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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

'New York Times', 'Washington Post' Promise Major Changes To Move Forward On Race

Jun 18, 2020
The Post announces more than a dozen new jobs involving race and the Times says it will devise a strategy to better hire, develop, support and promote people, particularly people of color.
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Asia

China Pulls Credentials From Journalists At 3 Major U.S. Publications

Mar 17, 2020
Beijing ordered certain staff at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal to halt reporting inside China, in retaliation for a State Department move against Chinese outlets.
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Business

U.N. Urges Probe Of Reported Hacking Of Jeff Bezos' Phone By Saudi Arabia

Jan 22, 2020
U.N. human rights experts said they were gravely concerned by reports that a WhatsApp account held by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was used to hack The Washington Post owner's phone.
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Politics

Bernie Sanders Again Attacks Amazon — This Time Pulling In 'The Washington Post'

Aug 13, 2019
The newspaper's editor accused Sanders of peddling a "conspiracy theory" about the influence of the paper's owner, Jeff Bezos, who is also the founder and CEO of Amazon.
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Media

Covington Catholic Teen Nick Sandmann Sues 'Washington Post' For $250 Million

Feb 20, 2019
His family says the newspaper targeted the student and defamed him for political purposes after the release of a video that appeared to show a standoff between him and a Native American activist.
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Book Reviews

Journalism's Battles Are On Display In Jill Abramson's 'Merchants Of Truth'

Feb 05, 2019
The former New York Times editor's examination of four news outlets pits new against old, mercenary versus honorable — and is unlikely to inspire the next generation of journalists.
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Middle East

Journalist Recounts The Absurdity And Torture Of 544 Days In Iran's Evin Prison

Jan 22, 2019
After being accused of spying, Jason Rezaian was held in Iran's notorious prison for a year and a half. Throughout it all, he never considered giving up writing and reporting.
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Book Reviews

'Prisoner' Is An Intimate Portrait Of One Journalist's Captivity In Iran

Jan 22, 2019
Writer Jason Rezaian is unsparingly personal throughout the telling of his arrest, imprisonment and trial, writing of his childhood, family, visits with his wife — and fears and insecurities.
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National

Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancee Calls For Saudis To Return His Body At Memorial In D.C.

Nov 02, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi's fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, was the main speaker at the memorial, which ended with a prayer for the slain Washington Post columnist.
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Middle East

Jamal Khashoggi's Last Column Before Disappearance Calls For Free Expression

Oct 18, 2018
The column's publication is "kind of an acknowledgement to ourselves ... that we don't have much hope that we're going to be able to edit this one with him," the Post editorial page editor told NPR.
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Politics

Calls Grow To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After Accuser Goes Public

Sep 16, 2018
Senators from both parties called for a delay shortly after The Washington Post published a story naming the woman who says that Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her when they were both teenagers.
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Media

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer-Winning Columnist, Dies Of Cancer

Jun 21, 2018
The longtime columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for Fox News wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.
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National

Columnist Charles Krauthammer Says He Has Just Weeks To Live

Jun 09, 2018
Krauthammer is a columnist for The Washington Post, and commentator on Fox News. He has been fighting an aggressive form of cancer, and says his long fight against the disease "is over."
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The Two-Way

Kendrick Lamar, 'Press Democrat' Claim Pulitzers. Here's The Full List Of Winners

Apr 16, 2018
Lamar joins the staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post as this year's prize winners. See the list of winners and watch Monday's announcement ceremony here.
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The Two-Way

Tronc Preparing To Sell The 'Los Angeles Times'

Feb 06, 2018
Among the issues roiling the Times is the turnover of executives after reporting by NPR's David Folkenflik on allegations of sexual harassment. Times journalists also voted recently to unionize.
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The Two-Way

In The Category Of 'Fake News,' The Award Winner Is...

Jan 17, 2018
After postponing the announcement of the 'Fake News Awards' winners for a week, the president's event crashed the website of the GOP. The New York Times took first place on the list.
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The Two-Way

'I Have Never Engaged In Sexual Misconduct,' Moore Says In Statement

Nov 10, 2017
Roy Moore issued a two-pronged defense Friday evening to a Washington Post report. The GOP Senate candidate issued a strongly worded statement just as he went on a conservative radio talk show.
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All Tech Considered

At 'Washington Post,' Tech Is Increasingly Boosting Financial Performance

Jun 13, 2017
The newspaper struggled amid declines in print ads, but under Amazon's Jeff Bezos, it has transformed its operations, from how it writes headlines and chooses photos to how it generates ad dollars.
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Politics

Report: Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

May 22, 2017
The Washington Post reported the president asked the Director of National Intelligence and the head of the NSA to push back against the investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russia.
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Politics

Reports: Trump Gave Classified Info To Russians During White House Visit

May 15, 2017

The Washington Post reported that the president revealed "highly classified information" to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, possibly jeopardizing future intelligence gathering on ISIS.

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The Two-Way

FBI Reportedly Got Court Order To Monitor Trump Adviser's Communications

Apr 12, 2017
To acquire the FISA warrant to surveil Carter Page, the FBI had to "show probable cause that he was effectively acting as an agent of Russia," says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous.
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Politics

MAILBAG: Could 'Faithless Electors' Keep Donald Trump Out Of The White House?

Dec 15, 2016
A reader asks about the argument that electors should deliver the presidency to Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote. They could, but they won't.
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The Two-Way

CIA Concludes Russian Interference Aimed To Elect Trump

Dec 10, 2016
NPR has confirmed that intelligence officials say it's now "quite clear" Russian hackers worked to tip the presidency in Donald Trump's favor. Trump's transition team has dismissed the assessment.
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NPR Ombudsman

Calling Trump's Bragging What It Is; Election Coverage: Sept. 25 – Oct. 8

Oct 14, 2016
What language should NPR have used to describe Donald Trump's comments in the leaked Access Hollywood video?
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The Two-Way

Gay Talese Disavows His Disavowal Of His New Book

Jul 01, 2016
Talese had told The Washington Post he wouldn't promote his new nonfiction book, The Voyeur's Motel, after the paper found flaws in its story. But now he says the book will go ahead as planned.

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