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NYT’s publication of leaked Manchester material reveals transatlantic differences

The Guardian, 29 May 2017

“The images and information presented were neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims, and consistent with the common line of reporting on weapons used in horrific crimes, as the Times and other media outlets have done following terrorist acts around the world, from Boston to Paris to Baghdad, and many places in between.”


David Leonhardt of the New York Times wrote an interesting column complaining about declining funding for college. He held that declining state funding for college was leading to declining economic diversity, especially at four-year colleges. 507 more words

Current Events

NYT’s publication of leaked Manchester material reveals transatlantic differences - Emily Bell Sunday 28 May 2017 10.14 EDT

When it comes to making decisions about national security coverage, US journalism follows a different set of priorities

The New York Times last week attracted controversy and criticism for its use of leaked material relating to the suicide bombing attack on the Manchester Arena. 226 more words

Point Of Interest

Kushner’s Relationship With Trump Tested as Russia Accusations Swirl


President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, at a news conference this month at the White House.

Doug Mills / The New York Times… 2,281 more words

New Beginnings

The adorable Maoist: Lynne Stewart

She was a fire-breathing left-wing radical who championed revolutionary violence and gave aid and comfort to Islamic terrorists. But when Lynne Stewart died on March 7 at age 77, many obituarists in the mainstream media strove to soften her image. 436 more words


The Spewer in Chief

Not since George H.W. Bush’s infamous trip to Japan 25 years ago has a U.S. President made such a poor impression with America’s overseas allies. When Bush vomited on Japanese Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa in January 1992, the press reported the incident as one of the most embarrassing moments in U.S.-foreign diplomacy. 727 more words