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Hillary Clinches Nomination, Loses Over 3 Million General Election Votes, According to AP Logic

D. C. Rutledge | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
D. C. Rutledge

On the eve of the final state primaries and caucuses for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, the Associated Press (AP), the supposedly objective source for nearly every major news outlet worldwide, decided to call the race for Hillary Clinton.

3 Things to Ask About Your Savings Before That Epic Summer Trip

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.27.2016 | Fifty
Josh Rosenblum

Unofficial summer has arrived along with dreams of great getaways, outdoor concerts, warm weather attire, a new grill, baseball games and other items ...

Why the Right Wing Is Angry That We Blocked War With Iran

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb has been a key goal of Ploughshares Fund and many other security experts for decades. To suggest otherwise -- as David Samuels did -- is absurd.

The Media Has Embraced The Word 'Islamophobia'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

Amid a surge in anti-Muslim rhetoric and incidents in 2015, the American media has embraced the word "Islamophobia" more than any other time in recent...

The Inside Story Of How 4 Courageous Reporters Freed More Than 2,000 Slaves

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 04.22.2016 | Media

On a remote Indonesian island village, the reporters discovered them: grown men, held against their will in a rusty cage. They were fishermen, many of...

The Guardian: How Associated Press Cooperated With The Nazis

The Guardian | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.30.2016 | Media

German historian shows how news agency retained access in 1930s by promising not to undermine strength of Hitler regime...

A Silicon Valley Take on the News Industry: It's Time to Be Optimistic

David Chavern | Posted 01.19.2016 | Media
David Chavern

The news industry today is all about experimentation. In the face of great change and opportunity, news outlets are constantly developing fresh strategies, offerings and partnerships to further engage with audiences, communities and advertisers.

Is Kenya at 50 Teetering on Failed Statehood?

Washington Osiro | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Washington Osiro

At the risk of stating the obvious, there is a strong relationship between peace and stability on the one hand and strong/effective governance on the other.

Don't Worry, The Associated Press Knows Who Martin O'Malley Is

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) isn't exactly setting the world of presidential politics on fire these days, but is he such a non-factor that...

No Doubt About It: People Who Mislead the Public About Climate Change Are Deniers

Brant Olson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Green
Brant Olson

AP editors are right to advise against labeling the anti-science crowd skeptics. But they have done the journalistic world a disservice by giving those who reject mainstream science the "benefit of the doubt" (pun intended). We're sticking with deniers and we urge accuracy-minded editors to do the same.

Conversation With Court Sketch Artist Janet Hamlin

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

I met Janet Hamlin while freelancing on a TV show earlier this year. We both work as scenic artists and when I learned she is also a court sketch arti...

Skeptics Win Big. Deniers Win Small.

Mark Boslough | Posted 09.30.2015 | Media
Mark Boslough

The country and western song "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" is simply making a universally-understood cultural reference and has nothing to do with the Holocaust.

Language Matters: Why It Is Important That the AP No Longer Calls Climate Change Deniers "Deniers"

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Marvin Meadors

This evolution shows how Democrats have moved to the center on such policies as health care and climate change, while Republicans have moved farther and farther right to arrive at a complete dismissal of science, empiricism, and facts themselves.

Here Are A Few Things We Can Call Climate Change Deniers, Since AP Wants A New Term

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

The Associated Press style guide is followed by major news organizations around the world and helps shape the contours of political debate in the U.S....

'Sexist' Tweet About Amal Clooney Prompts Outrage Online

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Media

She’s a renowned human rights lawyer whose clients have included Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko ...

Take A Look Behind The Scenes Of The Secret Service

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics

Though it's certainly had its scandals, the U.S. Secret Service still carries the huge responsibility of protecting U.S. presidents and their families...

Former Nuclear Safeguards Official Says AP's Iran Deal Document Looks Fake

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veteran international nuclear official questioned the authenticity of a document The Associated Press relied upon for its controversia...

Why the IAEA Would Yield to Iran on Inspecting the Parchin Weapons Site

Yousaf Butt | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
Yousaf Butt

LONDON -- It's hard to be certain, but it may be because the IAEA's track record under its previous head of safeguards, Olli Heinonen, is marred by the botched analysis of the Syrian site at Al Kibar. The Iranians may be insisting on carrying out the Parchin inspections themselves to make sure they, too, are not wrongly accused by the IAEA.

10 New Reasons to Worry About the Iran Deal

David Harris | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
David Harris

Since the P5+1 deal with Iran -- the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- was announced on July 14, there has been much discussion and debate about it, with lots more undoubtedly to come.

Potentially Deal-Shattering Report About Iran Inspections Has Some Issues

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press reported Wednesday that future oversight of Parchin, an Iranian military site suspected of hosting past nuclear wea...

Government Says Food Companies Don't Have To Disclose GMOs

Associated Press | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.24.2015 | Taste

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation passed...

Teen Charged With Raping 7-Year-Old Girl On School Bus

The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Crime

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 13-year-old boy attacked a 7-year-old girl on a Chimacum school bus and has been charged with three coun...

Greta Van Susteren Slams Associated Press For Political 'Bias'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren took The Associated Press to task Monday night for pictures they published showing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz with what appe...

Associated Press Addresses Photos Of Pistol Pointed At Ted Cruz's Head

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

The Associated Press responded to criticism on Sunday over a photo published of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R), saying that the wire service had no intention...

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)