Main Entry: sot·to vo·ce

Pronunciation: "sä-tO-'vO-chE
Function: adverb or adjective
Etymology: Italian sottovoce, literally, under the voice
1 : under the breath : in an undertone; also : in a private manner
2 : very softly -- used as a direction in music

Friday, November 11, 2005

stephen glass & the new republic | house of glass

The New Republic, the well-known and trusted Washington magazine/journal founded in 1914 has a reputation for its political and cultural influence. It is rumored, as they say in the film Shattered Glass, to be the in-flight magazine of Air Force One. Whether or not this is true is hard to verify and one would think that even if it is true, there are naturally other magazines as well. Regardless, it is but one piece of information from the film Shattered Glass, the story about Stephen Glass and how he managed to fool one of America’s most prestigious and respected magazines ~ The New Republic.

*this article appears on BBC ~ please follow the above link for full text.