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Can a Nobel Prize rewind the nuclear clock?

Can a Nobel Prize rewind the nuclear clock?

As world leaders speak recklessly about a nuclear threat, the clock is ticking against the world. It is now close to midnight. And it is getting closer. Tick tock! There are only two minutes and 30 seconds to convince them their strategies are wrong.

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Cities and States rise up against Washington, D.C.

The wallets of the residents of South Bend, Ind., have recently become thicker. Don’t get too excited! It’s not money, even though it might also be compared in value for a part of the community. Locals there can now have two different types of identification, the state driver’s license, which is the more common one in the United States, or the city card. The regional system was created about a year ago in part to help nondrivers and immigrants, including undocumented ones, to feel safe enough to use the city’s service without being afraid of deportation.

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Facebook is there for journalism. Take the most out of it

Facebook is there for journalism. Take the most out of it

It’s hard to imagine one newsroom that hasn’t incorporated Facebook as one of the main working tools nowadays. The outlets use it on a minute-to-minute basis to gather news, amplify the stories’ reach on the internet, interact with the audience and do live videos. Why not try using it as a main channel for themed stories, too?

 

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Trump supporters, speak out!

Writing for The New York Times’ behind-the-scenes column Times Insider last week, reporter Sarah Maslin Nir shared the challenges she faces when trying to get a Donald Trump’s supporter to talk to her for a story. The newspaper’s critical approach to the presidency has gotten it included on the group of outlets that Trump has labeled “fake news media”. On his official Twitter account, he calls it the “failing New York Times.” Most of his loyal audience, thus, agree with his view that the paper and other mainstream media are working to serve as an obstacle for his mandate.  

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