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[OPINION] The press owes society courage

Jun 15, 2019 - 3:14 PM

Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post says: 'The American press has been given extraordinary freedom by the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the First Amendment. In return, it owes society courage.'

Investigator says Amazon chief's phone hacked by Saudis

Apr 01, 2019 - 12:26 PM

The investigator links the hack to the Bezos-owned Washington Post's extensive coverage of the Jamal Khashoggi murder

BEZOS. In this file photo taken on September 19, 2018 Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP)


'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words – report

Dec 10, 2018 - 9:15 AM

The transcript of the gruesome recording includes descriptions of Khashoggi struggling against his murderers, CNN says, and references sounds of the dissident journalist's body 'being dismembered by a saw'

KILLED. Photographed is Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman with a picture of Khashoggi during a demonstration. File photo by Ozam Kose/AFP

Ivanka Trump used personal email for gov't business – report

Nov 20, 2018 - 3:17 PM

President Donald Trump has repeatedly pilloried Hillary Clinton, his rival in the 2016 presidential election, for her use of a private email server for government business while she was secretary of state

Khashoggi killing: Erdogan accuses 'highest levels' of Saudi govt

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:54 AM

In an editorial for 'The Washington Post,' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses Riyadh authorities of refusing to answer questions about Jamal Khashoggi's murder

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 8, 2018 protestors hold pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.  Allegations that Saudi Arabia killed a journalist inside its Istanbul consulate have forced Donald Trump into a position he never expected -- raising human rights with the kingdom he has steadfastly supported. Saudi Arabia was the first foreign destination as president for Trump, who has lavished praise on its ambitious crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, and closely allied himself with the kingdom in a push to isolate the Sunni state's regional rival Iran.But Trump said October 8, 2018 he was "concerned" after a Turkish government source said Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent opinion writer living in the United States and who contributes to The Washington Post, was killed after he entered the Saudi consulate.   OZAN KOSE / AFP

Khashoggi strangled and dismembered in consulate – Turkish prosecutor

Oct 31, 2018 - 11:50 PM

Turkish prosecutor's office says it is 'obliged' to reveal the details about the murder of Khashoggi after the talks with Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor produced 'no concrete results'

DISMEMBERED. This file photo taken on December 15, 2014, shows Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical towards the Saudi government and has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018. Photo by Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP

Washington Post publishes 'last piece' by missing Saudi journalist

Oct 18, 2018 - 10:49 AM

'The Arab world is facing its own version of an Iron Curtain, imposed not by external actors but through domestic forces vying for power,' Jamal Khashoggi writes in his final column

'LAST COLUMN.' The Washington Post publishes a column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Screenshot of Khashoggi's column from Washington Post.

Suspects in Saudi journalist case tied to top prince – report

Oct 17, 2018 - 12:27 PM

One suspect is a frequent companion of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 3 other suspects are linked to his security detail, and a fifth is a high-level forensic doctor, The New York Times reports

STILL MISSING. Saudi Arabia has dismissed accusations that Jamal Khashoggi was ordered murdered by a hit squad inside its Istanbul consulate as 'lies and baseless allegations,' as Riyadh and Ankara spar over the missing journalist's fate. File photo by Yasin Akgul/AFP

Erdogan asks Riyadh to 'prove' journalist left consulate

Oct 09, 2018 - 8:16 AM

'If he left, you have to prove it with footage. Those who ask Turkish authorities where he is should ask what happened,' says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

ERDOGAN. In this file photo,Turkish President and Chairman of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the AK Party's group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara, on October 3, 2017. File photo by Adem Altan/AFP

Turkish police believe journalist killed in Saudi consulate

Oct 07, 2018 - 1:09 PM

The state-run Saudi Press Agency says an unnamed official at the Istanbul consulate denied the reports of Saudi journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder

KILLED? This file photo taken on December 15, 2014, shows Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical towards the Saudi government and has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018. Photo by Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP

