During the recent Israel-Palestine conflict three media buildings were destroyed, journalists were assaulted, and little information has been shared by officials. Free press experts said the violations set a dangerous precedent for press freedom in the region.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders privately admitted to misleading reporters during a press conference on May 10, 2017.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn due to an outbreak of measles in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities. Measles was declared to be eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but has since returned. This was the second
Less than two weeks after Attorney General William Barr told Congress that Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not draw a definitive conclusion as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, The New York Times reported that members of Mueller’s team had told associates that Barr failed to adequately portray their findings, which they said were more troubling for Trump than Barr presented them to be.
President Trump’s reelection campaign released a memo suggesting that TV producers should think twice about booking guests who previously spoke of evidence of collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.
Nick Sandmann’s parents have filed a defamation suit against The Washington Post on his behalf.
CNN names former Department of Justice spokeswoman as new political editor.
Can excessive fact-checking be partisan in itself?
Mueller and the media respond to the explosive Buzzfeed News report.
In a story for the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance, the editor at The Atlantic, wrote “I’m not excluding women on purpose, but I can’t say it’s an accident, either. Reporters choose whom to interview. We carefully parcel out our time as we work toward deadlines.”