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  Person of the Year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Person of the Year is an annual issue of U.S. newsmagazine TIME that features a profile on the man, woman, couple, group, idea, place, or machine that "for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year."
Time's Person of the Year 2001 — in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks — was New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
In recent years, the choices for Person of the Year have also been criticized for being too Americentric, which is a departure from the original tradition of recognizing foreign political leaders and thinkers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Person_of_the_Year   (1018 words)

 Person of the year: Bush makes a ludicrous choice -DAWN - International; 25 December, 2004
The absurdity of Time magazine naming George W. Bush "2004 Person of the Year" does not necessarily lie in the fact that the US president has pursued reactionary and repugnant policies.
Time notes somewhat defensively that its choices for Person of the Year are often controversial.
Editors are asked to choose the person or thing that had the greatest impact on the news, for good or ill - guidelines that leave them no choice but to select a newsworthy - not necessarily praiseworthy- cover subject.
www.dawn.com /2004/12/25/int7.htm   (1287 words)

 Person of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A community of over thirty families, Negahot faced tremendous hurdles in the past few years as a result of the Oslo Accords, because the main approach road to the community was transferred to Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian Authority.
When the Oslo War began three years ago, that road was cut off to Negahot’s families, who could then enter and leave their community only from the west.
An Arab gets a year in jail for attempted murder, is released, and then fulfills his wish by killing a baby and a 27-year-old man on the eve of the New Year.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/991758/posts   (1065 words)

 Michelle Malkin: TIME'S LAME CHOICES
Recall, if you will, that Sportsbook.com yanked betting on "Person of the Year" after a number of bets came in from what appeared to be people in the know betting the "Person" would have been Mother Nature.
For "Person of the Year," my top nominees would have included Ray Nagin, Kathleen Blanco, Grover Norquist, Jack Abramoff (who is more properly a "fulcrum" than a person of the year), Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, and Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Persons of the Year, ACLU style, from John Stephenson.
michellemalkin.com /archives/004101.htm   (727 words)

 CNN.com - Time Person of Year: The American soldier - Dec. 21, 2003
The selection echoes 1950, the year the Korean War began, when editors picked the American GI for the cover, writing that "it was not a role the American had sought, either as an individual or as a nation.
The 2003 Person of the Year package, which hits newsstands Monday, focuses on a 12-person artillery survey unit stationed in Iraq to tell the story of the American soldier.
Kelly said Saddam was not considered this year because "he was on the losing side of this conflict," and it was unclear how much he was leading the insurgency.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/12/21/person.of.year.ap/index.html   (651 words)

 2005 Person of the Year
For more than 39 years John Conyers has fought to improve the lives of the working people he has represented.
Each endeavor involved an issue of major relevance to the lives of the American people, and each issue was in grave danger of being swept aside in the post 9/11 reign of terror.
The year 2005 came to a close with a bang, not a whimper.
tvnewslies.org /html/2005_person_of_the_year.html   (1555 words)

 Hiiraan Online Person of the Year 2005
He was a diligent shepherd of the Somali cause both on the international arena as well as in the local level, refusing to leave the country even under grave risks to his life.
The totality of his qualities and character as well as his sincerity in the pursuit of peace, brotherhood and the common good, untarnished by political ambition or personal interest, Yahya was able to win the trust of his people and become one of the most respected peace activist in the country.
Yahya had devoted many years to foster peace and reconciliation in his country and was widely respected by his countrymen and by many in the international community." Mr.
www.hiiraan.com /news/2006/Person_of_the_year301205.htm   (896 words)

 On The Road To 2008: Person Of The Year
It is that time of year again, when Time magazine comes out with their "Person Of The Year" issue.
The ongoing struggles in Iraq against insurgents has been complicated by the role of external terrorist forces, and the photos and videos of hostages being beheaded is probably the iconic image of the year.
We worry that they may get hold of nuclear weapons or biological agents capable of making September 11, 2001 a minor event when compared to the hundreds of thousands who could die if such weapons are used in an attack in the future.
www.kirkdorffer.com /ontheroadto2008/2004/12/person-of-year.shtml   (460 words)

 Time selects Bush as Person of the Year
Time 's 2004 Person of the Year package, on newsstands Monday, includes an Oval Office interview with Bush, an interview with his father, former President George H. Bush, and a profile of Bush's chief political adviser, Karl Rove.
Kelly said Bush has changed dramatically since he was named Person of the Year in 2000 after the Supreme Court awarded him the presidency.
The American soldier earned the honor last year; in 2002, the magazine tapped Coleen Rowley, the FBI agent who wrote a critical memo on FBI intelligence failures, and Cynthia Cooper and Sherron Watkins, who blew the whistle on scandals at Enron and Worldcom.
www.infowars.com /articles/us/time_selects_bush_person_of_year.htm   (550 words)

