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2011-04-21 16:03:00

NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Newsweek Daily Beast Company today announced that former congresswoman Jane Harman will assume the seat of the organization's late Executive Chairman Dr. Sidney Harman on their Board of Directors. Barry Diller is now Executive Chairman of the Company. Jane Harman, the former U.S. Representative for California's 36th congressional district, is currently President and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Of her assumption...

2010-08-20 12:38:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a disgraceful display of judicial and patriotic ignorance, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the 2-1 panel majority authenticated intentional lying under the Stolen Valor Act of 2005 as constitutional. The Stolen Valor Act advances the substantial government interest in preventing the cheapening of military medals of honor to the detriment of authentic military heroes. Mattie Fein, Republican nominee for the 36th...

2010-08-02 10:52:00

In the news release, An Open Letter to Washington Post Co.'s CEO Phillip Graham From Mattie Fein on Harman Intl Bid to Acquire Newsweek, issued 02-Aug-2010 by Mattie Fein for Congress over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the headline and first sentence, should read "Donald Graham" rather than "Phillip Graham" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: An Open Letter to Washington Post Co.'s CEO Donald Graham From Mattie Fein on Harman Intl...

2010-08-02 07:30:00

Jane Harman and Jon Meacham Still Silent on Harman Editorial Influence and Business Ties to Iran TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an open letter from Mattie Fein to Phillip Graham, CEO of Washington Post Co., on the Harman International bid to acquire Newsweek: Dear Mr. Graham: According to The New York Times, at present, you are inclined towards accepting the bid for Newsweek submitted by audio and defense software company Harman International. But...

2010-07-23 09:50:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fox News yesterday aired an interview of Jane Harman regarding her concerns of a "dirty bomb" threat, yet as the preeminent "conservative" news network, failed to corner Harman on the recent press statements concerning calls for Jane Harman to divest in Harman Intl shares as their wholly-owned company has business in Iran. Fox News believed that the hardcore follow-up segment on security and the Jane Harman interview was a story relating...

2010-07-19 10:22:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 8, 2010, Mattie Fein, Jane Harman's opponent in the 36th district in California, wrote an open letter to Newsweek's Managing Editor Jon Meacham voicing concerns over Jane Harman's history of strong arm tactics that could potentially influence Newsweek magazine if an acquisition by Harman International is successful. Harman continues unrepentant over her attempt to kill a New York Times story exposing spying on Americans on...

2010-07-12 08:46:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of Politico and the New York Observer reporting on Harman's bid for Newsweek going "political" Jane Harman becomes the implausible victim of a WiFi security breach on the same day. Mattie Fein, Harman's opponent for the 36th congressional district, detailed damage to freedom of the press if a Harman acquisition were to take place based on Jane Harman's strong arm tactics with the New York Times. The timing of the sinister...

2010-07-08 08:06:00

TORRANCE, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an open letter from Mattie Fein to Jon Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek on the Harman International acquisition: Jon Meacham, Managing Editor, Newsweek Magazine Mr. Meacham, Newsweek has a storied history of fiercely independent investigative reporting, including the exposure of government crimes, abuses, mismanagement, or other wrongdoing. The news magazine played a sterling role in Watergate, including...

2008-08-14 00:00:31

By Art Marroquin Overseas travelers may feel a little more secure when passing through Los Angeles International Airport, thanks to several enhancements unveiled Tuesday. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, Rep. Jane Harman, and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa toured the renovated international inspection area, just one year after a pair of massive computer meltdowns left thousands of airline passengers stranded for hours at a time. A new coat of paint,...

2006-04-26 19:28:47

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill prodding spy chief John Negroponte to speed up reforms to the nation's intelligence operations, but Democrats said it ignored concerns about the Bush administration's domestic eavesdropping and security leaks. The House cleared the largely classified legislation authorizing next year's intelligence programs by 327 to 96. The bill orders Negroponte to work to cut waste and tighten...


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