All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Guardian’

Chelsea Manning Will Receive Hormone Therapy Following Suit

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning, is finally getting the hormone treatments she’s been demanding for months. In September of last year Manning sued the US Department of Defense, claiming she had been “denied access to medically necessary treatment” in connection with a gender disorder. “She brings this action to compel defendants to treat her serious …

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Chelsea Manning to Write Columns for The Guardian

Chelsea Manning, the Wikileaks leaker formerly known as Bradley Manning who was recently sentenced to 35 years in prison, has joined The Guardian US as a contributor. The Guardian US’ editor-in-chief says that Manning will write on “war, gender, and freedom of information”. According to Politico, Manning will not be compensated. Delighted to announce: Chelsea Manning joins @GuardianUS as a …

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Muhammad Ali Daughters Promote New Film In U.K.

Muhammad Ali’s daughters spent time in London promoting the U.K. release of “I Am Ali,” a documentary about the boxing legend’s career that The Guardian calls “a very watchable tribute.” The documentary mixes interviews with Ali’s family and inner circle with archive footage and personal audio recordings and includes the years when Ali was banned from boxing from 1967-1971. Step-sisters …

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Julia Pierson Resigns After Multiple Security Lapses

Julia Pierson, the director of the U.S. Secret Service, resigned earlier this week after mounting criticism of her handling of security breaches at the White House and allegations of misleading public statements. Hours after an appearance before the House of Representatives government oversight committee, Pierson submitted her resignation to the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service. “Today …

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Patrick Stewart Mistakenly Outed as Being Gay

Patrick Stewart isn’t gay, folks. Sorry. Stewart was mistakenly outed in an article in The Guardian that discussed actress Ellen Page’s decision to come out, and while the “news” may have had some people saying “I told you so,” the X-Men actor is indeed a straight man. No surprise there, but Stewart isn’t upset at all by The Guardian’s mistake …

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Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving The Guardian for ‘Dream Journalistic Opportunity’

The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald has announced that he will be leaving the publication for a “once-in-a-career dream journalistic opportunity.” Greenwald, as you probably know, broke the whole NSA surveillance story wide open when he published leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. His work led to the current conversation over the United States’ secret domestic spying initiative. Here’s what Greenwald …

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Chris Brown Opens Up About Childhood and Rihanna

Bad boy, rapper, Chris Brown recently opened up to The Guardian in a revealing profile. The 24-year-old touched on everything from his adolescence, growing up in Tappahannock, Va to his relationship with fellow musician, Rihanna. Brown talked about his childhood, growing up in a small town with a population of a mere 2,000 people. And apparently, the singer wasn’t a …

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Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden, & The UK Fiasco

The last few days have been quite trying for those reporters at the Guardian that are trying to cover the Edward Snowden NSA story with any semblance of integrity. For anyone who may not have been following the entirety of this story, this will sum up events as they occurred so far. When it comes to our side of the …

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Sergey Brin Clarifies Comments from Guardian Article

Whenever a person talks to the press, there is always a risk that sometimes words will get misconstrued or taken out of context. Mostly, this isn’t done maliciously – well, it isn’t unless you speak to one of the many skulduggerous media outlets out there. Any perceived misrepresentation happens due to restrictions of the medium itself: words must be truncated, …

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Covering The Three Little Pigs In a Social Media Era

How would the modern world cover the conspiracy surrounding The Three Little Pigs? Would they blame the wolf? Would Twitter trends pop up in support of the Wolf’s plight? What about the Pigs? Would their hard scrabble life–having to move again and again because of unsound housing conditions, which were exacerbated by their natural predator–make them sympathetic figures while they …

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