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Israel Defense Forces apologizes for death of Al Jazeera’s Shireen Abu Akleh for the first time

The Israel Defense Forces has apologized for the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, a year to the day after she was killed by a bullet to the back of the head while covering an Israeli military operation in Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

IAPA repudiates escalation of repression in Nicaragua

The Inter American Press Association condemned the intensification of repression in Nicaragua, which has left detained three journalists since the beginning of April. The organization urged the international community to swiftly denounce the regime's persecution of freedom of expression and press freedom.

Media group loses Supreme Court fight for Puerto Rico financial records

The board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances convinced the high court to prevent a media organization from gaining access to government documents.

Introducing 'Matter of Opinion,' a new podcast from New York Times Opinion

Thoughts, aloud. “Matter of Opinion” features lively conversations from Opinion’s Michelle Cottle, Ross Douthat, Carlos Lozada and Lydia Polgreen. The first episode premiered May 11.

The Athletic and StubHub announce exclusive ticketing deal

The multi-year collaboration aims to provide value to sports fans and access to major sports moments.

How newspaper reporters help my community

A first grade student interviews a local reporter to find out how news stories get made and why community journalism is vital to civic engagement.

Pink slime from AI content farms is a poor substitute for real journalism

A recent investigation by NewsGuard found more than 49 such AI-generated websites in seven languages.

Elon Musk says he’s found a woman to lead Twitter as new CEO

Elon Musk said Thursday he has found a new CEO for Twitter, or X Corp. as it’s now called — and it’s a woman. He did not name her but said she will be starting in about six weeks.

Analysis: CNN faces harsh criticism after Trump unleashed a firehose of lies during its live town hall

CNN and new network boss Chris Licht are facing a fury of criticism — both internally and externally over the event.

States Newsroom launches Washington State Standard

States Newsroom, the nation’s leading network of state-based nonprofit news outlets, launched the Washington State Standard to provide free, high-quality, non-partisan reporting on the important issues affecting the Evergreen State.

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Effective September 2023, Matea Gold will oversee several major newsroom departments.
Hank Stuever has been named deputy features editor of The Washington Post. He will focus on the Style section and the politics, media, fashion, entertainment and breaking news desks within Features, leading the daily report and working on the online Style relaunch.
Beginning this week, Mick Mulvaney will offer commentary and analysis across the network’s daytime and primetime programming, including the new political ensemble program, “The Hill,” and special election and political coverage. Mulvaney’s first appearance was May 9 on “The Hill” at 5 p.m. ET.
The Financial Times has appointed Soumaya Keynes as an economics podcast host and columnist. Keynes is currently Britain economics editor at The Economist and will join the FT in the summer.
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A freelance photojournalist who was arrested while taking photos during a racial justice demonstration in 2020 has reached a $105,000 settlement with the city of Atlanta, his lawyers said.
A Kern County Superior Court judge granted a public defender’s motion Wednesday to obtain unpublished notes created by a Californian reporter during a jailhouse interview of a co-defendant who’s accused of killing a corrections counselor at The Shops at River Walk.
The suit, brought by a specialist in Russian disinformation, cites parallels with the recently settled Dominion Voting Systems case against Fox.
A Hong Kong newspaper announced Thursday it will stop publishing drawings by the city’s most prominent political cartoonist after they drew government complaints, in another example of restrictions on speech and media after a Beijing-led crackdown.
A major Paramount division announced Tuesday it will shutter MTV News and slash its U.S. workforce by 25%, bringing to an end the iconic music video network’s news division that once covered a range of issues from pop culture to politics and became a household name for Generation X and Millennial adolescents.
Former President Donald Trump will return to CNN’s airwaves on Wednesday, joining the network for a two-hour town hall event in early-voting New Hampshire a day after a civil jury found him liable for sexually assaulting an advice columnist nearly three decades ago.
Fired Fox news host Tucker Carlson said Tuesday that he will be putting out a “new version” of his program on Twitter.
Here are some principles for what coverage of Trump should look like for the rest of the 2024 presidential campaign.
Starting June 6, the print edition of The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, South Carolina) will move to a different publication schedule, with delivery three days each week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation disrupted a Russian government-controlled malware network that compromised hundreds of computers belonging to NATO-member governments and other Russian targets of interest, including journalists, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) and its sister organization, the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, has announced that it will end its relationship with the University of Missouri School of Journalism as of June 1.
The lawsuit, brought by Abby Grossberg, accused the cable network of pressuring her to lie in a deposition. Her lawyers say they intend to refile the case in a different jurisdiction.
Courthouse News Service says: "Florida courts are now more open and transparent than any in the nation, better than federal courts and better than any other state court."
A new survey tries — and fails — to gauge the trustworthiness of different outlets.
If one theme stood out among this year’s winners, it’s that local journalism can still make a difference in the lives of everyday people.
Donald Trump’s town hall forum on CNN on Wednesday is the first major television event of the 2024 presidential campaign — and a gigantic test for the chosen moderator, Kaitlan Collins.
A damning new report from a leading press freedom watchdog says it has found no accountability was taken by the Israeli military over its killings of at least 20 journalists over the past two decades.
This post is the second installment from GIJN’s Reporter’s Guide to Investigating War Crimes.
The Microsoft-owned professional networking site is cutting 716 jobs.
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It's going to be a rough year for local advertising in 2023. Borrell is forecasting that growth will be at a near-standstill, held back by a combination of economic pressures and a dramatic reshaping of the type of businesses now operating in each market. Borrell will unveil its forecasts and describe the change in business composition during a 45-minute webinar at 11 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, Nov. 17. The webinar is free.