Latest - The Atlantic What Did Mike Pompeo Do? Reports that Trump asked intelligence chiefs to help shut down the investigation into Michael Flynn raise the question of whether the CIA director was asked to do the same, and how he reacted if he was. There's No Such Thing as 'Honest Loyalty' Fueling the clash between Comey and Trump was this simple fact—they inhabit incompatible moral universes. The Scandal Is What's Already Known There are many questions that James Comey may answer in his Senate testimony, but the broad outlines of Trump’s conduct are clear.
What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat There’s no shortage of ways to reach new audiences — the challenge is figuring out which are worth investing time in and what to do with them. At USA Today Sports, where I work, two platforms we’re trying to better understand and implement into our strategies are Snapchat and Periscope. The latter launched just two weeks ago, right before college basketball’s Final Four. Kenya launches Africa's first Open Data Initiative - TNW Africa Kenya recently launched Sub-Saharan Africa’s first Open Data Initiative, and is one of a series of firsts for the East African country this year, which has included the launch of Africa’s first mobile apps lab back in June. The Kenya Open Data Initiative (KODI) was launched at a high profile event in Nairobi yesterday, with Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki present as well as politicians, government officials and IT professionals. It was launched in partnership with organizations such as The World Bank, Ushahidi and the iHub. The initiative aims to make core government development, demographic, statistical and expenditure data available in a useful digital format for anyone to access. Currently there are over 160 datasets on the platform and already there have been some interesting applications of the datasets by a number of organizations.
Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom? The circle below shows the gross external, or foreign, debt of some of the main players in the eurozone as well as other big world economies. The arrows show how much money is owed by each country to banks in other nations. The arrows point from the debtor to the creditor and are proportional to the money owed as of the end of June 2011. The colours attributed to countries are a rough guide to how much trouble each economy is in. Click on a country name to see who they owe Europe is struggling to find a way out of the eurozone crisis amid mounting debts, stalling growth and widespread market jitters.
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FelixDodds.Net - About Felix Over the past twenty five years I have been active at the global level on sustainable development. I have co-chaired the NGO Coalition on Sustainable Development (1997-2001) at the UN and chaired the United Nations 64th DPI NGO Conference on Sustainable Societies - Responsive Citizens (2011). I have played a leadership role in securing Rio+20 (2012) and the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002). “It takes a special kind of stamina to survive international processes and negotiations. It takes a very special person to make sense of it all and to help others do the same. Le labo médias de l'école de journalisme de Sciences Po Crédit: Flickr/CC/jakerust W.I.P. demande à des invités de donner leur point de vue. Ici, Michael Shapiro, professeur à l’Ecole de journalisme de Columbia, à New York, qui vient d’écrire un livre intitulé “Tales from the great disruption”, fait le point sur la “valeur” des informations à l’heure des paywalls. En anglais. In March of 2011, the New York Times took the considerable risk of altering the unwritten compact with its readers and charge them for access. The Times was by no means the first news organization to do this, but because it remained the nation’s premier newspaper, the implications were enormous.