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Fallen Marine's family accuses reporter of playing race card

Ten years after a 2004 firefight in Iraq, Sgt. Rafael Peralta's death continues to ignite controversy, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week refusing to reopen his nomination for the Medal of Honor and the Marine's family accusing a newspaper ...

CNN to Cancel Gun Hating Limey

CNN has given up on trying to make Piers Morgan the new Larry King after a three-year run and will pull the plug on the Briton's 9 p.m. talk show, which has been finishing far behind rivals Megyn Kelly on Fox News Channel and Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. ...

FCC media diversity survey sparks an uproar

The Federal Communications Commission finds itself on the defensive over a proposed research project that critics say directly threatens First Amendment protections for the news media. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, in a Feb. 14 letter to congressional Re ...

Lawmakers: NY Times' Benghazi story inaccurate

Members of Congress said a New York Times investigation into the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi missed the mark on al-Qaida's reputed role. Members of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday the Times did not have the benefit of t ...

More news outlets complain that Obama is limiting access

Nearly 40 news organizations have accused the Obama administration of improperly controlling images of the president by limiting the access granted to independent photojournalists while allowing free rein by the White House's own photographers. In a ...

Media finally complains about White House access restrictions

WASHINGTON - Dozens of leading news organizations are protesting to the White House against restrictions that sometimes keep journalists from taking pictures and video of President Barack Obama performing official duties. At the same time, two press ...

Report: Obama has chilling effect on journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government's aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released Thursday on U.S. press freedoms und ...

Megyn Kelly: Soon to be killing Bill O'Reilly in Fox News ratings?

Bill O'Reilly, you have a new contender for the cable-news throne: Megyn Kelly. "The Kelly File" -- with former daytime host Kelly carving up the issues of the day -- delivered big returns for Fox News Channel in its second outing at 9 p.m. Tuesday, ...

Obama's Media

News media and politics in the age of Obama have grown uncomfortably close. So many journalists have found employment in the Obama administration that the phenomenon has become a story itself, with a dozen news organizations tracking the cross- polli ...

Koch brothers no longer interested in buying Tribune newspapers

Billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch have scrapped their efforts to buy the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers, a Koch Industries spokeswoman said. Word that the politically conservative brothers were interested in the ch ...


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