Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicThe Washington Post

Topic: The Washington Post

Associated Press fires Jewish employee for ‘showing bias’ in tweets on Israel-Palestine issue

Emily Wilder, who was hired just 16 days before being let go, said she was not informed which tweets of hers violated AP's social media policy.

J&J knew of risks at Baltimore plant months before vaccine got contaminated: Washington Post

In late March, workers at a biodefence plant in Baltimore accidentally mixed ingredients of Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines, contaminating 15 million doses.

‘Bitter polemic targeting PM’ — Indian embassy in US slams Washington Post article on Modi

In an opinion essay in The Washington Post, author Kapil Komireddi accused PM Modi of crushing dissent & making decisions such as the scrapping of Article 370 and Covid lockdown.

Why The Washington Post saying Indian cities under-reporting Covid deaths is fallacious

A seroprevalence survey has shown that by mid-June, 22.9 per cent of Delhi’s population had had the Covid-19 infection.

Why foreign media loves anti-BJP, champagne socialists as columnists

Op-eds of The New York Times, The Washington Post, Gulf News, The Guardian and others are mostly written by Modi-hating Indians like Rana Ayyub and Swati Chaturvedi.

Washington Post reporter suspended for Kobe Bryant tweet gets Guild support

Washington Post political reporter Felicia Sonmez was sent on 'administrative leave' after she tweeted about 2003 rape allegations against basketball star Kobe Bryant.

Modi called Trump ‘not a serious man’ after he said India, China don’t share border: Book

A Very Stable Genius, new book by 2 Washington Post journalists, talks about Donald Trump's presidency & how he could be 'dangerously uninformed' at times.

‘Cherished goal of Hindus’ to ‘surprising’ timing — how foreign press read Ayodhya verdict

Almost all Western papers say the verdict is in sync with PM Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda & helps BJP fulfill its key election promise.

How Washington Post headline for al-Baghdadi obit triggered outrage, meme fest on Twitter

The Washington Post headline, which referred to the ISIS leader as an “austere religious scholar”, causing widespread outrage, has been since changed.

Kashmiri Pandits in US decry unfair coverage, protest outside The Washington Post office

Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora organised a protest outside the office of The Washington Post in the US, alleging ‘biased’ reporting on Kashmir.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.