DawnWatch: Kristof in NY Times on "Abusing Chickens We Eat" 12/4/14
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, who has so often highlighted the plight of animals abused in the US food system, does so again today, Thursday, December 04, with a column titled, "Abusing Chickens We Eat." (Page A31.)
Kristof discusses a mislea...
DawnWatch: 60 Minutes connects lion petting zoo to canned hunts 11/30/14
On Sunday, November 30, 60 Minutes included a segment on Kevin Richardson, who has a sanctuary in South Africa for lions who were used as cubs in the petting industry, who would have ended up in canned hunts if he had not rescued them. While the segment is...
DawnWatch: John Stewart pans Christie's veto of sow crate bill 12/1/14
As had been widely predicted, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed a ban on sow gestation crates that had passed his legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support, and, according to polls, with the support of over ninety percent of his constituents...
DawnWatch: Non Sequitur comic devotes full week to plant-based diets! 11/17/14-11/22/14
Last week, the widely syndicated Non Sequitur comic strip, by Wylie Miller, was devoted to satirizing the standard American diet and pushing plant-based eating. On day one, Sunday, http://www.gocomics.com/nonsequitur/2014/11/17, Bob is having heart trouble...
DawnWatch: Washington Post on Turkey Pardons 11/23/14
(Note: My Huffington Post and Dodo articles are now up - please see end of this alert.)
The Sunday, November 23, Washington Post has a story on the cover of the Food Section about the presidential turkey pardon. A photo of a stunning Tom turkey takes up h...
Turkey Rescue 2014!
Hello DawnWatch folks!
Its turkey rescue season again! This year the girls are named Pamela and Alexandra, after two Baywatch babes who grew into fantastic vegan activists.
I have a Huffington Post piece coming out in the next day or two (at http://...
DawnWatch: Farm Sanctuary's Susie Coston in O Magazine -- in time for Saturday's celebration in Acton! 11/15/14
Just in time for this Saturday's beautiful "Celebration for the Turkeys" event at Farm Sanctuary's Acton shelter (near Los Angeles -- details at the end of this alert), O Magazine's December issue is out and it includes a beautiful feature piece on Farm Sa...
Dawnwatch: Please tweet to Lisa Ling tonight as she'll be live during the show 11/9/14
Unfortunately Lisa Lings This is Life episode promoting gay rodeo is still set to air this evening on CNN at 10pm Eastern and Pacific. Lisa Ling will be tweeting live during the show from http://Twitter.com/lisaling. Please reply to her...
DawnWatch: Lisa Ling on CNN giving unfortunate coverage to gay rodeos this Sunday night 11/9/14
Lisa Ling has a new show on CNN, "This is Life, With Lisa Ling," which airs Sunday evenings at 10pm:
I caught it last week and greatly enjoyed it. And I remember Lisa Ling's superb coverage of pu...
DawnWatch: Extraordinary article on egg farming in Harper Magazine, November 2014
The November 2014 issue of Harper Magazine has what may be the finest mainstream media article on egg production I've ever read. I don't know that I have even read a piece more thorough and compelling in an animal rights magazine. The blurb on the cover of...
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