Stories tagged: media
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
The findings, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, hint that this human bias toward negative news might be a large part of what drives …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Just a week after announcing its $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett, GateHouse Media was again laying off journalists and other workers at its newspapers, possibly foreshadowing the future awaiting employees …
Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 10:40 a.m.
Journalists are defending a small Oregon newspaper after a county attorney asked the sheriff to investigate whether a reporter broke the law by trying to get comments from a government …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
GateHouse Media, a chain backed by an investment firm, is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for $12.06 a share in cash and stock, or about $1.4 billion.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
More than 1,000 media credentials were distributed for the 15th NBA Summer League, and the league’s communication department confirmed it was the largest contingent of international media ever.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
The Salt Lake Tribune has announced plans to become a nonprofit as it moves toward a nontraditional model that it hopes will ensure long-term stability after years of financial struggles.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Warren Buffett, the man behind a print-media empire that includes the Buffalo News and Omaha World-Herald, doesn’t think most newspapers can be saved.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
Univision sells Gizmodo, The Onion and other English-language blogs to the private equity firm Great Hill Partners.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
The Seattle Times plans to sell its printing-press property in Bothell to fund news operations, and will shift to printing the paper at its Rotary Offset Press in Kent next …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
Legislation introduced in Congress would give financially struggling news publishers the right to bargain collectively with tech giants Facebook and Google.
Tue., March 19, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Egypt’s top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites and even social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they are …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 4:54 p.m.
Newspapers in more than 1,400 cities and towns across the U.S. have closed over the past 15 years, often leaving residents without a reliable source of local news.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Most national pundits questioned Friday whether the Democratic governor’s singular focus on combating global climate change would be enough to make waves in an already-crowded field.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 4:51 p.m.
USA Today publisher Gannett rejects $1.36B buyout offer from MNG Enterprises, saying it undervalued the company and isn’t in the best interests of the company or its shareholders.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference.
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
The State Department said Friday that it will continue to seek a full investigation into the slaying of U.S.-based Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi as it marked International Day to End …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 11:01 a.m.
Both President Donald Trump and the news media are seen by nearly half of American voters as encouraging politically motivated violence, with partisans taking predictable sides in the wake of …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
With the Brett Kavanaugh hearings – and possibly a collective nervous breakdown – approaching like a Category 4 hurricane, I humbly offer a media user’s guide to the week ahead.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
Ivanka Trump says she doesn’t consider the media ‘the enemy of the people,’ disagrees with immigrant family separations
Ivanka Trump said Thursday that she does not agree with her father’s characterization of the media as “the enemy of the people” and that she was “vehemently against” separating children …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
There’s substantial agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to a pair of studies that also reveal a troubling caveat: a …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
For months now, Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor trying to colonize Mars, tunnel under Los Angeles and make electric vehicles mainstream, has been seemingly preoccupied with another obsession: the media.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
On Tuesday, crews from Japan’s six national television channels – 20 people in all – descended on McCarthey Athletic Center to explore Ruiworld.
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
Rui Hachimura wasn’t the only one getting grilled by Japanese television crews Tuesday. Bulldogs head coach Mark Few and assistant Tommy Lloyd had to parry some questions about their star …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
In his latest volley against the free press, President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested that reporters have their credentials revoked for reporting negative news about him, calling such reporting “fake.”
Sat., May 5, 2018
After passage in Congress of HR 3144 on April 25, Rep. Dan Newhouse and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers held an open media call. It was interesting as an apprentice journalist …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
In an era when the credibility of news reporting is regularly called into question – including by the president of the United States – Adam Goldman Thursday told a nearly …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Israeli police on Monday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as his wife and son, in a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant, one of a slew of …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
If it wasn’t crystal clear already, President Donald Trump’s roaring rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night underscored the fact that, more than a year into the job, Trump has no …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
An Idaho lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her “fake news awards.” The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about his purchase of a home from a …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Egypt’s chief prosecutor told his staff Wednesday to closely monitor the media and move against any they consider to be “hurting national interests,” the latest move by authorities to suppress …