I TAKE TITLES from inbound search engine requests and at 8AM on Sunday, someone came looking for "The Sunday Times" so I made a short six-minute video while flicking through the paper. The front page leads with a smear about David McWilliams  and with impending pension cuts for retired state workers.  But the greatest trauma was perhaps the hurt felt by Stephen Fry when someone tweeted that he was boring.  Social networking makes the business pages, with reports that Minister Mary Coughlan attended a Facebook employment announcement and quipped, "You must be joking," when a journalist asked her if she was on Facebook. There are plenty of fans of Cecelia Ahern, now using Skype to talk to the public about her new book.   John O'Connor from Custy's folk music store in Ennis posed with his Koltec zapper, the device he uses to spark when men urinate on his shop.  Cuts are on the way for State workers--but they can expect little sympathy.  Ireland's public service could do with major reform, Brendan Touhy writes. "There is a need for far greater personal accountability with consequences for public servants, so they can discuss and explain their decisions (and failure to take decisions) and be held accountable. 
In a full-page article, John Harlow shows how television is in fact a force for social good. "Kids who watch TV out of school are less likely to consume drugs."  Al Gore smiles approvingly above a reference to Tipperary Institute's courses on renewable energy.  And 3D mobile handsets, using Vikuiti technology from 3M, are apparently in SonyEricsson's pipeline. 
1. Colin Coyle -- "McWilliams asked for a job with Lenihan'" in the lead story of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
Stephen O'Brien -- "Retired state workers face pension cuts" on the front page of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
3. Robin Henry -- "Fry hurt by 'unkind' tweet on the front page of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
3a. Stephen Armstrong -- "Going Ape" in the Focus section of the Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
4. Mark Paul -- "Facebook chief seeks new friends" in The Business Interview, The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
5. Liam Fay -- "Shocking state of affairs" in the comment section of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
6. John Burns -- "The Axeman Cometh" in The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
7. Brendan Touhey -- "It's time to call in the outsiders" in the comments section of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
8. John Harlow -- "How TV is making the world a better place"
9. Dara Flynn -- "Turn the gloom into a bright future" in the Education section of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
10. Danny Fortson -- "Shale gas blasts open world energy market" in the Energy and Environment section of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
11. Dedalus -- "Talking to the Skype" in the comment section of The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
12. Alex Pell -- "A new dimension in mobiles" in Tech & Net, The Sunday Times, 1 Nov 09.
Direct link to audio: http://www.insideview.ie/files/091101_sunday_times_from_ireland.mp3 and to video: http://qik.com/video/3402431