Jill Abramson reported in The Guardian on Monday that PolitiFact, a Pulitzer prize-winning fact-checking organization, judged the Democratic candidate to have “the best truth-telling record of any of the 2016 presidential candidates.”
“Water barons” may soon own every drop of H2O left on earth; techies may be responsible for women getting pushed out of journalism; meanwhile, no one seems to want to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. These discoveries and more after the jump.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the big and sudden changes that shook up the newsroom at The New York Times this week. Does the ousting of executive editor Jill Abramson represent a setback for women at the Gray Lady and in newsrooms everywhere?