128 Editorial Boards Fighting the War on the Press

128 editorial boards are taking a stand on Thursday (August 16) against the “war on the press.” This is a fascinating struggle for credibility for these papers. Here’s some coverage:

Globe rallies newspapers to protect free press from Trump attacks

‘‘We are not the enemy of the people,’’ said Marjorie Pritchard, deputy managing editor for the editorial page of The Boston Globe, referring to a characterization of journalists that Trump has used in the past. The president, who contends he has largely been covered unfairly by the press, also employs the term ‘‘fake news’’ often when describing the media.

The Globe has reached out to editorial boards nationwide to write and publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what the newspaper called a ‘‘dirty war against the free press.’’

You can read more here: “More than 100 newspapers will publish editorials decrying Trump’s anti-press rhetoric

Racer

The MVCC Library now subscribes to Racer. Racer magazine has news and feature articles on the world’s major auto racing series (NASCAR, Formula One, Indycar, etc..). In addition, Racer includes extensive photography on race vehicles. Please find it on the Cherrywood display as you enter the library.

History vs. Augustus: Power Hungry Politicians

“His reign marked the beginning of one of history’s greatest empires … and the end of one of its first republics. Was Rome’s first emperor a visionary leader who guaranteed his civilization’s place in history, or a tyrant who destroyed its core values? Peta Greenfield and Alex Gendler put this controversial figure on trial in History vs. Augustus.” (From TED Ed Website)

History vs. Augustus – Peta Greenfield & Alex Gendler

Runner’s World

The MVCC Library now subscribes to Runner’s World. Runner’s World is a runner’s magazine that aims to you help run faster and farther. Runner’s World features strategies, tips and advice on performance,  prevention of injuries, nutrition and personal goals. Please find it on the Cherrywood Display as you enter the library.

And if you cannot enter the library physically, please find Runner’s World online in any one of these databases.