News Media

Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster

Dec 13, 2017

The jury of Poland's main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests

Press group says Myanmar journalists arrested over documents

Dec 13, 2017

The Myanmar Press Council says police have arrested two journalists working for an international news organization on suspicion of possessing "secret police documents" related to the ongoing crisis in northern Rakhine state

Russia moves to block Khodorkovsky's news website

Dec 13, 2017

The Russian communications watchdog has moved to block a news website financed by top Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Watchdog: Egypt remains among worst jailers of journalists

Dec 13, 2017

Media watchdog says Egypt remains third-worst jailer of journalists, after Turkey and China

NBC's 'Today' in ratings lead after Matt Lauer's firing

Dec 12, 2017

NBC's 'Today' show beats ABC's 'Good Morning America' in the ratings for the second week in a row for the first time in a year

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

Dec 12, 2017

Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him asylum instead of deporting him to a country where he believes he'll be killed

New Yorker fires reporter Ryan Lizza for sexual misconduct

Dec 11, 2017

The New Yorker magazine says it has cut ties with its well-known politics reporter Ryan Lizza for sexual misconduct

AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces

Dec 11, 2017

The Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical

Polish media regulator fines US-owned news channel $420,000

Dec 11, 2017

Poland's media regulator has imposed a fine of nearly 1.5 million zlotys ($420,000) on a private news channel for what it alleges was unfair reporting during a political crisis last year

Journalists consider response to errors after Trump attacks

Dec 11, 2017

Some mistakes by journalists involving President Donald Trump, and the president's attacks, make news organizations consider how they respond to errors

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