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More from Beirut

Paul du Quenoy sent another fascinating email from Beirut a few hours ago. Here it is:

The situation continues to be very tense. This morning I was able to confirm that Hezbollah and affiliated Shi’ite militias are in control of most of Muslim Beirut. The pro-government Sunni militias were bested and disarmed with what is being

The Word from Beirut

I received a vivid email this morning from someone I know who finds himself in Beirut amid the escalating clashes between pro-Hezbollah and pro-government forces. Paul du Quenoy is a professor, most recently at the American University in Cairo, who is moving to teach at the American University in Beirut in the fall, conditions …

Is Jon Stewart a Journalist?

No, you say? Then why, in a survey last year, was he ranked one of the most admired journalists in America? (I know, I know — many of you think “admired journalist” is a contradiction in terms). A lot of Americans get their news, or a portion of it, from Stewart and Colbert (and Leno, Letterman and O’Brien). But how does The Daily Show …

EW on W (Oliver Stone Takes Bush to the Movies)

Corporate cousin Entertainment Weekly (EW to the hip) has a great read about the making of Oliver Stone’s sure-to-be-controversial movie on the sitting President of the United States. Josh Brolin plays Dubya, Elizabeth Banks is Laura. The movie is slated to premier late this year, while Bush is still in office. Here’s the cover:

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