Tag: Magazines and journals

Trump Boasts: I Have a Higher IQ Than Rex Tillerson

President Trump told Forbes in an interview published Tuesday that he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should compare IQ tests after Tillerson reportedly called his boss a “f–king moron.” “I think it’s fake news,” Trump said. “But if he did that, I guess we’ll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you…

MUST SEE Time Magazine Trump-Russia Cover

Time magazine published an eye-catching cover Thursday aimed at the Trump presidency — this time depicting the White House being overtaken by Russian onion domes. The new cover comes amid the escalating controversy over the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia. And it’s a winking reference to the news earlier this week, when President Donald Trump…

Trump Economist Interview: I Came Up With ‘Prime the Pump’

In a new interview with The Economist, President Trump claimed that he came up with the phrase “prime the pump” during a talk about his plan to overhaul the tax code. The common idiom is most-often understood to mean an increase in government expense in order to stimulate the economy or promote a specific improvement,…

John Oliver On Why Local Newspapers Are So Important [VIDEO]

John Oliver talked last night about the struggles of the newspaper industry, “A big part of the blame for this industry’s dire straits is on us and our unwillingness to pay for the work journalists produce,” Oliver said. “We’ve just grown accustomed to getting our news for free. And the longer that we get something…

Playboy to Stop Nudity Publishing [VIDEO]

The magazine that helped pioneer the sexual revolution in the United States is ending its practice of publishing nude photos of women, The New York Times reported Monday. Hugh Hefner, the founder and editor in chief of Playboy, agreed to the radical change as a part of a redesign slated to be unveiled next March.…

New York Times names Dean Baquet as new executive editor

Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times, is unexpectedly leaving the position and will be replaced by Dean Baquet, the managing editor of the newspaper, the company said Wednesday. Baquet, 57, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and a former editor of the Los Angeles Times, will become the first African-American executive editor at…

Monica Lewinsky On President Clinton: ‘I Deeply Regret What Happened’

Monica Lewinsky – She’s back! Breaking years of silence, the former White House intern at the center of the scandal that led to President Bill Clinton’s impeachment writes in Vanity Fair that her affair was “consensual.” Lewinsky, now 40 and with a master’s degree in social psychology, writes that it’s “time to burn the beret…

TIME Magazine releases list of 100 ‘Most Influential People’

TIME Magazine in its annual tradition released on Thursday its list of the world’s 100 ‘Most Influential People.’ The list this year features world leaders, entertainers, politicians, activists and scores of other people who the magazine’s editors deemed as having an indelible impact on society and the issue features tributes written by high-profile guest contributors.…