 TIME Person of the Year — Infoplease.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A year later, the cover for TIME's first issue of 1929 revealed that its editors had named car magnate Walter P. Chrysler as Man of the Year for 1928—and it was obvious that an annual tradition had been born.
Though TIME named a number of Women of the Year in the decades that followed, the editors eventually settled on the non-gender-specific term Person of the Year for the magazine's annual citation.
After 75 years, the Person of the Year has become an institution: whereas in one sense it is a sort of intellectual parlor game, it also challenges TIME's editors and readers to reflect on the events of the past year critically, dispassionately, and rigorously.
www.infoplease.com.cob-web.org:8888 /ipa/A0765960.html   (701 words)

 The Globalist’s Person of the Year 2004:
Commoner Joseph Darby's Uncommon Courage by The Globalist - The ...
The Globalist’s “Person of the Year 2004” is an American whose courageous actions reaffirmed the world’s belief in America’s true ideals in troubled times.
Just like our person of the year, most GIs back then did not want to be in the situation in which they found themselves, but nevertheless did what needed to be done with great courage, conviction and honor.
And for that reason, Joseph Darby deserves to be selected as The Globalist’s 2004 Person of the Year.
www.theglobalist.com /DBWeb/StoryId.aspx?StoryId=4322   (1446 words)

 Min. Louis Farrakhan 2005 'Person of the Year'
Louis Farrakhan is BET.com's Person of the Year.
Oprah spent much of this year living up to her reputation as a generous philanthropist, giving away everything from new cars to scholarship money.
They agreed that he has done what no other African American leader has: "mobilize hundreds of thousands of Blacks around the issues of atonement and empowerment, and to convince the masses of our people that we must be the primary catalysts and engines for positive change in our communities," she said.
www.bet.com /News/personoftheyear_farrakhan.htm?wbc_purpose=Basic&WBCMODE=PresentationUnpublished&Referrer={03CE5360-2620-42CB-AD7E-77E4249C5FB7}   (596 words)

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But true connoisseurs of the Person of the Year concept know that the definitive award is made by this column.
Every year we measure the zeitgeist with our supersensitive "scientific" instruments and locate the person who crystallizes it most perfectly.
She brought together the two most important stories of the year: the Scott Peterson trial (Regan signed a book deal with person-of-the-year finalist Amber Frey) and the Bernard Kerik meltdown (trysting with Kerik at his love nest).
www.crispinsartwell.com /personoftheyear.htm   (491 words)

 Person of the Year is PR Bonanza of the Year - Gawker
Person of the Year is PR Bonanza of the Year - Gawker
Person of the Year is PR Bonanza of the Year
Time's Person of the Year feature -- nee Man of the Year -- is one of the great magazine franchises: An insantly recognizable brand that sells both copies and ads.
gawker.com /.../person-of-the-year-is-pr-bonanza-of-the-year-137213.php   (870 words)

 TIME Person of the Year 2006 - CNN.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Since 1927, TIME editors have named a "Person of the Year" on the cover of a special issue of the magazine.
The title is given to the person who, "for better or worse," the magazine's editors believe had the greatest impact on the year's events.
In 2005, Time named Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates as its 78th "Persons of the Year." This year's selection will be announced during a CNN special that airs December 16 at 8 p.m.
www.cnn.com.cob-web.org:8888 /SPECIALS/2006/time.poty   (170 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Bush named 'Person of the Year'
Time magazine has given its Person of the Year award to United States President George W Bush.
Time credited him with "sticking to his guns" and persuading voters "this time around that he deserved to be in the White House for another four years".
Last year's Person of the Year was the "American soldier" who bore the duty of "living and dying for a country's most fateful decisions".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/4109373.stm   (422 words)

 TIME 2002 Persons of the Year: Cynthia Cooper, Coleen Rowley and Sherron Watkins
This was the year when the grief started to lift and the worries came in.
During the ordeals of this year, it energized them to know that there were two other women out there fighting the same kind of battles.
It may still be true that no one could have prevented the attacks of Sept. 11, but the past year has shown that the FBI and the CIA overlooked vital clues and held back data from each other.
www.wanttoknow.info /021222time.personofyear   (1869 words)

