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  • Martin Schram: If the West could talk with the people of Russia �

    This week, the leaders of the world's seven largest industrial economies did a relatively easy thing. And it made them feel pretty good about themselves. Even though they knew it was unlikely to produce a positive outcome in a world that has mindlessly...
  • Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'

    Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'
    When Washington Post writer Wil Haygood met the late Eugene Allen in 2008, his intent was to write a feature story tied to the country's election of its first black president, then-senator Barack Obama. The result was his feature story "A Butler Well...
  • A renegade tells all

    It's a dicey business to reveal the secrets of the brotherhood to the laity; look at what happened to Edward Snowden. But I step forward today to tell you that the people you would imagine to be most knowledgeable about English grammar and usage,...
  • Saudi Arabia denies visa to White House correspondent

    BRUSSELS —   The White House said it is “very disappointed” by Saudi Arabia’s decision to deny a visa to a White House reporter for the Jerusalem Post who applied to cover President Obama’s visit to that Middle East nation...
  • 529 Morsi supporters sentenced to death in killing of police officer

    CAIRO An Egyptian judge sentenced 529 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death Monday in an unprecedented verdict that shocked the nation and dashed any hopes that Egypt's capricious judicial system would render justice to government...
  • Real TV news stars rush to prostitute themselves on 'House of Cards'

    Real TV news stars rush to prostitute themselves on 'House of Cards'
    What is it about TV news anchors and reporters stampeding to play themselves in fictional movies and TV shows? Do they think they don't get enough screen time doing, you know, their real jobs? This habit has blotted the reputations of TV journalists for...
  • Flight 370: Journalism is a business

    Flight 370: Journalism is a business
    CNN's extensive coverage of missing Flight 370 is a reminder that journalism is primarily a business. The channel even used "Reliable Sources," its Sunday journalism show, to justify the coverage. How do you like that self-congratulation? Erik...
  • It's over

    Those of you who regularly visit Wordville will imagine the glee with which I dispatched this tweet last Thursday at the American Copy Editors Society conference in Las Vegas:   SHOCKER: AP Stylebook abandons the meaningless "over/more than"...
  • Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer

    Marion Mauk, journalist and freelance writer
    Marion Morris Mauk, a World War II-era journalist who, after her children were enrolled in school, began a freelance career that saw her writing on a wide variety of subjects, from black studies to a Seattle-area movie chain, died March 8 at her home in...
  • Egyptian activist freed after 4 months in jail

    Egyptian activist freed after 4 months in jail
    CAIRO -- In a case closely watched by human rights advocates, a leading figure in Egypt’s 2011 revolution was freed on bail Sunday after spending nearly four months in jail. Alaa Abdel Fattah was arrested in late November, soon after a tough new...
  • Thanks to one student, school newspaper is reborn

      Thanks to one student, school newspaper is reborn
    At the beginning of her sophomore year in high school, Eileen O'Gorman, who is 15, had an idea so old-fashioned it was radical. She wanted to resurrect her school newspaper. Born into the Internet age, Eileen was unfazed by forecasts of the demise...