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PBS Apologizes for Not Reporting Ben Affleck Slave-Owning Ancestor or Request
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PBS Apologizes for Not Reporting Ben Affleck Slave-Owning Ancestor or Request
by Sydney Smith
April 24, 2015 06:28 PM EST
Two PBS executive producers -- Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates and Dyllan McGee apologized for agreeing to ignore the fact that one of the ancestors of movie star Ben Affleck owned slaves on...
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CBS's 60 Minutes Warns Readers about Graphic Sarin Gas Video
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CBS's 60 Minutes Warns Readers about Graphic Sarin Gas Video
by Sydney Smith
April 25, 2015 05:00 AM EST
CBS News showed graphic video of a sarin gas attack in Syria in 2013 last weekend but warned viewers online and during the broadcast. The April 19 report, broadcast on 60 Minutes, "A...
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Writer complains after Mail lifts his work, weirdly lists him on byline
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Writer complains after Mail lifts his work, weirdly lists him on byline
by Sydney Smith
April 24, 2015 05:00 AM EST
The Daily Mail lifted work from a writer for Vice's Motherboard, but listed him in the byline for the article. In defense, the Mail's writer said the newspaper has an arangement with the...
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Nancy Reagan didn't back Hillary Clinton, Bloomberg Politics duped
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Nancy Reagan didn't back Hillary Clinton, Bloomberg Politics duped
by Sydney Smith
April 10, 2015 08:21 PM EST
Bloomberg Politics fell for a hoax story saying Nancy Reagan is backing Hillary Clinton in a bid for president in 2016. The now-unpublished April 10 Bloomberg Politics story was headlined...
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HBO on Trial for Defamation over 2008 Child Labor report
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HBO on Trial for Defamation over 2008 Child Labor report
by Sydney Smith
April 23, 2015 06:38 PM EST
HBO is being sued for libel over a 2008 report that claimed British sporting goods company Mitre Sports International used child labor in India. Mitre claims that the September 2008 report on...
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NBC's Dr Nancy Snyderman Quits, Cites Ebola Scandal as a Reason
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NBC's Dr Nancy Snyderman Quits, Cites Ebola Scandal as a Reason
by Sydney Smith
March 12, 2015 05:34 PM EST
Dr. Nancy Snyderman quit as NBC News' chief medical editor today. Snyderman, who was with NBC News for nine years, said in a statement that part of the reason she is leaving the network...
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Star Wars is Racist, Sexist & Homophobic? BBC Duped by Tweeter
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Star Wars is Racist, Sexist & Homophobic? BBC Duped by Tweeter
by Sydney Smith
April 24, 2015 01:39 PM EST
The BBC was duped by a Twitter hoaxer last week into an awkward on-air interview with a man slamming Star Wars, the UK Telegraph reported. The BBC Radio aired to do a segment about the...
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