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Reporter Says Paper Took Her Off Sexual Assault Stories

Felicia Sonmez says editors told her coverage would be a conflict of interest

(Newser) - Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez has sued the paper and several of its current and former editors, the AP reports, saying she was discriminated against as a victim of sexual assault. In a suit filed Wednesday in DC Superior Court, Sonmez said she was not allowed to report on...

Murdered Journalist Aided in Alleged Gang Leader's Trial

Family announces death of Peter R. de Vries, adviser to a witness in the trial of Ridouan Taghi

(Newser) - Peter R. de Vries, the renowned Dutch crime reporter shot last week in a brazen attack in Amsterdam , has died, Dutch media reported Thursday. "Peter fought to the end, but was unable to win the battle," RTL, the Dutch network that de Vries regularly worked for, cited a...

Famous Crime Reporter Shot on Amsterdam Street

Peter R. de Vries hospitalized in serious condition

(Newser) - One of the best-known crime reporters in the Netherlands is now a crime victim. Peter R. de Vries, 64, was gunned down on a street in Amsterdam's city center Tuesday evening and has been hospitalized in serious condition, the BBC reports. Witnesses told Dutch media that at least five...

AP Admits It Mishandled Firing of Young Reporter
AP Admits It Mishandled
Firing of Young Reporter
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AP Admits It Mishandled Firing of Young Reporter

Emily Wilder's dismissal over social media posts forces a reckoning on policy

(Newser) - The Associated Press hired a young journalist out of Stanford at the beginning of this month, then fired her about two weeks later. But this was no ordinary personnel issue, and the dismissal of 22-year-old Emily Wilder is forcing a heated discussion in the industry about how news organizations handle...

NYT Staff Miffed at Response to Reporter's Alleged Racist Remarks

Paper's leadership vows 'results' on Donald McNeil, said to have used n-word

(Newser) - Last month, the New York Times found itself embroiled in controversy after dropping journalist Lauren Wolfe . Now a new controversy, this time involving a different reporter, has staff demanding action. It started last week when the Daily Beast reported high-profile health and science veteran Donald McNeil Jr. allegedly used racist...

How He Got the Pentagon Papers: 'Monumental Duplicity'
Neil Sheehan Revealed All
Before He Died. It's Amazing
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Neil Sheehan Revealed All Before He Died. It's Amazing

'NYT' reporter revealed exactly how he got his hands on the Pentagon Papers

(Newser) - The intimate details on how New York Times journalist Neil Sheehan broke the story on the Pentagon Papers have never been revealed—until now. In 2015, Sheehan explained exactly what happened to a reporter, on the condition the story not be published until after his death , which happened Thursday. The...

He May Have Been First to Report John Lennon's Death

WLIR's Steve North remembers that night, as does a BBC reporter at the scene 40 years ago

(Newser) - On this night exactly 40 years ago, Mark David Chapman fatally shot John Lennon outside the Dakota apartment building where Lennon lived. Two journalists who reported on the events in 1980 reflect on the anniversary:
  • The first? WLIR's Steve North writes in the Daily Beast that he believes he
...

After Death Threat From News Anchor, Mayor Admits 'Major Lapse'

What a wild weekend in Anchorage

(Newser) - The mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, has apologized for a "consensual, inappropriate messaging relationship" with a reporter who shared what she claimed was a nude photo of him before getting arrested. Maureen "Maria" Athens—the main anchor for KTBY and KYUR, which operate together as Your Alaska Link—had...

2 Deputies Shot Point-Blank Expected to Survive
'Deputies Down': Big Reward
Offered in LA Shooting
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'Deputies Down': Big Reward Offered in LA Shooting

2 Los Angeles County officers are expected to survive; reporter arrested during protests

(Newser) - The search continues for the gunman who shot two Los Angeles County deputies at close range over the weekend, and authorities hope a new incentive will help. The county sheriff's department has announced a $100,000 reward, reports NBC News . Surveillance video shows that the gunman walked up to...

Guy Who Smacked Reporter's Butt on Live TV Faces the Music

Thomas Callaway pleads guilty to sexual battery, gets hit with $1K fine, year of probation

(Newser) - A Georgia man who was seen slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of sexual battery. Thomas Callaway, 44, was arrested and charged in December after he was caught on camera swatting the rear end of WSAV-TV reporter Alex Bozarjian as...

Reporter Doxed After Carlson Calls Out NYT
Tucker Carlson
Gets Reporter Doxed

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...

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...

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...

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...

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'...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ESPN Reporter Dead at 34
ESPN Reporter Dead at 34 
OBITUARY

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,...

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