04/04/14 07:15 AM
MILAN (AP) — Curtis Bill Pepper, a long-time foreign correspondent for Newsweek and author of eight books, has died in Italy at the age of 96. Pepper's widow, the American sculptor Beverly Pepper, said he died early Friday at home in the Umbrian town of Todi. Pepper, known as Bill, was a...
04/03/14 01:00 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest newspaper is cutting about 170 jobs, including 25 percent of its newsroom positions, as it moves to consolidate operations and cut costs. The Star-Ledger reported Thursday on NJ.com that the cuts will mean the loss of 40 of the 156 newsroom staffers at...
By Ashe Schow | 04/02/14 07:13 PM
Despite what organizations like the Council on American-Islamic Relations say, the film "Honor Diaries" is about the abuses that women face around the world. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, human rights attorney Paula Kweskin, a writer and producer for the film, said it was clear...
04/01/14 04:36 PM
Cartoon by Steve Kelley/Creators Syndicate.
By Paul Bedard | 04/01/14 10:06 AM
Democrats have a strong ally in Hispanic TV news provided by Univision and Telemundo, with their audience of 3 million being fed news on immigration, Obamacare and even religion with a strong leftward bias, according to a new survey of nearly 1,000 stories on the cable networks.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/31/14 02:18 PM
Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., turned down the opportunity to bash the mainstream media on Friday, when interviewed by Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Kelly pointed out, during a part of the interview aired on Friday, that there was an unprecedented volume of negative media coverage surrounding the...
By Joseph Lawler | 03/30/14 10:50 AM
Retiring congressman Mike Rogers said Sunday that he was motivated to leave his powerful post as House Intelligence Committee chairman and become a talk show host because of the rising influence of what he described as "celebrity politicians" in national security debates. The Michigan...
By Associated Press | 03/29/14 10:54 AM
The California senator recently alleged that the NSA had improperly accessed documents on computers used by the staff of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which she chairs.
03/28/14 07:15 PM
BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — The owners of The Daily News say they have reached an agreement to sell the newspaper and place it under the management of Boone Newspapers Inc. The Daily News reported (http://bit.ly/1pkBzsE) Friday that its current owners, Wick Communications, are working to complete...
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 11:45 AM
Jamilah Lemieux, senior digital editor for Ebony, began a Twitter war when she joked about having drinking games prepared for reading Dr. Ben Carson and Armstrong Williams’ new magazine for black conservatives.
By Washington Examiner | 03/25/14 06:14 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer is a fast-talking New York Democrat who is trying to have it both ways on protecting journalists and their sources from government intimidation and prosecution. Schumer said recently he has enough votes to gain Senate passage of his Free Flow of Information Act that would...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/25/14 05:07 PM
What should be the title of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's memoir? The Washington Post wants to know. At Clinton's request, the Post's "In the Loop" blog is having a contest to help her find a title. We're sure our readers have plenty of good ideas. Suggestions can be sent to...
By Paul Bedard | 03/25/14 11:48 AM
It's the biggest issue in the midterm elections, and problems with Obamacare are driving Democrats to abandon it to save themselves, but the nation's Big 3 TV networks have devoted less than 1 percent of their airtime to the flawed health care system since Jan. 1, according to a new study. The...
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/24/14 07:09 PM
Is it a tactical effort to distract from Obama's problems? Is it a coping mechanism to deal with a political landscape that seems to be rejecting their viewpoint? Is it a deep craving for a feeling of moral and intellectual superiority? What is the cause behind the fever that sweeps the...
By Mark Flatten | 03/24/14 03:25 PM
The Department of Veterans Affairs' stonewalling of questions is being showcased by the House Committee on Veterans Affairs on a new web page that tracks a lengthy list of refusals by agency officials to answer inquiries from the media.
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