Media Watch

'18Apr
17

From frogs' legs to European flags: things to know about Albania

TIRANA (AFP) - The European Commission has recommended opening EU accession talks with Albania.Here are some facts about the poor Balkan state whose inhabitants are deeply tied to Europe, despite being separated...
'18Apr
17

Teachers’ Strike Speaks To The Plight Of Working Americans

After years of shrinking wages, teachers across the United States are striking back. On Monday, after the historic victory in West Virginia, thousands of teachers in Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arizona went on strike...
'18Apr
17

KUWTK: Khloe Kardashian names her daughter True

Khloe Kardashian has named her daughter - who she has with her partner Tristan Thompson - True.The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star has broken her silence since the birth of her daughter - who she has with...
'18Apr
17

France moves to strip Assad of his Legion d'Honneur

17 April 2018 - 11H40France moves to strip Assad of his Legion d'Honneur Tweet...
'18Apr
17

Feeling Yerevan’s pulse: the new media talking about Armenia’s blind spots

16 April: opposition politician Nikol Pashinyan speaks to a crowd in central Yerevan. Image: Roubina Margossian. Read the latest in our ongoing Unlikely Media series. As part of this series, we profile new...
'18Apr
17

Catholic priests take a vow of celibacy when they’re ordained. But when they break that vow, their children are left to live a lie

By Mary OrmsbyFeature WriterSandro ContentaFeature WriterTues., April 17, 2018On a winter afternoon in 2016, Michelle Raftis’s long search brought her to the steps of St. Michael’s Cathedral, the seat of the Roman...
'18Apr
17

Transcript: James Comey's Full Interview With Steve Inskeep And Carrie Johnson

Enlarge this image James Comey at NPR's New York Bureau. Comey served as the seventh director of the FBI from Sept. 4, 2013 until his dismissal on May 9, 2017,...
'18Apr
16

Chairman Conaway’s Farm Bill Would Increase Food Insecurity and Hardship

The nutrition provisions of the farm bill[1] that House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway plans to bring before his committee on April 18 would, if enacted, increase food insecurity and hardship. The...
'18Apr
16

In defence of Nehru

It is fashionable these days to denigrate Jawaharlal Nehru. Although he had his weaknesses, those who followed him, regardless of party or ideology, have been intellectual and political pygmies by comparison.Nehru...
'18Apr
16

The myth of the «Swedish education miracle»

A portrait painting of Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, 1793. Wikicommons/Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon. Public domain.When it comes to education, the public debate in France, as in Germany,...

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