Even more troubling, the chronically money-losing Newsweek is embroiled in a criminal investigation of alleged financial misdeeds by its current proprietors, who are linked to a mysterious Korean-American religious leader whose followers claim he’s the second coming of Jesus Christ. (The newsmagazine was unloaded in a fire sale by its owner of five decades, the Washington Post Co., in 2010, to electronics entrepreneur and philanthropist Sidney Harman, and then briefly merged with The Daily Beast, under the leadership of Tina Brown, until parent company IAC sold it off in August 2013.) … [Read more...] about If Newsweek Dies, So Does a Vivid Chapter in American Journalism
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Day and others predict that Democrats' positions would allow abortion until birth. Liberals have continually framed the issue as one surrounding fundamental human rights and racial equity when it comes to taxpayer funding of abortion. Meanwhile, Black anti-abortion activists have clashed with Planned Parenthood over claims abortion is comparable to genocide for their community. Still, Planned Parenthood has maintained that their position is popular with voters. … [Read more...] about Anti-abortion Dems request platform change, plan protests ahead of convention
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Greig said neither she nor her staff were ever formally notified of their termination. Instead, she was apparently supposed to assume the worst when she was instructed to phone from Tel Aviv into a June 30 editorial meeting in New York, and she heard editor in chief Dayan Candappa, who in May joined IBTMedia as Peter Goodman’s successor, announce the names of the employees who were “still on the team,” and neither her name, nor those of her reporters, were among them. … [Read more...] about Pay Up: Journalists Twitter-Shame IBT Bosses Over Severance Pay
Sidney Harman is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Harman International, the worldwide audio manufacturer. He served as U.S Deputy Secretary of Commerce, founded the Program on Technology, Public Policy and Human Development at Harvard University and holds a Presidential Chair at the University of Southern California where he is Professor of Polymathy. He is a trustee of the California Institute of Technology. He is the founder of the Harman Center for the Arts and of Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. … [Read more...] about Newsweek, Daily Beast Merge: Announcement