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Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions

washingtonpost.com – Jun 30 – In his forthcoming book, “The Voyeur's Motel,” acclaimed journalist and nonfiction author Gay Talese chronicles the bizarre story of Gerald Foos, who allegedly spied on guests at his Colorado motel from the late 1960s to the…
Tim O'Brien Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions. Via @farhip t.co/h7wYuvrBrd
James Cook RT @Jim_Edwards: Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions t.co/K9IOAFaV43 via @nuzzel thanks @learmonth
David Folkenflik RT @mlcalderone: Gay Talese disavows his latest book after subject's credibility challenged: t.co/XsGDLr6sME t.co/zzSvR1eKGc
Gideon Resnick Talese on the primary source for his book: 'I should not have believed a word he said." t.co/VUZUcYF9Zh
Carlos Tejada RT @PaulGlader: Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions t.co/32YxTFwRZU
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Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions

washingtonpost.com – Jun 30 – In his forthcoming book, “The Voyeur's Motel,” acclaimed journalist and nonfiction author Gay Talese chronicles the bizarre story of Gerald Foos, who allegedly spied on guests at his Colorado motel from the late 1960s to the…
Staci D Kramer When something sounds too bad to true ... t.co/G49XOwxmep
Tony Biasotti RT @asymmetricinfo: This is nutty. But to his credit that Talese didn't dig in and try to defend the story. t.co/pNLxacqVG9
Tom Nichols This is why authors can't have nice things t.co/RNnXMb2eG7
Sonny Bunch I came to the same conclusion, you know, FROM ALL THE PEEPING. t.co/xeSLm13aHE t.co/VC3LZIGnXv
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Gingrich, Christie are the leading candidates to be Trump's running mate

washingtonpost.com – Jun 30 – Donald Trump's campaign has begun formally vetting possible running mates, with former House speaker Newt Gingrich emerging as the leading candidate followed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. But there are more than a half-dozen others being…
Trip Gabriel RT @GlennKesslerWP: I am old enough to remember when Newt worked closely with Bill Clinton to get congressional approval of NAFTA t.co/njfg7sU6VN
Megan McArdle RT @JustinWolfers: Trump's veep vetting is being handled by the same person who vetted Palin. That is all. t.co/dj9d19A3x9
Justin Wolfers Trump's veep vetting is being handled by the same person who vetted Palin. That is all. t.co/dj9d19A3x9
Joe Trippi RT @costareports: NEWT GINGRICH and CHRIS CHRISTIE are being formally vetted for VP, per multiple sources. My latest w/ @ktumulty: t.co/kNEdqzV3Sr
Anne Toth RT @pourmecoffee: I feel very strongly that people aren't laughing hard enough at this t.co/9VO5MXhmml t.co/iIvncBmazp
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How Boris Johnson was brought to his knees by the 'cuckoo nest plot

telegraph.co.uk – Jun 30, 6:28 AM – Sir Lynton Crosby, Boris Johnson's campaign manager, was making final preparations for the formal announcement of Mr Johnson's Tory leadership bid when his phone rang at 8.53 on Thursday morning. “Hi Lynton, it's Michael Gove here,”…
Tim O'Brien RT @davidjshipley: How Boris Johnson was brought to his knees by the 'cuckoo nest plot' | via @telegraphnews t.co/BcraMUqP0d
Michael Deacon RT @rachelkennedy84: 'As Mr Gove entered the Members' Tea Room...the only greeting from five MPs who were in the room was 'f*** off' t.co/e0ynyiEnTW
Robert Colvile Excellent tick-tock from @gordonrayner on how the Johnson/Gove betrayal went down t.co/EhHQwmvrPV
siddhartha mitter An obvious negative is that all of us in the rest of the world now know who Michael Gove is. What a nest of snakes: t.co/V9Eu313HT2
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Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI To Spy on Journalists

theintercept.com – Cora Currier – Jun 30 – Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists' phone records with approval from two internal officials — far less oversight than under normal judicial procedures. The classified rules, obtained by The Intercept and dating to 2013…
Howard French RT @trevortimm: Huge: @TheIntercept obtained the FBI's classified rules for targeting journalists with National Security Letters t.co/eGm9Fc5xnY
Steve Randy Waldman RT @neon_ness: Secret rules make it pretty easy for the FBI to spy on journalists t.co/Rzt3yqeWCM by @coracurrier
Joseph Menn RT @trevortimm: Huge: @TheIntercept obtained the FBI's classified rules for targeting journalists with National Security Letters t.co/eGm9Fc5xnY
Deborah Blum RT @trevortimm: Huge: @TheIntercept obtained the FBI's classified rules for targeting journalists with National Security Letters t.co/eGm9Fc5xnY
Michael S. Derby Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy for the FBI to Spy on Journalists t.co/rTiAXW9HUG
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We are the 48 - and we want our country back

