Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."
Time via AP
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December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.
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In this June 21, 2019, photo, Paul Gillespie, a photojournalist at the Capital Gazette newspaper, where five people were killed in a mass shooting in June 2018, holds a book of portraits he photographed of survivors and family members of those killed.
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June 26, 2019 - 9:30 am
By Brian Witte, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Standing ovations. A surge in subscriptions. Hugs from random readers. At a time when journalists are being vilified as "the enemy of the people," staff members at the Capital Gazette newspaper are feeling the embrace of a grateful community,...
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Time magazine's 2018 "Person of the Year" cover
Time Magazine via AP
December 11, 2018 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence. The group, which Time calls the "guardians," includes slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Capital Gazette in...
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Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty
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Rachel Kurland
November 21, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The TIME Person of the year is a coveted title, dating all the way back to 1927. Former presidents, world leaders, changemakers and groups for social justice have graced its covers through the years, relaying a representative message of each era. So it makes complete...
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