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Newsweek Weirdly Ties Pope's Defense of Marriage to Supreme Court Case

Taylor Wofford spotlighted how Pope Francis "publicly affirmed his stance on so-called traditional marriage between men and women" in a Wednesday item for Newsweek. Wofford did his best to indicate that the pontiff was commenting about...Show More Summary

'My God! They're Killing Us': Newsweek's 1970 Coverage of the Kent State Shooting

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Forty-five years ago today—on May 4, 1970—members of the Ohio National Guard fired on unarmed student protesters at Kent State, killing four and seriously injuring nine others. The horrific massacre is regarded as a historic moment of public unrest during the Vietnam War. Show More Summary

Two Questions With Jessica Hopper

Back in 1992, Newsweek wrote about a countercultural movement dubbed riot grrrl, in which young feminists—armed with words and guitars—demanded to be up front at shows, intent on breaking up music’s boys’ club. While bands includingShow More Summary

Quora Question: If Measles Only Afflicts the Un-Vaccinated, Why Do the Vaccinated Care?

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from JaeShow More Summary

A New Kurt Cobain Solo Album Is in Utero

In Newsweek’s recent feature about Montage of Heck, the HBO documentary about late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, director Brett Morgen spoke about de-mythologizing the superstar-turned-martyr, saying the film “may be the final chapter.” Well, never mind that. Show More Summary

Morgan Freeman: Police Showed Baltimore ‘Terrorism’

Baltimore experienced terrorism – but not from abroad, according to Morgan Freeman. In an April 30 Newsweek interview, Morgan Freeman supported the recent Baltimore riots following the death of Freddie Gray. The Academy-Award winning actor blamed “police terrorism” for the “unrest in Baltimore,” and backed the protestors.

Frequently Asked Questions About Newsweek's 2015 High School Rankings

Who is Newsweek’s research partner? Newsweek is working with Westat to produce the 2015 Newsweek High School Rankings. Westat is a 100 percent employee-owned research firm headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. One of the nation’s leading research firms, Westat has directly supported and informed the U.S. Show More Summary

Theft in Kathmandu

Elijah Wolfson, 'Theft in Kathmandu: Can Nepal’s Cultural Legacy Be Saved?' Newsweek, 29th April 2015 In the square, centuries-old buildings with ornately carved wood beams, stone statues and gold and silver leafing now sit in various states of disrepair. Show More Summary

Will Russia build a fleet of supercarriers

Russian defense officials’ plans to build a supercarrier have been scrutinized at home and abroad. However, the idea could have a surprisingly practical side. A new article in Newsweek rekindled rumors from March that Russia could be building a new […]

WATCH LIVE: Freddie Gray protests spread from Baltimore to New York City

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New York City police have reportedly begun arresting demonstrators marching in support of Baltimore residents calling for greater accountability regarding the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. As Newsweek reported, thousands of protesters descended upon Union Square, expressing solidarity with...

Advertising Professors Assess the Bud Light Fiasco

“What a fiasco,” Edward Boches, a professor of advertising at Boston University, said when he returned a call from Newsweek about the Bud Light tag line that has garnered a slew of criticism. “The perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night,” the line said. Boches says he was completely stunned when he first saw the campaign. Show More Summary

The Climatistas Are Quaking

(Steven Hayward) For the latest example of climate change fanaticism, look no further than Newsweek yesterday (how is Newsweek still a thing at all?), where we are solemnly told that... wait for it now... climate change caused the Nepal...Show More Summary

After the Biofuel Fail, Does Synthetic Biology Have a Future?

Last month, Newsweek tweeted: "Synbio was going to save the world. Now it's being used to make vanilla flavoring." Synthetic biology (synbio), for the uninitiated, uses organisms and designs from nature to engineer new tools. The Newsweek...Show More Summary

Istanbul, Portland, Tehran And Jakarta All At Risk For Life-Threatening Earthquakes In The Future

Last weekend's tragic earthquake in Nepal, estimated to have killed over 5,000 people, has left many in a tailspin over the increasing risk of earthquakes, with a report in Newsweek warning of additional “extreme geological events” to...Show More Summary

Newsweek Disgracefully Links the Mt Everest Tragedy to Rising CO2

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Its hard to tell if we are witnessing mass climate hysteria, or just loathsome fear mongering to promote a political agenda, but it is oh so predictable, and…

Gun Control: Remembering The Armenian Genocide

Newsweek: Fatma Muge Gocek, now a professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, did not learn about the massacre of Armenian civilians as a student growing up in Turkey but began researching the topic after moving to the U.S. Her book Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present and Collective Violence Against the Armenians […]

Quora Question: What Is the Number One Cause of Airline Crashes?

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from TomShow More Summary

Bruce Jenner Reveals Conservative Affiliation, But Is GOP Supportive?

The landmark Bruce Jenner interview that aired Friday addressed the former Olympian’s struggles with coming out as transgender, deconstructed the oft-conflated issues of gender identity and sexual identification, as Newsweek reported,...Show More Summary

Coming Out Trans: The 29 Best Quotes from Bruce Jenner's Diane Sawyer Interview

On Friday evening, ABC aired an interview of Bruce Jenner conducted by Diane Sawyer. In the interview, Jenner came out as a transgender woman, using the pronouns "she" and "her," which is how Newsweek will refer to Jenner.  From the two-hour special, here are the best moments: 1. Show More Summary

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