By Emily Gertz / RevealSep 8, 2017
Of 16 people tapped for science leadership roles in the federal government, seven have ties to industries they would regulate or help fund. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Robert JensenNov 30, 2016
I have been named as one of those college professors who, according to the Watchlist's mission statement, “discriminate against conservative students, promote anti-American values and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom.” Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 4, 2016
After the presence of police frightened the gang away, 16-year-old Dayshen McKenzie collapsed in the Staten Island heat in what may have been an asthma attack. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigDec 15, 2012
Fresh research has convinced scholars that even with progress in education, the black jobless rate in the United States remains twice that of whites because whites are typically better connected to people who can make introductions and are more likely to hear about job opportunities. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 9, 2011
A deputy managing editor at The Associated Press has issued a formal warning to the company’s employees after two journalists voiced their opinions on New York's approval of gay marriage and the Casey Anthony murder trial on social media sites. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 7, 2009
A group of conservatives is working on "a thought-for-thought translation" of the Bible "without corruption by liberal bias." Yes, that Bible. The organization seeks to create a document that, among other things, is "Not Emasculated," that "Express[es] Free Market Parables" and that favors "conciseness [over] the liberal style of high word-to-substance ratio." That Jesus was such a wordy socialist. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 25, 2008
Time's veteran political reporter calls coverage of the 2008 election, during both the primary and general election, "the most disgusting failure of people in our business since the Iraq war" because of "extreme bias, extreme pro-Obama coverage." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 1, 2008
While most other newspapers around the country treated the indictment of Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, as a major cover story, the New York Post ran the story as a small item on Page 17. As Stephen Colbert put it, "Thank God for Rupert Murdoch and the objective journalists at the New York Post," which featured a 44-pound cat from New Jersey on Wednesday's cover. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 23, 2008
John McCain has often been described as a media darling, but that was before Mr. Straight Talk had to run against a political phenomenon. The Arizona senator was already frustrated by his drooping media prestige, but the wall-to-wall coverage of Barack Obama's international tour, which was kind of McCain's idea, has him seeing red. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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