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Manchester City play beautiful football but it masks the ugliness of their owners

The Observer 16 May 2021
He said that one day historians would go through the television and press coverage and notice how few journalists discussed the fundamental fact that plutocratic and dictatorial states were using sport to burnish their image ... The response to journalists and historians who report ...
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Keith C. Burris: The fire this time

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 May 2021
Jon Meacham is a former journalist turned pop historian. Highly respected in both fields he has emerged as a TV talking head who actually thinks before he talks ....
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After 35 Years, Classic Shareware Game 'Cap'n Magneto' Finally Fully Resurrected

Slashdot 16 May 2021
Australia-based gaming historian, author and journalist Richard Moss says, "What really marked it as different, though, was that the alien speech, once ungarbled by a tricorder item that players had to find, would be spoken aloud through the Mac's built-in speech synthesizer and written on-screen in comic-style speech bubbles," Moss said ... .
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Historical Observations: The French Press and Smyrna, May 1919

The National Herald 16 May 2021
Two French journalists wrote front page articles regarding the future of Turkey and French policy in the Near East ... Raymond Recouly (1876-1950) of Le Figaro and Jacques Bainville (1879-1936) of L’Action Francaise were two experienced French journalists who covered military affairs and were also historians. The former published a book titled M ... .
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Janine Brookner, ousted CIA officer who challenged agency in court, dies at 80

Longview News-Journal 16 May 2021
“Apart from the Marines,” journalist and CIA historian Tim Weiner told The Washington Post Magazine in 2018, “there is no branch of service in the United States government as hostile to women as the clandestine services of the CIA.”.
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CBDCs Are Not That Stable And May Eventually Kill Bitcoin, Says Financial Expert

CryptoPotato 15 May 2021
Edward Chancellor – a British journalist and financial historian, explained that the first central bank digital currencies are likely to raise inflation which can lead to the destruction of Bitcoin ... The historian analyzed that changes in the form of money are normal and have happened multiple times in the past.
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Science is the alphabet of the future: Life Hacks by Charles Assisi

Hindustan Times 15 May 2021
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 12.08 PM IST ... Journalists, political scientists and historians will look back on this time as one of those turning points ... Whatever the dream — whether it is to be a renowned writer, historian or psychologist; biologist, doctor or entrepreneur — the building blocks will necessarily involve the sciences ... ....
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Four-part Muhammad Ali documentary coming to PBS this fall

The Philadelphia Tribune 14 May 2021
Muhammad Ali was an absolute legend ... 19-22, 8.00-10.00 p.m ... Drawing from archival footage and photographs, contemporary music, and the insights and memories of eyewitnesses - including� family and friends, journalists, boxers and historians, among others ... "Muhammad Ali was the very best at what he did," said Burns in a statement ... ....
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Why one state in India shows the promise of democracy as the world becomes more authoritarian

Alternet 14 May 2021
Just before the state elections in Kerala, in southern India, a television channel ran a program called "The Great Political Kitchen." The anchor went to kitchens across the state to talk to homemakers about their views on politics ... That's all I have to say about it." ... Pandemic Relief ... Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor and journalist ... .
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‘Holy War’: A perspective of the Arab-Israeli conflict - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 13 May 2021
 Superficially, the conflict is about who has sovereignty in Israel. “the occupation,” “colonialism,” etc. On a deeper level, however, it is about jihad, a religious obligation in Islam that many interpret as a demand to destroy Israel ... It’s a choice. The author is a PhD historian and journalist in Israel. .
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Tina Turner, Go-Go’s, Jay-Z lead 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Keene Sentinel 13 May 2021
The 2021 class — which, in a shift from last year, will be feted in person on Oct ... Nominees were voted on by a group of approximately 1,200 artists, executives, historians and journalists; 4.8 million votes from members of the public went toward one so-called fans’ ballot, which Turner carried, according to the statement ... .
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NC native Clarence Avant named to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Winston-Salem Journal 12 May 2021
Dawn Kane. Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and Tina Turner Among 2021 Rock Hall of Fame Nominations. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has released its list of 16 nominations for 2021. They are. Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Mary J ... ... ... ... The 2021 class will be selected by a voter pool of over 1,000 artists, historians, members of the music industry and journalists. ... Oct ... .
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Tina Turner, Jay-Z, Go-Go’s lead 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees

The Los Angeles Times 12 May 2021
The 2021 class — which, in a shift from last year, will be feted in person on Oct ... Music ... Music ... Nominees were voted on by a group of approximately 1,200 artists, executives, historians and journalists; 4.8 million votes from members of the public went toward one so-called fans’ ballot, which Turner carried, according to the statement ... Music.
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‘Foghorns are embedded in people’s minds’

The Irish Times 12 May 2021
The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers ... Compelling simplicity ... In interrogating what is a foghorn and what it sounds like, Allan claims she stopped being a music journalist and became “a foghorn obsessive, a historian of sound, and the favourite anecdote of many friends (‘a book about foghorns...?’)” ... “I adore archives ... .
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Information Clearing House 10 May 2021
nited States withdraws from Afghanistan? Not really. By Noam Chomsky, Vijay Prashad. May 12, 2021 "Information Clearing House" - The U.S ... On October 11, 2001, journalist Anatol Lieven interviewed the Afghan leader Abdul Haq in Peshawar, Pakistan ... aerial bombardments ... Civil War ... Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor and journalist.
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