David Goldman

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Ethics Panel Blasts NBC's 'Checkbook Journalism'

Journalist group objects to network flying the Goldmans home

(Newser) - The Society of Professional Journalists has condemned NBC News for practicing "checkbook journalism" by chartering a jet to bring home from Brazil a US man and his son involved in a bitter custody battle. David Goldman granted an interview to Meredith Vieira of NBC's Today show that aired yesterday.... More »

David and Sean Goldman, Reunited, Visit Orlando

After 5-year custody battle, NJ dad detours on return home from Brazil

(Newser) - David Goldman, who was reunited with his son today in Brazil after a 5-year custody battle, has returned to the US with the boy—but to Orlando rather than their home state of New Jersey. A jet chartered by Dateline landed shortly after 6 today, reports WESH, the local NBC... More »

Sean Goldman Reunited With Dad After 5 Years

David Goldman's custody battle ends in Brazil

(Newser) - David Goldman, the New Jersey man fighting for five years to gain custody of the son taken to Brazil by his mother, was reunited with him today. Sean Goldman, 9, was brought to the US consulate in advance of a 9am deadline by his maternal grandmother and stepfather, but the... More »

Brazil Judge: Return Boy to US Dad

Ruling by nation's top justice makes a reunion likely

(Newser) - Brazil's chief justice has ruled in favor of an American man seeking to gain custody of his son. Chief Justice Gilmar Mendes' ruling lifts a stay on a federal court's order for Brazilian relatives to hand over the boy. That puts David Goldman a crucial step closer to being reunited... More »

Brazil Blocks Release of Son to US Dad

But David Goldman hopes injunction is only temporary

(Newser) - Brazil's Supreme Court has unexpectedly blocked a New Jersey man's attempt to bring his 9-year-old son home. David Goldman flew to Rio yesterday planning to pick up son Sean and end a 5-year international custody dispute, after an appeals court ruled in his favor. But a justice on the top... More »

US Dad Wins Custody Battle in Brazil Court

David Goldman heads to Rio, but Supreme Court battle looms

(Newser) - David Goldman is headed to Rio de Janeiro today, hoping to be reunited with his 9-year-old son, Sean, after winning the latest round in his legal battle to regain custody of the boy. A Brazilian federal court has ruled that Sean must be handed over to David, an American citizen... More »

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