Why Putin and Trump both like Le Pen

April 25, 2017

… against allegations that he had journalists killed. And shortly after he was elected, Trump continued to publicly defend Putin, most notably during an interview with his friend Bill O’Reilly. Join us on Twitter and Facebook Despite the obvious parallels between the US and French elections, it’s unlikely Trump will criticize Le Pen anytime soon — and especially now that she has emerged as one of the two potential future presidents of her country. After all, as Le …

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Trump’s congratulatory call to Erdogan is revealing

April 19, 2017

(CNN)It’s a haunting image. A basement space with blacked-out windows, crowded with camera equipment and journalists who were assigned to cover the Leader during the state visit of a foreign dignitary but were not allowed to look outside. Was this Vladimir Putin’s Russia, or perhaps the Turkey of Recep Tayyip Erdogan? No, it was the Trump National Jupiter Golf Club in Florida, three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, as depicted by White House pool reporters Jennifer …

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Trump’s Erdogan call reflects terrorism focus, White House says

April 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Trump administration issued one mightily mixed message Monday. President Donald Trump congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on a contested referendum that granted him broad new powers and deepened concern about the NATO ally’s growing authoritarianways. Trump’s outreach to Erdogan put him on a very short list of those who praised the results, including Hamas, the Palestinian militant group labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. …

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Salt Bae sprinkling his vote is the only good thing to come out of Turkey referendum

April 17, 2017

… bet. The 18 additional constitutional amendments will eliminate the position of prime minister, give Erdogan more power over the judiciary, and allow him to run for at least two more five-year terms. He’s been criticized around the world for increasingly cracking down on journalists and political opponents in recent years. (Yes, there are serious questions about the legitimacy of the election results. The opposition party is calling for a recount for around a third of the votes.) So, as …

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47,155 arrests: Turkey’s post-coup crackdown by the numbers

April 15, 2017

… Reporters Without Borders, denounced the move. In a statement published earlier this year, the organization claimed that the passports of hundreds of journalists have been withdrawn and that “censorship of the internet and social networks has reached unparalleled levels.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Lead Chief 2.0 – Scheduler Get Social Lead Chief 2.0 – SchedulerTwitworkz Agency Yearly (with Content Module) Twitworkz Following Builder is …

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10 online classes in 10 different fields to help you figure out your career path

April 11, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Sarah Holmlund Whether youre changing careers completely or just getting started, you probably have only a vague idea of how various industries operate (and often that image comes from a TV show or movie). For example, maybe you think every media job is exactly like the roles embodied by the journalists in the movie Spotlight. Or, you believe that engineering jobs are a close replica of the ones portrayed in HBO’s Silicon Valley. If you want to get a glimpse at your …

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Not fake news: News jobs are disappearing

April 6, 2017

… a big drop in the 15-year period. More optimistically, online news employment prospects are on the rise. Those jobs jumped from only 67,000 in January 2007 to 206,000 jobs in September 2016. The internet will save (some of) us! Upset journalists compared the huge job loss to the coal industry, which Trump has been working hard to revive. Here’s mining jobs unemployment rates in the past 10 years. How many manual labor employees of newspaper biz have lost their jobs? GOP rues the …

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PM suggests free movement extension – BBC News

April 5, 2017

UK migration ‘may not fall’ post-Brexit ‘Not pursuing hard immigration policy’ Davis backs variable migration post-Brexit Speaking to journalists during her visit to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the PM said: “You’ve used the phrase transitional phase; I have used the phrase implementation period. “Once we’ve got the deal, once we’ve agreed what the new relationship will be for the future, it will be necessary for there to be a period of …

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