A young adult novel is fiercely criticized on Twitter and accused of being racist by those who haven’t read it. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Kat Rosenfield, who covered the story for Vulture.
Cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt lavished money and gifts on her friend, photographer François-Marie Banier. Then, her daughter sparked a decade of scandal by accusing Banier of abusing her. (Image credit: Eric Robert/Sygma via Getty Images)
A former Paris bureau chief for Time, Tom Sancton is the perfect chronicler of l’affaire Bettencourt — the juicy swirl of scandal, bribery and dark doings that fascinated France for a decade. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)
A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. This week we look at how different cable networks explained newly inflamed U.S.-North Korea tensions. Which channel seemed to repeat a particular phrase, like “fire …
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