Stories tagged: media
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
Russia warns U.S. media of possible foreign agent status
Russia’s Justice Ministry has warned several U.S. government-funded news outlets they could be designated as foreign agents under a new bill that has yet to be fully approved.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Russia drafts legislation targeting foreign media
Russian lawmakers submitted legal amendments Tuesday that would allow the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a retaliatory move to a demand the U.S. made to a …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Gonzaga forward Rui Hachimura at the center of Japanese media’s attention
Rui Hachimura’s locker sits in between and space was limited with the spillover from a dozen Japanese media interviewing the Zags’ sophomore forward. A year ago, two Japanese reporters chronicled …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Commentary on killings draws strength through repetition
A satirical website is responsible for one of the starkest commentaries on mass killings, and it draws its power through repetition.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
Milbank: Dear Leader upgrades First Amendment
Each morning I get a call from Gorka with my assignment. I write it up, and then it’s up to the Russian bots to spread the word on social media.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Trump suggests Senate Intelligence Committee investigate ‘fake news networks’
President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate media companies that he believes are reporting information that is “just made up.”
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
‘Godspeed, Hugh Hefner’: Playmates, celebrities, civil rights leaders remember the Playboy founder
The actress Kat Denning remembered meeting Hugh Hefner at his famed mansion, where he was “very nice to my mom.” Kim Kardashian said she was “honored to be part of …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Trump: Russia probe a ‘hoax,’ media was ‘greatest influence’ on 2016 campaign
President Donald Trump on Friday called allegations of Russian election meddling a “hoax,” and insisted the media was the “greatest influence” on the 2016 campaign.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story
A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine’s debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Editorial: Our turn to face tragedy, pull together
Now it’s our community that will never be the same; our students, parents, teachers, doctors, nurses and first responders who will never forget.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
AP, Spokesman-Review, other media sue for info from Washington state lawmakers
A coalition of news organizations led by The Associated Press is suing the Washington Legislature over its assertion that state lawmakers are not required to turn over daily schedules, emails, …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Cambodia Daily to close in media crackdown
One of Cambodia’s main English-language newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, announced that it would close Monday after a dispute with the government over taxes.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Judge rejects Sarah Palin lawsuit against the New York Times
A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation lawsuit by Sarah Palin against The New York Times, saying the former Alaska governor failed to show the newspaper knew it …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
White House renews request for privacy for Trump’s young son
The White House on Tuesday renewed its request to the news media for privacy for President Donald Trump’s young son, Barron, after a conservative news and opinion website criticized the …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
German Foreign Ministry pokes fun at Breitbart gaffe
Germany’s Foreign Ministry is having some fun at the expense of a Breitbart News gaffe.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Despite complaining of leaks, Trump retweets Fox report based on anonymous sources
President Donald Trump has retweeted a Fox News report based on anonymous U.S. intelligence sources, despite his attorney general’s pledge to clamp down on government leaks.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Former Fox News executive files $48 million lawsuit over sexual assault scandal
A former Fox News executive fired after settling a claim that he attempted to sexually assault a female on-air commentator is suing parent company 21st Century Fox for going public …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Jerusalem’s Old City: Tourists welcome, media not so much
Israeli police acknowledged on Wednesday that security forces are preventing journalists from entering parts of the Old City of Jerusalem as part of efforts to lower tensions around a contested …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 7 a.m.
Man gets 7 years in prison for attack on TV news crew
A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for attacking a television news crew as they worked on a story about an art display in Niagara Falls …
Wed., July 12, 2017
Sullivan: Glimmer of hope in media survey
The negative assessments, bad as they are, are simply holding steady. But among some segments of the public, the media is actually looking better than ever.
Sun., July 9, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Is the press undermining Trump on foreign soil?
If the media weren’t consciously trying to undercut the president’s authority while he was overseas, then unconsciously, they were doing a pretty good job.
Sat., July 8, 2017
Christine M. Flowers: It’s stupid to paint all Trump backers as fools
A lot of people out there are tired of being called stupid, whether directly to their faces or indirectly with the raised eyebrow of the highbrow.
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Gary Crooks: (full speech) Fake news, real news and political bubbles
The mainstream media
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
A Reddit user who wrote about stabbing Muslims is claiming credit for Trump’s CNN video
The user whose screen name is an unprintable corruption of “Han Solo” spent about a year on Reddit before attaining stardom, courtesy of a share from President Donald Trump.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Chaffetz, leaving Congress this week, heading to Fox News
A Republican who is quitting Congress at the end of the week is heading to Fox News.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
‘I bet she treats you well’: President Trump calls over Irish reporter, compliments her ‘nice smile.’
While President Donald Trump spoke over the phone with Ireland’s new prime minister Leo Varadkar Tuesday, congratulating him on his recent win, he made eye contact with a female reporter …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story
CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the …
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.