Contempt trial for media outlets and reporters over Pell

26 May 2020, 5:08 am

Dozens of Australian journalists and news organizations are to go on trial in November for allegedly violating a gag order barring coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s sex crimes case, a judge said ...... Read More »

Former CBS News president: Most major cable news outlets 'unrelentingly liberal' in 'fear and loathing' of Trump

26 May 2020, 3:34 am

Former CBS News president Van Gordon Sauter delivered a scathing critique of news outlets, saying two out of three leading cable news sources, in particular, "are unrelentingly liberal in their fear ...... Read More »

State media outlet appears to quote Hong Kong police condemning ‘illegal activities’ a day before planned demo

26 May 2020, 3:00 am

China’s state-run tabloid Global Times has quoted the Hong Kong Police Force as condemning a group for “paralyzing traffic to encircle the legislative ...... Read More »

Canada welcomes two new Jewish outlets, but COVID-19 has media on life support

26 May 2020, 2:25 am

Leaders say a 'news desert' threatens the health of their communities as Diaspora Jewish journalism dwindles alongside an advertising drought ...... Read More »

Seeing is believing: how media mythbusting can actually make false beliefs stronger

26 May 2020, 1:29 am

As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world, politicians, medical experts and epidemiologists have taught us about flattening curves, contact tracing, R0 and growth factors. At the same time, we are ...... Read More »

Chinese Media Outlets Used Terms Like ‘Wuhan Virus’ Early On – Then Scrubbed Them

21 May 2020, 9:27 pm

Chinese state media outlets early this year used terms like “Wuhan virus” and “Wuhan pneumonia” in their news reporting on the coronavirus outbreak that began in that city, but after Beijing began ...... Read More »

Egyptian media outlet Mada Masr says editor Lina Attalah arrested

18 May 2020, 1:25 pm

Mada Masr says Lina Attalah arrested outside Cairo's Tora Prison while interviewing the mother of a jailed activist.... Read More »

These media outlets diversified their revenue with live events. Then the coronavirus hit.

18 May 2020, 8:19 am

The Stranger, public sector-focused Government Executive Media Group and membership-driven WhereByUs are still earning revenue from events.... Read More »

Media outlets demand names of two Utah County firms accused of ignoring COVID-19 safeguards

18 May 2020, 8:19 am

The Utah Media Coalition, made up of the state’s largest news organizations, is prepared to go to court to obtain the names of the two Utah County businesses that reportedly ...... Read More »

Another Gutsy Philippine Media Outlet Fights to Keep Its Operating License

17 May 2020, 9:23 pm

The sudden shutdown of a 74-year-old Philippine broadcast network marks the Southeast Asian country’s second legal action this year against a media outlet that had challenged the president, deepening ...... Read More »

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