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Nation Jan 16Journalists prepare for protests where they could be targets
While monitoring online chatter about protests at state capitols in advance of next week’s presidential inauguration, the Seattle Times came across a chilling description for journalists: soft targets.
Arts Jan 06Neil Young becomes latest artist to sell stake in his songs
Neil Young has become the latest musician to strike gold with his song catalogue, selling a 50 percent stake in his music to a British investment company in a deal announced on Wednesday.
World Dec 18‘Caliphate’ podcast didn’t meet standards, The New York Times says
After an internal investigation, The New York Times said Friday it was wrong to trust a Canadian man whose account of Islamic State atrocities was a central part of its 2018 podcast “Caliphate” but could not be verified.
Politics Oct 15C-SPAN suspends Steve Scully after he admits to lie about hack
Scully was supposed to moderate the second debate between Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, which had been scheduled for Thursday but was canceled.
Politics Sep 30Presidential debate commission says it will make changes to format
The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.
Politics Sep 15Scientific American favors Biden in first-ever presidential endorsement
The magazine said that “the evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has basically damaged the United States and its people because he rejects evidence and science.”…
Politics Aug 27Fox’s Tucker Carlson takes heat for Kenosha commentary
Carlson said leaders in Kenosha, Wisconsin, had failed to keep control of their streets following the weekend police shooting of a Black man. Some critics interpreted Carlson's words as support for vigilante justice.
Politics Aug 24WATCH: Republican delegates officially nominate Trump for president
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are slated to attend the roll call vote in Charlotte, North Carolina Monday…
Politics Aug 18Television viewership down for unconventional convention
Preliminary estimates show 18.7 million people watched the first night of the virtual Democratic convention on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel. That's down from nearly 26 million who saw the first night of Hillary Clinton's nominating…
Science Jul 25Sinclair pulls show where Fauci conspiracy theory is aired
The Sinclair Broadcast Group said Saturday it is pulling from the air an edition of its “America This Week” program that discusses a conspiracy theory involving Dr. Anthony Fauci and the coronavirus.