Turkey opens probe into missing Saudi journalist

Oct 06, 2018 - 11:15 PM

State-run Anadolu news agency quotes Istanbul prosecutors as saying that an investigation had been launched and had been widened since

MISSING. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman holds a picture of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate, on October 5, 2018 in Istanbul. Photo by Ozam Kose/AFP

Turkey summons Saudi ambassador over missing journalist

Oct 04, 2018 - 10:37 PM

Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get documents and has not appeared since

MISSING. In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran Saudi journalist who has been critical towards the Saudi government has gone missing after visiting the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018, the Washington Post reported. Khashoggi, a former government advisor who went into self-imposed exile in the United States last year to avoid possible arrest, has been critical of some of the policies of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Riyadh's intervention in the war in Yemen. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH

Trump anti-press attacks 'dangerous and harmful'

Jul 30, 2018 - 7:51 AM

A.G. Sulzberger, publisher of the New York Times, says he told US President Donald Trump during their meeting that escalating attacks on news media 'will lead to violence'

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: People walk past the New York Times building on July 27, 2017 in New York City. The New York Times Company shares have surged to a nine-year high after posting strong earnings on Thursday. Partly due to new digital subscriptions following the election of Donald Trump as president, the company reported a profit of $27.7 million in the second quarter, up from $9.1 million in the same period last year. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

My breakup survival plan? Binge-reading the New York Times Vows column

Jun 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

'It started as a salve for my breakup, but I got in too deep'

In World War II, 'Operation Pied Piper' revealed trauma of family separations

Jun 20, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Pam and Iris Hobbs are just two of the millions of children in England evacuated from cities and towns during World War II, in what was dubbed 'Operation Pied Piper'

EVACUATION. Policemen and billeting officers help a group of children, evacuated from Bristol, to board a bus at Kingsbridge, Devon, which will take them to their final destination. Photo from Wikipedia by Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

[OPINION] Making sure opioids get lost in the mail

Jun 16, 2018 - 10:08 PM

Increased prevention and treatment efforts can curb demand; but it's going to take more enforcement to disrupt the supply chain

'The Post': a Hollywood ode to journalism

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:37 PM

Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks star in 'The Post,' a movie about how 'The Washingon Post' published the Pentagon Papers

Trump asked attorney general about dropping Arpaio case – report

Aug 27, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Ex sheriff Joe Arpaio was convicted for ignoring a court order to stop detaining illegal immigrants

This file photo taken on August 8, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump speaking about North Korea at a meeting with administration officials on the opioid addiction crisis at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:52 PM

Forbes magazine says its real time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of 90 5 billion ahead of the 90 billion for Gates

Trump tweets out against CNN, NBC, 'dumb as a rock' journalist

Jul 01, 2017 - 2:55 PM

UPDATED Journalist Mika Brzezinski and her fiancé and co host Joe Scarborough pen a Washington Post opinion piece titled Donald Trump is not well

PERSONAL ATTACK. This file photo taken on January 6, 2012 shows (L-R) Host Joe Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski speaking onstage during the 'Morning Joe' panel during the NBCUniversal portion of the 2012 Winter TCA Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California.  File photo by Frederick M. Brown/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump – report

Jun 23, 2017 - 11:20 PM

The Post says that as soon as the intelligence on Putin came in the White House viewed it as a deep national security threat A secret intelligence task force was created to firm up the information and ready possible responses

CIA. This file photo taken on August 13, 2008 shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

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Jun 15, 2017 - 10:45 AM

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Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow – report

May 27, 2017 - 10:24 AM

UPDATED A Washington Post report says the secret comms proposal was made December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in New York according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials

UNDER INVESTIGATION. In this file photo, Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President-elect Donald Trump, walks through the lobby of Trump Tower on November 18, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Amazon's Bezos gives $1 million to press freedom watchdog

May 24, 2017 - 11:03 PM

The gift from Bezos who also owns the Washington Post newspaper is announced at the organization s awards dinner on Tuesday May 23

