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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the Russian monastery St. Panteleimon at Karyes, on Mount Athos, Greece, Saturday, May 28, 2016. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited an Orthodox Christian monastery on the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos on Saturday and took part in celebrating 1,000 years of Russian presence in Mt. Athos. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Twitter pulls plug on anti-Putin accounts

Twitter has sparked cries of censorship after suspending several popular parody accounts critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin. Published June 1, 2016

The president of California State University, Los Angeles recently held a "healing space" meeting where Professor Melinda Abdullah, pictured here, claimed students felt "traumatized" and "brutalized" following an on-campus lecture by Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator and former Breitbart News editor. (YouTube/@YAFTV)

Ben Shapiro speech 'brutalized' students at California State, professor says

The president of California State University, Los Angeles recently held a "healing space" meeting where a professor claimed students felt "traumatized" and "brutalized" following an on-campus lecture by Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator and former Breitbart News editor. Published May 27, 2016

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli endorses Donald Trump

Embattled pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli announced his support Thursday for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying members of the Never Trump movement are just "jealous, stupid and poor." Published May 27, 2016