President Barack Obama makes a statement following meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sept. 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Editors, Reporters Blame Obama’s White House For Setting Standards For Secrecy Spreading Nationwide

Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists’ work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spreading nationwide.


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Study: A Third of Younger Adults Get News From Facebook

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. revealed that about a third of younger adults – specifically, 18- to 29-year-olds – learn about current events from Facebook.


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Study Indicates Declining Interest In News Over Generations

The results of a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center indicate that millenials – persons between the ages of 18 and 31 – watch at least 20 minutes less news per day than their older counter parts.


In this handout illustration provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 10, 2010, one of 36 new proposed FDA cigarette warning labels is pictured.  (Illustration by FDA Via Getty Images)

US To Revise Cigarette Warning Labels

The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.


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Study: Tragic News Affects Women More Than Men

A new study has found that a woman’s sensitivity to stress is heightened by reading bad news stories. The same study also reportedly found that men are not affected the same way by similar press coverage.


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Television Stations Could Start Using Drones To Cover News Stories

A drone originally developed for military use could soon be used by television stations and journalists.


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Study: Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

A new study has found that YouTube is emerging as a major platform for news, one to which viewers increasingly turn for eyewitness videos in times of major events and natural disasters.


Carney stated that the shutdown and debt ceiling deadline fighting are bad for the US and world economy, and the effect of “flirtation” with the debt ceiling and default is “harmful to the American people in all cases.”  Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

White House Attacks Contraception Bill

The White House says legislation in the Senate that would give employers broad leeway to restrict coverage for contraception is “dangerous and wrong.”


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Election Fraud Becomes Public In West Virginia

Election Fraud To Become Public In West Virginia