Penn Station Reborn – The New York Times

Penn Station Reborn – The New York Times

  An Alternative Plan     Michael Kimmelman, New York Times architecture critic   Train stations are more than just a bunch of platforms for getting places. They’re portals. New York used to have two of the world’s most ennobling entrances, announcing the city in all its ambition and glory, Grand Central Terminal and the […]

Women chess players must wear hijabs to play in the world championships in Iran — Quartz

Top-ranked female chess players have been told that if they want to compete in next year’s world championships, they’ll have to wear hijabs—because the competition will be held in Iran. Grandmasters have accused the World Chess Federation’s Commission for Women’s Chess of ignoring the implicit sexual and religious discrimination, reports the Telegraph. US women’s champion […]

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How NPR factchecked the first presidential debate in realtime, on top of a live transcript » Nieman Journalism Lab

How NPR factchecked the first presidential debate in realtime, on top of a live transcript » Nieman Journalism Lab

Hillary Clinton gave multiple shoutouts to fact checkers during the first presidential debate on Monday — but of course, directing viewers to her own site, which was churning out its own fact checks on Donald Trump’s statements throughout the night. Though TV networks (mostly) shied away from on-screen fact checking, other news organizations doubled down, […]

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