Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Dec
28

In 2018, Trump turned the White House into a source of instability and disruption. Expect more in 2019

Concern, even among so far docile Washington Republicans, about Trump's course is palpable.During a discombobulating holiday season, a constitutional or international crisis felt just around the corner. In an...
'18Dec
21

Vladimir Putin’s annual news conference • President of Russia

In-Depth Coverage December 20, 2018The President's news conference was broadcast live by Rossiya 1, Rossiya 24, Channel One and NTV, as well as Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii radio stations.Television channel...
'18Dec
19

The Next Commander In Chief? Democrats Hone Foreign Policy Pitches

Enlarge this image Both Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have already given major foreign-policy addresses ahead...
'18Dec
18

Inside Shenzhen’s race to outdo Silicon Valley

Every day at around 4 p.m., the creeeek criikkk of stretched packing tape echoes through Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen’s sprawling neighborhood of hardware stores. Shopkeepers package up the day’s sales—selfie sticks,...
'18Dec
11

The US government’s ongoing battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has been in the headlines recently after Canadian authorities arrested one of its top executives as part of a United States extradition order. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief...
'18Nov
03

Briefing With Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook

Special Briefing Brian Hook Special Representative for Iran Press Correspondent's Room Washington, DC November 2, 2018MR HOOK: I'm happy to take questions. And you've heard the Secretary talk. I just (...
'18Oct
17

Khashoggi case: All previous updates

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain a document certifying he divorced his ex-wife so he could remarry. He has not been seen since.Turkish sources...
'18Oct
10

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains The military wants future super-soldiers to control robots with their thoughts...
'18Sep
09

Is Putin Still Betting on Trump?

In a series that does not seem as though it will end soon, on Aug. 9, 2018, the U.S. State Department announced a package of new economic sanctions on Russia, which includes a prohibition of the sale of sensitive...

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