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June 14, 2012
I am so rooting for you tomorrow not just as a personal friend but because professionally we’re definitely in this together. Speech of your life? Yes, he Cam!
Former News International exec Rebekah Brooks • In a text message to current British Prime Minister David Cameron, on the brink of a speech Cameron was about to make at a Conservative Party conference. News International had to hand over the text messages between the two as part of the Leveson Inquiry that grew out of the company’s phone-hacking scandal. It’s been a fun one so far, with such luminaries as Tony Blair (who also had a tight relationship with Brooks) and Rupert Murdoch being forced to testify. Today was Cameron’s turn.
11:33 // 1 year ago
February 16, 2012
October 8, 2011
Leaked e-mails: White House staffer was heavy Solyndra cheerleader
- who Former White House official Steven Spinner, an Obama fundraiser and Silicon Valley investor who advised the Energy Department on alternative energy loan programs.
- what E-mails showed that Spinner heavily pushed the Solyndra loans, despite the fact that he was supposed to be recused from the case. The company later failed.
- why His wife’s law firm represented the company, and while she didn’t closely work on the company’s case, the firm benefited from the government loan. source
10:20 // 2 years ago
April 14, 2011
Editorial priorities are weighed on a number of factors at any given moment. All news organizations have faced these pressures, but despite this and the challenging terrain in Bahrain, we have covered events in the country extensively.
Spokesman for Qatar-based/funded Al Jazeera on the news channel’s perceived lack of coverage surrounding the protests in Bahran. (via soupsoup)
10:49 // 3 years ago