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Time ‘Person of Year’ goes to Khashoggi, other journalists

Time magazine on Tuesday named journalists, including a slain Saudi Arabian writer and a pair of Reuters journalists imprisoned by Myanmar’s government, as its “Person of the Year,” in a cover story headlined “The Guardians and the War on Truth.” The honor went to a series of journalists including Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, who the government of Myanmar convicted on Sept. 3 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a case seen as a test of democratic freedoms in Myanmar. Also honored was…

Tech billionaire set to buy the Time Magazine

NEW YORK: A tech billionaire is set to buy America's known publication, the Time magazine. The move comes after the magazine was bought only eight months before by a US media group Meredith Corporation. The Tech giant and owner of Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff along with his wife, Lynne Benioff as co-owner are buying the magazine for a reported sum of $190 Million. In a statement, Meredith said the Benioffs "will not be involved in the day-to-day operations or journalistic decisions". Mr Benioff,is chairman,…

Why one woman is cropped out of Time magazine’s Person of the Year cover?

Time magazine announced the 'Silence Breakers' – men and women –for speaking about abuse and harassment and pioneers of the #MeToo movement as Person of the Year. But the magazine’s cover shows an elbow of an unidentified woman, prompting attention of social media users with their torrent of questions as why the lady was cropped out? The Time has a powerful explanation to it. The fast-growing social movement, which encouraged women to speak up about their experiences of sexual harassment, assault and rape led to…

#MeToo movement named Time magazine’s “person of the year”

Time magazine has named 'Silence Breakers' men and women who bravely spoke against abuse and harassment as 'person of the year' in 2017. The confessions triggered social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag. “This is the fastest moving social change we’ve seen in decades, and it began with individual acts of courage by hundreds of women - and some men, too - who came forward to tell their own stories,” Time editor-in-chief Edward…

Time asks Trump Org to remove fake covers from president’s golf clubhouses

NEW YORK: Time Magazine said Wednesday it has asked the Trump Organization to take down a mock front cover celebrating Donald Trump's business record that is on display in several of the president's golf clubs. A Washington Post journalist spotted the Time cover during a visit to one of the clubs and, after investigating, reported that it was a fake, and was framed on the walls of at least four other venues. "TRUMP IS HITTING ON ALL FRONTS . . . EVEN TV!" screams the headline of the cover dated March 1, 2009, with a…

Time Magazine cover depicts White House overtaken by Russia

WASHINGTON: Time magazine’s latest cover has drawn world media attention as well as controversy for depicting current situation of US and Russia after latter’s alleged hand in Trump’s elevation to presidency. The cover highlights the Russian scandals plaguing Trump’s presidency by blending the Kremlin and the White House in one image. It shows the front entrance of the White House on one side and the Kremlin’s ornate towers rising on the other in vivid red. TIME’s new cover: How Trump’s loyalty test is…

People are spotting something unusual on Trump’s Time magazine cover

WASHINGTON: Time magazine on Wednesday named Donald Trump its “Person of the Year” for 2016 for his stunning upset election victory, but some people have amusingly making a mockery out of magazine cover featuring the US-President elect. The unusual thing, as described by many, implies that the creator the cover was not Trump fan alike many other Americans. A closer look at the cover and the giant letter “M” masterfully placed behind the President elect’s head, reveals what look like horns protruding from his unusually…