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VOA Asia for Tuesday May 11

Voa News 11 May 2021
Indian Americans fight COVID from afar. Pakistani female journalists break barriers. Religious leaders urge vaccine faith. Predicting volcanic eruptions. Student journalists. A blessing for bicycles ... .
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When COVID hit, China was ready to tell its version of the story

Indian Express 10 May 2021
Erin Baggott Carter, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Southern California, said her research has found that American news organizations whose journalists accepted official trips to China subsequently “made a pivot from covering military competition to covering economic cooperation.”.
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The media grossly distorted a new study about Democrats and race — here's what it ...

Alternet 10 May 2021
The message, according to journalists, was clear ... They did not, contrary to journalistic reports, find that race- or class+race-framing decreased support ... Finally, when considering all of this information, Democrats and journalists alike should also ask Black Americans about their opinions on how to emphasize race in policy.
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COMMENTARY: 100 days of disaster

The Times & Democrat 10 May 2021
When President Joe Biden hit the 100-day mark, Americans were anything but excited about the “unity” of recent months ... Activist-journalists are perfectly fine with Democrats telling Americans to “trust the science,” yet preaching about mask-wearing and social distancing even after vaccination ... Americans deserve much, much better.
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Opinion: New U.S.-Russia sanctions punish the wrong people

The Los Angeles Times 10 May 2021
While President Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are trying to decide where to meet — in Vienna, Reykjavik or Helsinki? — Americans and Russians are trying to figure out whether the sanctions imposed by the two countries make it impossible for them to visit Moscow or Washington.
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Earthly Delights: Religious Groups and Money Laundering in Dominican Republic

InSight Crime 10 May 2021
SEE ALSO ... In many countries, these associations are not required by law to divulge where such payments came from or what was done with them, according to an expert who spoke to the Latin American Center for Journalistic Investigation (Centro Latinoamericano de Investigación Periodística — CLIP) as part of a 2020 investigation ... SEE ALSO ... .
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The Assad Regime Is Using ISIS to Justify its Activities in Eastern Syria

The Washington Institute 10 May 2021
Today, however, ISIS is certainly operating in the region ... This trend is apparent in the 2012 kidnapping of the American journalist Austin Tice from an area near Damascus ... officials believe that there are four other American hostages being held by the regime in SyriaBiden administration officials continue to work towards Tice’s release ... .
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Trump’s Justice Department slammed for obtaining Washington Post journalists’ phone records

The Independent 09 May 2021
Journalists and civil rights groups ...The Justice Department shouldn’t go spying on journalists at the whims of an administration,” the American Civil Liberties Union said in a statement on Friday on Twitter.
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'Direct attack on the First Amendment': Experts slam Trump DOJ for secretly obtaining WaPo journalists' ...

Alternet 09 May 2021
Advocates for press freedom responded with outrage after the Washington Post reported Friday that former President Donald Trump's Justice Department secretly obtained the phone records and attempted to obtain the email records of three Post journalists who covered Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
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Déja Vu all over again: My story

Santa Barbara News-Press 09 May 2021
I am, above all, an American, born and bred in the “Land of Opportunity.” I care deeply about this country and its citizens ... I feel I couldn’t be more American ... I applaud those Americans who strove and strive now to create “a more perfect union” amid this destructive chaos ... It’s a story only an American could write.
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US Muslim groups decry Israeli violence against Palestinians

Anadolu Agency 09 May 2021
American Muslim organizations on Sunday strongly condemned Israeli violence at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, which ... Separately, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Saturday urged media outlets and journalists to stop referring to Israeli attacks on Palestinians as "clashes.".
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Tacoma writer’s family history shapes graphic novel on resistance to WWII internment

Tacoma News Tribune 09 May 2021
Frank Abe had one request. “Please don’t call it a dark chapter of American history,” the longtime journalist, thespian and filmmaker told me Wednesday. “It was real,” he continued, even ... .
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Why an Estimated 100,000 Americans Abroad Face Passport Problems

Yahoo Daily News 09 May 2021
Travel is restarting, but for American expats who had a baby abroad in the past year or saw their passport expire during the pandemic, elusive appointments for documents are keeping them grounded ... Conner Gorry, 51, an American journalist who lives in Cuba, spent several frantic weeks trying to renew her expiring passport earlier this year.
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Liz Cheney a martyr to resistance as Republican party picks cult of Trump

The Observer 09 May 2021
She is a hardline conservative whose opposition to gay marriage pained her lesbian sister ... Read more ... She wrote ... Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency, said ... The author and journalist added. “One of the biggest recalibrations that is needed in American political discourse is that most of these Republicans are not conservatives ... .

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