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Tucker Carlson Gets Reporter Doxed

'NYT' claims attack on Murray Carpenter was based on false information

(Newser) - Fox News host Tucker Carlson spent the final moments of Monday's show attacking a New York Times reporter, whose personal information—including home address—was soon after shared online. Carlson said freelance writer Murray Carpenter was "working on a story about where my family and I live" so... More »

CBS NY Colleagues Mourn 'True Angel on Earth'

Reporter Nina Kapur, 26, dies after moped accident Saturday in New York City

(Newser) - Fellow journalists are mourning a young reporter for CBS New York who died over the weekend after a moped accident in New York City. "We are heartbroken here at CBS2 tonight as a member of our news family ... has passed away," a reporter announced in a Sunday evening... More »

ESPN Reporter Suspended for Crude Email to Senator

Adrian Wojnarowski expressed himself in 2 short words

(Newser) - Star NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski got in hot water this week for sending a profane email to a senator—but Wojnarowski is also getting his share of support among NBA players, Yahoo! Sports reports. The story broke Friday on OutKick when Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) tweeted a screenshot of... More »

CNN Reporter Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests

3 crew members have since been released in Minneapolis

(Newser) - Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has apologized to CNN after three crew members were arrested early Friday by state police during a live report on protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. According to CNN , correspondent Omar Jimenez, producer Bill Kirkos, and photojournalist Leonel Mendez were reporting near a... More »

Reporter's Private Life Exposed After Nude Gaffe

Spanish news anchor caught up in controversy when nude woman appears during broadcast

(Newser) - A Spanish news anchor reporting from home inadvertently showcased the inner workings of his thorny love life during a recent broadcast. Per Decider , the story involves Alfonso Merlos, a contributing reporter on a news and lifestyle show who had been romantically involved with Marta Lopez, a former contestant on Spain'... More »

Court: 4 Men Jailed in Murder of WSJ Reporter Are Innocent

Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, 3 others could go free in Pakistan

(Newser) - The four men jailed in Pakistan for the 2002 kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl are set to walk free. British national Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh has been awaiting the outcome of an appeal since he was sentenced to death for murder, terrorism, and kidnapping for... More »

Reporter Put on Leave After Sharing Story on Rape Allegation

Tweet just after Kobe Bryant's death sparks 'abuse and death threats'

(Newser) - The Washington Post has suspended a reporter who tweeted a 2016 article about a sexual assault allegation against basketball star Kobe Bryant, soon after his death Sunday. An editor said the paper is looking into whether the reporter violated the Post's social media policy, NBC reports. "The tweets... More »

Investigation Follows Lawmaker's Comments to Reporter

State senator told journalist she 'could have a lot of fun' with visiting high school boys

(Newser) - What Allison Donahue wanted was to ask a Michigan state senator whether he was a member of a Facebook group that put up posts advocating violence against Democrats and Muslims. What she got from Peter Lucido, who was hosting students from an all-boys school at the time, was a suggestion... More »

Late ESPN Reporter's Fiancee Details His Last Days

Katy Berteau shares what Ed Aschoff likely died from

(Newser) - As the ESPN family continues to mourn Ed Aschoff, who died on his 34th birthday on Christmas Eve, the reporter's fiancee took to Twitter with a touching, image-filled tribute. Tweeting from Aschoff's account, Katy Berteau thanked everyone for their support, noting "it has brought me brief moments... More »

ESPN Reporter Dead at 34

Ed Aschoff dies of pneumonia on Christmas Eve, his 34th birthday

(Newser) - Ed Aschoff "smiled with his entire being," told stories as "one of the smartest, brightest reporters" around, and was always the best-dressed guy in any room, his colleagues at ESPN say in a heartbreaking obituary. Aschoff, a college football reporter for the network, died on Christmas Eve,... More »

A Meeting Was Set to Start. Then, a Splash and 'Oh, My God'