 Time Names US Soldiers 'Person Of The Year'
(Reuters) - "The American Soldier" was named on Sunday as Time magazine Person of the Year, giving credit not to those who formulate the foreign policies of the United States but those who face bullets and grenades as they execute those policies.
But he said there was a spirited debate about who would best represent that story as Person of the Year.
Kelly said Rumsfeld, in a November interview, made the unsolicited suggestion that this year's honor go to all men and women who wear the U.S. uniform.
www.rense.com /general46/person.htm   (534 words)

 Enlisted Person of the Year Ribbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Enlisted Person of the Year Ribbon is a decoration of the United States Coast Guard which was established in 1994 by order of the Commandant of the Coast Guard.
The award was based on the Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon, which is awarded by the United States Air Force.
The Enlisted Person of the Year Ribbon is awarded to any member of the Coast Guard, paygrade E-2 through E-6, who is selected as the Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year, based on a display of pride, professionalism, and dedication to Coast Guard core values.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Enlisted_Person_of_the_Year_Ribbon   (210 words)

 2004 Person of the Year
She is a model of unyielding focus and determination in a time of uncertainty and disillusion.
For nearly two years, Bev Harris has been a one-woman whirlwind, trying to draw attention to the pitfalls of the computerized election process that promises to become standard in much of the nation.
In these distressing times, when the fragility of our rights as Americans hangs by a tenuous thread, we are comforted by knowing that Bev Harris is out there fighting for what is right and never giving an inch to her detractors.
www.tvnewslies.org /html/2004_person_of_the_year.html   (584 words)

 Riverhead News-Review | Person of the Year:
From the first moment of the first Town Board work session he convened one year ago, when he held aloft a copy of a brochure published by New York State's committee on open government detailing how open meetings must be conducted, Mr.
Cardinale sent a clear message both to the public whose business is conducted by the town government and to the people who want to do business with the public: Things in Riverhead have changed.
Cardinale received numerous "Person of the Year" nominations from many different quarters.
www2.timesreview.com /NR/index/283555354066644.php   (564 words)

 NASCAR.com - Teresa Earnhardt named Person of the Year - November 10, 2001
For the past five years and now with the support of UPS, NASCAR Winston Cup Illustrated has encouraged its readers to nominate an individual within the NASCAR industry who has best represented the spirit and integrity of the sport.
"UPS delivers this year's NASCAR Winston Cup Illustrated Person of the Year award to Teresa Earnhardt because she personifies the best of NASCAR Winston Cup racing," said Jack Duffy, senior vice president of corporate strategy for UPS.
The 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Illustrated Person Of The Year will be presented by UPS during pre-race ceremonies at Atlanta Motor Speedway on November 18.
www.nascar.com /2001/NEWS/official/11/10/wci_personyear/index.html   (566 words)

 BulldogsWorld.com Person of the Year
Bulldogsworld.com will at the end of each year award one person our Person of the Year Award for their dedication, ethics, experience, integrity and love for the breed, and willingness to help all.
I also consider it a personal honor to know this wonderful women and to learn from her.
She has also helped the site greatly in many ways over the years, in fact to many to even count, and is a great and fun person to know and to have as a friend.
www.homestead.com /bulldogsworld/personyear.html   (507 words)

 Tech person of the year: Nature | Perspectives | CNET News.com
That is, biology and environmental sciences are increasingly where the action is. If I had to pick a person of the year, it'd be nature.
This year, one of the most popular courses at Stanford's engineering school--birthplace of Yahoo and Google--is about fuel cells.
For years, futurists predicted that someday, all of civilization's knowledge would be found on the Web.
news.com.com /Tech+person+of+the+year+Nature/2010-1008_3-5500233.html   (822 words)

 CNN.com - Katrina may sway Time's Person of the Year pick - Nov 15, 2005
NEW YORK (AP) -- Time magazine's 2005 Person of the Year may not be a person after all.
Williams was part of a six-member panel invited to make suggestions to the magazine about who or what it should choose as its Person of the Year.
The magazine's Person of the Year issue will be on newsstands December 19.
www.cnn.com /2005/US/11/15/time.personyear.ap/index.html?section=cnn_topstories   (495 words)

 Bonnie Fuller - 2003 Media Person of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The magazine maven is voted as the figure who had the most impact on the media last year.
Fuller was announced as the year's "media icon" on the first weekly edition of CNBC's "Topic A with Tina Brown" on Feb. 8.
He swooped in like a stealth bomber to pick off the prime media target of the year, New York magazine, from under the noses of such supposedly savvy players as Zuckerman, Weinstein, Peltz and Deutch.
www.iwantmedia.com /personoftheyear.html   (1395 words)

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