Coverage of foster care for Native American children, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and the Arab Spring was recognized. Other organizations receiving awards include the BBC, CNN and Japan's NHK.
James Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting. News Corp has long sought control of the profitable broadcaster. But the involvement of News Corp executives in the tabloid phone-hacking scandals has called into question the company's fitness to run BSkyB.
James Murdoch is stepping down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting or BSkyB. News Corp has long sought control of the very profitable broadcaster. But the involvement of News Corp executives in the tabloid phone hacking and police bribery scandals has called into question the company's fitness to run BSkyB.
After 911 tapes were released, the story of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen who was killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, received a flurry of national attention. Much of the subsequent news coverage is focused not on the case itself, but the narrative constructed by the media.
Peter Beinart's new book, The Crisis of Zionism, argues that Israel cannot be a true democratic state as long as there are settlements in the West Bank and calls for a boycott of goods made in those settlements. Gary Rosenblatt, publisher of The Jewish Week of New York, disagrees with this argument.
Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal has plagued the Murdoch family and its News Corp. media conglomerate. Now Rupert Murdoch's son, James Murdoch, is stepping down as chairman of the British broadcasting giant BSkyB.
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