DONATION. (R-L) CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos and writer MacKenzie Bezos attend the Amazon Studios Oscar Celebration at Delilah on February 26, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images/AFP

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May 24, 2017 - 12:25 AM

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Trump asked 2 intel chiefs to deny Russia collusion – report

May 23, 2017 - 9:32 AM

The Washington Post report suggests that the White House sought to tamp down the Russia probe

US President Donald Trump speaks during the swearing-in of the White House senior staff at the White House on January 22, 2017, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump accused of divulging top secret intelligence to Russians

May 16, 2017 - 9:17 AM

UPDATED National Security Advisor HR McMaster denies the president revealed intelligence sources or methods but acknowledged Trump and Lavrov reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries including threats to civil aviation

UNDER FIRE. US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull from the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2017, in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

2017 Pulitzer Prizes awarded for work on U.S. election, PH war on drugs

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The 101th edition of the awards comes with the US news media under assault from the White House

HIGHEST HONOR. The Pulitzer Prize medal. Image courtesy Pulitzer Prize

New Washington Post slogan: 'Democracy Dies in Darkness'

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:17 AM

The phrase is often used by Washington Post editor Bob Woodward most famous for his 1970s reporting that uncovered the Watergate scandal during Richard Nixon s presidency

A man walks through the newsroom in the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Russia interfered in U.S. election to help Trump win – report

Dec 10, 2016 - 2:01 PM

UPDATED The Washington Post report comes after President Barack Obama ordered a review of all cyberattacks that took place during the 2016 election cycle

INCOMING PRESIDENT. In this file photo, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire on November 7, 2016. From left: daughter-in-law Lara Yunaska, son Eric Trump, daughter in law Vanessa Trump, Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, son-in-law Jared Kushner, and Tiffany Trump. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Trump won't quit race despite 'grope' controversy

Oct 09, 2016 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Donald Trump s lewd videotaped remarks about women throws his White House campaign and the Republican Party in crisis

UNDER FIRE. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, shown here at a campaign rally on December 21, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is facing backlash over his lewd remarks about women. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Duterte supporters rally behind him on social media

Sep 17, 2016 - 11:35 AM

A message circulating online says some groups want the international community to protest against the Duterte administration s war on drugs

'War to get me out': wife of freed US reporter tells of Iran ordeal

Jan 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Yeganeh Salehi says she feared she would not be able to leave Iran with her husband US reporter Jason Rezaian as part of a prisoner swap

SAFE. Freed US journalist Jason Rezaian (2-R) and his wife Yeganeh Salehi (2-L) are flanked by his brother Ali Rezaian (L) and their mother Mary Rezaian (R) as they pose in front of the US military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, January 20, 2016. Photo by Reiner Voos/EPA

4 freed Iranian-Americans heading to Switzerland – state TV

Jan 17, 2016 - 9:23 PM

Iranian state television reports that the 4 Iranian American citizens freed by Iran have left and are flying to Switzerland

US pardons 7 Iranians in exchange for 4 prisoners

Jan 16, 2016 - 11:40 PM

4th UPDATE Washington Post s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian is among those released from imprisonment by Iran

FREED. In this file photo, Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian (center) and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi during a foreign ministry spokeswoman weekly press conference in Tehran, Iran, on September 10, 2013. EPA/Stringer

Washington Post mengaku salah pasang foto Jokowi

Oct 28, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Surat kabar Amerika Serikat Washington Post salah memasang foto Menteri Pertahanan Ryamizard Ryacudu sebagai Presiden Joko Widodo

Iran defends spy trial of US journalist

May 29, 2015 - 3:09 AM

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

Washington Post reporter spy trial opens in Iran

May 26, 2015 - 3:28 PM

The United States and the Washington Post brands the charges against Jason Rezaian absurd urging his release

REZAIAN TRIAL. A picture made available on 25 July 2014 shows the Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian (R) and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi, who works for the UAE newspaper National, during a foreign ministry spokeswoman weekly press conference in Tehran, Iran, 10 September 2013. Photo by EPA.

