Free Press Journal
  • Haley accuses NYT of using incorrect story

    Washington : Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, on Thursday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the actual facts.

  • Sally Field recalls sexual abuse by a stepfather

    Washington D.C: Two-time Academy Award-winner Sally Field has revealed that as a child, she was sexually abused by her stepfather. In an interview with The New York Times (NYT), about her new memoir, ‘In Pieces’, the 71-year-old spoke in detail about her troubled past. Talking about the sexual abuse she faced at the hands of her stepfather, stuntman Jock “Jocko” Mahoney, Field recalled how he used to call her to his room

  • Alibaba chief to pursue philanthropy

    Beijing : Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview. Ma was an English teacher before starting Alibaba in 1999 and built it into a multibillion-dollar internet colossus, becoming one of the world’s richest men and a revered figure in his homeland.

  • Haters in media risk many lives: Prez

    Trump says scribes are unpatriotic, will not allow America to be sold out by his dislikers in the dying newspaper industry.

  • Facebook gave firms broad  access to data on users, friends: New York Times

    Washington : Facebook has formed data-sharing partnerships with 60 device makers, including Apple and Microsoft, giving them access to information of users and even their friends, a media report has claimed, weeks after the social media faced massive backlash for improperly sharing personal data of up to 87 million people.

  • Frequent tweeter Modi loses voice when it comes to rape of minority women: NYT

     New York : Sharply criticising Prime Minister Narendra’s silence over rape cases in India, the New York Times in an editorial on Tuesday said such and other violent incidents were part of “an organized and systematic campaign by nationalist forces” to terrorise women, Muslims and Dalits in the country.

  • New York Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer Prize for #MeToo movement

    New York: The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service today for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment.

  • No knowledge of payment to porn actress: US Prez

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not know that his attorney had paid USD 130,000 to an adult film star ”Cambria” Stormy Daniels to prevent her from going public about an alleged affair with him.

  • Data row: Zuckerberg told to testify

    LONDON : A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday asked Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg to appear before it to explain in person claims that millions of users’ data was harvested for political campaigns.

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    Harvey Weinstein fired over sexual harassment claims

    Los Angeles: Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired from the film company he co-founded after a New York Times investigation detailed numerous incidents of alleged sexual harassment by the media mogul, the media reported. The remaining board of directors at The Weinstein Company said on Sunday night that the decision was made “in light of new information about misconduct by Harvey Weinstein that has emerged in the past few days”, reports CNN.

  • Young Afghans being trafficked to Pak to learn ways of Taliban

    Kabul : Police in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province have revealed that young Afghans are being taken illegally to Pakistan’s south western Baluchistan province to study in religious seminaries or madrassas to learn the ways of the Taliban.

  • US hits Russia with new sanctions

    Washington: The United States blacklisted five Russians, including Russia’s chief public investigator who is a close aide to President Vladimir Putin, for human rights abuses, reported IANS.

  • Indians suffering after ‘atrociously’ planned note ban: New York Times

    New York: The “atrociously planned and executed” currency ban and a subsequent cash crunch has made life increasingly difficult for Indians, the New York Times has said in its latest hard-hitting editorial criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to check black money and corruption.