Stories tagged: media
Sun., June 25, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Trump ‘tapes’ just another bluff
Trump has managed to create a fictional narrative that not only justifies his dangling bluff but gilds it as a moral victory.
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.
Wed., June 14, 2017
Trudy Rubin: Comey spotlighted the fuzz-free truth
The difference between the Kremlin and the White House is that, in Russia, government officials and the state-owned media faithfully parrot Putin’s narrative.
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 …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Virginia fraternity chapter to settle suit against Rolling Stone for $1.65 million
A Phi Kappa Psi fraternity chapter announced Tuesday it plans to settle a lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine in a defamation case involving allegations – later debunked – that University …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Newspaper: Harvard pulls student offers over online comments
Harvard University’s student newspaper says the school has revoked admission offers to at least 10 prospective freshmen over offensive online messages.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Montana broadcasters launch campaign to combat suicides
Montana broadcasters will begin airing public service spots aimed at increasing awareness of the signs of suicide and the help that is available.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
Among the job cuts at the New York Times, the public editor
The New York Times is ditching the public editor position, created in 2003 as the paper sought to restore its credibility with readers after a plagiarism scandal.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Hannity says liberal fascists are after his sponsors; one is leaving
Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of “liberal fascism” for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced Wednesday that it would no longer …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Worst treatment ever, Trump grumbles; Dems demand deep probe
Surrounded by multiplying questions, President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that “no politician in history” has been treated worse. Democrats demanded an independent commission to dig into his firing of FBI …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Mexicans mourn well-known journalist as risks to reporters skyrocket
Journalist Javier Valdez long chronicled underworld activities in the Pacific Coast state of Sinaloa, home to the drug cartel once led by Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman. Valdez wrote on the …
Fri., May 12, 2017
Amy Goodman: Grass roots vs. Trump’s media manipulations
Amidst the daily deluge of scandal, one detail remains crystal clear: Donald Trump understands the power of the media, and he wields that power relentlessly.
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 …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Parker: Trump analysis overdone, bigly
The 24/7 news cycle has jumped the shark with its incessant critique of the first 100. Yes, I’m guilty as well.
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.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Ex-Fox News guest: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances
A former Fox News guest says Sean Hannity made her feel “uncomfortable” by repeatedly asking her to his hotel while on assignment more than a decade ago, and said she …
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 …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Russian journalist dies after attack in St. Petersburg
A prominent Russian journalist has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg.
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 …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
How Bannon’s multimedia machine drove a movement and paid him millions
Stephen Bannon has constructed intricate multimedia machine comprising nonprofit organizations and private companies, and has leveraged his to advance his conservative, populist agenda and bring in millions of dollars.
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.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Analysis: Bill O’Reilly’s problems just got real
Fox News stood by Bill O’Reilly when he settled a high-profile sexual harassment lawsuit in 2004 and when a 2015 Mother Jones article chronicled the host’s misleading claims about having …
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.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Time said to move closer to sale for more than $20 a share
Time Inc. is moving closer to a sale that could value the magazine publisher at more than $20 a share, according to people familiar with the process.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Leadership change at Comcast cable as CEO Smit changes role
Comcast’s cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Media groups push back after fake news defined U.S. elections
The Baltimore Gazette had its share of scoops leading up to the 2016 presidential election. But one stands out: Every presidential race since John F. Kennedy’s election was rigged. That …
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 …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Montana legislators vote against restricting media photos
Proposed legislation in Montana to restrict the news media’s publication of fatal accident photographs on social media until the victims’ next of kin is notified stalled Monday amid concerns that …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Montana bill aims to restrict media’s publication of accident photos
Tears welled as Maura Gruber recounted Friday how she learned that the love of her life had perished in a traffic accident. Social media delivered her the news on that …