Arthere in Istanbul’s Kadiköy is an independent art space taken in Istanbul, Turkey on December 12, 2016 by Derya Yücel/SyriaUntold
The nonpartisan model of journalism is built around the norm of covering politics as though both parties are equally guilty of all offenses. The 2016 campaign stressed that model to the breaking point with one candidate – Donald Trump – who lied at an astonishing level. PolitiFact rates 51 percent of his statements as “false” or “pants on fire,” with another 18 percent rated as “mostly false.” His presidency will continue to make nonpartisan journalistic norms difficult to follow.
Donald Trump’s presidential victory took many by surprise, and in the weeks since the election, political analysts have attempted to understand who voted for Trump and why election forecasts were so wrong. One might wonder how a country that’s becoming increasingly diverse – some projections have the country becoming majority minority by 2060 – could elect one of the most openly xenophobic candidates in recent history.
People worldwide love 😂, except the French, who prefer ❤️, according to a new study of global emoji usage.
Around New Year’s, many people will arrange safe, sober rides through services like Uber. Those people might also suffer sticker shock: The platform is known for its surge pricing at peak-demand times, such as the holidays.