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7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan

7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan

Every sport needs a good commentator, and these shows offer everything from postgame analysis to historical storytelling.ImageCreditCreditIrene RinaldiOct. 18, 2019, 1:07 p.m. ETCommentary is integral to sports, and some of the best commentary out there now exists in podcast form. Whatever your game or your team, you can find a show — or several —…
Superman Speaks His Truth

Superman Speaks His Truth

A change is right around the corner. What will it mean for the hero, his world and his fans? Brian Michael Bendis explains.ImageThe cover for Superman No. 18, being released in December, indicating a big change for the hero.CreditCreditDCOct. 18, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ETThe Man of Steel will go through changes in December that will…
Do-It-Yourself Sabbaticals

Do-It-Yourself Sabbaticals

Some companies will pay you to go away to keep you employed. People without that lucky perk are ginning up their own — by quitting. ImageCreditCreditJames O'BrienPublished Oct. 16, 2019Updated Oct. 18, 2019, 6:32 a.m. ETAt Birchbox, the beauty and grooming subscription service, there is something called the “tri-bat.” Birchbox offers full-time employees who have…
Zuckerberg, Inflaming Debate, Asserts Facebook Stands for Free Expression

Zuckerberg, Inflaming Debate, Asserts Facebook Stands for Free Expression

Business|Defiant Zuckerberg Says Facebook Won’t Police Political SpeechIn an address at Georgetown University, the Facebook chief executive called for more free speech — not less — as his company has been assailed for allowing lies and falsehoods to appear. ImageIn a 35-minute speech at Georgetown University, Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook as a champion of free…
Tech Companies Are Destroying Democracy and the Free Press

Tech Companies Are Destroying Democracy and the Free Press

Ad revenue that used to support journalism is now captured by Google and Facebook, and some of that money supports and spreads fake news.By Matt StollerMr. Stoller is the author of “Goliath: The Hundred Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy.”Oct. 17, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ETImageCreditCreditIllustration by Alvaro Dominguez; Photograph via Getty ImagesAs the presidential…
Your Thursday Briefing

Your Thursday Briefing

Oct. 17, 2019Updated 7:23 a.m. ET(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning.We’re covering the death of a top Democrat in Congress, today’s testimony by a key figure in the U.S. influence campaign in Ukraine, and an agreement in the Brexit negotiations. ImageRepresentative Elijah Cummings in May.CreditJustin T. Gellerson for The New…
Your Thursday Briefing

Your Thursday Briefing

Brexit, Syria, President Trump: Here’s what you need to know. Oct. 16, 2019Good morning.We’re covering the winding road to Brexit and the last-minute talks that could make or break an Oct. 31 departure. We also look at President Trump’s lashing-out over Syria and a place where pugs rule.ImageThe E.U. headquarters in Brussels.CreditFrancisco Seco/Associated PressA Brexit…
Read Trump’s Letter to Turkey’s President

Read Trump’s Letter to Turkey’s President

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON October 9, 2019His ExcellencyRecep Tayyip ErdoganPresident of the Republic of TurkeyAnkaraDear Mr. President:Let's work out a good deal! You don't want to be responsible for slaughtering thousands of people, and I don't want to be responsible for destroying the Turkish economy — and I will. I've already given you a little…
In Letters to the World, a New Wave of Memoirs Draws on the Intimate

In Letters to the World, a New Wave of Memoirs Draws on the Intimate

Critic’s NotebookImageJames Baldwin in 1963. Baldwin’s book “The Fire Next Time” anticipated the current wave of memoirs written as letters to family members and other intimates.CreditCreditBettmann/Getty ImagesOct. 16, 2019, 3:41 p.m. ETThe memoir, as we know it, was born out of an act of petty larceny. Late one night in the fourth century, a teenager…
How Hitler Pioneered ‘Fake News’

How Hitler Pioneered ‘Fake News’

On Oct. 16, 1919, Adolf Hitler became a propagandist. It would be his chief occupation for the rest of his life. Without propaganda, he could never have become a public figure, let alone risen to power. It was as a propagandist that he made a second world war possible, and defined Jews as Germany’s foe.…

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