Award-winning journalist gets coveted ‘Taylor Swift’ reporter job
07 November 2023 | 3:05 pm
After much excitement and controversy, USA Today has hired its first-ever Taylor Swift reporter. The Gannett-owned publication announced Monday that Bryan West, an award-winning journalist, began working on the Swift beat from the chain's the Tennessean, based near Nashville.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola won the LMA Manager of the Year award for a third time on Tuesday. Voted by managers across all the divisions, Guardiola beat out competition from Mikel Arteta, Roberto De Zerbi, Eddie Howe, Vincent Kompany and Steven Schumacher to collect the Sir Alex Ferguson Trophy at the League Managers Association awards ceremony in London.
Choy had been accused of making false statements to access vehicle registration records for a documentary. The film covered the 2019 attack on pro-democracy protesters.
The ejection of journalists is likely to further jeopardize relations between India and China, by worsening a general lack of understanding of each other's politics and society.
Former Cullman Fellow Hernan Diaz Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Trust' The New York Public Library congratulates Hernan Diaz on winning the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Trust, which he researched and wrote during his 2020–2021 Fellowship at the Library's Dorothy and Lewis B.
Cameroonian journalist and whistleblower Paul Chouta was abducted and left for dead by unknown attackers in March 2022. His colleague Martinez Zogo was killed under similar circumstances in 2023. Today, Chouta is determined to seek justice for both himself and his friend.
Award-winning Novaya Gazeta journalist Elena Milashina has a long record of covering human rights abuses in the region, and this is not the first time she has been targeted.
Elena Milashina is in a "difficult" condition in a Moscow hospital, her editor and Russian Nobel peace laureate Dmitry Muratov has said.
Luis Martin Sanchez Iniguez was found dead in the state of Nayarit. He was last seen in Xalisco, a town that has long been linked to the smuggling of heroin and opium.
Data from Reporters Without Borders shows that 150 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000. In 2022 alone, 13 members of the press were killed there.
Writer Lutz Seiler is this year's winner of the German language's most esteemed literary award, the Georg Büchner Prize. While he began his career as a poet, Seiler found a new level of fame with his debut novel, Kruso.
A poet who accused Taylor Swift of ripping off one of her books has dropped her $1 million lawsuit against the singer.
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The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
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