Georgia county commissioner's wife accused of dumping soda on reporter

(Newser) - The wife of a county commissioner in Georgia is facing battery and disorderly conduct charges after an incident Friday before a budget meeting. The Washington Post reports that AllOnGeorgia reporter Casie Bryant was in the conference room to cover the meeting, which included Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters, who can... More »

NFL Reporter: Fitbit Exposed My Boyfriend

Jane Slater reveals all on Twitter

(Newser) - An NFL reporter says she caught her ex-boyfriend cheating when his Fitbit data went crazy in the middle of the night, USA Today reports. "Wish the story wasn't real," Jane Slater tweeted in a post that's gotten over 470,000 likes and 46,000 retweets. "... More »

Man Accused of Groping Reporter Is Charged With Sexual Battery

Thomas Callaway accused of touching Georgia reporter Alex Bozarjian during live TV broadcast

(Newser) - A Georgia man says he got "caught up in the moment" as he ran a road race last weekend, but a local TV reporter has now filed a criminal complaint against him. WSAV's Alex Bozarjian was working a live broadcast last Saturday on Savannah's Talmadge Bridge during... More »

Reporter After Being Groped on Live TV: 'You Violated Me'

Man in bridge run smacked Alexandrea Bozarjian's behind as he ran past

(Newser) - A reporter covering a race this weekend in Georgia got an unexpected, and unwelcome, greeting from one of the runners, and she and race organizers made clear they weren't happy about it. NBC News reports WSAV's Alexandrea Bozarjian was on the Talmadge Bridge in Savannah on Saturday, reporting... More »

Shep Smith Just Opened His Wallet to Fight 'Garbage and Lies'

Former Fox News host donates $500K to Committee to Protect Journalists

(Newser) - Shepard Smith has been lying low since he abruptly left Fox News last month, but he reemerged Thursday in New York with quite a bang, and lots of bucks. The New York Times reports Smith served as the emcee of the International Press Freedom Awards, the annual black-tie fundraiser for... More »

Conway Denies Threatening Reporter in Bitter Phone Call

Listen yourself to conversation between Conway, 'Washington Examiner' journalist

(Newser) - A DC journalist says Kellyanne Conway bullied and threatened her on a phone call, and the White House counselor is pushing back. Mediaite reports Conway was miffed about an article in which Washington Examiner reporter Caitlin Yilek wrote about her being considered for the White House chief of staff role... More »

Mouse Causes New Chaos at White House

Rodent fell from ceiling, landing in reporter's lap

(Newser) - The usually quiet ( and dusty ) White House briefing room was aflutter Tuesday. "A mouse literally fell out of the ceiling in our White House booth and landed on my lap," NBC News' Peter Alexander tweeted just after 10:30am. Video followed showing reporters attempting to capture... More »

Reporter After On-Air Kiss: 'This Is Not OK'

Kentucky's Sara Rivest didn't appreciate peck on cheek from stranger while she was reporting live

(Newser) - A Kentucky reporter kissed by a stranger while on the air is pushing back. Per NBC News , WAVE 3's Sara Rivest was covering Louisville's Bourbon and Beyond fest last Friday when a group of men started acting up nearby. As Rivest tried to ignore them, one of them... More »

NYT Reporter Gets Creative With Trump Event's Dress Code

Annie Karni wore her wedding dress

(Newser) - New York Times reporter Annie Karni was getting ready to head to Japan to cover President Trump's visit there when she found out about the dress code for one of the events she'd be attending—and she had to scramble to pack just the right thing, per Sky... More »

Public Figure's Death Turns Into San Francisco Flash Point

Cops raid reporter's home after he won't give up source about late public defender Jeff Adachi

(Newser) - A tangled case in San Francisco revolves around the death of a popular public defender and a reporter's refusal to give up a source who leaked unsavory details about that death. All of this came to a head Friday, when the police and FBI raided the home-office of freelance... More »

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