Latest David Remnick Stories

2009-05-19 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week it was dropped like a bomb on the scientific community when the venerable magazine Science contained a lead news article (in the May 15, 2009 issue) by reporter Michael Balter, "'Vengeance' Bites Back At Jared Diamond" that included the first public comments by Pulitzer Prize winning scientist, Jared Diamond and New Yorker editor David Remnick regarding the 10 million dollar libel lawsuit filed against Diamond and Advance Publications,...

2008-12-11 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation announced today that it will present the Benjamin C.

2008-07-15 18:00:18

A MAGAZINE cover showing Barack Obama dressed as a Muslim and his wife as a terrorist was dismissed as "tasteless and offensive" by the Democratic presidential hopeful yesterday.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.