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Who would guess that trends in China's multi-million dollar luxury handbag industry are shaped by a 23-year old international-relations graduate from Columbia University? Or that a young photographer from Beijing is helping super-wealthy travelers decide their next holiday destination?
At 8:10 AM on the morning of July 6, 2016 I sent an email to Slate.com that, journalistically speaking, should have awakened even the dead. The email was sent to Slate's official submission address - Slateoffice@slate.com -- and copied...
Donald Trump is probably going to be elected. He is probably going to be elected because he is running on a platform of fear.
Is the word "squaw" an obscene word? We think it all depends on the many variations of "Obscenity."
In the Algonquin language the word squaw simply translates to mean "woman."
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Hillary Clinton 2016,
Research, including new work from our Human Cooperation Laboratory at Yale, suggests Trump may be successful precisely because of his hotheadedness and lack of carefully thought-out proposals. Being seen as uncalculating can make people trust you.
Today’s topics include: Putin and the Russians Behind the DNC Leak Story; The Story of the Year; Bernie or Bust People Aren’t Seeing the Big Picture; Sarah Silverman Nails Busters; The Progressive Party Platform; Bernie Sanders and The Real World; Tim Kaine is Hillary’s VP Nominee; Debbie Wasserman Schultz Steps...
Like in the legendary story of Troy, the Cyber Horse stands at the front gates of the Tel-Aviv cyber conference auditorium. Like its namesake, it conceals bad news and is waiting for the doors to open.
In an editorial in Saturday's paper, the Chicago Tribune editorial board said that we still need coal, oil and gas because solving climate change is too complex. Such handwaving doesn't pass the smell test: they haven't done their homework.
Last Saturday night, I appeared on the Justice with Jeanine Pirro show on Fox. It was maybe my 30th appearance representing liberals, and it was my worst. I was terrible. Judge Pirro asked me a question that I...
As is often the case, I opened the Monday newspaper curious to find out how the weekend had gone at the movies. The headline read, "'Ghostbusters' Is No. 2 Behind 'Secret Life of Pets.'"
The high-voltage Democrats who took the stage for Clinton were important not only for who they were and what they said, but what they symbolized.
Trump won the nomination by gaming the attention economy.
What is the Fox News effect? What causes it? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by William Poundstone, Author of Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When...
CANNES - At the end of this year's television Upfront presentations, Lou Paskalis sensed a "digital divide" between media sellers. He credits ESPN, NBCUniversal and Turner for having making data an integral part their value propositions by virtue of the data pedigrees of their executives. In an interview with Beet.TV,...
George W. Bush,
Many in the media took note of the massively authoritarian overtones in Donald Trump's Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech. How could they not?
When you combine a Putin personality (says Kasparov) with a sociopath (says author of "Art of The Deal"), you get a Convention that wants to jail Hillary Clinton. Stuart Stevens & Ron Reagan agree that he's unlikely to win but may splinter the GOP into Reform-icon and Nativist Wings.
Writing is a lonely profession. Let no one tell you otherwise. This is what it comes down to: It's just you, your computer, and your stack of notebooks. Whether you're a journalist filing stories on tight deadlines, or a novelist, or someone who writes biographies - as I do...
In a time when the American news media focused on reporting facts, rather than entertaining the public, iconic broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite made a comment about American values and education that seems even more powerful today.
I am sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but I gave it to you straight last summer when I told you that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president. And now I have even more awful, depressing news for you: Donald J. Trump is going to win in November.
On July 22, 2016 WikiLeaks released around 20,000 emails apparently from top DNC officials, illustrating that Democratic officials favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. The email release, only days away from the Democratic Primary, shed light into potential election fraud (the DNC hasn’t confirmed the accuracy of the...