Rachel Maddow Lands a Scoop, Then Makes Viewers Wait – The New York Times

Rachel Maddow on her show last week in New York. Credit An Rong Xu for The New York Times Rachel Maddow had a big scoop, and she handled it her way. With a single tweet on Tuesday, Ms. Maddow, the MSNBC anchor, set the political world ablaze, announcing at 7:36 p.m. that she was poised […]

South Korean court throws president out of office; two die in protest | Reuters

SEOUL South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country’s conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.   The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of Park’s supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the court, and […]

Yes, the media do underreport some terrorist attacks. Just not the ones most people think of. – The Washington Post

By Erin M. Kearns, Allison Betus and Anthony Lemieux By Erin M. Kearns, Allison Betus and Anthony Lemieux March 13 at 6:00 AM President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28 as Vice President Pence and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan applaud. (Pool photo by Jim Lo Scalzo via AP) At his […]

Daniel Craig Dresses In Drag For Excellent PSA

Is James Bond in drag enough to get people to pay attention to statistics on gender inequality? Hopefully yes, because Dame Judi Dench’s voice over in this PSA for International Women’s Day is great, even if Daniel Craig looks a little uncomfortable in drag. (Note for next year: Hugh Jackman would totally nail the role […]