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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

Maya Dillard Smith, head of Georgia's ACLU chapter, has resigned over President Obama's directive for schools to let transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, after she said her daughters were frightened by running into three transgender individuals in the women's bathroom. (Facebook/@Maya Dillard Smith)

Ga. ACLU leader resigns over Obama's transgender bathroom directive

The head of Georgia's ACLU chapter has resigned over President Obama's directive for schools to let transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, after she said her daughters were frightened by running into three transgender individuals in the women's bathroom. Published June 2, 2016

In this Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Journalist Dan Rather attends The Independent Filmmaker Project's 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Dan Rather lectures Donald Trump on 'good journalism'

Legendary broadcaster Dan Rather lectured Donald Trump on what makes "good journalism" after the presumptive GOP presidential nominee lambasted journalists during a press conference this week. Published June 2, 2016

Islamic State police enforce the group's strict interpretation of Shariah law. Use of brutality such as the grisly death of Briton David Haines subjugates people to authoritarian order. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

BBC religion chief Aaqil Ahmed: 'Of course' ISIS is driven by Islam

The BBC's head of religion and ethics told students at the University of Huddersfield Wednesday that the Islamic State terrorist group is "of course" driven by "some form of Islamic doctrine," despite the liberal media's effort to keep religion separate. Published June 2, 2016