| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:10 PM
What was Reza Aslan thinking, as his patient explanations to a Fox News reporter about his book on Jesus seemingly fell on deaf ears?
“I was embarrassed, more than anything,” Aslan told The Times in a telephone interview Tuesday from Oregon....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Keith Olbermann's back and he knows you missed him during all those long months since he quit his Current TV gig (or years since he left MSNBC), even if you didn't know it yourself. And so on Monday night he returned to to ESPN where, he will be happy...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
ESPN has severed ties with a hard-hitting PBS "Frontline" documentary about the National Football League's management of player head injuries — a two-hour show that was a collaboration between the sports giant and the public television network....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:24 PM
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will accept an invitation to appear before a committee of the British Parliament to discuss taped comments he made about a police investigation into journalists' phone hacking and alleged illicit payments to British...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:49 AM
Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the Colonial era who helped reinvigorate the reputations of the founding fathers, probed the country's racial and religious origins and, in his 80s, wrote a bestselling biography of Benjamin Franklin, has died in...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:52 AM
After graduating from Vassar College in 1966, Elisabeth Coleman sought a job in journalism "as an assistant to a smart man." She found such a position as a researcher at Newsweek magazine in New York.
In those "Mad Men" days of suffocating sexism,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:55 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma told journalists at a packed briefing Monday, calling on people to pray for the former South African president's recovery and for the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code'
Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Even as journalists spent much of Monday chasing the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, officials in Ecuador announced they were reviewing the former National Security Agency contractor’s request for asylum.
Snowden’s choice of country to call...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
What is it about Glenn Greenwald that makes his colleagues squirm? For publishing a series of revelatory articles about the extent of the government’s domestic surveillance activity, the Guardian columnist has been compared by one New York Times...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The publishing industry got a little smaller Friday when Hachette announced its plans to buy Hyperion, the adult imprint owned by the Walt Disney Co. Disney, under Disney Publishing Worldwide, will retain its children's books.
Hachette, formally known...