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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: Old travel technology in the 21st century Commentary: Old travel technology in the 21st century
32 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Pull yourself away from the nonstop TV news about the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for just a few minutes. Let’s look back at what we’ve just learned about our 21st-century selves. [Read More]
Commentary: The world according to Putin Commentary: The world according to Putin
33 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In a week that swept us from the made-for-Hollywood uncertainty of Oscar night to the real-world uncertainty of Russia’s brinksmanship in Ukraine, we are giving fiction’s T.S. Garp the day off to screen an updated feature of his classic: “The World According to Putin.” [Read More]
Commentary: The two faces of Vladimir Putin Commentary: The two faces of Vladimir Putin
34 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Nighttime skies glowed fiery orange at the edges of Vladimir Putin’s Russia, just days ago — and the whole world was watching. [Read More]
Commentary: Creative flexibility key in Middle East Commentary: Creative flexibility key in Middle East
35 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
You can always find a good front-page story in America’s greatest newspapers — if you are willing turn enough pages. [Read More]
Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report
36 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today’s featured presentation is an Anatomy of a Washington Murder. It is an autopsy of Capitol crimes against the truth of the flawed Affordable Care Act, which most of us now call Obamacare. [Read More]
Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed
37 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was the week when America’s airline passengers got our sweet revenge. It happened right before our eyes. [Read More]
Commentary: National security priority? Education Commentary: National security priority? Education
39 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
They are burning the midnight kilowatts in the West Wing. And they’ll probably be cutting and pasting until President Obama climbs into his limo next Tuesday night and drives 16 blocks to the gleaming-white, floodlit Capitol. [Read More]
Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy Commentary: Say goodbye to privacy
41 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
2014 must be the year when we finally do something to protect our privacy, now that seven months of serial scoops about government spying and snooping have gotten our attention. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference Commentary: Let's revitalize presidential press conference
43 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
On one side of the podium stood the leader of the free world. On the other side, the presumably elite representatives of the world’s freest press, with a world of facts at their fingertips. [Read More]
Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle Commentary: Debt limit may ignite new D.C. battle
44 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Pro football has long had instant replay. Pro basketball has it too (sort of) and pro baseball is getting it. But now, just when we need it least, a virtual instant replay may be coming to Congress. [Read More]
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