Lawsuit Against Fox Is Shaping Up to Be a Major First Amendment Case

The suit, filed by Dominion Voting Systems, could be one of the most consequential First Amendment cases in a generation.

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Kenya on Edge as Media’s Election Tally Suddenly Stops

An attempt at radical transparency by the election commission, which uploaded raw ballot numbers online, led to divergent tallies. “People are so tense that they cannot even think straight.”

#eldoret, #elections, #kenya, #nairobi-kenya, #news-and-news-media, #odinga-raila, #ruto-william

How Russia Propaganda Is Reaching Beyond English Speakers

Social media companies have taken steps to restrict Russian state media accounts. But posts from those accounts still spread in Spanish, Arabic and other languages and in places outside the West.

#avaaz-org, #facebook-inc, #international-relations, #news-and-news-media, #propaganda, #rt-tv-network, #rumors-and-misinformation, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #social-media, #twitter, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #youtube-com

I Didn’t Want It to Be True, but the Medium Really Is the Message

How we look matters as much as what we see.

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Is Scott Galloway the Howard Stern of the Business World?

The podcaster aspires to be an influential thought leader. But his appeal to a mostly male fan base is about more than just his prognostications.

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Fox News, Once Home to Trump, Now Often Ignores Him

The former president hasn’t been interviewed on the Rupert Murdoch-owned cable network in more than 100 days, and other Republicans often get the attention he once did.

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‘Wagatha Christie’ Trial: Judge Finds No Libel

The High Court in London ruled against the plaintiff, Rebekah Vardy, putting an end to a legal feud that turned into a reality-show-style event.

#celebrities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #great-britain, #libel-and-slander, #news-and-news-media, #rooney-coleen-1986, #soccer, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #vardy-rebekah

Five-Year-Old L.A. Times Investigation Becomes the Talk of the Town

A recent book by a reporter from the newspaper has ignited debate about how an explosive article he helped write in 2017 was handled by editors.

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OAN, a Dependable Trump Promoter, Faces a ‘Death Blow’

After Verizon drops the network at the end of this week, OAN’s cable TV audience will shrink dramatically.

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The Mid-Century Media Theorists Who Saw What Was Coming

The journalist Sean Illing explains how TV, Twitter and TikTok shape our brains — and our politics.

#audio-neutral-informative, #computers-and-the-internet, #democracy-theory-and-philosophy, #mcluhan-marshall, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #united-states-politics-and-government

Fox News Will Not Carry Thursday’s Jan. 6 Hearing Live

The network will keep its usual prime-time lineup instead. Its sister network, Fox Business, will air the hearing.

#cable-television, #fox-news-channel, #house-select-committee-to-investigate-the-january-6th-attack, #news-and-news-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #television

Tired of Waiting for Their Dream Workplace, These Writers Made Their Own

After years of being put through the wringer of New York City media, five journalists created Hell Gate, the blog-style news site run on their terms.

#freelancing-self-employment-and-independent-contracting, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #new-york-city, #news-and-news-media, #writing-and-writers

Facts Were Sparse on an Abortion Case. But That Didn’t Stop the Attacks.

The story of a 10-year-old girl in Ohio became the focus of a heated political debate that played out in the news media.

#abortion, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #columbus-dispatch, #fox-news-channel, #fuentes-gerson-1995, #indianapolis-star, #kessler-glenn-1959, #news-and-news-media, #sex-crimes, #wall-street-journal, #washington-post

7 Mindfulness-Based Strategies to Stop Spiraling into Despair

Name your emotions. Take action. Know your limits. These seven mindfulness-based strategies can help you stay grounded while caring deeply about the world.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #emotions, #mental-health-and-disorders, #news-and-news-media, #psychology-and-psychologists, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

Show the Carnage

Would images from mass shootings shock the country out of its morbid malaise and into action to address the public health crisis guns have created?

#firearms, #highland-park-parade-shooting-july-4-2022, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #news-and-news-media, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

Baltimore Banner, a News Start-Up, Aims to Challenge The Sun

The internet has pretty much killed local news wars. The Baltimore Banner, a nonprofit start-up, is trying to change that by taking on The Baltimore Sun.

#alden-global-capital, #bainum-stewart-jr, #baltimore-md, #baltimore-sun, #fenton-justin, #imtiaz-patel, #kimi-yoshino, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #nonprofit-organizations, #philanthropy, #the-baltimore-banner, #tribune-publishing-company

In France, YouTubers Deliver Political News to Young Audiences

YouTubers in the country are finding success by delivering political content to an audience that tends to shun traditional media.

#france, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #youth, #youtube-com

The Spectacle of the Jan. 6 Hearings Consumes Washington

One photographer’s account of the commotion surrounding the biggest investigation in Washington since Watergate.

#cheney-liz, #house-of-representatives, #house-select-committee-to-investigate-the-january-6th-attack, #news-and-news-media, #washington-dc

The Mystery of Fleet Street: An Article on Boris Johnson Vanishes

What happened to a story published in The Times of London that was critical of Prime Minister Boris Johnson? The disappearance has London’s media world guessing.

