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Turkey Just Released American Wall Street Journal Reporter After Being Jailed For 3 Days

From The Daily Beast: Wall Street Journal reporter held in Turkish detention for nearly three days without any contact with his family or lawyers has been released. National security reporter Dion Nissenbaum was taken from his Istanbul apartment on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Turkey Immediately Began Blocking Social Media Access After Assassination

Writes Ed Krayewski for Reason: The Turkish government appears to be blocking access to social media networks and messaging apps like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp in the aftermath of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Turkey Blocksreports. The … Continue reading

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How Trump Bullies Free Media Coverage

From AP reporter Jill Colvin in the Fredricksburg Freelance Star Trump routinely orders news camera operators to pan the crowds at his rallies to show how large the gatherings are—and then chastises them, with disgust, when they fail to obey. … Continue reading

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Matt Damon’s Mom Scolds the Boston Globe on its Pro-Corporate Refrom Bias

Matt Damon’s mother, a former teacher, joined her son at the July 30 Save Our Schools March in Washington DC. Nancy Carlsson-Paige certainly supported the March, but focused much of a letter she wrote to the editor of The Boston … Continue reading

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How Conservatives Can See Themselves in Diane Ravitch

At the risk of strawman stereotyping, I submit this: Many conservatives favor so-called market-based reform measures. Having gotten that out of the way, it’s time to get down to the nature of the debate. If it were described as a … Continue reading

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