January 13, 2013 The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist was editor of The Atlanta-Journal Constitution in the '60s and urged fellow Southern whites to support the civil rights movement. He died Saturday of complications from cancer.
January 11, 2013 When NBC News' David Gregory displayed what he said was a high-capacity ammunition magazine on Meet the Press last month, it prompted Washington, D.C., law enforcement officials to investigate whether he had broken a city law. But on Friday, D.C. prosecutors announced that Gregory would not be arrested or charged with a crime.
January 11, 2013 The case received public attention in early October, when British broadcaster ITV aired a program in which five women said they had been abused by Jimmy Savile in the 1970s. Three of them said the abuse occurred at BBC facilities. A flood of reports followed, as hundreds of victims came forward.
January 8, 2013 He wrote a classic book about the 1988 presidential election — What It Takes: The Way to the White House. It's been hailed as one of the best books ever written about American politics.
January 3, 2013 A man who admitted to being the leader of the IMAGiNE Group, which released unauthorized versions of theatrical films online, has been sentenced to serve 60 months in prison — reportedly a record for an American web piracy sentence.
January 3, 2013 The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
January 2, 2013 The acquisition gives Al-Jazeera, which is financed by the Qatari government, access to an American TV audience. The new channel, Al-Jazeera America, will be based in New York.
January 2, 2013 The widely read political blog, which began as in independent forum for Sullivan's voice, is going to try charging for its content. "Getting readers to pay a small amount for content," Sullivan writes, is "the only truly solid future for online journalism."
January 2, 2013 After The Journal News posted a database showing the names and addresses of individuals with gun permits in three suburban New York counties, it came under intense criticism.