A photo of a 2-year-old girl crying near the U.S.-Mexico border — a child who became an iconic face of Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy last year — has won the World Press Photo of the Year award.
Univision is selling Gizmodo, The Onion and other English-language sites to the private equity firm Great Hill Partners. Terms were not disclosed.
As Washington’s Top News marks 50 years of all news on the radio, some of the journalists who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation’s capital.
Andy, father of WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, has spent three and a half years trying to erase online footage of his daughter’s shooting death — all while never having seen the videos himself. “I feel like I’ve been dodging a land mine because I haven’t seen the video, and I never want to.”
Noah Oppenheim, the president of NBC News, said in a statement that NBC employees escaped unharmed, and expressed “deepest sympathies” to the driver’s family and loved ones.
Jeanine Pirro was off the air at Fox News on Saturday, one week after she was widely denounced for doubting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s patriotism.
Across the country, many Americans no longer have someone watching the city council for them, chronicling the soccer exploits of their children or reporting on the kindly neighbor who died of cancer.
Newspapers are closing or being consolidated at an astounding rate, often leaving behind what researchers label as news deserts — towns and even entire counties that have no consistent local media coverage.
Here’s a look at things that have happened on this date in history.
Jeff Bezos’ stunning accusation that the National Enquirer tried to blackmail him mentioned the close ties between the paper’s publisher, David Pecker, and President Donald Trump — and a second, less well-known connection.
The White House decision came a day after an explosive New York Times report that cited US and foreign officials with direct knowledge of intelligence reports who say that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Khashoggi.
It’s the start of a new age for WTOP, which bid adieu to its old Idaho Avenue location for a shiny, space-age pasture just up the street in Maryland. See photos and video of the Wisconsin Avenue newsroom.
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The appointment comes just over a year after local entrepreneur Mark Ein bought Washington City Paper from SouthComm, returning the paper to local ownership.
In a viral response to the President on Twitter, a Capital Gazette photojournalist mourned, remembered and celebrated his beloved colleague, Wendi Winters, and four other staffers killed when a gunman walked into the newsroom of the Annapolis paper.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.