On Wednesday the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign held hundreds of house parties across the country to build grassroots support. Newsweek reporters visited one in New York City and one in Washington, D.C. that Sanders attended. A...Show More Summary
Newsweek reports that the College Board has revised AP U.S. history standards in response to complaints last year that "most people when they finish that course, they’d be ready to sign up for ISIS," and that it presented “a radically revisionist view of American history that emphasizes negative aspects of our nation’s... More »
The framework for how teachers teach U.S. History Advanced Placement courses in classrooms across the country is set to be revised for the second year in a row on Thursday, Newsweek reports. The new outline, around which teachers create...Show More Summary
Twenty years ago, this magazine made a minor bit of cinematic history. Of all the terrible rumors that were floating around the production of Waterworld—and there were many—Newsweek published the one that most offended its star, Kevin Costner. Show More Summary
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Newsweek is reporting that Iran has cut off funding to Hamas in Gaza, citing Israeli journalism and Hamas sources. Iran’s relationship with the…
Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a 'Top Cancer Doctor' by 'Newsweek' magazine. 'Newsweek' just released the list of the nation's top physicians for cancer care in conjunction with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which publishes 'America's Top Doctors.'
Newsweek has hired Matt McAllester as editor-in-chief of its Europe/Middle East/Africa edition, the magazine's parent company, IBT Media, announced Monday. McAllester, currently the editor of Time's European edition, will start his new role on Aug. Show More Summary
Jeffrey A. Tucker, Newsweek: I just heard Trump speak live. The speech lasted an hour, and my jaw was on the floor most of the time. I've never before witnessed such a brazen display of nativistic jingoism, along with a complete disregard for economic reality. Show More Summary
Back in 2009, reporters on NBC News and at Newsweek magazine compared Star Trek fan Barack Obama to a character in the popular phenomenon -- the half-human, half-Vulcan Mister Spock -- as “a person who has dealt with some of the same...Show More Summary
MAD AS HELL AND NOT TAKING IT ANYMORE: Matthew Continetti over at the Washington Free Beacon on “Revenge of the Radical Middle: Why Donald Trump Isn’t Going Away.” Two decades ago, in the spring of 1996,Newsweek magazine described a group of voters it called the “radical middle.” Formerly known as the Silent Majority, then the Reagan […]
Journalists have an ethical duty to report the truth, to correct errors quickly, and to take responsibility for their work. As noted here by Kurt Eichenwald writing in Newsweek, the New York Times has not only failed in its responsibility,...Show More Summary
Trash Buffet is a new weekly column at Newsweek, a digest in the world of reality television spanning from the wonderful to the weird to the worst. We’ll cover five series over the course of a single season, handpicking the highlights...Show More Summary
Newsweek reporters have been banned from the Arapahoe County Justice Center, site of the Aurora, Colo., shooting trial, after the magazine published the name of a juror in the James Holmes case online in both a story and a tweet.
http://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-fascist-354690 http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/nope-trump-s-latest-will-not-sink-him-one-bit For those just joining us, here’s what we mean by Palinism (boldface mine): While people have described Palin as engaging in identity politics, that sells identity politics short. Show More Summary
Newsweek will no longer be covering the James Holmes theater shooting trial. The magazine was banned after it either knowingly or unknowingly violated the judge’s orders. According to USA Today, Judge Carlos Samour had laid down guidelines for the James Holmes trial to protect the privacy of the jury. Show More Summary
According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2015 an estimated 1,658,370 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and 589,430 people will die from the disease. Newsweek, in conjunction with Castle Connolly Medical...Show More Summary
There is a time and place to get weirdly maternal, and this is not it. "It's okay, honey. You have a whole year before we force you out." (via Newsweek) When it comes to asylum, Germany faces a similar challenge America faces with immigration:...Show More Summary
Following up on my previous post, 9th Circuit: Marijuana Dispensaries Cannot Deduct Business Expenses, Must Pay Taxes On 100% Of Their Gross Income: Newsweek, Who’s Right on Marijuana? Justice Or the IRS?: In downtown Washington, D.C., the Department of Justice asserts that marijuana enterprises are free to exist, while immediately...
As noted earlier, yesterday Paul Glastris and I taped a BloggingheadsTV/podcast with guest Matt Cooper of Newsweek. We talk mostly about Donald Trump's appearance at the Family Leadership Summit over...