Indira Lakshmanan

Poynter Institute for Media Studies / Boston Globe

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Indira Lakshmanan is the Newmark Chair in Journalism Ethics for the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and a correspondent for the Boston Globe. She is a former contributor to Politico Magazine.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort lied and violated his plea arrangement.

What we’ve learned in the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen legal maneuvers

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort lied and violated his plea arrangement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Healthcare was back on the front burner on Capitol Hill, again.

Obamacare lives to see another day

Healthcare was back on the front burner on Capitol Hill, again.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, critics are angry that Trump is not expected to bring up Russian meddling in last year’s presidential…

How will Trump and Putin's sit-down meeting play out?

Ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, critics are angry that Trump is not expected to bring up Russian meddling in last year’s presidential…

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Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

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Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted live at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

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“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

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The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

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For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

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A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.

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