#daily-mail, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #great-britain, #johnson-boris, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #symonds-carrie, #times-of-london

The Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: Tracing a Bullet to an Israeli Convoy

A New York Times investigation found that the bullet that killed a Palestinian-American journalist was fired from the approximate position of an Israeli military vehicle.

#abu-akleh-shireen, #al-jazeera, #defense-and-military-forces, #israel, #middle-east, #news-and-news-media, #palestinian-authority, #palestinians, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #west-bank

It’s Not the Future We Can’t See

Possible U.F.O. sightings, A.I. breakthroughs and the Jan. 6 hearings all help us understand how hard it to grasp what is happening right in front of us.

#artificial-intelligence, #google-inc, #house-select-committee-to-investigate-the-january-6th-attack, #kelly-kevin-1952, #news-and-news-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #unidentified-flying-objects-ufo

Mark Shields, TV Pundit Known for His Sharp Wit, Dies at 85

A former campaign strategist, he became a fixture in American political journalism and punditry and was seen on “PBS NewsHour” for 33 years.

#deaths-obituaries, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #public-broadcasting-service, #shields-mark, #television, #the-pbs-newshour-tv-program, #united-states-politics-and-government

Infighting Overshadows Big Plans at The Washington Post

The aim of Sally Buzbee, The Post’s editor, is to broaden the newspaper’s reach. A year into the job, she’s dealing with internal tumult over some longstanding grievances.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #baron-martin-d, #buzbee-sally, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #ryan-frederick-j-jr, #social-media, #sonmez-felicia, #washington-post, #weigel-dave

Man Confesses to Killing Journalist and Indigenous Activist, the Police Say

Dom Phillips, a freelance reporter for The Guardian, and Bruno Araújo Pereira, a Brazilian expert on Indigenous peoples, have been missing in the Amazon since June 5.

#amazon-jungle, #brazil, #indigenous-people, #news-and-news-media, #pereira-bruno-araujo, #phillips-dom-journalist, #politics-and-government, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

Jan. 6 Hearings Focus on Fox News Call That Made Trump’s Loss Clear

At Fox News, there was little drama over the decision to project Joseph R. Biden the winner of Arizona. But the relationship between Trump and the network was never the same.

#associated-press, #fox-news-channel, #media, #miller-jason-1975, #mishkin-arnon, #news-and-news-media, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #sammon-bill-1959, #stirewalt-chris, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Authorities Find Belongings of Missing Journalist and Expert in Amazon

Search crews found clothes and other belongings of the two men who went missing in the Amazon last week. Authorities are also testing blood from a suspect’s boat and human remains found elsewhere.

#amazon-jungle, #brazil, #indigenous-people, #news-and-news-media, #pereira-bruno-araujo, #phillips-dom-journalist, #politics-and-government, #wildlife-trade-and-poaching

Fox News plans to show Jan. 6 hearing after skipping opening night.

#fox-news-channel, #house-select-committee-to-investigate-the-january-6th-attack, #news-and-news-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #television

How Journalists Wrestle With Covering Threats to Democracy

A new report challenges news outlets to provide richer, more urgent coverage of the rise of authoritarian movements in the United States and abroad.

#freedom-of-the-press, #internal-sub-only-nl, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #project-democracy, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-post

The Jan. 6 Hearing Put a True-Crime Drama on Prime-Time TV

The first night of the Jan. 6 hearings was serious public service, but it told an engrossing story with the tools of a limited series drama.

#cheney-liz, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #house-of-representatives, #news-and-news-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #television, #thompson-bennie-g, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

The Anticlimax of the Jan. 6 Hearings

Even if they drag a few million American eyeballs away from their streaming platforms for a night or two, the hearings could well be a dud.

#benghazi-attack-2012, #democratic-party, #house-select-committee-to-investigate-the-january-6th-attack, #iran-contra-affair, #news-and-news-media, #republican-party, #social-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #television, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #watergate-affair

Fox News Doesn’t Plan to Carry Jan. 6 Hearings Live

Its sister network, the lower-rated Fox Business, will carry live coverage, while star prime-time hosts like Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity will proceed as usual.

#baier-bret, #carlson-tucker, #fox-business-network, #fox-news-channel, #hannity-sean, #ingraham-laura-a, #maccallum-martha, #news-and-news-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #television

My Times: Career Advice From a Career in the Trenches

Thirty years ago, I arrived at The Times as an intern. This is what I’ve learned.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media

CNN Enters the Post-Jeff Zucker Era. Bye-Bye ‘Breaking News’ Banners.

Chris Licht, the new CNN chairman, is encouraging a more nuanced approach to coverage. Some at the network are skeptical.

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Who Killed Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh?

An independent investigation is needed to determine who shot Ms. Abu Akleh and to establish whether she was a target because of her work.

#abu-akleh-shireen, #al-jazeera, #army-radio-galatz, #cnn, #committee-to-protect-journalists, #east-jerusalem, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #herzog-isaac, #news-and-news-media, #palestinian-authority, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #west-bank

Sheryl Sandberg Steps Down From Facebook’s Parent Company, Meta

The longtime chief operating officer of Facebook’s parent company, Ms. Sandberg said it was “time for her to write the next chapter of my life.”

