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AP FACT CHECK: Viral Photo Doesn't Show 'Antifa' Beating Cop

AP FACT CHECK: Viral Photo Doesn't Show 'Antifa' Beating Cop

Aug 18
A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image.

CNN's Chief Zucker Lays Blame on Trump for Threats

By David Bauder | Jun 16
CNN chief Jeff Zucker says the level of threats faced by his journalists is more serious than people realize and he lays the blame squarely at the feet of President Donald Trump and other politicians he says try to delegitimize the press.

AP Updates Stylebook To Include Queer, Questioning and Singular 'They'

By John McDonald | Apr 2
The Associated Press tweaked its style guide last week. Two changes of note impact the LGBT community - make that the LGBTQ community.

Pussy Riot's MediaZona Partners With The Guardian

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
The Guardian's New East network and Russia's MediaZona, the news network founded by Pussy Riot members, have formed a partnership to syndicate reporting about Russia's prison system.

Aussie Paper Criticized for Headline About 'Shemale' Murder Victim

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 7
An Australia newspaper has gone 'down-under,' hitting below the belt with by referring to a murdered transgender woman as a 'she-male' and a 'ladyboy,' causing a wave of outrage from readers.

Women Missing From the Movies, Says Geena Davis

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
The results are in from her extensive study, says Geena Davis: women and girls are few and far between in films, and those there have no job other than to be thin and pretty.

Lea DeLaria Puts 'Spotlight on Diversity' in LGBT Media Panel

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 15
Lea DeLaria will join other LGBT actors and creators on August 17 in Los Angeles when The Box Scene Project and BAYCAT hold their "Spotlight on Diversity: A Conversation & Celebration of LGBT Media Representation."

Media Taken in By Dutch "Gay-Only" Village Hoax

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 20
Dutch and foreign media were taken in by an elaborate hoax regarding the construction of a "gay-only" village outside of Tilburg.

Russia State News Agency Gets Controversial Chief

By Laura Mills | Dec 9
President Vladimir Putin appointed a controversial news anchor to head a restructured state news agency, a move signaling the Kremlin’s intention to tighten control over the media and use it increasingly for propaganda of ultraconservative views.

Public Ignores Complaints About Shep Smith News Blackout

By Steve Weinstein | Nov 2
A Gawker item that outed a media celebrity has inspired one of those cycles of accusations and counter-accusations unique to media that cover media, which appears to be of interest only to other members of the media.

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