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Common Dreams (press release)Wayne State ends Helen Thomas AwardUPI.com4 (UPI) -- Wayne State University in Detroit has decided to stop giving the Helen Thomas Spirit of Diversity in Media Award, citing what it calls her ...Helen Thomas' school scraps award after remarks on 'Zionists' controlCNN InternationalUniversity pulls diversity award named after Helen ThomasChicago Sun-TimesCollege Scraps Helen Thomas Award After Remarks About 'Zionists'AOL NewsWHTCÂ -The South EndÂ -Daily Callerall 315 news articlesÂ Â»
...her speech yesterday adds more to her long record of hatred. I disagree with Jeff's last two sentences. There are plenty of people in the media who feel just like Helen Thomas does. Helen Thomas just couldn't hide it anymore and that's why she was fired....
Daily scoreboardDaily Mail - Charleston (blog)From the Detroit Free Press: â€śWayne State University is ending the Helen Thomas Spirit of Diversity in Media award, citing what officials described as ...
"Will that be naked pictures, or being fondled, with your flight ticket, miss?"Foreign Policy Journal... veteran reporter Helen Thomas raised a question: Thomas: â€śWhat is really lacking always for us is you don't give the motivation of why they want to do ...and moreÂ Â»
...will no longer offer an award named in honor of one of its most famous alumni, former White House Press Corps member Helen Thomas, officials announced today. The Helen Thomas Spirit of Diversity award will no longer be handed out because of controversial...
Detroit News Online
Juan Williams lacked sensitivitySun-SentinelRe the October firing of Juan Williams from NPR: The common thread between Helen Thomas, Rick Sanchez and Williams is that all of them ...
...Ajluni, of Northville, said she enjoyed hearing Thomas speak but feels badly that she lost her job over the controversy. "Helen Thomas has always been my hero," said Ajluni. "We feel so bad she's been kicked out job she loved at her old age." Thomas will...
Detroit News Online
Political insider: Political names lose jobs, get searchers fired upThe Detroit NewsHelen Thomas ' very public firing for making comments about her thoughts on Jews in Israel landed her on this year's Yahoo! list of top searches of ...and moreÂ Â»
Moody County EnterpriseHelen A. Thomas, 91Moody County EnterpriseHelen A. Thomas, 91 of Lake Preston, SD died, Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at the DeSmet Hospital in DeSmet, SD. Helen Anna Spilde was born to Ed and Louise ...
Journalist Thomas to address diversity workshop in DearbornThe Detroit NewsJournalist Helen Thomas, former White House bureau chief for United Press International, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the diversity workshop ...
Family Security MattersHelen Thomas to be Honored by Arab Group Raided by FBIFamily Security MattersHaving received a â€śCourage in Journalismâ€ť award from the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, former White House correspondent Helen Thomas is now ...
Honoring Helen ThomasCounterPunchBy JAMES ABOUREZK These remarks were delivered at a tribute for Helen Thomas, Thursday, November 18, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington DC DC, ...
Arab-American group's prize for Helen Thomas raises ireThe Detroit NewsProtests are expected today in Washington, DC, when an Arab-American group honors Helen Thomas, the Detroit-raised journalist whose long career ended this ...
The last two victoriesMedia Monitors Network"There are not many people in the United States who have the courage of a woman approaching ninety, like Helen Thomas, ...and moreÂ Â»
Russ Hodin and Helen Thomas are two of a kindNew Times SLORegarding the cartoon by Russell Hodin about the Gaza flotilla raid (June 10): Good timingâ€”between Hodin and another ugly, Helen Thomas, I have a â€śclearâ€ť ...
Washington Post (blog)Battles brews over who will get Helen Thomas's White House seat; Bloomberg and ...Washington Post (blog)Who'll take Helen Thomas's front-row seat in the White House briefing room? The lobbying is in full swing, with Fox News and Bloomberg News trading ...Bloomberg: Helen Thomas's Seat 'Should Be Awarded On Merit,' Not To Fox NewsHuffington Post (blog)Helen Thomas: good riddanceRenewAmericaWhite House correspondent Helen Thomas a casualty of Zionist duplicityOnline JournalLong Island PressÂ -Sun-SentinelÂ -East Texas Reviewall 41 news articlesÂ Â»
Letters to the editorLos Angeles TimesSaree Makdisi's defense of Helen Thomas; why more people don't vote; and high-speed rail for California. It is no surprise that professor Saree Makdisi ...
