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Washington Post says US secretly obtained reporters' records

May 08, 2021 11:02 am

The disclosure sets up a new clash between the federal government and news organisations and advocates for press freedom, who regard the seizures of reporters' records as incursions into constitutionally protected newsgathering activity.

Washington Post clears writer who tweeted about Kobe Bryant rape allegation

January 29, 2020 7:35 am

A Washington Post reporter who had been placed on administrative leave after she tweeted a link to a story about a 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant has been cleared to return to work, the paper said Tuesday.

Washington Post's suspension over Kobe Bryant tweet sparks outrage

January 28, 2020 11:20 am

In a statement, Washington Post managing editor Tracy Grant said Felicia Sonmez's tweets "displayed poor judgement that undermined the work of her colleagues," and cited a violation of the Post newsroom's social media policy.

Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in 2 months according to Washington Post

July 07, 2018 2:43 pm

The crackdown has not had "a ton of impact" on the numbers of active users, the Washington Post quoted Del Harvey, Twitter's vice president for trust and safety, as saying.

Iranian official hints at prisoner swap for detained Washington Post reporter

September 04, 2015 9:18 am

Marzieh Afkham did not specifically mention journalist Jason Rezaian by name in her comments Wednesday at a news conference.

Washington Post Reporter stands trial in Iran for spying

May 26, 2015 9:10 pm

Rezaian, an Iranian-American, has been held since July last year in a politically sensitive case that has unfolded while Iran and world powers conduct nuclear talks

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

October 22, 2014 2:37 pm

Ben guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal.

Militants abandoning al-Qaeda to join Islamic State: Report

August 10, 2014 12:33 pm

The paper said the influx has strengthened the Islamic State, also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS.

What the world is reading

January 14, 2014 5:04 am

Google and Facebook were added in 2009, and Apple in 2012.

US spy agency developing computer to crack privacy codes

January 03, 2014 9:17 am

Snowden,last year leaked documents he collected while working for the NSA.