Sunday, 3 July, 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

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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