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Facebook and Google Struggle to Squelch ‘Crisis Actor’ Posts

The resilience of misinformation, despite efforts by the tech behemoths to eliminate it, has become a real-time case study of how the companies are...

NPR Executive Was Warned Repeatedly About Sexual Harassment, Report Finds

NPR says it has already taken steps to bolster its workplace culture, including making changes to the complaint process, creating an anti-harassment support group,...

Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder

Advertisement The teenagers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., who a week ago lost 17 of their classmates and school...

On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive

“These companies have, in a lot of ways, assigned themselves to be validators of your identity,” said Jillian York, an official at the Electronic...

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

These revelations may pose risks to the all-important bond that public media organizations form with their listeners, whom they also rely on for financial...

Media Memo: A Familiar Editorial Split After Parkland Shooting, but Not...

It was one of the more striking responses from the news media to Wednesday’s killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.,...

Are Spies Like Us? A National Security Reporter Says Yes, and...

It is a peculiar strength of American democracy, even by Western standards, that journalists are empowered by the First Amendment to pry into even...

Fake News and Bots May Be Worrisome, but Their Political Power...

Advertisement How easy is it to change people’s votes in an election? The answer, a growing number of studies conclude, is that most forms...

Breakingviews: Comcast’s Interest in Fox May Force Disney to Raise Its...

Photo Comcast is considering whether to try to thwart Disney’s $52.4 billion purchase of parts of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox empire Credit David McNew/Getty Images Comcast...

Fox News Removes a Top Executive’s Column on Olympic Team Diversity

Photo John Moody, an executive vice president and executive editor of Fox News, in 2008. In a column this week on FoxNews.com, he sarcastically suggested...

Yesterday In Styles: 2004: When Fake News Was Cool

Advertisement 2004 print headline: “The Week That Wasn’t,” published here in October 2004. The story: It was the year of fake news. No, not...

Tech We’re Using: Keeping Gear (and Herself) Warm at the Winter...

How much social media do you consume for work, what forms of it do you consume the most, and how do you handle the...

State of the Art: A Crazy Idea for Funding Local News:...

The plan, for any would-be entrepreneur brave enough to try it, goes like this: Hire some very good journalists; just one or two are...

Newsweek Fires Editors and Reporter Who Investigated the Company

Newsweek chaos: @Hadas_Gold on the @Newsweek fallout, including my resignation. https://t.co/DLpH7zsRdk. My letter below. pic.twitter.com/gMdjrnFpVl

Postscript: Gossip From the Liz Smith Memorial, Just the Way She’d...

Advertisement “I am a garbage pail,” the gossip columnist Liz Smith once said. “My best stories come from other newspaper people and media...

A Call to Cut Back Online Addictions. Pitted Against Just One...

He assured his followers that there was no reason to eliminate anything essential: email for work, checking finances, staying in touch with family. Don’t...

A West Virginia Newspaper Won Journalism’s Top Award. Now It’s Filed...

At coal conference, attorney Robert McLusky said he wished @Kenwardjr, who covers the industry extensively and critically, was here. He held up a pink...

Nicholas von Hoffman, Provocative Journalist and Author, Dies at 88

Once hired by The Post, he did not fit into regular news beats. But given the latitude of a column, he became Washington’s enfant...

Making Sense of the Jobs Report: It’s Not Always Easy

To understand why, it helps to know a bit about the jobs report. For one thing, it’s really two reports stitched together. One, based...

Blackstone in Talks Over Deal With Thomson Reuters Unit

Photo Thomson Reuters is in discussions about selling a stake in its financial and risk business to Blackstone Group. Credit Carlo Allegri/Reuters LONDON — Thomson...

Robert Parry, Investigative Reporter in Washington, Dies at 68

Advertisement Robert Parry, a tenacious investigative reporter and author who exposed details of the Reagan administration’s secret support for Nicaraguan rebels in the...

In Age of Trump, Political Reporters Are in Demand and Under...

Since Mr. Trump took office a year ago, the political press has endured a sustained assault from a chief executive who has called journalists...

Troubled Los Angeles Times Picks New Editor Amid Unrest

“My message to the newsroom will be that we will be working together as one team starting tomorrow to do the best work we...

Elizabeth Hawley, Who Chronicled Everest Treks, Dies at 94

Climbers nicknamed her the “living archive” and the “Sherlock Holmes of the mountaineering world.” To those who knew Ms. Hawley well, she was simply...

BBC, Criticized Over Pay Gap, Cuts Salaries of Some Male Journalists

Mr. Vine described his decision to take a wage cut as a “no-brainer.” “I think it needs to be sorted out, and I support my...

Belatedly, The Indianapolis Star Gets Its Due for Gymnastics Investigation

“You hear people talking about it like it’s something new,” Mr. Evans said in an interview on Thursday. “You want to say: ‘Heck, we...

Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock

How a former aide to George W. Bush and campaign strategist for John McCain’s 2008 presidential run has became a somewhat unlikely TV star...

Facebook to Let Users Rank Credibility of News

Facebook said it planned to prioritize high-quality news on its site by allowing its users to rank news sources that they see as the...

HuffPost, Breaking From Its Roots, Ends Unpaid Contributions

Recently, for instance, a contributor with the byline Waqas KH published an article about Felix Sater, an associate of President Trump, that he had...

Philippines Shuts Down News Site Critical of Rodrigo Duterte

“What this means for you, and for us, is that the commission is ordering us to close shop, to cease telling you stories, to...

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