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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 2:21pm

Al Jazeera is jumping into an intensely competitive cable market, dominated by Fox News, MSNBC and CNN, not to mention broadcast-television newscasts. Its distribution, acquired through the purchase of Al Gore's Current TV in January for several hundred million dollars, is about half that of its rivals.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 9:30pm

The New York Times and Associated Press said Wednesday that they will not attend a meeting this week between Attorney General Eric Holder and the Washington bureau chiefs of several media outlets to discuss guidelines for journalists in leak investigations.

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 12:52pm

For four years, foreign correspondent Heidi Vogt was always one of the first people to file when a bomb went off in Afghanistan. But as U.S. troops begin to draw down, there is also a corresponding press drawdown that will prevent Americans from hearing the full story.

Heidi Vogt
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:02pm

The story of how the Justice Department secretly obtained journalists’ phone records is developing quickly. FreePress.net has an overview of the issues.

Freepress.net
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 9:38pm

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 12:27pm

At the end of the film “Fill the Void” both the Director Rama Burshtein and the young lead actress Hadas Yaron came to the SONY screening room to talk about the film.

Left to Right:  Director Rama Burshtein, the actress Hadas Yaron who plays Shira
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:26pm

Five months after his kidnapping in Syria, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel returns to Syria.

NBC colleagues Richard Engel, left, and Tom Brokaw at the OPC Awards April 24, 2
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 1:24pm
BuzzFeed, the swiftly growing social news site, has decided it is time to move beyond top 10 lists, animal videos and political coverage. It is going foreign.
Ben Smith, the editor in chief of BuzzFeed.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 7:31pm

CBS has confirmed on Twitter that several of its accounts were compromised earlier today, including those for 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, and a local Denver affiliate.

The supposed Syrian Electronic Army logo as it appears on their Facebook page.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 7:27pm

Other than financing a few fringe libertarian publications, the Koch brothers -- Charles and David -- have mostly avoided media investments. Now, Koch Industries, the sprawling private company of which Charles G. Koch serves as chairman and chief executive, is exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company’s eight regional newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, The Orlando Sentinel and The Hartford Courant.

From left: Charles Koch and David Koch