Booz Allen Hamilton, outed himself as the whistleblower in the NSA PRISM scandal. In the 12-minute video interview posted on YouTube, Ed Snowden explained his reason for releasing the documents that revealed the PRISM program. Here is the transcript of that interview.
Italian media has just released the full text of a transcipt of the emergency distress call between the Italian Coast Guard, and Captain Francesco Schettino. While Schettino, who is under arrest, will likely have a fair trial in the court of law, the world will likely have a hard time being as fair after reading the transcript (below) which clearly shows a man abandoning his ship and passengers, even refusing direct orders from the Coast Guard commander to get back on the ship to help save passengers.