“Speech” in the news

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acceptance speech
free speech
freedom of speech
gave a speech
hate speech

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The Independent
· Pelosi rips Trump for 'degrading' plan to give nomination acceptance speech from the White House  
Several legal and political ethics experts aired their frustrations about Republicans' plans to use White House grounds for the acceptance speech, saying it puts Mr Trump's advisers in legal jeopardy.
The Independent
· Meghan Markle to interview journalist on gender and representation in the newsroom  
Last month, the former Suits actor stressed the importance of “drowning out the negative voices” while delivering a speech to young girls at the virtual 2020 Girl Up Leadership Summit.
The New York Times
· Diana Russell, Who Studied Violence Against Women, Dies at 81  
“I immediately became very excited by this new word, seeing it as a substitute for the gender-neutral word ‘homicide,’” she said in a 2011 speech.
· House Democrats to Facebook: 'Do more' about harassment and hate targeting women  
More than 30 House Democrats including Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York have signed a letter asking Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to address hate speech targeting women — particularly for women candidates and political leaders.
Washington Post
· Belarus’s Lukashenko faces a surging political newcomer. The response is familiar crackdowns.  
People were plotting a “massacre” in Minsk, he declared in a televised speech this week.
· Apple 27-inch iMac review  
Don’t mind the slurred speech (Bell’s palsy sucks, don’t get it), but the audio is perfectly suited for a Zoom call.
· Queen Elizabeth II’s heartbreaking confession about Prince Andrew revealed  
DON'T MISSMeghan Markle accused of ‘abandoning theatre patronage’ amid COVID-19 [INSIGHT]Queen ‘ahead of the curve’ on key coronavirus craze [ANALYSIS]Prince Harry’s ‘nod to Joe Biden’ in explosive video speech [REVEALED]
· GENYOUth CEO Alexis Glick: Let's face it, distance learning is here to stay  
Try, also, to keep in mind a piece of advice I used in a Zoom commencement speech earlier this summer, and that I believe to my core: change is the price of survival.
The Guardian
· Seth Meyers on Trump's interview fiasco: 'His brain is pureed cottage cheese'  
The morning show also asked Trump about reports that he’s considered giving his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential ticket from the White House instead of the convention in Florida; Trump said such a decision would be “easiest from the standpoint of security” in a “beautiful setting” where he’s spent a lot of time.
· Meghan Markle and Prince Harry set up company behind charity name change a YEAR ago  
DON'T MISSQueen ‘ahead of the curve’ on key coronavirus craze [INSIGHT]Prince Harry’s ‘nod to Joe Biden’ in explosive video speech [REVEALED]Meghan and Harry will 'always be tied' to Kate and William's work [EXCLUSIVE]