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May 25, 2017 NEWSLETTER
 

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OK to Publish Pre-Transition Name of Transgender Woman, Press Council Says
 

Most guidelines for reporting on transgender issues recommend journalists exclude details of transgender people’s previous names and lives.  Australia’s News.com.au did not abide by those rules. However, since the Australian media is still learning how to report on transgender issues and the information was accurate and taken largely from the woman’s Facebook page, the Australian Press […]


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Seth Rich Story Retracted from Fox News, Story ’caused deep pain and anguish’
 

Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee staffer, was fatally shot in Washington D.C. last July. Fox News claimed there was evidence to support a conspiracy theory that Rich was murdered because he secretly leaked DNC e-mails to WikiLeaks. “For months, right-wing media outlets have floated unproven theories that Rich was the person who provided Wikileaks […]


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Fake News? 2 UK Newspapers Apologize for Mouse in Protein Powder Story
 

Both the Manchester Evening News and the Daily Star reported that a mouse had been found inside a packet of protein powder. But, the story was proven false. Now, both UK newspapers have unpublished their stories and apologized to the protein powder company, Myprotein. Myprotein quickly rebutted the original mouse claim, labeling it “fake news.” In […]


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Pennsylvania Sports Columnist Calls Track & Field Easy, Apologizes for Belittling
 

A Pennsylvania newspaper sports columnist suggested track and field was easy and seemed to belittle the sport. After angering readers, the columnist, Mike Gross of Lancaster newspaper LNP, quickly apologized. Gross’s May 15 column, “High school track: It’s springtime and the living is (relatively) easy” claimed track and field “is every bit as intense and high-pressure […]


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Donald Trump Inauguration Donations Editorial gets NYTimes Sued
 

The New York Times is being sued for libel over an editorial on monetary influence at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Specifically, Bob Murray, CEO of coal company Murray Energy, which donated $300,000 to Trump’s inauguration, is suing. The April 24 editorial by The Editorial Board, “Money Talked Loudest at Donald Trump’s Inaugural,” claimed that Murray Energy “is […]


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Welsh News Story had ‘Real Risk’ of IDing Sex Crime Victim, Editor fined $5K
 

Thomas Sinclair, the editor of the Ceredigion Herald, was found guilty by a Welsh court of identifying a sex crime victim. Now, he must pay a total of £3,650 (or around $4,700 U.S.). In the UK, there is a law that protects victims of sexual offenses from ever being identified in the media. The Sexual […]


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Did Trump campaign manager Manafort work for Russian billionaire to help Putin? AP said so, now sued for libel
 

The Associated Press’s reporting on Russian aluminum billionaire Oleg Deripaska and Paul Manafort, Pres. Trump’s former campaign manager, is now subject of a libel lawsuit. Deripaska, the CEO of United Company RUSAL, claims he was libeled by the Associated Press’s March 22 story,  “AP Exclusive: Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin.” In the […]


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