Chicago Sun-Times Newsroom

How This Organization Is Trying To Save Local News

By 2022, nonprofit Report for America aims to recruit 1,000 reporters and put them in local newsrooms that are desperate for journalists.

 | Cat Sandoval

Les Moonves and Julie Chen

New York DA Subpoenas CBS Over Allegations Against Ex-CEO

According to an SEC filing from the company, the New York City Commission on Human Rights has also issued a subpoena related to the investigation.

 | Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Darren Criss at Emmys

Should Hollywood Cast Stars Based on Ability or Identity?

Representation in film is an ongoing debate. When it comes to who ends up on screen, does authenticity trump acting chops?

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

Richard Parsons

CBS Names Interim Chairman Following Moonves' Resignation

CBS announced board member Richard Parsons will now serve as interim chairman of the board of directors — a role Les Moonves used to hold.

 | Katherine Biek

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper

No, Anderson Cooper Didn't Fake Floodwater Depths

People claimed a photo of Cooper covering hurricane flooding proved he faked floods depths. That's false in many ways.

 | James Packard

Jeff Fager

Long-Time '60 Minutes' Boss Leaves CBS After Harassment Allegations

CBS maintains that Jeff Fager's firing wasn't directly tied to allegations that he sexually harassed former employees.

 | Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Les Moonves

Moonves Is Out At CBS Following More Sexual Misconduct Claims

CBS said it and Moonves will make a donation to at least one organization that supports the #MeToo movement.

 | Katherine Biek and Joshua Kranzberg

Journalist Ronan Farrow

Farrow Slams NBC News' 'Misleading' Account Of His Weinstein Reporting

Journalist Ronan Farrow said Monday that during his time at NBC News, executives blocked his reporting on the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

 | Katherine Biek

Alex Jones

Judge Won't Dismiss Sandy Hook Parents' Lawsuit Against Alex Jones

Jones is facing legal action from multiple families who say they've been harassed and threatened by his supporters.

 | Gabrielle Ware

A picture of firefighters standing in front of the Mendocino Complex Fire.

Verizon Admits To Throttling Firefighters' Data During Mendocino Fire

Verizon says the throttling was due to a mistake in communication. The firefighters blame the FCC's repeal of net neutrality.

 | Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Football players kneeling during the national anthem

ESPN Won't Televise The National Anthem Before Monday Night Football

Most networks choose not to air the anthem to save time on their broadcasts.

 | Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Newspapers being printed

Hundreds Of Newspapers To Trump: 'We Are Not The Enemy'

More than 350 newspapers ran op-eds rebuking President Trump's attacks on the press, but a new poll shows many Americans may agree with him.

 | Ben Schamisso

Collection of 2018 September Issue covers

Here's Why September Is The Most Important Month For Fashion Magazines

Vogue's 2018 September Issue is already making history with Tyler Mitchell, the magazine's first-ever African American cover photographer.

 | Casey Mendoza

The White House press briefing room

Sanders And Acosta Spar Over Trump's 'Enemy Of The People' Comments

CNN's Jim Acosta wanted press secretary Sarah Sanders to definitively say the media is not the "enemy of the people."

 | Stephanie Liebergen

CBS CEO Les Moonves

CBS Hires 2 Law Firms To Investigate Moonves Allegations

The New Yorker reports multiple women accused Les Moonves of "forcible touching or kissing" and say their job prospects faltered after rejecting him.

 | Katherine Biek

Copies of the New York Times

New York Times Publisher Releases Notes On Meeting With Trump

According to a statement, A.G. Sulzberger met with President Trump to discuss several concerns he had with the president's "anti-press rhetoric."

 | Getty Images

Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas

More Americans Than Ever Say Immigration Is The Top Problem In The US

Yet, the number of migrants picked up at the border is the lowest it's been in 17 years. Is the border crisis hyped?

 | Ben Schamisso

Man on computer

Media Is All-Consuming, Immediate And Affecting Our Brains

Too much screen time is being linked with anxiety, sleep deprivation and fatigue.

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

President Donald Trump talks with journalists in Oval Office

Press Corps Members Back CNN Reporter Barred From White House Event

The White House barred CNN's Kaitlan Collins from going to a presidential event at the Rose Garden, even though it was open to all press.

 | Katie Cammarata

Afghan victim of Taliban attack

Taliban Spokesman Disputes Report About Suicide Bombings

A Taliban spokesman says the New York Times misinterpreted or intentionally twisted his comments on suicide bombings.

 | Jake Jones

Dan Pfeiffer

'Pod Save America' Host On How To Fix The Media Landscape

"We have to figure out a way to sell spinach in our ice cream world," says Dan Pfeiffer.

 | Eugene Daniels

2-year-old Honduran girl cries while her mother is searched at the U.S. border

Crying Migrant Girl On Time Cover Wasn't Separated From Her Mother

The photo was taken by Getty Images photographer John Moore. He never said the girl was separated from her mother.

 | Ethan Weston

Charles Krauthammer

Columnist, Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68

The conservative thinker was known for his syndicated columns and his award-winning writing.

 | James Packard

Time Warner logo

Judge Approves AT&T Acquisition Of Time Warner

A federal judge just gave the go-ahead for AT&T to buy Time Warner, a deal that will further consolidate media ownership.

 | James Packard

New York Times building

Justice Department Gathered NYT Reporter's Phone, Email Records

The New York Times says the reporter in this case, Ali Watkins, was not notified before her records were gathered.

 | Jake Jones

Netflix character BoJack Horseman

Why Are So Many Adults Watching Cartoons?

Cartoons are having a moment. From classics like "The Simpsons" to "BoJack Horseman," they're super popular ... with adults.

 | Devan Kaney

Activists protesting the arrest of an Egyptian photojournalist

2018 Isn't Shaping Up To Be A Great Year For Press Freedom

An April 30 suicide bombing in Afghanistan marked 2018's deadliest day for journalists around the world.

 | Matt Picht

Charlie Rose

27 More Women Accuse Charlie Rose Of Sexual Misconduct

According to an investigation conducted by The Washington Post, 27 more women said they were sexually harassed by Rose.

 | Briana Koeneman

Comedian Michelle Wolf

Wolf's Correspondents' Dinner Speech Was A Blunt Rebuke, And Explicit

The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a little raunchier than usual, thanks to Michelle Wolf. Not everyone's OK with that.

 | James Packard

A passerby walks in front of the Denver Post building in 2009

The State Of Local Journalism: Where Are The Watchdogs?

Local journalism likely affects you more than coverage of the president or other topics in national media. But hometown newsrooms are being gutted.

 | Chance Seales