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2 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Republican Senate? Fat ChanceBy Lloyd Green

With President Obama's approval rating under water, Republicans should be poised to win big this November.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Todd Akin, 2012 Presidential Election, Publishing, Media, Georgia

6 hrs ago | American Thinker

NYT Throws Cold Water on new Palestinian Town

A Palestinian entrepreneur is building a new Palestinian city in the West Bank. It promises to be a win-win affair for both Israel and the Palestinian Authority.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Publishing, Media, New Palestine, IN

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Fall TV Preview: Cable and Streaming Best Bets

I help run the top trade publication covering the business of television as executive editor at Broadcasting & Cable magazine.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Publishing, Media, Simon & Schuster, Paramount Pictures, World News, Qatar, Middle East, Project Greenlight, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

A Moderate Bush Wins NYT Kudos for Climate Change Concern, Unlike...

Strange New Respect? The national edition of Sunday's New York Times featured a favorable profile of a Bush family politician: George P. Bush who's running for a minor state government post in Texas this fall.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Texas Government, Texas, Florida, Florida Government, Jeb Bush, W., George Bush

Silicon Alley Insider

22 Executives Who Wake Up Really Early

Waking up early allows executives like AOL's Tim Armstrong and Pepsi's Indra Nooyi to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world is out of bed.


Related Topix: AOL, Entertainment, Drama, Television, WebMD, Publishing, Media, Search Engines

The New York Times Censors Anti-ISIS Ad

"America reinforces its values and thus its security by being transparent about even the worst abuses of those values, not by hiding the evidence deep in a file drawer."


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Journalism

WNYC-AM New York

Token, Bagel, Dust: The 101 Objects That Make NYC

The sterling silver throttle that powered the inaugural trip of the New York subway in 1904; jar of dust collected at Ground Zero following the 9/11 terrorist attacks; a door covered in graffiti.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Columbia University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NYT: Here Come Those Government-Reimbursed 'End-of-Life Talks'

In a Saturday evening story to appear on Page A1 in its Sunday print edition, Pam Belluck at the New York Times tells readers that "paying doctors to talk to patients about end-of-life care is making a comeback, and such sessions may be covered for the 50 million Americans on Medicare as early as next year."


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Healthcare Law, Law

Deseret News

Why religious organizations should be cautious of government 'help'

New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, addresses the country's first PreK Nation at the Scholastic Inc. headquarters in Soho, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in New York.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media

People's Climate March: "You will have to answer to your children."

Let me use a quote from Dr. James Hansen to motivate you to come to the People's Climate March : "Why march? You will have to answer to your children.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Global Warming


Lyft claims Uber cost its drivers major money with recruitment tactics

In some markets, Uber's efforts to recruit Lyft drivers are reportedly costing Lyft drivers up to half their hourly wages.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media

The Daily Beast

Kerry: ISIS Won't Be Allowed to SpreadCall it a 'cancer' in NYT op-ed.

In an op-ed published Saturday in the New York Times, Secretary of State John Kerry called ISIS a cancer that must be eliminated and a "unifying threat to a broad array of countries."


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Politics, John McCain, US News

Broward-Palm Beach

The Broward Public Defender's Office May Soon Be the Subject of a TV Show

The Broward Public Defender's Office doesn't shy away from the spotlight. Besides being one of the more accessible public officials in the county, top man Howard Finkelstein is a well-know face on TV thanks to his "Help Me Howard" segments.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Publishing, Media


Alibaba set to launch IPO roadshow week of September 8: New York Times

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to start formally pitching its New York initial public offering to investors in the week of Sept.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Publishing, Media, Reuters

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NY Times Hypes White House 'Foodmaster General' As He Marries MSNBC Host

MSNBC host Alex Wagner and Sam Kass, the personal chef to the Obama family, will marry this weekend in New York with Barack and Michelle Obama in attendance.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Publishing, Media, Life, Food, Vegetables, Westchester County, NY, Home Gardening, Home


Bruce Springsteen writes children's book

The New York Times reports Springsteen has written "Outlaw Pete," which is based on his 2009 song of the same name from the album "Working on a Dream."


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Simon & Schuster, us Travel, Travel, Entertainment

NYT Op-Ed Goes After Richard Dawkins' Down Syndrome Abortion Advocacy

Apparently, Richard Dawkins' aggressive advocacy for aborting babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the potential damage it could inflict on the pro-abortion movement was too much for even the New York Times to handle.


Related Topix: Abortion, Publishing, Media, Alzheimer's, Health, Opinion

Ding Xueliang: We May Expect A Lot Of Surprises From China's President Xi Jinping

I grew up in Beijing, China, where I witnessed how political, social and economic trends-what I call "tides of the age"-impacted ordinary people's lives.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Publishing, Media, Forbes


Build Better Teachers

For the past half-century, and particularly since the 1983 "Nation at Risk" report, Americans have been heaving great sacks of money at schools.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Opinion

How Economically Diverse Is Your College? A 'New York Times' Ranking May Soon Tell

"Our project is much more of an analysis than it is any attempt at a comprehensive ranking," says David Leonhardt, who heads The Upshot, the 'Times' division that will produce the new ratings.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Family, Kids


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