- US journalism courses rile Cuba amid effort to heal rift Updated: Jun-03-15 10:25 am
HAVANA - About 30 Cubans sit in a conference room for several hours each week and learn the ABCs of journalism: how to craft a news story, write a headline and check sources.
- The Latest on China Boat Sinking: Pope prays for victims Updated: Jun-03-15 6:44 am
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- Russia steps up propaganda push with online "Kremlin trolls" Updated: May-29-15 7:37 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lines of an information war, say those who have been inside. Known as "Kremlin trolls," the men and women work 12-hour shifts around the clock, flooding the Internet with propaganda aimed at stamping President Vladimir Putin's world vision on Russia, and the world.
- Tech blog spinoff Re/code is acquired by online media chain Updated: May-26-15 7:22 pm
Tech news blog Re/code said Tuesday it's been acquired by online publishing company Vox Media, just 18 months after spinning off from its former parent, The Wall Street Journal.
- Duke professor defends comments comparing blacks, Asians Updated: May-18-15 5:52 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Duke University professor criticized for an online post comparing blacks and Asians said Monday that it's not racist to discuss what he sees as differences in how the groups have performed in the U.S. over the past few decades.
- Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore Updated: May-11-15 4:55 am
SINGAPORE - A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.