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Stories with subject: Online news media
  • Duke professor defends comments comparing blacks, Asians 
    Updated: May-18-15 5:52 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Duke University professor criticized for an online post comparing blacks and Asians said Monday that it's not racist to discuss what he sees as differences in how the groups have performed in the U.S. over the past few decades.

  • Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 4:55 am

    SINGAPORE - A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.

  • China closes major business news website in extortion case 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 5:14 am

    BEIJING - Authorities ordered one of China's most prominent business news websites to close Thursday after its managers were accused of extorting money from companies with threats of negative coverage.

  • Stern questions in post-Katrina bridge shootings case 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 2:03 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - Government prosecutors faced stern questions from openly skeptical appeals court judges who were asked Wednesday to reinstate convictions of five former New Orleans police officers in connection with deadly shootings amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

  • State of the news media in 2015: Facebook and mobile rule 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 12:38 am

    NEW YORK - A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media.

  • Google pledges $162M for European digital journalism fund 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 8:17 am

    BERLIN - Google says it will give European publishers 150 million euros ($162.33 million) to help them adapt to the challenge of selling news online.