Posts Tagged “Helen Thomas”

A Helen Thomas Message to Americans in the Era of Trump

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A Helen Thomas Message to Americans in the Era of Trump

White House Correspondent Helen Thomas began her career with JFK and ended it under Obama. The Era of Trump calls to mind what Helen Thomas advised: “We should back up the president when he does the right thing and drop him when he doesn’t.” By Eileen Fleming President Obama held his first news conference in…

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Arab American journalists face industry bias

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Arab American journalists face industry bias

Arab American journalists face industry bias Arab American journalists continue to be targeted by racism and discrimination that dominate the mainstream American news media. America’s journalism industry is driven by an unethical and unprofessional growing trend by American media outlets to exclude any voices that are critical of Israel. It’s the main reason why there are so…

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Helen Thomas Ethics and the Yoga Industry #NewCNNShows

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Helen Thomas Ethics and the Yoga Industry #NewCNNShows

Helen Thomas Ethics and the Yoga Industry #NewCNNShows By Eileen Fleming   Lebanese American Author and Reporter, Helen Thomas would have turned 94 on Monday. Helen Thomas was the first female officer of the National Press Club, the first female member and president of the White House Correspondents’ Association and the first female member of…

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Remembering Helen Thomas, Pop and a Sigh is Not always just a Sigh

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Remembering Helen Thomas, Pop and a Sigh is Not always just a Sigh

Remembering Helen Thomas, Pop and a Sigh is Not always just a Sigh By Eileen Fleming In 1958, Journalist Edward R. Murrow warned that as television became more about entertainment and not about shows of enlightenment, this republic would be dumbed down. Only an informed and engaged citizenry can preserve a democracy and a healthy…

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Dealing with the Ongoing Nakba and the Jewish Conscience

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Dealing with the Ongoing Nakba and the Jewish Conscience

Dealing with the Ongoing Nakba and the Jewish Conscience By Eileen Fleming EXCLUSIVE to The Arab Daily News Al-Nakba is not just about the destruction of Palestinian communities, civilization, culture, identity, and the expulsions and killings that began in 1948; Nakba also encompasses the Jews who were already there, those that came in ’48 and…

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The Tabboun: Top American Arab newsmakers of 2013

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The Tabboun: Top American Arab newsmakers of 2013

The Tabboun: Top American Arab newsmakers of 2013 By Ray Hanania Americans Arabs who led the news this past year did so in many different circumstances including in achievement and in controversy. Here’s a run-down of some of the top newsmakers for 2013. IN POLITICS The most influential American Arab in politics is, without a…

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