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Reporter’s dismissal exposes political pressures on West Virginia Public Broadcasting
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (NPR) — Late last fall, West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Amelia Ferrell Knisely reported one story after another about allegations that people with disabilities were abused in facilities run… Read More
Dominion to depose Fox boss Lachlan Murdoch as defamation suit heats up
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It’s press-shy Lachlan Murdoch’s turn in the spotlight. On Monday, at the offices of a powerhouse Los Angeles law firm, the head of Fox News’ parent… Read More
Talk Show Host Rush Limbaugh, A Conservative Lodestar, Dies At 70
Limbaugh entertained millions, propelled waves of Republican politicians and rebuked the media establishment as liberal. He also trampled the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
Pandemic Threatens Local Papers Even As Readers Devour Their Coverage
The coronavirus recession hit local newspapers almost immediately. Many have already instituted layoffs or suspended publishing. Some may never come back.
Nexstar Deals For Tribune Stations, To Be Largest Local TV Firm In U.S.
Nexstar’s $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media’s 42 stations would give it a presence in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Even after shedding some stations, Nextar would exceed rival Sinclair.
U.S. Judge Approves AT&T’s $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner
A judge gave his blessing to AT&T’s drive to take over the Time Warner media conglomerate. He rejected the Justice Department’s arguments that the combined company would be too powerful.
In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic ‘Chicago Tribune,’ Newsroom Pushes To Form Union
Journalists at the Chicago Tribune say they want to unionize to secure better pay and resources to fulfill their mission. Parent company Tronc sold the LA Times soon after its newsroom unionized.