Washington Post journalist faces spy trial in Iran

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:30 AM

As well as allegedly spying the Post s Tehran correspondent stands accused of gathering classified information and of disseminating propaganda against the Islamic republic

A picture made available on 25 July 2014 shows the Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian (R) and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi, who works for the UAE newspaper National, during a foreign ministry spokeswoman weekly press conference in Tehran, Iran, 10 September 2013. EPA/Stringer

US reporter held in Iran faces 'very serious' charges – minister

Apr 15, 2015 - 7:46 AM

Iran s top diplomat denied that journalist Jason Rezaian who reportedly faces espionage charges was being mistreated as alleged by his employers

A picture made available on 25 July 2014 shows the Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian (R) and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi, who works for the UAE newspaper National, during a foreign ministry spokeswoman weekly press conference in Tehran, Iran, 10 September 2013. EPA/Stringer

Apple CEO Tim Cook slams US 'dangerous discrimination' laws

Mar 30, 2015 - 5:46 PM

Cook writes in the Washington Post that so called religious freedom laws passed in several states threaten to undo progress toward greater equality

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook. File photo from EPA

Jeb Bush used personal email to discuss security issues – report

Mar 15, 2015 - 12:22 PM

Likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush used his personal email while governor of Florida to discuss troop deployments nuclear plant protection and other such matters the Washington Post reveals

A file picture dated 30 August 2012 shows Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, USA. Shawn Thew/EPA

Pope Francis on parenting, the world's richest, Pacquiao-Mayweather | The wRap

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:27 PM

Pope Francis says Catholics shouldn’t “breed like rabbits The one percent will control more than half of the world’s wealth in 2016 Pacquiao gives Mayweather a deadline

British spy agency tapped journalists' emails – report

Jan 20, 2015 - 8:02 AM

The emails were among 70 000 gathered in less than 10 minutes in 2008 by the spy agency

The offices of the Guardian newspaper in London, England, 20 August 2013. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Washington Post ex-editor Ben Bradlee, of Watergate fame, dead

Oct 22, 2014 - 8:24 AM

UPDATED Bradlee who guided The Post s transformation into one of the world s leading newspapers died October 21 at his home in Washington of natural causes the newspaper said

BEN BRADLEE, 1921-2014. A file photo of former Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee on July 23, 2001. Tim Sloan/File/AFP

Iran frees wife of detained Washington Post correspondent

Oct 06, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Yeganeh Salehi was freed on bail in the middle of last week the Post quoted her brother in law as saying

A picture made available on 25 July 2014 shows the Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian (R) and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi, who works for the UAE newspaper National, during a foreign ministry spokeswoman weekly press conference in Tehran, Iran, 10 September 2013. EPA/Stringer

Bezos names new publisher at Washington Post

Sep 02, 2014 - 9:52 PM

Fred Ryan is the new publisher and chief executive replacing family scion Katharine Wymouth

Rappler Newscast | April 15, 2014

Apr 15, 2014 - 8:27 PM

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Washington Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

Apr 15, 2014 - 7:37 AM

The Guardian and the Washington Post won the award for public service journalism handed out by the Pulitzer committee for sparking debate on secretive NSA programs

PULITZER. Anne Kornblut, editor for The Washington Post, left, applauds Barton Gellman, center, after Pulitzer Prizes were announced in Washington, DC, USA, 14 April 2014, with Executive Editor Marty Baron (R). The Washington Post's Eli Saslow won for explanatory writing and The Guardian US and The Washington Post (Barton Gellman) shared the honor for Public Service. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post/EPA

Rappler Newscast | April 14, 2014

Apr 14, 2014 - 9:32 PM

Survey shows Aquino losing the confidence of the well off Pacquiao avenges his loss to Bradley Will the Guardian’s or Washington Post’s Snowden stories win the Pulitzer?