Media

Tabloid held porn star's 2011 interview after Trump threat

Jan 19, 2018

Former employees say a tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star's 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue

Family that owns Post-Gazette denounces Trump editorial

Jan 19, 2018

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial denouncing efforts to brand President Donald Trump a racist for his vulgar comment about Africa and Haiti is causing a firestorm

Radio Free Europe says Pakistan closes its bureau

Jan 19, 2018

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says Pakistani authorities have closed the Islamabad bureau of its Pashto-language Radio Mashaal after Pakistan's intelligence agency accused it of airing programs "against the interest of Pakistan."

Lawyer: ICE unjustly holding award-winning Mexican reporter

Jan 19, 2018

Advocates for an award-winning Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the U.S. are accusing immigration officials of unjustly detaining him based on a disputed 1999 incident

Author, activist Jewish convert Julius Lester dies at 78

Jan 19, 2018

Julius Lester, an author, musician, civil rights activist and professor who made a late-life conversion to Judaism, has died

Producers guild unveils anti-sexual harassment guidelines

Jan 19, 2018

The Producers Guild of America has ratified guidelines for combating sexual harassment in the entertainment industry

Lithuania probing bogus story after TV station is hacked

Jan 19, 2018

Lithuania has launched an investigation into a cyberattack against a news outlet that saw a fake news article targeting the defense minister

Poll shows Swiss willing to keep paying for public TV, radio

Jan 19, 2018

A new poll suggests the Swiss are willing to continue paying fees for public broadcasting ahead of a referendum being closely watched across Europe

TV crew attempts to pass fake bomb through airport security

Jan 19, 2018

Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at New Jersey's Newark Airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint

Group urges Sudan to halt arresting reporters amid protests

Jan 19, 2018

The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Sudanese authorities "to cease harassing and arresting" journalists covering anti-inflation protests

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