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U.S. envoy meets controversial Indian leader

NEW DELHI — The U.S. government's envoy in India ended a nine-year diplomatic standoff on Thursday by meeting with Narendra Modi, a controversial Hindu politician who could be India’s next prime minister if his party wins in the national...
by Eastasianews on Feb 13, 2014

Miller On Economic Inequality Riddles

Matt Miller, op-ed writer of The Post, puts forth two “riddles” in today’s issue that asks why hasn’t the middle and lower-classes in the U.S. revolted over income inequality. A good read. Read Here.   //...
by Sparking the Left on Jan 15, 2014

Fact Checker’s Pinocchios of 2013

The Washington Post’s Fact Checker has put out it’s list of “The Biggest Pinocchios of 2013.” The column rates untrue statements by politicians and other officials/institutions rating them on a scale of 1-5 Pinocchios. This is...
by Sparking the Left on Dec 16, 2013

When’s The Last Time You Wrote A Letter?

Some may suppose, these days, that even writing a note by hand is a rare event. Somehow, I doubt it… Like many things we read in the paper on the ‘Net, there may be more handwritten letters and notes being sent than noticed, just like the...
by Notes from An Alien on Dec 16, 2013

A Comparison Study of The Washington Post’s Coverage of Violence in Syria and Mexico

My final project to finish off my Master’s degree.  Was a fun one to do. Introduction             Since the beginning of the Arab Spring in late 2010, American media have closely covered the changing of regimes in the Middle East an...
by Sparking the Left on Dec 13, 2013

ACLU in Court Challenging NSA Data Collection

A report in the Washington Post on the first day of arguments in federal court by the ACLU regarding a court stoppage of NSA mass-data collection programs. Read Here.  // //...
by Sparking the Left on Nov 23, 2013

Poll On Snowden & Privacy

A newly released poll by the Washington Post on issues of Eric Snowden’s (the former NSA contractor who has been releasing classified info regarding intrusions of people’s privacy, foreign and domestic, from exile in Russia) role as villa...
by Sparking the Left on Nov 21, 2013

Ryan Takes On Poverty

An interesting article in the Washington Post on Sen. Paul Ryan’s (former VP candidate under Mitt Romney) efforts to focus on helping impoverished Americans. Though I do not agree with much of Ryan’s proposed policies (as few as there are...
by Sparking the Left on Nov 19, 2013

Learn more about Struggling Print Media Industry

Have the Internet killed off the print media industry. You find more and more print media making its move to the Internet. People want their news and sports at their fingertips and the Internet provides immediate access. Therefore, it has been diffic...
by 6446 Rules on Aug 12, 2013

The Drill Down 288: The Post-Bezos Post Era

This week, the launch of the Moto X, the first phone built from the ground up by Google, The Tor anonymity network may have been hacked...by the FBI, Apple gets slapped for e-book price fixing, President Obama bails them out, and your Amazon Gold Box...
by Geeks of Doom on Aug 9, 2013

Washington Post has been acquired by Jeff Bezos

Credit: Wired.comNOTE: Some confusion has been going on that Amazon.com bought the Washington Post. That is not true; Jeff Bezos is to buy the company as an individual.The Washington Post has announced today that it will be sold to Jeff Bezos, CEO an...
by Gadget Output on Aug 5, 2013

Love from The Washington Post!!

We are always flattered when magazines, newspapers, blogs etc., mention us in their room makeover ideas. Recently, designer Jennifer Snowden answered a room design issue that was sent to The Washington Post (Home and Garden section) and she suggested...
by High Fashion Home Blog on May 30, 2013

Ideas About Mental Health Evolved

The notion of insanity  has been around almost since early cultures recognized that a spectrum of human behavior existed. Ideas about insanity have fluctuated throughout time, however. What was considered aberrant behavior in one era wasn’t co...

Sorrow, Vice, and Thyroids

Some of the new ideas about insanity and ways to prevent it helped doctors believe in cures after a long period in which they had resigned themselves to believing that most insanity was chronic. An article from the November 12, 1922 edition of The Wa...

VIDEO: Tonight on The Fold: Apr. 4, 2013

affiliate marketing The federal government funds some pretty strange research projects including robot squirrels; a beginner’s guide to appreciating ballet and more. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and artic...
by @JTN_Network on Apr 4, 2013

VIDEO: 5 Questions: Richard Leiby on Pakistan

The Post’s Islamabad correspondent Richard Leiby reflects on the memorable people and enduring images from his reporting in Pakistan. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bo...
by @JTN_Network on Mar 29, 2013

Monday’s Political Trumpet: A Roundup of Today’s Political Buzz

Monday’s Political Trumpet sounds off on the left looking to raise a trillion in new taxes, the reasons behind why John Brennan’s nomination for National Security Advisor must be rejected, Rubio’s reasons for rejecting Hagle̵...
by White House 2012 on Jan 7, 2013

"What Going Over The 'Fiscal Cliff' Would Mean..."

"What Going Over The 'Fiscal Cliff' Would Mean..." By Lori Montgomery, The Washington Post "Two years the leaders of a presidential commission rolled out a startling plan to dig the nation out of debt. After decades of profligacy, they said, Washin...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Dec 23, 2012

"Missteps In The Bunker"

"Missteps In The Bunker"by The Washington Post "The greatest fears of nuclear terrorism came true on August 29, 2007, and it occurred within the United States, not an Islamic country. The shocking story was shelved from the beginning and wasn’t ev...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Oct 31, 2012

Washington Post Misleads Public In New Tim Kaine/George Allen Poll

Just got this in from a friend. The Washington Post is trying to mislead readers about a recent Tim Kaine/George Allen poll. See the PDF below for more detail.
by Red Alexandria on Oct 30, 2012


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