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12 agosto, 2018
por Felipe Sahagún
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Woodward and Bernstein: Watergate echoes loud in Donald Trump era (Guardian)

Carl Bernstein received an email from Bob Woodward the other day. “Can you believe this?” it read, “44 years!”

It was a reference to President Richard Nixon’s resignation on 8 August 1974, following years of dogged reporting by the Washington Post’s Woodward and Bernstein into the Watergate break-in and cover-up.

The most famous double act in journalism were in their early 30s at the time and, like the Beatles when they broke up, could have been forgiven for assuming that the biggest story of their career was behind them. But then along came Donald Trump with Watergate echoes too loud to ignore. “Woodstein”, as the affectionate compound noun has them, are elder statesmen now but the hunger is still there.

Woodward’s upcoming book, Fear: Trump in the White House, shot to number one on Amazon.com within a day of its announcement. It is expected to be the most authoritative account yet of the first 18 months of the administration.

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11 agosto, 2018
por Felipe Sahagún
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La fatiga de la empatía

La fatiga de la empatía

La fatiga de la empatía Aylan Kurdi La foto de este niño sirio, en brazos de un soldado que lo halló ahogado en una playa turca, dio la vuelta al mundo, como epítome de la tragedia de las crisis migratorias a consecuencia de las guerras (Nilufer Demir / AFP v @lavanguardia)