Tag: Media

Country star Morgan Wallen addresses his use of racial slur

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In his first interview in six months, disgraced country star Morgan Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a...

Portuguese surfer Frederico Morais tests positive for COVID

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TOKYO — Portuguese surfer Frederico Morais has announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the sport’s Olympic debut in Japan. ...

Belarus shuts more civil society groups in wide crackdown

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KYIV, Ukraine — Belarusian authorities on Friday announced the closure of 15 nongovernmental organizations, part of a sweeping crackdown on civil society activists and...

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

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CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. ...

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

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CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. ...

Belarus leader vows to keep up raids of NGOs, media outlets

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KYIV, Ukraine — The longtime leader of Belarus vowed Thursday to continue a crackdown on civil society activists he regards as “bandits and foreign...

Iowa race track cuts ties with announcer after racist rant

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ALGONA, Iowa — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against...

Twitter posts stronger-than-expected Q2 results, shares jump

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Twitter on Thursday posted stronger-than-expected earnings for the second quarter thanks to growing advertising demand across all geographic regions and types of ad products....

Washington Post reporter sues paper for discrimination

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Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors for discriminating against her as a victim...