Media execs, political journalists compete for eyes at WHCD

30 April 2016, 4:14 am

Indeed, the Washington affair is such a big deal that a slew of news and media outlets hold their own swank parties around the event. MSNBC’s after-party attracts gumshoe reporters, while the Bloomberg/Vanity Fair fete is heavy on A-listers. HBO and ...... Read More »

Chicago media personality made an awful Freddie Gray joke and the Internet let him have it

29 April 2016, 8:48 pm

Bruce Wolf, a self-described “Chicago radio-TV legend,” failed it Friday night when he posted the following tweet: That is Wolf, who in a 20-plus-year career has worked at a number of Chicago media outlets, making a joke (presumably) about Freddie Gray ...... Read More »

Sisi Sours on the Media

29 April 2016, 5:47 am

At times, Sisi expresses his contempt for media outlets, trying to circumnavigate pundits and reporters to address Egyptians directly. At other times, he tries to control or woo prominent figures within the media who serve as important conduits of information.... Read More »

Media Trumping, and Our Trumped Media

28 April 2016, 4:24 am

On April 26 th, within minutes of the polls closing in the New England and Mid-Atlantic states, media outlets up and down the Eastern seaboard projected Donald Trump as the big winner. With no votes tallied, no precincts fully accounted for or counted ...... Read More »

Media Outlets Are Reporting 1 Million People Are Boycotting Target. Here’s The Truth.

27 April 2016, 10:50 pm

News outlets are buzzing that a pledge to boycott Target over its transgender-inclusive policies is approaching 1 million signatures on Thursday. In reality, that number is unverifiable and almost certainly inaccurate. All that’s actually happening is ...... Read More »

Croatian left-wing media claim Culture Minister cut funds

27 April 2016, 9:00 pm

Left-wing media outlets in Croatia have claimed that Culture Minister Zlatko Hasanbegović has purposefully cut state funding for left-wing and non-profit media. The controversy sparked after the Culture Ministry published a list of media outlets to ...... Read More »

Amid Media Megamergers, A Mosaic of Community Media Thrives

27 April 2016, 9:00 pm

We are on a 100-city tour of the United States, going from city to city, hosting fundraisers for community media outlets and broadcasting the news as we travel. Our travels confirm that a thriving, vibrant community media sector exists, serving the public ...... Read More »

How Media Outlets Falsely Reported That Dennis Hastert Wasn’t Going to Prison

27 April 2016, 9:54 am

While news outlets were eagerly awaiting news out of a Chicago courtroom as to the fate of former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, news broke shortly after 12:00 ET. Reports indicated that Hastert would not be going to prison for his hush money case ...... Read More »

Multiple Media Outlets Report Chris Van Hollen to Win Democratic Senate Primary

26 April 2016, 7:58 pm

Multiple media outlets are calling the Democratic primary for Senate for Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Kensington. The longtime District 8 House member had a nearly 55,000-vote advantage over Rep. Donna Edwards as early voting results and initial primary day ...... Read More »

5 Mainstream Media Outlets Calling out the Power Grab in Brazil

23 April 2016, 9:02 am

International media outlets are increasingly raising key questions about the motives behind the impeachment bid against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. In a shift in international media coverage of Brazil, several major outlets have directly questioned ...... Read More »

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