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How Stephen Harper hopes to win the 2015 election
Ever so slowly, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s strategy for winning the 2015 election is becoming clear.
It will be built on four pillars:
Economic management and tax cuts; a hard-nosed approach to crime; a
“principled” foreign policy that stands up to international tyrants and
terrorists; and a simple mantra to discredit and destroy Harper’s
biggest threat — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Read more
White House doesn't believe slain U.S. journalist was 'sold' to Islamic State
The United States has no
information indicating beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff was
"sold" to Islamic State militants by moderate Syrian opposition rebels,
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Tuesday.
Sotloff family spokesman Barak
Barfi told CNN on Monday night the family believed Islamic State paid up
to $50,000 to rebels who told the militant group the 31-year-old
journalist had entered Syria. Read more
One month later in Ferguson, ‘there’s still many chapters to go’
David Carson arrived at St.
Peter’s Cemetery early on Tuesday morning. He waited there for awhile,
for the light to come, for people to come to the place where Michael
Brown was buried.
By around 9 a.m., Carson, a
photojournalist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, left and headed for
the Canfield Green Apartments and the memorial for Brown in Ferguson.
Not much had changed there in the last few days, but maybe, Carson
thought, people would like to see this place again, too. Read more
Five tips for creating a more gender-balanced newsroom - Gender Equality
Across the world, news organizations still have a lot of work to do to achieve gender equality.
Equal pay, work-life balance and the role of women in media and media leadership were examined at the recent event “Closing Journalism’s Gender Gap," hosted by the National Press Club and Poynter. Read more