From a Slippedisc.com correspondent: At Friday’s Carnegie Hall performance of Bruckner’s Second Symphony with the Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim gave a lengthy and impromptu political speech from the stage immediately after the conclusion of the symphony. In an address that was received with cheers and a standing ovation, he remarked that ‘America has the power […]
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China's political world had been dominated by various factions before Xi Jinping took power at the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) National Congress in 2012. But now there are signs of unification of political factions within the party. Show More Summary
Well, that’s embarrassing! In an article about preferred pronouns, Hearst Media Senior News Editor Megan Friedman misgendered political correspondent Brit Hume. The faux pas only added to the already ridiculous nature of the story.
CNN political correspondent Jim Acosta revealed that Donald Trump’s press secretary told him he would be “thrown out” of Wednesday’s press conference if he asked the president-elect a question. At his first press conference in over five months on Wednesday, Trump lashed out...
Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about a report that Donald Trump and President Obama were briefed on unverified...
To listen to this episode of Trumpcast, use the player below: Subscribe in iTunes ? RSS feed ? Download ? Play in another tab Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed. Slate’s chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie talks...Show More Summary
Here’s one last posting about Angelica (Schuyler) Church, for now. In the early years of the republic, she exchanged letters with a lot of American political men, and some of those letters seem flirtatious. Among those correspondents...Show More Summary
It shouldn’t need repeating, but for the record: Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens. Anyone who needs a refresher should probably take a listen to a recent C-SPAN segment in which an NPR correspondent politely schools a caller wondering...Show More Summary
On Christmas Eve, the Irish News Political Correspondent, John Manley had an interesting story in the paper about the RHI scheme and the sectors that it could have helped. He reports; Deti’s delayed launch of the regional RHI in 2012 came not long after the Stormont-sponsored Agri-Food Strategy Board set out its plan to increase more...
In a year like this year, it's no surprise that most of the Word-of-the-Year nominations related to politics, either directly or indirectly (like the 2016 UK-to-US WotY). Several of my correspondents have been noticing Americanisms in British political talk and Britishisms in American political talk. Show More Summary
The Washington Post has 17 foreign bureaus staffed with correspondents covering war, terrorism, big-power politics and refugee crises. But it's often the small moments, the intimate encounters with people at the heart of these stories, that prove the most memorable. We asked our correspondents to reflect on the stories that meant the most to them this year. […]
Donald Trump dined out with the second-richest man in the world over the weekend, according to a new report from Washington Post national political correspondent Philip Rucker. The president-elect hosted Carlos Slim Helú at the New Yorker’s Florida golf club in Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night....
Abby Huntsman, the daughter of former Utah governor and onetime presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, has been named co-host of Fox News’s morning show “Fox & Friends Weekend.” Huntsman, 30, was previously a Fox correspondent and co-host of MSNBC’s “The Cycle.” The move, announced by Fox on Tuesday, further solidifies the path to plum TV gigs for […]
In a thought-provoking piece published Tuesday, The Independent’s award-winning correspondent Robert Fisk reports from the Middle East that while the bloody clash in the Syrian city is horrific, many questions remain about American and British involvement and Western media’s portrayal of the conflict. Show More Summary
Politico chief political correspondent Glenn Thrush is joining the New York Times to cover the White House, according to sources familiar with the move. Over the past eight years, Thrush has emerged as one of Politico’s standout journalists,...Show More Summary
A reader sends this: A correspondent has just emailed me, completely out of the blue, to tell me that you're a “racist, islamophobe, bigot”. Thought you would like that. ???? I like it very much except that he leaves out...
For her critical assistance in defeating “ag-gag” bills across the country and shutting down cruel experiments on baby monkeys, among other animal-protection work, political correspondent and strategist Mary Matalin... The post Mary Matalin Is Named PETA’s Person of the Year appeared first on PETA.
As the clock ticked toward 9 p.m. in a suburban house in Portland, Oregon, on November 8, Mo Farah’s 11-year-old daughter adopted the role of political correspondent. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had taken a surprise lead over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton on election night. Show More Summary
With fake online news dominating discussions after the US election, Guardian correspondents explain how it is distorting politics around the world The German political mainstream is getting increasingly nervous about the effect that the rise of fake news might have on federal elections next autumn. Show More Summary
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