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by / on April 26, 2015 at 5:49 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 04/27-05/01

by Monday, Apr 27th Brazilian Income Distribution: Past/Current Changes and Prospective Agenda Monday, April 27, 2015 – 1:00pm  –  2:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 802 A talk by Marcelo Neri, professor, Getulio Vargas Foundation Graduate School of Economic. For further information regarding this event, please contact ILAS RSVP by sending email Film description: A personal jour…

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

by Tuesday, March 25 The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics 4:00pm – 6:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, room 918 Join us for a conversation between Alfred Stepan and Duncan McCargo on their forthcoming article in the Journal of Democracy, The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics. To read a copy of the article prior to this convers…

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by / on March 28, 2015 at 1:06 am / in Campus, Events, Uncategorized

Events 03/30-04/03

…00pm  –  5:30pm Columbia University Morningside Campus Knox Hall, Room 208 Siddharth Varadarajan is a journalist and senior fellow at the Centre for Public Affairs and Critical Theory, New Delhi. He was until October 2013 the Editor of The Hindu. An economist by training, he studied at the London School of Economics and Columbia University and taught at New York University before returning to India to work as a journalist. He has been…

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by / on November 16, 2014 at 11:35 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 11/17 – 11/23

by Monday, November 17th Implementation of Mexico’s Energy Reforms 3:15pm – 5:15pm Low Library Rotunda Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and the New York Energy Forum for a presentation and discussion on the implementation of Mexico’s historic reforms to open its hydrocarbons sector to private investment. The event will feature remarks from three senior Mexican government officials: Lourdes Melgar, Deput…

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by / on May 4, 2012 at 2:09 am / in Europe, World


by Illustrations by Stephanie Mannheim In Russia’s parliamentary elections on December 4, 2011, United Russia – the party of President-turned-Prime Minister-turned-current-President Vladimir Putin – won the majority of seats in the Duma, the Russian Parliament, amid cries (and video evidence) of widespread election fraud. On December 5, Russians took to the streets in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Over the course of the next three months…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:31 am / in Interview, Media, Middle East

A New Era for Radio

by Illustration by Amalia Rinehart Jad Abumrad, a Lebanese-American radio host and producer, was awarded the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship, nicknamed the Genius Award, for “showing exceptional merit and promise for continued and enhanced creative work.” He is the co-founder of the widely acclaimed Radiolab, a radio show and podcast that weaves stories and science into sound and music-rich documentaries. His 2004 Radiolab special, “The R…

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by / on November 5, 2012 at 10:47 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Media, Uncategorized

The Fact Check Republic

…it is not seen by a considerable number of people or re-tweeted. Because audiences have unprecedented access to journalists, the journalist has found himself at the mercy of the audience’s whims. The journalist will deliver what the audience wants to see because that is what brings hits. Each tweet written by the New York Times Company reaches over six million followers. Each of their Facebook status updates reaches over two million subscribers….

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by / on October 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Bob Woodward speaks to the Journalism School

…es. Revealing times when information he received was contrary to real accounts, his suggestion for the potential journalists in the room was to question whether one is on the right track to understanding what is really going on. “And you just have to keep digging… information begets information.” The current journalist faces a dilemma between using the vast range of sources on the internet and getting information straight from the source of the i…

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by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:52 am / in Cover Story

Grooming the Globe

by Illustration by Daryl Seitchik One can hardly fail to notice the growing “cornflake-ification” of politics in the midst of the 2012 Republican primaries. Ideology has become irrelevant; the focus is now on personality. A candidate’s hairstyle counts as much as his views on immigration – or on, say, Libya. The voter is the consumer, the candidate the product. Behind this growing business lurk some of the most powerful men of the mod…

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by / on October 1, 2006 at 3:20 pm / in Domestic, Election, Media

Generation Blowhard

by Again, again, the accusatory finger; the angry bark, the grimace of rage. These are the sacraments at the church of Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox’s top-rated O’Reilly Factor, a show that attracts 2.2 million of the faithful on a daily basis. O’Reilly is just one of a generation of emotional commentators, that is, pundits, who have been charged with transforming political analysis into emotional entertainment. He has been dogged by accu…

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