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America Reckons With Racial Injustice
The New York Times building in New York. <em>The New York Times</em> and <em>The Washington Post</em> both outlined new measures aimed at improving diversity in their newsrooms and coverage.

'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
Journalists wearing face masks — in an effort to protect against the coronavirus — gather for a news conference earlier this year in Beijing. Early Wednesday, China said it was planning to pull the press credentials of certain journalists employed by

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
The phone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and owner of <em>The Washington Post</em>, reportedly was hacked via a WhatsApp account owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, seen at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, has lashed out at <em>The Washington Post </em>over coverage of his presidential campaign.

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
The family of Nicholas Sandmann, 16, is suing <em>The Washington Post,</em> accusing the newspaper of targeting the Covington Catholic High School student for political purposes. Sandmann is seen here along with Native American activist Nathan Phillips o

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
Jill Abramson, former executive editor at <em>The New York Times</em> walks in with faculty and staff during commencement ceremonies for Wake Forest University on May 19, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Abramson delivered the commencement address

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
Jason Rezaian speaks during the inauguration of the <em>Washington Post</em> headquarters on Jan. 28, 2016.

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
<em>Washington Post</em> correspondent Jason Rezaian speaks at an opening ceremony for the new headquarters of the Washington Post on Jan. 28, 2016.

'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 and others will speak about his life and legacy on Friday, one month after he was killed in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Here, a protester holds a placard showing solidarity for Khashoggi during a demonstration outside

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
<em>The Washington Post</em> has published the last column prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote before he disappeared earlier this month.

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
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 6, 2018.

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, pictured in 1987, was a columnist at the <em>Washington Post </em>and a commentator on Fox News.

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, whose album <em>DAMN. </em>won this year's Pulitzer Prize for music, performs in London earlier this year.

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
President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House this week.

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
Roy Moore, GOP Senate candidate and former Alabama chief justice, speaks during the annual Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13.

'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
Journalists at <em>The Washington Post</em> work in a newsroom surrounded by screens showing its website and updated reader metrics.

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
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier this month.

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
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak met with President Trump last week in the Oval Office.

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
Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at a news conference at the RIA Novosti news agency in Moscow in December. Page said he was in Moscow to meet with businessmen and politicians.

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
Plenty of Trump opponents are begging electors to vote against Trump. But it's hard to see that effort being very successful.

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
A leaked video showed Donald Trump (pictured with 'Days of Our Lives' actress Arianne Zucker and then-Access Hollywood co-host Billy Bush) bragging about groping women.

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 attends a movie screening in New York City this past February.

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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