Tag Archives: Press

Amid Russia Accusations, Trump Prepares ‘War Room’ To Combat Negative Press By
In lieu of the Friday night “Trump bombshell” deliverable from the NYT-WaPo complex, today it was Reuters‘ and the Wall Street Journal‘s turn to lay out the suspenseful weekend reads, previewing major potential...
White House Confirms Plans To Rewrite Libel Laws To Target Press By
White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed Monday that the Trump administration is actively—and in his words “substantively”—reviewing the nation’s libel laws as it explores ways it could more easily sidestep First Amendment protections and...
‘Chilling, Undemocratic, Totalitarian’: White House Bars Critical News Outlets By
Update: The White House’s decision to selectively bar certain news outlets from a Friday afternoon off-camera briefing with press secretary Sean Spicer has been decried as “undemocratic and unacceptable;” “chilling;” and “totalitarian.” Not...
Inside Trump’s Orwellian War With The Media By
We turn now to look at President Trump, the media and what the new administration calls “alternative facts.” On Saturday, in his first full day in office, Trump visited CIA headquarters. Speaking in front of the CIA Memorial Wall, he told the agency he had...
Israel Issues New Directive To Its ‘Free Press’: ‘Censorship: The Freedom To Speak Responsibly!’ By
SEATTLE — Israel’s new military censor, Col. Ariella Ben Avraham, has greatly expanded the scope of her brief in monitoring Israeli media by requiring social media activists and bloggers to submit “security-related material” for approval prior to posting. In...
Mohammed Al-Qeeq: A Casualty Of Israel’s War On Journalists By
UNITED NATIONS — As a Palestinian journalist nears his third month of an indefinite hunger strike, supporters say his administrative detention – incarceration by order of the Israeli military in the occupied West Bank, without defined charges or a legal process...
Photographer Shot By Israeli Forces, Refused Treatment By
Tel Aviv, Israel (IMEMC) – Israeli security forces fire tear gas towards Palestinian protesters on May 16, 2015 next to Huwarra checkpoint south of Nablus. Israel has barred a Palestinian photographer allegedly shot in the eye by Israeli forces from entering occupied...
American Citizen Returns To US After 500-Day Hunger Strike In Egyptian Jail By
Egyptian-American Mohamed Soltan arriving in Dulles Airport on the day of his release, 30 May 2015 WASHINGTON — Mohamed Soltan, an Egyptian-American activist and graduate of the Ohio State University, returned to the United States on Saturday after being held for...
Journalists Silenced As Killers Walk Free By
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 4 2014 – A new report published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shows that nine out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unpunished. The report found that between 2004 and 2013, 370 journalists were murdered “in direct retaliation...
Federal Government Approved Ferguson No-Fly Area To Keep Press From Covering Police Crackdown Of Protestors By
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government allowed police in Ferguson, Missouri, to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace for nearly two weeks in August for safety reasons, but audio recordings show that local authorities instead wanted to keep news helicopters away...