October 20, 2021

US presidents and media

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By Sarah Jacobs President Bill Clinton discusses his campaign with reporters aboard Air Force One on his way back to Washington on November 6, 1996./AP Photo The US president’s relationship with the press has long been a complicated one, and it has varied from administration to administration. To name just a few examples, President Lyndon […]

First woman to run Boston Marathon returns to the race with a powerful message

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BY REBECCA RUIZ From Mashable Fifty years ago, a clever, determined woman named Kathrine Switzer crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon — but not before an official tried to drag her from the course. See, at the time, only men competed in the race. Switzer signed her registration as “K.V. Switzer,” was accepted […]