Stories tagged: journalism
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Forget Harry Potter. In D.C., people lined up at midnight for Michael Wolff’s Trump exposi.
The wind chill hit minus-3 degrees the night “Fire and Fury” came to town. But neither polar vortex nor “bomb cyclone” nor gloom of night could keep Washington’s political gossipmongers …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Gary Crooks: I’m leaving the paper, but I hope you stay
It’s been a privileged perch, and I am grateful. However, politics has changed – and not for the better – and the impact on journalism is profound.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Walmart pulls “Rope. Tree. Journalist.” T-shirt from site
Walmart has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
Sullivan: Real journalism bags fake-news hunters
News people used to joke that readers should never be allowed to see how the sausage is made. Now we need to show that messy process as clearly as possible. …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Anne Applebaum: Storm highlights need for local news
As the water recedes and the cleanup begins, national journalists will inevitably drift away.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Editor Kim Crompton retires after 28 years at the Spokane Journal of Business
This week, Kim Crompton’s career comes to an end. He’s retiring as editor of the Journal of Business.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Mexican journalists, activists targeted with spyware, report says
Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by spyware produced by Israel’s NSO Group that is sold exclusively to governments, according to an internet watchdog group’s investigation published Monday.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Television reporters told to stop filming in Senate hallways, prompting outcry
Television reporters covering the Capitol were told Tuesday to stop filming interviews in Senate hallways, a dramatic break with tradition as lawmakers face pressure to respond to journalists’ inquiries about …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Award-winning sports writer Frank Deford dies at 78
Award-winning sports writer and commentator Frank Deford has died at 78. His family says he died Sunday in Key West, Florida. Deford was a six-time Sports Writer of the Year …
Wed., May 17, 2017
Dan Heyman: My arrest as a reporter struck a chord
CHARLESTON, West Virginia – For someone like me who is constantly checking email on my phone, one odd thing about getting put in jail is how suddenly you’re almost totally …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Associated Press reviews its coverage of Nazi Germany
The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as “forthrightly and independently as possible.” But the review also …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Analysis: Why CNN can – and did – refuse to air Trump’s new ad targeting ‘fake news’
In a self-congratulatory ad marking his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump labels major television networks “fake news.” So CNN is refusing to sell the president airtime to …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Committee rejects Breitbart application for congressional press credentials
Breitbart News Network, a conservative media organization once headed by Stephen K. Bannon, a top adviser to President Donald Trump, isn’t qualified to hold a congressional press pass.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Newspaper decline continues to weigh on AP earnings
Earnings at the Associated Press shrank substantially last year compared with 2015, when the news organization enjoyed a large tax benefit that skewed its results. Revenue also edged downward, reflecting …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Investigation of Trump’s charity wins Pulitzer Prize
The biggest U.S. news story of 2016 – the tumultuous presidential campaign – yielded a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for the Washington Post reporter who not only raised doubts about …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:52 p.m.
Kansas principal resigns after high school journalists investigate her credentials
group of reporters and editors from the student newspaper, the Booster Redux at Pittsburg High School in southeastern Kansas, had gathered to talk about Amy Robertson, who was hired as …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
A $100 million goal to boost journalism, fight for facts
The philanthropy established by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar will contribute $100 million to support investigative journalism, fight misinformation and counteract hate speech around the world.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Fox News faces another sexual harassment claim against network leadership
The sexual harassment scandal at Fox News Channel continued on Monday, with a contributor alleging that the network’s co-founder pressured her for sex and its current co-president retaliated against her.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Mexican newspaper closes citing insecurity for journalists
A newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez announced Sunday that it is shutting down due to the climate of insecurity and impunity for killings of journalists in one …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked
ABC News says three of its Twitter accounts were hacked Thursday morning and sent out profanity-filled tweets to its millions of followers.
Mon., March 20, 2017
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Explaining journalism to Fox News – again
What does it say about that network, about Trump, about how upside down our world has become, when being pro-truth is decoded as being anti-Trump?
Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, dies
Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, died Sunday. He was 88.
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Another journalist slain in Mexico’s violent Veracruz state
An attacker shot a journalist to death Sunday in the Mexican state of Veracruz, adding to the toll in a region plagued by drug gang violence and allegations of government …
Sun., March 19, 2017
Jamie Tobias Neely: Trump presidency spotlights media’s vital role
Whatever the future holds, we know this: Our system of government simply can’t survive without a free, independent and courageous press.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Facebook combats fake news with new warning label
Don’t believe everything you read on Facebook. The Silicon Valley tech firm has started rolling out a new warning label for news stories that are “disputed” by a third-party fact …
Sun., March 5, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Doug Clark: The robots are coming for our jobs, even us newspeople
Columnist Doug Clark imagines what a robotic version of himself might be like.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Imprisoned for 18 years, pro-democracy Uzbekistan newspaper editor hopes to join family in Spokane
For 18 years, Uzbek newspaper editor Muhammad Bekjanov barely survived behind bars, held captive by an authoritarian government that tortured him for writing pro-democracy articles. His family now lives in …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 12:29 a.m.
Rob Curley: Dewey defeats Zags? Not really
Those of us who love newspapers and the history of newspapers, have almost certainly seen the 1948 cover of the Chicago Tribune. You know the one.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Ryan Bundy interviewer fights federal subpoena in 2nd trial
U.S. District Judge Anna Brown will hear oral arguments Friday on the government’s attempt to compel a reporter to testify in the second trial for the occupation of a national …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Rob Curley: On the lookout for liars, and the difference between beliefs and facts
How journalists fare in a world of fake news.