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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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Famed British comedian John Cleese warns that political correctness is killing comedy in a video for Internet forum Big Think. (YouTube/@Big Think)

John Cleese: Political correctness is killing comedy

Famed British comedian John Cleese warns political correctness is killing comedy, saying it's impossible for comics to be spontaneous if they're surrounded by "super-sensitive people." Published February 1, 2016

Migrants rest in an emergency shelter at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf,  Austria, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, where they arrived in buses provided by Hungary's government from Budapest as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would let them in. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Germany opens first shelter for gay refugees

Germany's first shelter for gay and lesbian refugees opened Monday in Nuremberg following increasing reports of abuse amid the country's record-setting immigration. Published February 1, 2016