Stories tagged: media
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
NBC exceeds expectations five days into Winter Olympics
While gold medals aren’t awarded a quarter of the way into a race, NBC says it is encouraged by how the viewing public has responded to the Winter Olympics from …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Trust and truth under Trump: Americans are in a quandary
A year into Donald Trump’s fact-bending, media-bashing presidency, Americans are increasingly confused about who can be trusted to tell them reliably what their government and their commander in chief are …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Media face challenges in rush to sexual misconduct reckoning
Talk-show host Tavis Smiley isn’t just upset with PBS for firing him on sexual misconduct charges. He’s upset about his depiction in the media.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Judge weighs arguments in legislative records case
Whether or not individual lawmakers in Washington state fall under statutory definitions that would require their records to be subject to more stringent public disclosure was at the heart of …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Man detained by ICE after speaking with news reporters
A man who recounted his longtime girlfriend’s arrest in a Seattle Times story about ramped-up immigration enforcement in Pacific County last month has now been detained, and says U.S. Immigration …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Moscow mulls next move in escalating media spat with U.S.
The Kremlin voiced dismay Thursday over the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded TV station’s credentials in the U.S. and warned of a quick retaliation.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Franken ashamed amid groping claims, will return to work
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he feels “embarrassed and ashamed” amid allegations that he groped several women, but said he looks forward to returning to work on Monday and gradually …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Suddenly, Zimbabwe’s biggest newspaper can print anything. It’s harder than it sounds.
For 37 years, it was the official newspaper of Robert Mugabe. Then, this month, the staff of the Zimbabwe Herald got an impossible assignment: They would have to cover the …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Russian president signs bill targeting foreign media
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill allowing Russia to register international media outlets as foreign agents in a quid pro quo to the U.S. demand made to a …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Colombia rebels trade combat for cameras with new TV network
Sentenced to 27 years in jail for her role in a car bombing at a military school, Ramirez was released as part of Colombia’s peace agreement with leftist rebels and …
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.