DAVID BAUDER / The Associated PressDec 11, 2018
The magazine chooses Jamal Khashoggi, the Capital Gazette staff and others to highlight the work of "the guardians" in a more hostile world. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigDec 10, 2014
While Time magazine chose Ebola fighters as the 2014 "Person of the Year," the runners-up include the Ferguson protesters whose "refusal to let a life be forgotten turned a local shooting into a national movement." Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 12, 2013
According to the managing editor of Time magazine, Pope Francis was chosen to grace the cover of its 2013 Person of the Year issue because he "changed the tone and the perception and the focus of one of the world's largest institutions in an extraordinary way." But perhaps his most significant contribution this year has been his condemnation of greed and materialism. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigDec 20, 2012
A look at the day's political happenings, including why conservatives think Hillary Clinton's faking a concussion and Time reveals its 2012 Person of the Year. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigDec 10, 2012
The former Army intelligence analyst accused of handing over troves of classified military records to the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks was overwhelmingly selected by the publication's readers. Find out who else made the list of nominees. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 14, 2011
For “once again becoming a maker of history” two sleepy decades after political soothsayer Francis Fukuyama declared Western liberalism the end point in the evolution of human society, Time magazine named "The Protester" 2011’s Person of the Year. For “once again becoming a maker of history,” Time magazine named "The Protester" 2011’s Person of the Year. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 16, 2010
He may disagree with his characterization in "The Social Network," but Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may have been done some good by screen scribe Aaron Sorkin's and director David Fincher's depiction of him in their overachieving film, as it turns out. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Satire by Andy BorowitzDec 22, 2008
Caroline Kennedy would like to be considered Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2009 and has let the magazine's editor know of her interest in the honor, aides to Ms. Kennedy confirmed this week. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 18, 2008
Here's a news bite that could have written itself a few weeks, if not months, ago: Barack Obama is Time's 2008 Person of the Year. Even the magazine's editorial staff members knew that the choice would hardly shock anyone, but they allowed themselves to be swept along by the tides of history -- or perhaps inevitability. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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