2017 In Review

Time Names “Silence Breakers” Person Of The Year

The Today Show reports: TIME has named The Silence Breakers, the individuals who set off a national reckoning over the prevalence of sexual harassment, as its 2017 Person of the Year. The magazine’s editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal revealed the selection Wednesday on TODAY along with the cover, a composite group photo that includes actress Ashley Judd, singer Taylor Swift and former ...

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Dictionary.com’s 2017 Word Of The Year: Complicit

USA Today reports: Ivanka Trump’s choice to remain involved in her father’s presidency helped make “complicit” Dictionary.com’s word of the year, but the site said the word resonates with a number of 2017’s biggest stories from Washington to Hollywood. “The word ‘complicit’ has sprung up in conversations this year about those who speak out against powerful figures and institutions and ...

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UK Dictionary: 2017 Word Of The Year Is “Fake News”

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump will be characteristically pleased with himself when he hears that one of his favorite phrases, “fake news”, has been named “word of the year” by dictionary publisher Collins. Announcing the winner, U.K.-based Collins Dictionary said the term “fake news” saw an “unprecedented” rise with usage of the term increasing 365 percent since 2016. Defining “fake ...

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