Politics

The women reporters who sparked the #MeToo movement are already being written out of the story

Ronan Farrow’s done great reporting on Harvey Weinstein. But it began with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Over the weekend, Britain’s Sunday Times ran a profile of Ronan Farrow — “the man who took…

The best and worst of times for media

Three media screw-ups in eight days on one investigation. The bad week for big news has President Trump feeling that he has moved the “fake news” argument from the fringe to the conservative mainstream, according to close Trump associates. Why…

Fox News revels in injury to U.S. Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn, the most successful American ski racer in history, suffered a back injury while competing at the World Cup in Switzerland, threatening her participation in the Olympic games next year. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Fox News could barely…

The state of racial inequality in 12 major U.S. cities

A deep-dive into racial inequities from the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team reveals the cities where gaps between white and black residents are closing and the cities where little has changed since the 1970s. The big picture: A survey commissioned by…

Moore strategist: Trump is "on trial in Alabama" election

Two days ahead of the Alabama election, Roy Moore’s chief political strategist, Dean Young, said, “If the people of Alabama vote for the liberal Democrat, Doug Jones, then they’re voting against the president … This is Donald Trump on trial…

Fact-checking Trump's speech in Florida

An AP Fact Check finds a few inaccuracies in President Trump’s 85-minute rally remarks in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday night: Trump said “black homeownership just hit the highest level it has ever been in the history of our country.” Not…

Nikki Haley: Trump's accusers deserve to be heard

Diverging from the White House line, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that the women accusing President Trump of sexual harassment and assault “should be heard.” RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin .ooyala-video { margin: 0…

Kate Winslet almost didn’t work with alleged child sex abuser Woody Allen because he’s so ‘quirky’

Why would an actress be nervous about working with Woody Allen? One would think, not unreasonably, that allegations that he sexually abused his daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was a child, would be of paramount concern. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak…

Trump attacks reporter over already-deleted crowd size tweet

There is some irony to Trump criticizing someone for lying about crowd size. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin Yesterday, President Donald Trump called for a Washington Post journalist to be fired Saturday over an erroneous tweet about his crowd…

Trump: View each day as TV episode

Read this sentence twice to understand this year and Trump: “Before taking office, Mr. Trump told top aides to think of each presidential day as an episode in a television show in which he vanquishes rivals.” That’s from a juicy…

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