Media

Tom Brokaw

Two Of Tom Brokaw's Former Colleagues Accuse Him Of Sexual Misconduct

Former NBC correspondent Linda Vester said Tom Brokaw groped her and twice tried to kiss her in the '90s.

 | Katherine Biek

Final print of the Oakland Tribune

Local News Is Shrinking — What Happens When The Watchdogs Disappear?

Local news layoffs mean less journalists reporting on police, city halls and statehouses.

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

A general view of the Sky Broadcasting headquarters.

Comcast Starts A Bidding War With Fox For European Broadcaster Sky

On Wednesday, Comcast formally offered to pay about $30 billion for Sky.

 | Briana Koeneman

Fox News host Sean Hannity

Cohen's Lawyer Says Hannity Is A Client — But Hannity Disagrees

Fox News host Sean Hannity's name came up in Michael Cohen's court proceeding Monday, and Hannity is pushing back.

 | James Packard

Boston Globe Investigative Reporter Michael Rezendes talks to Newsy about the Boston Marathon

Journalist-Runner Reflects On Covering Boston Marathon Bombing

Five years after the bombing, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Rezendes of The Boston Globe recalls what happened April 15, 2013.

 | Devan Kaney

2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump Declines White House Correspondents' Dinner Invitation

For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump won't be attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

 | Cristina Mutchler

Robot factory in Turkey

It's More Than Robots — AI Is Getting Closer To Artificial Humans

Artificial intelligence used to mean Roombas and robots with facial expressions. We're pretty far beyond those now.

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

The headquarters of the Sinclair Broadcast Group

Why Some Are Upset Over Sinclair Broadcast Group's Media Bias Message

The message itself isn't new — what's interesting here is the source.

 | Briana Koeneman and Jessica Walsh

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg Finally Talks About Cambridge Analytica's 'Breach Of Trust'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted on Facebook on Wednesday about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the first time he's talked about it publicly.

 | James Packard

Tom Sietsema, Washington Post food critic

Dream Jobs: Tom Sietsema, Food Critic At The Washington Post

Sietsema started as a copy boy at the Post soon after graduating from college. Now, he's the Post's anonymous — and powerful — food critic.

 | Chance Seales and Megan Smith

Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix

Cambridge Analytica Reportedly Tried To Stop Documentary From Airing

The CEO of Cambridge Analytica was caught discussing sex workers and political bribes with an undercover reporter.

 | James Packard

Obamas attend Hanukkah reception.

The Modern Presidential Legacy: Social Media, Podcasts And Netflix

Many former presidents wrote books to build their legacies — Obama might produce Netflix originals.

 | Casey Mendoza

Special counsel Robert Mueller

Republicans Tell President Trump To Let Robert Mueller Work

The president and his personal lawyer both went on the offensive against Robert Mueller's investigation this weekend.

 | Ethan Weston

Cambridge Analytica logo

Man Sues To Figure Out What Cambridge Analytica Knows About Him

A New York professor is suing Cambridge Analytica, the data company that got kicked off Facebook over the weekend.

 | James Packard

Justin Schuble of @dcfoodporn

The Money And Motives Powering The 'Influence Machine'

Influencers are becoming independent marketers — just slightly more subtle.

 | Phil Pruitt and Chance Seales

Seth Rich.

The Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Seth Rich Is Suing Fox News

Seth Rich's parents filed a lawsuit that claims Fox News exploited the death of their son "through lies, misrepresentations, and half-truths."

 | Briana Koeneman

Chance Seales and Judy Kurtz

Dream Jobs: Judy Kurtz, 'In The Know' Columnist At The Hill

Kurtz covers a divided Capitol Hill, but she says people are willing to talk on both sides of the aisle.

 | Chance Seales and Megan Smith

Jimmy Kimmel at the Academy Awards

The Oscars' Ratings Were Dismal This Year, But There's No One Culprit

The Oscars had a really small audience this year compared to years past. What happened?

 | James Packard

A scene from 'The Post'

'The Post' Is Up For A Best Picture Oscar. But Is It Accurate?

Did "The Post" get it right about what happened when the Pentagon Papers were leaked?

 | James Packard

Areva Martin tweets incorrect graphic

Fact Check: This Graphic On Guns Isn't Really Accurate

This graphic suggests you need a photo ID to vote in every state. That's not true.

 | James Packard

David Hogg interviews talks to news reporters

Florida Shooting Survivors Now At The Center Of Conspiracy Theories

Students who survived the deadly school shooting in Florida are falsely being called "crisis actors."

 | Lindsey Pulse

Adam Rippon

Adam Rippon Won't Be An NBC Correspondent For The Olympics

The Olympic athlete declined NBC's job offer in a series of tweets.

 | Katherine Biek

Former President Barack Obama

No, President Trump Didn't Cancel Obama Center Funding

A report claiming the Obama Presidential Center would be funded with Education Department money was just plain false.

 | James Packard

NPR logo on a building

The White House Again Wants To Cut Funding For NPR And PBS

The White House 2019 budget proposal seeks to eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

 | Lindsey Pulse

Jeanette Manfra

DHS Official Calls Out NBC For 'Irresponsible Reporting'

She was referring to an NBC report published Feb. 8 that quoted her as saying Russia successfully hacked into some states' voter registration systems.

 | Katherine Biek

Tribune Tower along Michigan Avenue at the Chicago River.

What Happens When Newspapers Leave Their Iconic Buildings?

In mid-2018, the Chicago Tribune will be yet another newspaper to leave its landmark skyscraper. What does this mean for the public?

 | Cat Sandoval

Mike Germano

Vice Ousted A Top Official Following A Sexual Harassment Investigation

Vice's founders admitted in December their outlet's issues surrounding sexual misconduct.

 | Casey Mendoza

Sean Hannity

Conspiracy Theories Swirl After Sean Hannity's Twitter Goes Dark

Theories involve "Deep State" actors, a rogue Twitter employee and Hannity deleting the account himself.

 | Ethan Weston

Journalists take part in a silent protest

Why Are Journalists Being Jailed At Historic Highs?

It's a unique job: exposing facts that some of the most powerful and violent people in the world want to keep quiet.

 | Chance Seales

A person takes a photo of a Facebook sign

Facebook Is Going To Let Users Choose What News It Prioritizes

Facebook will ask users what news outlets they trust and use responses to prioritize publishers in News Feed.

 | Lindsey Pulse