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"Dowton Abbey" feature film

'Downton Abbey' Beats Brad Pitt And Sly Stallone At Crowded Box Office

The crossover from television phenomenon to feature film can be a difficult one but 'Downton Abbey' has nailed it so far.

 | Jamal Andress

Cokie Roberts

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dead At 75

Roberts' death was announced by ABC News, one of the several media outlets she worked with over the years.

 | Briana Koeneman

Beyonce Coachella Concert

Does Every Pop Song Really Sound The Same?

Every song is meticulously constructed. So why do they sound so similar?

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

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Can Trust In The Media Be Restored?

Legislators in the Georgia House proposed a bill that aims to answer the question: At a time when people don't trust the media, how do we change that?

 | Ashley Holt

Reuters journalist Kyaw Soe Oo

Freed Reuters Journalists Exposed A Massacre By Talking To Suspects

Recently freed Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo pieced together a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, in part by interviewing the suspects.

 | Matt Picht

Reuters journalist Wa Lone

Myanmar Frees Journalists Who Were Jailed After Reporting A Massacre

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been freed in Myanmar after spending over 500 days behind bars.

 | Matt Picht

Jon Stewart hosting "The Daily Show"

Study: Your Favorite Show Might Say A Lot About Your Politics

A new report from the University of Southern California links television viewing habits and politics.

 | Casey Mendoza

"Avengers: Endgame" poster

'Avengers: Endgame' Snags Best Opening Weekend Ever

Based on these numbers, you've probably already seen it: "Avengers: Endgame" was No. 1 this weekend.

 | Johannah Grenaway and LeeAnne Lowry

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Imprisoned Journalists Exposed A Massacre By Talking To The Suspects

Before their arrest, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo pieced together a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, in part by interviewing the suspects.

 | Matt Picht

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Press Freedom Is Still On Trial In Myanmar

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are still in prison in Myanmar after they reported on a mass killing of Rohingya Muslims in the country.

 | Matt Picht

Sonia Rao with Newsy's Chance Seales

Dream Jobs: Pop Culture Reporter

Sonia Rao turned her love of behind the scenes into a career at The Washington Post.

 | Chance Seales

Fox News anchors host a presidential debate in 2015

DNC Won't Allow Fox News To Host A 2020 Primary Debate

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said he felt Fox News "is not in a position to host a fair and neutral debate for our candidates."

 | Katherine Biek

Film poster for "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Biopics Are Pretty Formulaic, And 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Is No Exception

"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a major player in the 2019 Academy Awards, but it's also one of the most formulaic films of the season.

 | Casey Mendoza

The Washington Post newsroom

Washington Post Lawsuit Puts Libel Law Into Focus

It comes amid a call from Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to reconsider a landmark libel ruling.

 | Bianca Facchinei

Volunteers distribute a lookalike "special edition" of The Washington Post.

Shutting Out The Noise While Staying In The Know

More Americans are stressing out over the current state of the country, but how can we safely consume and process news without going overboard?

 | Ashley Holt

1040 tax form

Does The Top 10 Percent Already Pay Their 'Fair Share' In Taxes?

Fox News host Maria Bartiromo claimed the top 10 percent of earners pay 80 percent of all taxes. But that's not quite right.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

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Twitter Bots Beware: Selling Fake Followers, 'Likes' Illegal In NY

New York's attorney general announced a settlement with a company that sold activity from fake accounts to boost users' social media status.

 | LeeAnne Lowry

Border wall

Explaining Hannity's Claim About Criminals Who Try To Cross The Border

The number Sean Hannity used seems to be accurate, but it deserves some context to understand how it fits into the big picture.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Tucker Carlson speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Sponsors Flee Tucker Carlson, But Some Say A Boycott Isn't The Answer

Carlson's comment that poor immigrants make the U.S. "dirtier" was incendiary, but so is the way activists are confronting him.

 | Ben Schamisso

Harvey Weinstein.

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Charges Against Harvey Weinstein

The former movie producer pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault charges.

 | Briana Koeneman

An image from a video about the 2018 World Press Freedom Index

Report: Violence Against Journalists Reaches "Unprecedented Levels"

Violence against journalists reached unprecedented levels this year, according to the 2018 World Press Freedom Index.

 | Audrey Esther

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National Enquirer Admits To Suppressing Story To Protect Trump

The revelation came Wednesday in connection to the Michael Cohen investigation.

 | Andrea Gonzales

Federal Communications Commission seal

FCC Mulls Ending Rule That Bars Major TV Networks From Merging

The FCC voted Wednesday to seek comment on what's known as the "Dual Network" rule, which prevents ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox from merging.

 | Cristina Mutchler

Charlie Rose

CBS News Settles Lawsuit Over Charlie Rose Allegations

The plaintiffs accused CBS News of doing nothing to stop Rose's behavior despite being "fully aware" of sexual misconduct allegations against him.

 | Katherine Biek

One of Time magainze's 2018 Person of the Year covers featuring members of the Capital Gazette staff

Time Honors Members Of The Press As Its 2018 Person Of The Year

The magazine honored a group of journalists who have all taken "great risks in pursuit of greater truths."

 | Katherine Biek

Justice Department seal

Judicial Panel Hears DOJ Challenge To AT&T-Time Warner Merger

In an appeals court Thursday, the DOJ argued the merger will cut down competition and raise costs for consumers.

 | Cristina Mutchler

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FCC Watchdog Clears Ajit Pai Of Wrongdoing In Tribune-Sinclair Deal

The watchdog says it didn't find any evidence FCC Chairman Ajit Pai concealed a discussion he had with a White House official on the issue.

 | Cristina Mutchler

Jim Acosta

White House Reinstates Jim Acosta's Press Pass

‚ÄčThe White House also outlined a set of rules for journalists to follow.

 | Ahmed Jawadi and Briana Koeneman

Ron Chernow and the cast of "Hamilton"

After Divisive 2018 Speaker, WHCA Picks Author To Headline Next Dinner

In a chance of pace, the White House Correspondents Association decided not to pick a comedian to headline the annual dinner.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Jim Acosta.

Judge Says The White House Must Immediately Return Acosta's Press Pass

The temporary injunction was issued over the lawsuit's Fifth Amendment claims about due process.

 | Stephanie Liebergen