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Craigslist founder donates $15 million for journalism ethics

Feb. 6, 2019 4:04 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to Columbia University and the Poynter Institute for separate efforts promoting ethics in journalism. The announcement on Wednesday establishes Craig Newmark in the forefront of philanthropists focused on journalism, a cause...

French women put on defense in post-#MeToo defamation trial

Feb. 3, 2019 1:28 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A former French lawmaker's defamation lawsuit against six women who accused him of sexual misconduct and four journalists who reported the allegations goes to trial Monday in what some fear illustrates a backlash against the #MeToo movement. Nearly 1½ years before allegations against...