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He’s Not A Monsanto Lobbyist, And Weed Killer Isn’t Safe To Drink

There’s a Time post making the rounds today: A journalist from Canal+, the French premium cable station, asks a man identified as a lobbyist to drink some RoundUp, or glyphosate, a commonly used weed-killer. As Newsweek reports, the man, Patrick Moore, is not a Monsanto lobbyist but an environmentalist who is a proponent of genetically modified […]

White House will go after AIPAC next — Newsweek

As Iran talks come down to the wire, Newsweek source predicts White House leaks against the Israel lobby: "stories such as AIPAC’s operations against Congress." AIPAC is trying to block the deal.

Tim Matsu

Chiang Mai, Thailand 2007 Tim Matsui (b.1973, USA) is an Emmy-nominated visual journalist and filmmaker focusing on human trafficking, alternative energy, and the environment. Tim’s clients have included Newsweek, Stern, Der Spiegel,...Show More Summary

How Newsweek Got the Bible Right — and Still Got it Wrong

We still need a grownup conversation about the Bible. The post How Newsweek Got the Bible Right — and Still Got it Wrong appeared first on OnFaith.

MSNBC's Jonathan Alter Spins Cruz's Message: 'Extremism Is Good'

MSNBC journalists on Monday reacted predictably to Ted Cruz's announcement that he is running for President. Former Newsweek senior editor Jonathan Alter summed up the Republican's vision by comparing Cruz to Barry Goldwater's 1964 campaign. Connecting the two, Alter concluded, "So, that's the Ted Cruz message, 'extremism is good."

Exorcism – Or Child Abuse? Spain Arrests Priest

Hey – who says that engaging in a bizarre medieval rite can’t be both? Newsweek details the entire sordid mess. A Spanish priest and an exorcist have been charged with gender violence and causing injury and mistreatment after the exorcist performed repeated exorcisms on an anorexic teenage girl. A judge in Burgos has called for [...]

Canada May Allow Euthanizing Patients and Harvesting Their Organs

In my very first anti-euthanasia article, published by Newsweek in 1993, I warned that legalizing assisted suicide would lead to “organ harvesting as a plum to society.” That dark prophesy has come true in Netherlands and Belgium, aimed specifically at people with “good organs,” such as MS patients and those with mental illnesses. Click here […]

Is Hello Barbie Progress or a Problem?

by Angela Guess Lauren Walker recently wrote for Newsweek, “Child privacy advocates are looking to shut down ‘Hello Barbie,’ Mattel’s first Wi-Fi connected version of the popular doll. One reason: They say it could be used to spy on children. Show More Summary

Social Media Newsfeed: ISIS-Linked Twitter Accounts | LinkedIn Acquisition

Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Anonymous Sees 9,200 ISIS-Linked Twitter Accounts (Newsweek) Anonymous, an online \"hacktivist\" organization, released a list of 9,200 Twitter account handles it believes are linked to the Islamic State. Show More Summary

The ABIM response to Newsweek determines how far anti-MOC sentiment will spread

Regular readers here are well-versed on the controversy surrounding maintenance of certification (MOC) and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The story recently made mainstream news, with a comprehensive recap by Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald: The Ugly Civil War in American Medicine. Show More Summary

Washington Monthly Writer: If Hillary’s Elected President, She Should Nominate Obama For the Supreme Court

Veteran journalist Steven Waldman, a former Washington correspondent for Newsweek and a senior adviser to the Federal Communications Commission for two years during Obama’s first term, argues that an Obama nomination would be “good for [Hillary], and very good for progressives. Show More Summary

Newsweek Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

When IBT Media purchased Newsweek from Barry Diller’s IAC in 2013, the print version was dead and buried. Things were so bad that Diller even bluntly stated “I wish I had not bought Newsweek. It was a mistake.” Despite the bleak outlook, IBT Media was undeterred. Show More Summary

Physician Civil War or Revolution?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

Today, Kurt Eichenwald published a report in Newsweek on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) scandal entitled "The Ugly Civil War in American Medicine." Here's a small exerpt:Slass says the suggestion that the ABIM is “purposefully...Show More Summary

More trouble for Bill O’Reilly: Police report casts doubt on JFK story

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

On Monday Newsweek published a story by investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein, who researched the John F. Kennedy assassination, that states that claims made by Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly in his reporting on the case weren’t possible. O’Reilly claimed in his book Killing Kennedy that he was...

ISIS Unveils Video To Recruit Deaf & Mute Jihadists

While some may ISIS is 'deaf' to the new world as it spreads its message of Shariah Law across The Middle East, the terrorist organization appears to be trying to broaden the appeal of the militant group. As Newsweek reports, ISIS has...Show More Summary

Vendor cart fire prompts short White House lock down

An explosion right outside the White House prompts brief lockdown — Newsweek (@Newsweek) March 7, 2015

Morning Report for March 6, 2015

Orange County Register website’s new “evening edition” is heavy on entertainment, food coverage, and features. ( Andrew Lack is back at NBC News as chairman. ( Newsweek is making a little money, and “we’re investing it back into the product,” says editor Jim Impoco. ( Colorado girl, 11, launches blog that … Read More

Cathy Galvin's Gorgeous Sonnets

(Cathy Galvin is photographed by Paul McVeigh) Over the years, Cathy Galvin had forged a formidable career as a journalist and editor at The Sunday Times and Newsweek to name just a few. She has established herself as a powerful champion...Show More Summary

Stephen Colvin Joins Robb Report

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Stephen Colvin, former CEO of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, is joining Robb Report as chief operating officer and president of its digital division, a new role at the company. Colvin comes to Robb Report from VC firm Lerer Ventures, where he served as executive in residence. Show More Summary

Actually, that 'off-target' 1995 anti-Internet column was amazingly on-target

Back in 1995, astronomer and computer expert Clifford Stoll wrote an article for Newsweek dismissing all the excitement about something called the Internet. It was headlined, "The Internet? Bah!" 

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