Medvedev vlogs

It really is a brave new world. The president of Russia is vlogging:


I must say it's not bad, though hardly surprising from Russia's geek-in-chief, who starts each morning reading international papers online. United Russia deputy Sergei Markov, who we last heard expounding enthusiastically about how sexy Vladimir Putin is, has another choice quote in today's Guardian about the president's cyber-savvy:

For him to use the internet and video is not something extraordinary. It's normal. I would say that Medvedev is very comfortable with the internet in the same way that Putin is comfortable when he's in church."


Katie Couric pokes fun at Sarah Palin

TMZ's guerrilla-journalism interview with Katie Couric, above, is making the rounds. Best part: Couric says, "Everyone lies about The Economist, but I actually read it."