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Has rule-breaker Boris Johnson met his match in ‘partygate’?

The Spokesman-Review 22 Jan 2022
LONDON — For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible ... As a young journalist at The Times of London, he fabricated a quote about King Edward II from a historian, who also happened to be his godfather ... Johnson has usually responded by dismissing offensive comments as jokes, or by accusing journalists of dredging up long-ago remarks.
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Has rule-breaker Boris Johnson met his match in 'partygate'?

Messenger-Inquirer 22 Jan 2022
LONDON (AP) — For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible ... As a young journalist at The Times of London, he fabricated a quote about King Edward II from a historian, who also happened to be his godfather ... Study ... Johnson has usually responded by dismissing offensive comments as jokes, or by accusing journalists of dredging up long-ago remarks ... .
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Better Politics, Smarter Government: Illuminating Illinois’ triumphs and travails through literature

Lincoln Courier 22 Jan 2022
Editor’s Note ... The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own ... Sen. Richard Durbin, former Gov ... Gov ... So far, we have had conversations with Robert Hartley, a journalist and historian, about his biographies of Paul Simon and Paul Powell; Kristin Hoganson, a history professor at the University of Illinois, about her book “The Heartland ... .
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Book review: Exit 45 & Anderson Cooper's Vanderbilt's

NewstalkZB 21 Jan 2022
New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and ...
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Nicholas Goldberg: Here's what happens next for unsolved 'cold case' killings from the civil rights era

Finger Lakes Times 21 Jan 2022
We must not let bygones be bygones ... The new board's modest goal is to make sure files and records of unsolved civil rights crimes are in the public domain, available at the National Archives for historians, journalists, researchers and others to study ... "They said, 'I'm not a historian — I'm an FBI agent.' And I appreciate that ... ____. .
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Illuminating Illinois’ triumphs and travails through literature

Star Courier 21 Jan 2022
Editor’s Note ... The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own ... Sen. Richard Durbin, former Gov ... Gov ... So far, we have had conversations with Robert Hartley, a journalist and historian, about his biographies of Paul Simon and Paul Powell; Kristin Hoganson, a history professor at the University of Illinois, about her book “The Heartland ... .
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Veteran Kashmir Freedom Movement activist Abdul Hamid Nizami Remembered

Urdu Point 15 Jan 2022
Prominent among the books he translated into urdu included "Azad Kashmir", "History Struggle for Freedom of Jammu and Kashmir" and "Inside Kashmir" authored by eminent writer, journalist, historian and the staunch supporter of Kashmir's accession to Pakistan Pandet Prem Nath Bazaz.
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Ida B. Wells’ inspiring legacy is being honored by Barbie

The Grio 15 Jan 2022
Wells’ great-granddaughter, author and public historian Michelle Duster tells theGrio why the pioneering journalist and activist is an ideal new addition to Barbie’s Inspiring Women Series ... Wells, a journalist, activist, suffragist, and researcher who helped shine a spotlight on civil injustice.Credit.
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Are Western wealthy countries determined to starve the people of Afghanistan?

Alternet 15 Jan 2022
If this appeal is not met, Griffiths said, then “next year [2023] we’ll be asking for $10 billion.”. The figure of $10 billion is significant. A few days after the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in mid-August 2021, the U.S ... banking system ... A recent analysis by development economist Dr ... Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor and journalist ... .
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Death anniversary of (late) Abdul Hamid Nizami observed

Urdu Point 14 Jan 2022
Prominent among the books he translated into urdu include "Azad Kashmir", "History Struggle for Freedom of Jammu and Kashmir" and "Inside Kashmir" authored by eminent writer, journalist, historian and the staunch supporter of Kashmir's accession to Pakistan Pandet Prem Nath Bazaz.
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Why social science needs stories

New Statesman 14 Dec 2021
In a recent profile in the Atlantic, the journalist Tom McTague described Boris Johnson as being in a “battle to write the national story” ...People live by narrative,” Johnson is reported to have said ... The story form is often employed by journalists, activists, historians and lawyers, among others ... These shifts have many benefits ... .
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Europe's oldest surviving college was formed out of a strike 1,000 years ago by scholars ...

Business Insider 12 Dec 2021
Hulton Archive / Stringer / Getty Images Dan Jones, a journalist and historian, details higher education's socialist origins in a new book ... popular historian Dan Jones writes with the kind of voice that got the Guardian to call him one of England's "hip young historians" in 2009.
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Demystifying 1971 to Reveal the Truth

Urdu Point 12 Dec 2021
ISLAMABAD ... Invalid url. Renowned international and national historians, journalists, analysts, researchers, former civil servants, and veterans have come together to unfold how India played an active role in the breaking of Pakistan and justified their involvement by faking information and exaggerating the situation ... ....
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NON-FICTION: RETHINKING AZAD KASHMIR

Dawn 12 Dec 2021
... accounts of novelist Mirza Waheed (The Collaborator; The Book of Gold Leaves; Tell Her Everything), memoirs of journalist Basharat Peer (Curfewed Nights) and some very significant academic work by historian Chitralekha Zutshi (Languages of Belonging; Kashmir’s Contested Pasts.
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Why Elon Musk will be remembered as an automotive pioneer

The Observer 12 Dec 2021
Tesla shares are trading at $1,047, which is 64% higher than at this time last year ... it’s as if they’re surrounded by a reality distortion field ... Why Humans Aren’t the Worst (Despite, Well, Everything Happening in the World) is the title of an intriguing interview with the journalist and historian Rutger Bregman by Kara Swisher ... Reuse this content. .
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