New York Times

New York Times Study Calls for Rapid Change in Newsroom

The New York Times has deftly adapted to the demands of digital journalism, but it needs to change even more quickly, according to an internal report that recommends the company expand training for reporters and editors, hire journalists with more

President Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

President Barack Obama largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the army intelligence analyst convicted of an enormous 2010 leak that revealed American military and diplomatic activities across the world, disrupted the ad

Voice of Politics in Nevada Media Starts a News Website

In the months after Sheldon Adelson, a casino magnate and prominent Republican donor, purchased The Las Vegas Review-Journal in late 2015, one local journalist was particularly relentless in criticizing the new ownership.

Human Rights Watch Portrays US as Major Threat, Citing Trump

Human Rights Watch released its annual report on threats to human rights around the world, and for the first time in the 27 years it has done these surveys, the United States is one of the biggest. The reason: the rise of Donald J. Trump.

NSA Gets More Latitude to Share Intercepted Communications

In its final days, the Obama Administration has expanded the power of the National Security Agency to share globally-intercepted personal communications with the government’s 16 other intelligence agencies before applying privacy protections.

C-Span Online Broadcast Interrupted by Russian Network

At 2:30 p.m. on Jan 12, Rep Maxine Waters (D-CA) was on the floor of the House of Representatives, arguing for the importance of the Securities and Exchange Commission, when she was cut off on C-SPAN.

As Trump Berates News Media, a New Strategy Is Needed to Cover Him

There were two big lessons in the Jan 11 melee:

Donald Trump Concedes Russia’s Interference in Election

President-elect Donald Trump conceded for the first time that Russia had carried out cyberattacks against the two major political parties during the presidential election, but he angrily rejected unsubstantiated reports that Moscow had gathered co

Donald Trump’s News Session Starts War With and Within Media

Not only did President-elect Donald Trump break the norms of presidential engagement with the news media, snubbing organizations because of an unflattering story, but he also had elements of a frustrated political press corps warring with one anot

The Real Story About Fake News Is Partisanship

Partisan bias now operates more like racism than mere political disagreement, academic research on the subject shows. And this widespread prejudice could have serious consequences for American democracy.