(Scott Johnson) Peggy Noonan joined the crowd that turned on George W. Bush in what I thought was (in Noonan’s case) a grossly unfair manner in 2008. I wrote critically about one of Noonan’s weekly Wall Street Journal columns in which she identified with the public disapproval of Bush that April in “Season of the witch.” Having turned on George W. Show More Summary
NATIONAL JOURNAL: Nine Questions For Hillary Clinton In 2015. Actually, they left out the big one: How do you reconcile your history of attacking Bill’s female accusers with your “war on women” rhetoric?
In a Christmas Day opinion piece (behind a paywall) for The Wall Street Journal, Christian author Eric Metaxas explained that science proved God because of an argument that's been debunked so many times over, you have to really work hard to pretend rebuttals don't exist:
So Christmas is over That tree might stick around for a bit, but eventually it has to go. The question is: Will it leave any visitors behind? The Wall Street Journal reported that bugs of all shapes and sizes can "hitchhike" into your home, hidden in Christmas trees. Show More Summary
Silly brain rot set in a museum According to the Wall Street Journal: The first floor of the American Museum of Natural History still reeked of smoke when the museum’s emergency team swept in to assess the damage from a fire that forced the evacuation of some 4,000 people. Show More Summary
H appy Christmas! All the best to you and yours from all of us at the Upstart Business Journal. Without further adieu, a very merry edition of Uplinks. Santa, you've switched off your targeting computer. The forgotten Star Wars Christmas album. Show More Summary
U pstarts who caught our eye in 2014: Each week, we scour the print editions of business journals around the country in search of entrepreneurs with big ideas and strong execution. Here are 30 we think deserve another look, from one who's disrupting transportation with a three-wheeled car, to the youngest person ever to get VC funding, to a professional cuddler.
Well-earned or nah? Don Lemon Ruled Among The Worst Journalists Of 2014 Via Mediaite: The Columbia Journalism Review gave a big ol’ lump of Christmas coal to CNN’s Don Lemon earlier this week by naming him among the worst
CJR chooses Don Lemon as one of the worsts in journalism: As one of the most recognizable anchors on CNN, Don Lemon has helped lead the cable network’s coverage of the biggest stories of the year. Live television is exceedingly difficult to produce, of course, but Lemon’s gaffes this year offer a case study in [Read more...]
"Lemon’s gaffes this year offer a case study in how to choose words wisely — or not," a CJR writer noted read more
The Columbia Journalism Review has named CNN's Don Lemon one of the worst journalists of 2014. Lemon, who saw this year become a series of flubs and bad sound bites, can do nothing but grow from this experience, since he can't do much worse.
ABA Journal, Cooley Law School Seeks to Sell a Building in Downtown Lansing Huffington Post, Three Reasons Why Lawyers Are Miserable Iowa Gazette, University of Iowa's New One-year Masters in Law Study Degree Good for Admissions The Nation, Prosecute John Yoo, Says Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky National Law Journal,...
Most of Facebook's 8,000 employees are millennials — and the average age is 28, compared to 30 at Google and 31 at Apple, the Wall Street Journal reports. CEO Mark Zuckerberg is 30. The company has embraced stereotypes about millennials (like, that they're entitled and hate negative feedback) in its management strategy. Show More Summary
The Columbia Journalism Review gave a big ol' lump of Christmas coal to CNN's Don Lemon earlier this week by naming him among the worst of the worst in journalism for the year 2014.
The Neapolitan tradition of “suspended coffee” — paying for two, drinking one and leaving the receipt for the other for a stranger — has spread around the world.
Journalism usually focuses on what’s going wrong, not what’s going right. As a result, newspapers can give an unduly negative view of the world. I try to remedy this in… Continue reading The post Why 2015 will probably be the best year in human history appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Scientists have discovered the oldest stone tool found in Turkey, proving that humans migrated from Asia to Europe earlier than was previously thought. The findings, published in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews, show that humans moved from Asia to Europe about 1.2 million years ago. Show More Summary
Rapid growth in the number of Americans listed in an FBI criminal-records database has raised the profile of a legal process often called expungement, as explained in a Wall Street Journal article. Here's what to know about expungem...
The wakeup call came when news broke in late November about a rather obvious nonsensical article being accepted for publication in a “peer-reviewed” online journal. The article was titled “Get me off your fucking mailing list” and it basically just repeated this request over and over again throughout 10 pages. It even had a flow […]