Iranian News Agency Picks Up Onion Article as Fact

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CHICAGO - A joke by the satirical newspaper The Onion appears to have gotten lost in translation. An Iranian news agency picked up - as fact - a story from the paper about a supposed survey showing an overwhelming majority of rural white Americans would rather vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than President Barack Obama. But it wa... more

Fox News 'Mole' Resurfaces With Book

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NEW YORK - Joe Muto has dealt with losing his job, losing his reputation and losing friends. The low point for the former Fox News Channel "mole" came three weeks ago, when he needed to be escorted from a holding cell in handcuffs to use the bathroom. The ex-producer at Fox is still dealing with his spectacular flameout of April 2012. Muto, who... more

Chelsea Clinton Lands NBC News Gig

Chelsea Clinton has been hired as a special correspondent for "Rock Center with Brian Williams" and "NBC Nightly News" in New York, the network said Monday. Clinton is the 31-year-old only child of former President Bill Clinton and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The youngest Clinton's role with the NBC shows will be to highlight s... more

News Media Challenge Ban on Journalism Drones

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government's ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration's position violates First Amendment protections for news gathering. The organizations, including The Associated Press, filed a brief with the... more

Vietnam Provider Drops Foreign News TV Channels

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HANOI, Vietnam - A Vietnamese satellite TV company stopped airing international channels including BBC and CNN on Thursday, citing a law that foreign governments have warned would result in international news and entertainment channels ending their broadcasts in a country increasingly cracking down on freedom of expression. Underlining the conf... more

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