Tag: 2018

CNN Sues White House to Reverse Jim Acosta Press Pass Suspension | THR News

The feud continues between the media and the White House with CNN filing a suit Tuesday to reverse the Trump administration’s decision to suspend chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” which grants access to the building. A statement issued by the network read, in part, CNN continued: “We have asked this court for an immediate restraining order requiring...

Man Makes 40 Harassing & Death Threat Calls to CNN, Booked on Numerous Charges | THR News

– An Arkansas man has been arrested on suspicion of making 40 calls to CNN in which he allegedly harassed the network and made death threats against at least one reporter. 39 year old Benjamin Craig Matthews was arrested Wednesday and booked on numerous charges, including multiple counts of felony terroristic threatening and multiple counts of misdemeanor harassing communications, according...

Julie Bishop: ‘Populism is on the rise, democracy is in crisis’

Populism is on the rise. Around the world, there are some leaders who see an opportunity for political gain by embracing populist stances. We must question whether policies that are superficially attractive to sections of the community actually have any long-term benefits or are they, in fact, detrimental and history has shown that they are. When populism is rising, we’re...

Judge Grants CNN’s Motion, Temporarily Returns Jim Acosta’s White House Press Pass | THR News

On Friday morning District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly granted a motion made by CNN and White House reporter Jim Acosta, temporarily returning the reporter’s suspended press pass while the case proceeds. The network filed suit against the Trump administration on Tuesday and motioned for a temporary restraining order that would “preserve the status quo” and return Acosta’s pass, which...