Julia Manchester

21 journalists in six countries jailed on charges related to 'fake news' in 2017

A minimum of 21 journalists worldwide were imprisoned on charges connected to "fake news" in 2017, according to a new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists.  The report cites the recent implementation of measures in countries such as Br

President Trump congratulates New York Times's new publisher

President Donald Trump offered his congratulations to the new publisher of The New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, saying it is the publication's last chance to fulfill its founder's vision.  "The Failing New York Times has a new publisher, A.G.

President Trump: New York Times a 'pipe organ for the Democratic Party'

President Donald Trump in an early morning tweet accused The New York Times of lobbying for Democrats on tax reform, dubbing the newspaper a "pipe organ for the Democratic Party." "The Failing @nytimes, the pipe organ for the Democrat Party, has b

Sen Cardin Calls for Hearing on Trump Jr.'s Contact with Wikileaks

Sen Ben Cardin (D-MD) called for a congressional hearing into Donald Trump Jr.'s communications with WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign, saying the matter was "troublesome."  "This is extremely troublesome and it really does require a

Democratic Reps on Science Committee to President Trump: Stop Depending on Fake News

Democratic Reps of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology urged President Donald Trump to stop relying on “misinformation and fake news" in a letter.