Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Bern upset by ‘Romney Girl’ video

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|August 22, 2012 An online music video that uses a “Swiss Miss” to mock US Republican Party presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his “taxless” wealth has drawn the ire of Switzerland’s diplomats. The satirical YouTube video … Continue reading

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Quote vetting — standard in Switzerland — sparks Anglo-Saxon media uproar

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by Malcolm Curtis | Tribune de Genève Blogs | July 22, 2012 The growing journalistic practice in America of allowing sources to vet and change quotes from interviews is drawing disapproval from media experts but the practice has long been … Continue reading

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Clooney to visit Geneva for Obama fundraiser

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by Malcolm Curtis | The Local, Switzerland | June 29, 2012 Hollywood superstar George Clooney is returning to Geneva this summer to raise money from wealthy American expats for Barack Obama’s presidential re-election bid. Clooney is set to visit the … Continue reading

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Clinton in Geneva champions global gay rights

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by Malcolm Curtis  |  swissinfo.ch | December 7, 2011 American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a speech in Geneva on Tuesday night to push for a global campaign to combat discrimination against gays and lesbians. The issue is “one of the … Continue reading

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