Betty and Helen Take Center StageBerkeley Daily PlanetNot a lot of love was shown last week for fellow octo-non-mom Helen Thomas. (Both Thomas and White are widows of fellow members of their professions, ...and moreÂ Â»
Seattle TimesThe Real Problem with Helen ThomasNew VoicesHelen Thomas (left) made bigoted statements against Israel and blogger Philip Weiss (right) defended her.. It isn't often that a short YouTube video will ...Helen Thomas, the rabbi and the pressWashington PostDon't single out Helen ThomasLos Angeles TimesHelen Thomas and the Media's Double StandardAmerican Conservative MagazineHuffington Post (blog)Â -Boston GlobeÂ -AlterNetall 259 news articlesÂ Â»
Global MontrealTasha Kheiriddin: Libby Davies has a Helen Thomas momentNational PostHelen Thomas. Libby Davies. Sadly, they are part of the same anti-Israel narrative which is playing itself out more and more in the public arena. ...Harper wants NDP to fire deputy Libby Davies for criticism of IsraelGlobe and MailCalls for NDP MP to resign after Israel commentsCBC.caPrime minister, Liberals demand Libby Davies resignationVancouver SunAntiwar.comall 171 news articlesÂ Â»
The GuardianWhy we'll miss Helen ThomasWashington PostI ran into Helen Thomas a few minutes after she asked President Obama a question about Afghanistan during the last White House press conference ...The Post: No excuses for Helen ThomasSalt Lake TribuneHelen Thomas goes from dean to dunceThe Star-Ledger - NJ.com (blog)Helen Thomas's Pioneering CareerNewsweekABC NewsÂ -Huffington Post (blog)Â -Palestine Note (blog)all 192 news articlesÂ Â»
Telegraph.co.ukGroups Consider Renaming 'Helen Thomas' AwardsFOXNewsHearst columnist Helen Thomas, the former dean of the White House Press Corps, in the White House briefing room. The fallout over longtime ...Helen Thomas, tarnished iconWashington PostWayne State to keep award named for Helen ThomasChicago TribuneDon't Speak: Helen Thomas and the Culture of BlameHuffington Post (blog)Entertainment WeeklyÂ -Los Angeles TimesÂ -New York Times (blog)all 3,136 news articlesÂ Â»
MyFox Washington DCHelen Thomas's controversial voiceWashington PostI am appalled that Helen Thomas's comments on Israel prevent her from speaking at Walt Whitman High School's commencement ["Helen Thomas bows out of speech ...Schieffer to replace Thomas as graduation speakerThe Associated PressCBS journalist to replace Thomas at commencementBusiness GazetteCBS's Bob Schieffer to replace Helen Thomas as Whitman grad speakerWashington Examiner (blog)The AwlÂ -Babble Magazine (blog)Â -mediabistro.com (blog)all 172 news articlesÂ Â»
...Our heroes are human salon.com 26 hours ago Ă˘Â€Â” Under any other circumstances, it wouldn't be a surprise to hear that Helen Thomas -- the titan of the White House press corps -- is retiring. For god's sake, the woman who has reported on the U.S. presidents...
...Helen Thomas at the White House. Ari Fleischer has said she should be fired over remarks about Israel. Longtime White House scribe Helen Thomas caused more than a few eyebrows to perk up when video surfaced on Friday of her declaring that Jews should "get...
...now~!! What was that line about 'putting lipstick on a pig?' (NO disrespect to pigs - they perform a valuable function.) Helen Thomas a shinning example of 'east coast' liberal thought. She has become an embarrassment to her colleagues simply because she...
...POSSIBILITY that she was descended from Thomas Jefferson didn't impress Helen Meredith very much. A Virginia cousin named Thomas Jefferson started a genealogical search of the family's ancestry, but died before he completed it. Nevertheless, the possibility...
Philadelphia Daily News
In his memoir about life in the Clinton White House, George Stephanopoulos recounted the mini press corps revolt that erupted when he decided to shut the door leading from the press room to the press secretaryâ€™s staff quarters-thereby barring what had
...Barack Obama and White House reporter Helen Thomas shared a birthday moment on Aug. 4. The president turned 48 and Thomas turned 89. Thomas visits Houston on Saturday to receive an award and serve as keynote speaker at the Houston Peace & Justice Center Awards...
Presidents usually come into office vowing to conduct the most open administration in history. In the White House pressroom, we tend to snicker at such promises. They are not kept.