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #boards-of-directors, #computers-and-the-internet, #facebook-inc, #meta-platforms-inc, #news-and-news-media, #sandberg-sheryl-k, #social-media, #zuckerberg-mark-e

Russian Journalist to Auction Nobel Medal to Benefit Ukraine

Dmitri A. Muratov, whose newspaper was shuttered in response to the Kremlin’s increasingly draconian censorship, will donate the proceeds to Ukrainian refugees.

#auctions, #freedom-of-the-press, #heritage-auctions, #muratov-dmitri-a, #news-and-news-media, #nobel-prizes, #novaya-gazeta, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022

From Sandy Hook to Uvalde, the Violent Images Never Seen

Frustrated Americans ask whether the release of graphic photos of gun violence would lead to better policy. But which photos, and who decides?

#addario-lynsey, #black-lives-matter-movement, #columbia-university, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looram-meaghan, #mass-shootings, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #photography, #pozner-noah, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #till-emmett-louis

The Fall of the ‘Sun King’ of French TV, and the Myth of Seduction

Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, known as a great seducer, has been accused by more than 20 women of rape, sexual assault and harassment in France’s belated #MeToo reckoning.

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Palestinian Inquiry Accuses Israel of Intentionally Killing Al Jazeera Journalist

The Palestinian Authority reported its final findings from a two-week investigation into the killing of the journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Israel said it was still conducting its own inquiry.

#abu-akleh-shireen, #al-jazeera, #bullet-proof-clothing, #defense-and-military-forces, #funerals-and-memorials, #israel, #news-and-news-media, #palestinian-authority, #palestinians, #ramallah-west-bank, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #west-bank

What We Learned About TV During Its Biggest Week

This week’s upfronts, when the media industry sells its programming to advertisers, showed how much has changed in the past few years.

#advertising-and-marketing, #cbs-corporation, #cnn, #discovery-channel, #disney-plus, #fox-news-channel, #nbcuniversal, #netflix-inc, #news-and-news-media, #online-advertising, #upfronts-television, #web-original-programming

Karine Jean-Pierre’s Unlikely Rise to the White House Lectern

The first Black and first openly gay press secretary was raised in an immigrant family with “so many secrets.” Now she occupies one of the most scrutinized jobs in American politics.

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Here’s Why Tallies of U.S. Covid Deaths Aren’t All the Same

Even the White House has acknowledged that there is no consensus method for compiling coronavirus data.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #states-us, #statistics, #united-states

What Oprah Winfrey Knows About American History That Tucker Carlson Doesn’t

It is possible to opt out of far-right co-optation.

#anti-semitism, #carlson-tucker, #conspiracy-theories, #fox-news-channel, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #immigration-and-emigration, #nationalism-theory-and-philosophy, #news-and-news-media, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites, #winfrey-oprah

From Bernie to Biden to … MSNBC

Symone Sanders talks about her pivot from working at the White House to covering it on her new cable show.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #msnbc, #news-and-news-media, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-election-of-2024, #sanders-symone-d, #television, #united-states-politics-and-government

‘You Will Stay Silent’: Photographs From Behind the Iron Curtain

Images taken in the 1970s and ’80s provide a glimpse into life under autocracy.

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Fox News Hosts Splinter as Chaotic Pennsylvania Primaries Heat Up

The rise of Kathy Barnette in the state’s G.O.P. Senate race has divided the network’s stars, with some backing her and others going on the attack to help a rival, Dr. Mehmet Oz.

#barnette-kathy-1971, #elections-governors, #elections-senate, #endorsements, #fox-news-channel, #internal-sub-only-nl, #midterm-elections-2022, #news-and-news-media, #oz-mehmet-c, #pennsylvania, #polls-and-public-opinion, #primaries-and-caucuses, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

Israeli Police Attack Funeral of Slain Palestinian Journalist

Video showed police officers in Jerusalem beating and kicking mourners next to the coffin of Shireen Abu Akleh, an Al Jazeera reporter who was killed on Wednesday, forcing one to the ground.

#abu-akleh-shireen, #defense-and-military-forces, #israel, #news-and-news-media, #palestinians, #west-bank

Why a Bullet Is the Focus of Investigations In Journalist’s Killing

The Palestinian Authority said it would not let Israeli officials examine the bullet that killed Shireen Abu Akleh. Israel said that is the only way to determine who fired it.

#abu-akleh-shireen, #al-jazeera, #defense-and-military-forces, #funerals-and-memorials, #israel, #news-and-news-media, #palestinian-authority, #palestinians, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #west-bank

Shireen Abu Akleh, Palestinian Journalist, Dies, Aged 51

Ms. Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American reporter who was killed in the West Bank on Wednesday, was a household name across the Middle East.

#al-jazeera, #israel, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #news-and-news-media, #palestinians, #shireen-abu-akleh, #west-bank

Al Jazeera Journalist Is Killed During Clashes in West Bank

The circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of Shireen Abu Akleh, a veteran journalist, are still unclear.

#deaths-fatalities, #defense-and-military-forces, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #news-and-news-media, #palestinians, #west-bank