By Philip Kaleta and Ryan Heath | Tips, tales, traumas to the POLITICO Brussels Team at [email protected] | View in your browser LOBBYING THE EU EU BUDGET — COMPLAINTS ABOUT RUSHED PROCESS PILE UP: Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger came under fire at the Alpbach Forum for his insistence that the 2021-2027 EU budget be finalized before the European Parliament election. A delay, he said, would be proof that the EU doesn’t work. Critics included Renaud Dehousse, president of the European University Institute, who said: “If we have an agreement before the European election the next Parliament will have its hands tied — what do we have parliaments for, if not for budgets?” French En Marche lawmakers have complained about the budget timeline for the same reason. 50-50 chance: But will a deal be struck in time? Oettinger sees a “50-50” chance of the EU reaching a budget deal before the 2019 European election, he told reporters … [Read more...] about POLITICO Brussels Influence, presented by the New York Times: Budget deal odds — Angry Mexican investors — A message to you, Rudy
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Reading The New York Times editorial page is no easy task. Most times, one cannot be completely sure whether bad journalism or ideological blindness is to blame for the paper's ability to get things wrong when it comes to Turkey. In the twisted world of The New York Times Editorial Board, the designated terrorist organization PKK's founder Abdullah Öcalan, who is currently serving a life sentence in Turkey for his involvement in deadly attacks against Turkish security forces and civilians alike, is "a leader jailed as a terrorist." Turkey's efforts to stop terror attacks and arrest would-be suicide bombers before they reach Europe, including the declaration of a state of emergency in July 2016, were part of a crackdown on dissent. Fetullah Gülen, who has been micromanaging a criminal empire from rural Pennsylvania, is a saint. At this point, however, the Turkish people understand that their country's efforts to protect its national interests are bound to be criticized by The … [Read more...] about The New York Times: bad journalism or ideological blindness?
Alden Woods The Republic | azcentral.com Published 5:03 p.m. UTC Jun 13, 2018 Suzette Brewer was in the heart of her dream job. The freelance journalist had just finished her latest story for Indian Country Today’s glossy magazine. Her 3,500-word history of the American chestnut was scheduled to appear in the September 2017 issue, and already she was planning her next few months of work. Tribal lands overflowed with stories few other publications could find. Brewer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, tried to sort through them all. She gravitated toward Supreme Court cases and federal legal battles that could highlight Native issues. Few Native journalists could match her access to the courts. Few outlets could match Indian Country Today's influence. Then the editor called. Indian Country Today, he told her, was shutting down. “So what does this mean, exactly?” Brewer recalled asking, though she already knew the answer: Dozens … [Read more...] about ‘Our New York Times’: Premier tribal news outlet relaunches, still faces old hurdles
0 Have your say Welcome to Yorkshire have invited the editor of the New York Times to visit the county after his publication called the classic dish a 'Dutch baby' in a recipe. Brits were left unimpressed when the famous paper described battered puds as 'light, fluffy pancakes' and even suggested they would be ideal served at brunch.Welcome to Yorkshire have reacted to the 'Americanisation' of the Yorkshire icon by suggesting that the editor taste an authentic pud in one of the county's six Michelin-starred restaurants.Chief executive Sir Gary Verity said:"Nowhere is the Yorkshire Pudding celebrated more than its home county of Yorkshire. We are incredibly proud of our local dish served in all its forms but most famously as the absolute must on a Sunday roast. We would be delighted to welcome The New York Times over to Yorkshire to sample one of our favourite foods in all its glory in its stunning native surroundings!’Brits angry as Americans re-name Yorkshire pudding … [Read more...] about New York Times editor invited to sample a real Yorkshire pudding after paper calls the dish a ‘pancake’
Exposes on mogul Harvey Weinstein that helped spark the #MeToo movement and coverage of Russian election interference earned top 2018 Pulitzer prizes. An investigation of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s alleged pattern of sexual misconduct with underage women also won America’s most prestigious journalism award. The New York Times and the New Yorker shared the public service award for parallel investigations that revealed decades of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Mr Weinstein, a towering Hollywood figure who has been forced from the board of the company he co-founded and faces multiple sexual assault enquiries. (Mr Weinstein has denied sexual misconduct occurred). Read more Editor of tiny Storm Lakes Times wins Pulitzer Prize Pulitzer prize winner asks Trump: 'Who the hell do you think you are?' Pulitzer Prize-Winner Nguyen interview: 'I feel I have two faces' The national reporting award went to the Washington Post and the New York Times for … [Read more...] about Pulitzer Prize: New York Times, Washington Post and The New Yorker win for Weinstein and Russia investigations