There is subtext in the following paragraphs that scolds the White
White House reporter and columnist Helen Thomas has covered every president since John F. Kennedy. Thomas talks about her 60-year career in journalism, and offers presidents advice in her book, Listen Up, Mr. President.
Well, it's not the first time the Grande Liberal Dame of the press corps has had words for the Obama White House, but today Helen Thomas is voicing more unlikely sentiments by telling the White House attack dogs to heel in the Fox News fight.
Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas, who has covered every president since Jack Kennedy, advised the White House to abandon their attacks on Fox News today. She attributed the administration's visceral reaction to attacks from Fox to a
Source: Raw Story
By David Edwards and Daniel Tencer
Monday, October 19th, 2009 -- 9:05 am
Helen Thomas warns Obama on Fox: You cant kill the messengerHelen Thomas, the longest-serving White House correspondent in the Washington press corps, has a few
Everyone with a laptop thinks they're a journalist. Everyone with a cellphone thinks they're a photographer. So our profession is sidelined in a way. There's no turning back. It's frightening because you can ruin lives and reputations willy-nilly
It's one thing when the Financial Times says Barack Obama "seems to float like a butterfly -- and sting like one..."
Even if the gently biting British criticism does come from one of the few publications that successfully charges for some of its
San Francisco Chronicle
NBC's Ann Curry, on Tuesday's "Today" show, called longtime liberal White House correspondent Helen Thomas her "inspiration." As part of an ongoing series "Today's Mentors and Inspirations," Curry visited the former UPI reporter and current Hearst
Dana Milbank, whose incredibly stressful job at the Washington Post allows him to go to White House press briefings, watched Thursday as Helen Thomas did something she has done pretty much every time sheâ€™s had the chance for the last half-centuryâ€”she
Jack & Jill Politics
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is sometimes short on answers for many topics, but he was particularly brief on same-sex marriage this week.
Storied White House reporter Helen Thomas has gotten to that period in life where she just doesnâ€™t
Helen Thomas is 89 years old and requires some assistance to get to and from the daily White House briefing. Yet her backbone has proved stronger than that of the president she covers.
On Thursday afternoon, Thomas gave a clinic in fortitude to
The etymology of the word â€śgorgeousâ€ť indicates the word was derived from the French some 500 years ago and refers to the elegantly dressed and adorned, as with jewelry. Helen Thomas, though, will disagree and tell you she thinks the word
Terre Haute News
On Thursday afternoon, Thomas gave a clinic in fortitude to President Obama's spokesman, Robert Gibbs, during the briefing. "Has the president given up on the public option?" she inquired from her front-row-middle seat.
The press secretary laughed at
CBS News: "Has the president given up on the public option?" Thomas asked, prompting Gibbs to suggest she asks the question every day.
"I ask it day after day because it has great meaning in this country, and you never answer it," Thomas said.
Real Clear Politics
Thomas is promoting her new book, â€śListen Up, Mr. President: Everything You Always Wanted Your President To Know and Do.â€ť
The free event is open to the public. Here are the details per the collegeâ€™s press release:
Helen Thomas, the dean of the White
Inside Politics with Lisa Vorderbrueggen
The old question about who's going to pay for all this content? is on a steadily sliding downwards scale. The question, of course, came up during the panel discussion, "The New Socialism: Content Owners' Undoing." Case in point:
Neil Ashe, president of
Dearborn, MI (August 14, 2009) â€“ Journalist Helen Thomas,
the dean of the White House press corps and a proud Arab American, marked her
89th birthday this year by sharing cupcakes with U.S. President
Barack Obama, who observed his 48th birthday the
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) â€” The Arab American National Museum in Dearborn could land a sculpture of veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas.
Spokeswoman Kim Silarski said Friday the museum, which already displays one of Thomasâ€™ vintage typewriters,
The Oakland Press
WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Barack Obama celebrated his own birthday Tuesday by leading the White House press corps in singing Happy Birthday to veteran reporter Helen Thomas.
Thomas and Obama share a birthday with the president turning 48 and the
Mr Obama celebrated his own birthday by largely avoiding reporters
Mr Obama sang "Happy Birthday" and presented Helen Thomas, the doyenne of the White House press corps, with cupcakes and a single candle to celebrate her 89th birthday,
...is celebrating his own birthday by leading the White House press corps in singing Happy Birthday to veteran reporter Helen Thomas. Thomas and Obama share a birthday on Tuesday, with the president turning 48 and the reporter turning 89. Obama carried cupcakes...