Tag: Associated Press

‘Murder the Media’: How Reporters Became a Target on Capitol Hill

The MSNBC anchor Yasmin Vossoughian said on air outside the Capitol that she and her team had worn clothing unmarked by MSNBC or NBC insignia. “We knew there might be pushback, some hostility toward us,” she said, “because, as you well know, the president is continuously talking about the fake news media and telling people […]

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LeBron James, Naomi Osaka Named Associated Press Male and Female Athletes of the Year

Photo: Kevin C. Cox & Matthew Stockman (Getty Images) During a year that’s presented an endless succession of unprecedented challenges, LeBron James and Naomi Osaka dug deep and still managed to dominate both on and off the court, and for their accomplishments in both sports and social activism, the Associated Press has named them the Male […]

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Myon Burrell Has Life Sentence Commuted by Minnesota

Myon Burrell, 34, was released from a state prison on Tuesday after the Minnesota Board of Pardons commuted his life sentence in a murder case that angered advocates of criminal justice reform and hampered Senator Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign. An investigation by The Associated Press and American Public Media in February revealed glaring flaws in […]

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SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station

The Crew Dragon spacecraft, a privately built and operated vessel carrying four NASA astronauts, successfully arrived at the International Space Station on Monday night. “Docking confirmed — Crew Dragon has arrived at the @space_station!” the rocket company SpaceX, started by Elon Musk, announced on Twitter. The crew overcame iffy weather and launched Sunday at 7:27 […]

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CNN Was First With the Call for Joe Biden. Fox News Went Last.

CNN called it first, at 11:24 a.m. on Saturday, quickly followed by NBC, CBS, ABC and The Associated Press. Fox News waited until 11:40 a.m. The projection that Joseph R. Biden Jr. would become the 46th president of the United States came after days of slow-burning suspense on the cable news networks and broadcast channels. […]

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Why Has The Times Not Called Arizona?

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In a Hot Election, the Cool-Headed Associated Press Takes Center Stage

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An Arrest in Canada Casts a Shadow on a New York Times Star, and The Times

Derek Henry Flood wasn’t looking for work in March of 2018, when he sent a direct message to a New York Times reporter he admired, Rukmini Callimachi, to congratulate her on the announcement of her big new podcast about the terror group known as the Islamic State. By that time, major American news outlets had […]

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How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong

Picture this Thanksgiving: turkey, football (maybe), tenser-than-usual interactions with relatives. And perhaps a new tradition: finding out who actually won the presidential election. The coronavirus crisis means that states like Pennsylvania may be counting mail-in ballots for weeks, while President Trump tweets false allegations about fraud. And the last barriers between American democracy and a […]

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