Tag: News and News Media

Biden, Caught on Hot Mic, Has Harsh Words for Peter Doocy of Fox News

Aides to President Biden like to say he is transparent with the reporters who cover him. This might not have been what they meant. In a hot-mic moment that may enter the annals of presidential insults, Mr. Biden directed an under-the-breath expletive on Monday toward Peter Doocy, the White House correspondent for Fox News, that […]

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Sarah Palin v. New York Times Spotlights Push to Loosen Libel Law

When former President Donald J. Trump called for scrapping laws that offer the news media broad protection from libel suits — “We’re going to have people sue you like you’ve never got sued before,” he said in 2016 — many journalists and the lawyers who defend them brushed it off as an empty threat. But […]

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The Day New Queer Cinema Said: Let’s Do This

On Jan. 25, 1992, the Sundance Film Festival convened a panel on contemporary lesbian and gay cinema and “the significance of this movement,” according to the program. It was a bold declaration that drew nine speakers to a dais at noon, even though they were probably hung over from the big party the night before, […]

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Robert Costa, a Noted Political Reporter, Is Joining CBS News

Robert Costa, the high-profile political reporter, is leaving his longtime home at The Washington Post to become a full-time television journalist at CBS News, where he will serve as the network’s chief election and campaign correspondent. The move, announced on Thursday, is notable as much for Mr. Costa’s stature as a sought-after chronicler of national […]

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Drugs Are Tied to the Homelessness Crisis

If journalists went around trying to predict the future impact of their stories, then tiptoe away at the first sign of anything that might one day prove controversial or offensive, we’d never write anything and would be rightfully condemned. The point is this: If you have the story nailed with solid reporting, then run it. […]

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West Virginia Reporter Is Hit by Car on Air, Striking Nerve With TV Journalists

“I would really like to see the industry cut back on the number of one-man-band-type of live shots because it is hard to be situationally aware, but I just don’t know whether it would have made a difference in this case,” he said. Professor Tuggle, who did “one-man band” shots in the 1980s, said that […]

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