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Aug 29, 2018

News media hesitate to use ‘lie’ for Trump’s misstatements

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has been accused of dishonesty, spreading falsehoods, misrepresenting facts, distorting news, passing on inaccuracies and being loose with the truth. But does he lie? It’s a loaded word, and some Trump critics believe major news organizations are too timid to use it. The Washington Post, which has documented […]

May 25, 2017

Attacks, threats against journalists must stop

News of a reporter being physically assaulted by a political candidate in Montana on Wednesday was disconcerting for a number of reasons, but two in particular stand out. The first is the growing antipathy displayed by politicians toward journalists. Politicians disliking journalists is certainly not a new phenomenon. One main purpose of journalism, after all, […]

May 16, 2014

Media file suit to challenge execution secrecy

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Associated Press and four other news organizations filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the secret way in which Missouri obtains the drugs it uses in lethal injections, arguing the state’s actions prohibit public oversight of the death penalty. The lawsuit asks a state court judge to order the Missouri Department of […]

Mar 12, 2013

Media watching for results of papal conclave

NEW YORK — White smoke or black smoke? Maybe it’s easier just to wait for a text message that a new pope has been elected. A Catholic organization has set up a website,, that lets people register to receive a text or email notification when a pope has been selected. While the process of […]

Mar 19, 2012

Report: Tablets helping improve news consumption

NEW YORK — Mobile technology appears to be increasing the public appetite for news but it’s far from clear whether the news industry will profit from that, a study issued Monday concluded. The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, in its annual state of the news media report, found encouraging signs within the […]

Apr 6, 2011

Senators push for media coverage in federal courts

Members of the Senate are looking to shine a little light into federal courtrooms. A bill, co-sponsored by Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., has been re-introduced to provide media coverage of federal court proceedings.

Nov 12, 2010

Daily Beast, Newsweek reach deal to join

NEW YORK CITY — Newsweek, a 77-year-old magazine that once helped set the national news agenda, is linking its future with a startup website just two years in the making. Three months after agreeing to buy the money-losing weekly ...

Jun 15, 2010

Judicial Commission on Minorities hosts conference

The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission on Minorities is set to host a conference “Race, Law and the Courts: Framing the Discussion for a Post Racial America” today in Manhattan.

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