The New York Times cancels public event with James Franco

NEW YORK/January 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Facing accusations by an actress and a filmmaker over alleged sexual misconduct, James Franco said on CBS‘ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday the things he’s heard aren’t accurate but he supports people coming out “because they didn’t have a voice for so long.” Franco’s appearance came hours after … Continue reading The New York Times cancels public event with James Franco

NEW YORK | NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories

NEW YORK (AP) — A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse. Syracuse University’s annual Mirror Awards, which honors reporting on the media, agreed Thursday that the two organizations would share this year’s award for best in-depth and … Continue reading NEW YORK | NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories

NEW YORK | Baffert has winning day, 3 times over, at Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK — Bob Baffert made himself right at home at Belmont Park again. Not only did Justify give the 65-year-old trainer his second Triple Crown in four years on Saturday, but for the second straight year, Baffert came away with a win in every race he had an entry on the day of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Baffert has winning day, 3 times over, at Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK | Cubs strike out 24 times, but beat Mets 7-1 in 14 innings

NEW YORK — Frustrated after his third straight strikeout, Albert Almora Jr. tried to break the bat over his knee. That was a swing and miss, too. “Failed miserably,” he said. Eventually, Almora and his Cubs teammates made contact. Despite striking out 24 times, Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-1 Saturday night, boosted by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cubs strike out 24 times, but beat Mets 7-1 in 14 innings

NEW YORK | Documentary chronicles New York Times’ year covering Trump

NEW YORK — Liz Garbus’ first day shooting inside The New York Times newsroom was President Donald Trump’s inauguration day. Her final day was April 16, when the Pulitzer Prizes announced the Times had won three of the coveted awards. In between, she spent more than a year documenting one of journalism’s most distinguished institutions … Continue reading NEW YORK | Documentary chronicles New York Times’ year covering Trump

NEW YORK | Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

NEW YORK | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington Post … Continue reading NEW YORK | Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

James Franco’s New York Times talk canceled amid allegations

NEW YORK /January 9, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The New York Times has canceled a public event with James Franco days after the Golden Globe winner was accused of sexual misconduct. The TimesTalk event scheduled for Wednesday was intended to feature “The Disaster Artist” director and star and his brother and co-star, Dave Franco, discussing the … Continue reading James Franco’s New York Times talk canceled amid allegations

The Latest: Trump urges New York Times publisher to be fair

WASHINGTON/January 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump says A.G. Sulzberger’s ascension as publisher of The New York Times gives the newspaper a “last chance” to fulfill its founder’s vision of impartiality. Trump regularly refers to the “failing New York Times” but often grants it exclusive … Continue reading The Latest: Trump urges New York Times publisher to be fair