Escape of the Grannies

Posted: February 7, 2011

… The two Grannies and their tour group of 14 were, for the moment, safely ensconced in comfortable floating quarters as mobs paraded through Cairo demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak…. Continue reading

Newman’s own way: ‘speak up and do things’

Posted: December 13, 2010

In June 2007, when conservative publisher Rupert Murdoch purchased the venerable Wall Street Journal, actor and philanthropist Paul Newman was upset. Wary of Murdoch’s reputation for buying up and sensationalizing news outlets, Newman sensed trouble ahead for American newspapers. Soon … Continue reading

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