Yamiche Alcindor, a national politics reporter for The New York Times, talks with AllDigitocracy’s Jon Dowding about why the appearance of Mothers of the Movement at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is so significant. Mothers of the Movement is comprised of mothers whose children have been killed by police.
Chifei Fan, a reporter for SETTV in Taiwan, says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is much more upbeat than the Republican National Convention held last week in Cleveland. Donald Trump’s message, she says, is making the Republic of China, scared for the future.
By JON DOWDING Published in partnership with AllDigitocracy.org and Temple University’s Department of Journalism The women’s caucus meeting started with applause and exuberance as the second day of the Democratic National Convention got underway.
Donna Brazile, Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, and Rev. Leah Daughtry are leading one of the most important Democratic Party conventions ever. But you wouldn’t know that going by news reports The Democratic Party is making history again. It just named three black women to the top leadership posts of any major political party in history.
Journalists have a love/hate relationship with Hillary Clinton that often involves sexist coverage that has only worsened during the 2016 presidential campaign season On the day that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton performed one of the most important tasks of her campaign – naming a vice presidential running mate – New York Times columnist and PBS Newshour analyst David Brooks and commentator Mark Shields spent time talking about what they believe to be Clinton’s “lack of warmth.”
Hillary Clinton has had heated exchanges with Black Lives Matters activists in the past year. Now she’s tweeting their name Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton faces criticism from one of her strongest opponents, and this time, it is not Donald Trump.
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