FT.com – Jun 30, 11:53 PM – Sir, Roula Khalaf has the story roughly right but she's missed the most injured demographic (“ Post-referendum mourning and the millennial vote ”, Notebook June 30). It's us on Facebook posting memes about Little Britain and Pooh and…
Lionel Barber RT @FT: "We are the 48 - and we want our country back" - an FT letter writer's rallying cry (free) t.co/YWju9DvVnh t.co/1GUQ7q2N6R
Adam Tooze Just clicking the heart button does not express how much I LOVE this. Thank you for posting. @MESandbu t.co/8kKBCSnIBc
Faisal Islam this where some Labour MPs think they can take the party post leadership contest: "48% loses #euref, wins #ge2020 " t.co/04Wkyl0ZI2
Martin Sandbu RT @FT: "We are the 48 - and we want our country back" - an FT letter writer's rallying cry (free) t.co/YWju9DvVnh t.co/1GUQ7q2N6R
John Gapper RT @FT: "We are 48 - and we want our country back" - an FT letter writer's rallying cry (free) t.co/fBMQBIwp34 t.co/gidiXMCFpv
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BOE Said to Plan Easing Banks' Capital Demands After Brexit Vote

Bloomberg.com – Stephen Morris – Jun 30, 4:31 AM – The Bank of England is planning to cut banks' capital requirements as early as next week, giving lenders more flexibility to withstand the fallout of the nation's vote to leave the European Union, according to people with knowledge of the…
William Bain RT @business: Bank shares leap now Bank of England is believed to be planning to ease capital requirements t.co/qE3ZIQW2dc t.co/71a2NGYq0O
William Bain Big news: Bank of England's FPC likely to reverse increase in countercyclical capital buffer for banks @business t.co/Ab7U2GYxqt
Fabrizio Goria BOE Said to Plan Easing Banks Capital Demands After Brexit Vote t.co/r8ewPKrfF0
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A Tragic Loss

teslamotors.com – Jun 30, 1:21 PM – We learned yesterday evening that NHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into the performance of Autopilot during a recent fatal crash that occurred in a Model S. This is the first known fatality in just over 130 million miles where Autopilot…
Spacelawyer Oh boy.. @NHTSAgov investigating 1st fatal crash involving #selfdrivingcar t.co/qUgGo5o4kx
Arshya Vahabzadeh MD Wow, almost 500 words before #Tesla stopped rambling about #autopilot disclaimers, and mentioned the dead driver t.co/hzJyv90R3b
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The greatest reshuffle of individual incomes since the Industrial Revolution

VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal – Jul 1 – The effects of trade, or more broadly of globalisation, on incomes and their distribution in the rich countries have been much studied, beginning with a number of works on wage distributions in the 1990s, to more recent papers on the effects of…
Branko Milanovic RT @yourfootmyface: This article explains more about recent global and national politics than anything else I've read t.co/gI0TfjkMFV @BrankoMilan #fb
S Dynarski RT @BrankoMilan: My new post for Vox EU The greatest reshuffle of individual incomes since the Industrial Revolution t.co/zln782iAHV
Branko Milanovic RT @JLMPiraux: .@BrankoMilan sur le plus grand chambardement des revenus depuis la révolution industrielle t.co/FUxDukLlWV t.co/eiK0NzpnvZ
Branko Milanovic My new post for Vox EU The greatest reshuffle of individual incomes since the Industrial Revolution t.co/zln782iAHV
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Luck Runs Out for a Leader of Brexit Campaign

nytimes.com Sarah Lyall (@sarahlyall) – Jun 24, 12:05 AM – LONDON — One day in 2004, Boris Johnson was interrupted on his morning jog by a pack of tabloid reporters massed outside his house in North London. They asked about rumors that Mr. Johnson, then editor of The Spectator magazine and a member…
Neil King Fantastic profile of Boris Johnson... Luck Runs Out for a Leader of 'Brexit' Campaign t.co/BEGAmGm9az
Shibley Telhami Boris Johnson seemed 'almost relieved to be spared burden of running the country he had done so much to destabilize' t.co/AGNXk4QYQC
Trip Gabriel Old CW: Trump is Boris, in touch w populism & America First New CW: Trump is Boris: 'What the heck do I do now?' t.co/zf51WwexlC?
John Bussey Luck Runs Out for a Leader of 'Brexit' Campaign t.co/kezs0yz5oQ