Police in the vicinity of Ferguson, Missouri had their hands full Monday night when the absence of an indictment against Officer Darren Wilson spawned protests, fires and looting. For the media, covering the madness was an ordeal as well.
The Missouri grand jury’s decision to acquit police officer Darren Wilson, who was accused of killing teenager Michael Brown, caused a wave of wild protests. RT has been covering the fallout, with one of its producers becoming injured in Ferguson.
Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen will not take the State Assembly speaker position next year, he announced Sunday. The speaker-elect has faced criticism for a history of bigoted sentiments he expressed in a regular local newspaper column.
A brand new daily paper claiming to “fly a vibrant flag for Scottish independence” has launched in Scotland. The National has been pioneered in the wake of September’s independence referendum which saw 45 percent vote in favor of separation.
Last week, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour invited RT’s Anissa Naouai to discuss what the US channel called ‘a heated propaganda war’ by the Russian government. But it never showed viewers Naouai’s criticism of Amanpour's own propaganda exercises.
British scientist Matt Taylor broke down in tears when apologizing for wearing a shirt with bikini-clad women during the comet-landing mission, but much of the internet says he’s got nothing to apologize for.
Once a market leader among Western 24-hour news channels, CNN has now become infamous for its slipshod mislabeling of maps across the world. This week the network hit a new low, transforming a synagogue into a mosque.
Bill Cosby continues to fall from grace, and his comeback attempt is in a tailspin as eight women have now come forward to accuse him of sexual assault or rape. However, radio host Glenn Beck defended the comedian and actor, saying Cosby is the victim.
Relatives of an Iranian Press TV reporter, a US national killed in a suspicious car accident in Turkey, claim they have received no support from US authorities during the investigation, which is full of many inconsistent details.