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New York Post, UPI's Twitter Accounts Hacked

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 01.16.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Twitter accounts of the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency's website, were briefly hacked Friday. ...

Cuba: A New Year's Present

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

January 1 marks the fifty-sixth anniversary of Battista's overthrow and is a holiday that can now be celebrated by Cubans and Americans alike.

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.05.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

News of a mini civil war in Lebanon between the Lebanese army and fighters thought to belong to the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) triggered a wave of rumors this week that were blamed in part on traditional media.

Lara Logan, 60 Minutes and Don Hewitt

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I used to sneer at Don Hewitt's need for detectives to substantiate his reporters' stories. Now I guess I have to give him credit.

President Kennedy's Shooting -- As Seen From London

Michael B. Kraft | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Michael B. Kraft

On that fateful day, I was a young editor in the London bureau of United Press International, then a major world-wide news agency, and standing over the teletype feeding news from the United States.

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Four Ago When Bin Laden Was Still Alive?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Obama came into office in the worst American crisis in our history. He was stuck with two wars, and the worst economy in eighty years. We're not out of that crisis yet, and the President still has a long way to go, but at least he's put an end to Bin Laden.

Cable News Ratings As Election Indicators II

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

July ratings are now in and Fox News viewers continue to outnumber the viewers of the three other cable news channels by a tiny margin.

Arizona Suing U.S. Government

UPI | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

Arizona is suing the U.S. government, questioning the constitutionality of a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act....

Five Things You Didn't Hear About Walter Cronkite

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Stories from before Cronkite was Cronkite

Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.

CNN Reporter Turned Princess Starts Jordanian J-School

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Princess Rym's advice to young journalists today is: "Be persistent. Don't take no for an answer. Remember why you're doing this. It's not about you, it's about the story."