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Many Of This Year’s Pulitzer Prizes Went To Journalists Who Reported Critically On The Trump Campaign

Less than a week after Donald Trump Jr. named #PizzaGate conspiracy theorist and alt-right personality Mike Cernovich as a chief contender for the Pulitzer Prize, the prestigious journalism award instead went to several actual reporters whose work was fully deserving of the accolade. What’s more, …

"Truth is always secondary to the spectacle": a media critic on how we cover war

Why the press consistently covers war uncritically.<p>“We see these beautiful pictures at night from the decks of these two US Navy vessels in the eastern Mediterranean … I am tempted to quote the great Leonard Cohen: ‘I am guided by the beauty of our weapons.’”<p>These words were uttered by MSNBC anchor …

5 Times Student Newspapers Broke Big Stories

Anyone who is curious to see what the future of journalism holds should pick up a student-run newspaper. In between the new teacher profiles and …

The New York Times’ Dynamic Duo Who Put Trump on the Couch

Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush’s NYT exclusives have preoccupied or infuriated Donald Trump—yet he can’t stop talking to them.<p>Maggie Haberman and …

Tiny newspaper in US wins Pulitzer prize for taking on big business

Art Cullen of 3,000-circulation Storm Lake Times awarded global prize for editorials challenging powerful interests in Iowa<p>A number of important local stories were leading the website of the Storm Lake Times, circulation 3,000, on Tuesday morning. Second-grader Alejandra Gonzales found a four-leaf …

Russian foreign minister scolds Andrea Mitchell for bad manners

«Кто вас воспитывал? Кто учил вас манерам?» — Лавров поставил на место американских журналистов …и мило улыбнулся 😊<br>(12.04.2017) …

See How the World's Newspapers Reported Donald Trump Victory

The Washington Post<p>1 of 14<p>Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, which was confirmed early Wednesday after a tight race with …

Here's Why the Media Failed to Predict a Donald Trump Victory

If you’re looking for a word to describe the feeling in the nation’s newsrooms after a Donald Trump win, “shell-shocked” would probably be a good …

Here's what a Trump presidency means for the US auto industry

Trump tangled with auto-industry leaders during the election, most prominently Ford CEO Mark Fields, over establishing manufacturing operations in Mexico and taking unwarranted credit for bringing production <i>back</i> to the US from Mexico.<p>With US auto sales at record levels, the 2009 bailouts and …

General Motors

Liberal journalists are biggest losers in Trump victory

To most journalists, the election of Donald Trump is Mourning in America. Trump won despite a massive effort by the liberal media establishment to discredit and destroy him, and they were still at it early Wednesday morning, even as it became obvious that they’d utterly failed to derail his …

Son of Mexican drug boss 'Chapo' among group abducted at resort

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - One of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman’s sons was among a group of people abducted from a restaurant in the Mexican tourist resort of Puerto Vallarta, the state attorney general said on Tuesday.<p>A general view shows a restaurant where unknown assailants kidnapped a …

Mercedes’ Sub-Brand Of Electric Vehicles Likely To Be Announced In Paris’ Car Show

Mercedes has made news as of late with its sub-branding efforts. It just announced that its latest will be a catalog of electric vehicles. So far it …

Rodrigo Duterte: 'I don't care about human rights'

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named several government officials, including judges, members of Congress and military officers accused of having links to the illegal drug trade, just hours after vowing to maintain his "shoot-to-kill" order against drug dealers.<p>In a televised national …

Man yelling 'Allahu Akbar!' wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A machete-wielding man yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is greatest) injured two female police officers before being fatally shot in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, in what the prime minister said appeared to be a terrorist act.<p>The attacker was shot by a third officer …

Will Italy be Europe’s next casualty as Renzi risks all on referendum?

Matteo Renzi’s pledge on constitutional reform is starting to look as ill-starred as David Cameron’s Brexit poll<p>Matteo Renzi has never seen himself as a short-term prime minister. Months after he assumed power in 2014 in a daring intra-party coup that would have made Machiavelli proud, Renzi …

Deadly fire in French bar appeared to be 'accidental'

A fast-moving fire that appeared to be accidental swept through a birthday party in a basement bar in the northwest French city of Rouen, killing at least 13 people and injuring six others, authorities said Saturday.<p>More than 80 firefighters battled the early Saturday blaze at the downtown Cuba …

2017 Aston Martin DB11 First Drive Review

This Time, No Excuses Needed<p>We’ve been up close and personal with the design and engineering concepts at Aston Martin HQ. We’ve driven early chassis development prototypes on the Bridgestone test track. Now it’s time to find out whether the 2017 Aston Martin DB11 delivers where it counts the most: …

(Update: Netflix denies any partnership) LeEco’s grand plans to take over the world

<b>Update, August 8:</b> A new report in <i>The Information</i> claims Netflix has denied any knowledge of the streaming partnership alluded to by LeEco in the post below. The report quotes a Netflix spokesman as saying LeEco’s claims were “news to us” and the site categorically states “there is no deal in the …

Autonomous Vehicle

Overwatch Surpasses 15 Million Total Players, World Cup Announced

Exhibition tournament to be held at BlizzCon 2016 in November.<p>Activision Blizzard confirmed today that Overwatch has now exceeded 15 million players …

Cuba reports first case of Zika contracted in the country

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba reported on Wednesday two new cases of residents contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus locally, in a setback for the Caribbean country that has taken a series of measures in an attempt to stave off the epidemic.<p>Since the current outbreak of Zika in Brazil last year, …

Cuba

Duterte Appears to Be Widening His Targets From Criminals to Business Tycoons

In a sign that he could be broadening his social campaign from drug dealers and crooked officials to tycoons, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has …

Russell Square attack: Arrested man 'was screaming'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was killed and five injured in a knife attack in Russell Square, central London.<p>The BBC's Richard Galpin spoke to a witness at the scene who a said a man was "screaming his guts out" as he was detained.

At least 30 children dead in Myanmar from unknown disease

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — At least 30 children have died in northwestern Myanmar since mid-June from an unknown disease that causes breathing …

Disease

Former Thai PM Thaksin says charter a 'folly' ahead of referendum

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Thursday criticized a military-backed draft constitution as a “folly” that would perpetuate the power of the ruling junta and make it impossible for future elected governments to rule.<p>Thailand Election Commission's chairman …

Fit for office: Peru president leads ministerial gym class in front of palace

Newly elected elected leader Pedro Pablo Kuczynski joins 11 ministers for workout following questions about his health<p>Wearing gymwear and trainers, Peru’s new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, kicked off his first cabinet meeting on Thursday by leading his ministers through a fitness …

Poll: Hillary Clinton Is Beating Donald Trump By 15%

A new poll shows Hillary Clinton jumping to a 15-point lead against Donald Trump in the presidential race.<p>The poll, which comes after both political …

Emirates airliner with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — All 300 people aboard an Emirates airliner survived a crash landing in Dubai on Wednesday, scrambling down …

Airplanes

Russell Square attack: American woman stabbed to death in London rampage by 'mentally ill' Norwegian-Somalian knifeman as police find no link to terrorism

• <b>US woman in 60s dies after knife attack in Russell Square</b>• <b><br>Victim 'stabbed repeatedly in back' by silent knifeman</b>• <b><br>Man in 40s and woman in 20s also knifed in chest and arm</b>• <b><br>Police say murder suspect, 19, is</b> <b>Norwegian of Somali origin</b>• <b><br>Officers find no evidence of</b> <b>radicalisation in teenager's past</b>• <b><br>Scotland</b> …