"Person of the Year"
Lesson Date : 2019-01-07

  • "Person of the Year"
  • Time is a well-known American news magazine.
  • In December, Time chooses its "Person of the Year".
  • Time's selected its first Person of the Year in 1927.
  • He was an American pilot called Charles Lindbergh.
  • He was the first person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The Person of the Year used to be called "Man of the Year".
  • Time changed this in 1999.
  • The Person of the Year is not an award.
  • People who have caused the death of many others have been Man of the Year.
  • Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany, and Stalin, the leader of communist Russia, are examples.
  • The Person of the Year is not always a person.
  • In 1983 the "personal computer" was Time's Person of the Year.
  • Time's Person of the Year for 2018 was four journalists and a newspaper.
  • The magazine says that accurate news is part of "free speech".
  • A gunman attacked the newspaper.
  • The other news journalists were killed or imprisoned.