Reuters • June 11 •
Trump-inspired death threats are terrorizing election workers
‘You and your family will be killed very slowly’: Trump's false voter-fraud claims sparked a campaign to terrorize election officials and workers nationwide.
The Atlantic • Ronald Brownstein • June 11 •
Republicans in the States Are Proving Joe Manchin Wrong
Red states continue to be a harbinger of what’s to come at the federal level.
Cape Cod Times • Doug Fraser • June 11 •
'I was completely inside': Lobster diver swallowed by humpback whale off Provincetown
“I was completely inside (the whale); it was completely black,” said Michael Packard of Wellfleet.
BuzzFeed News • David Mack • June 11 •
BuzzFeed News Has Won Its First Pulitzer Prize For Exposing China’s System For Detaining Muslims
BuzzFeed News won for its innovative series exposing China’s mass detention of Muslims and was named a finalist for its colossal FinCEN Files investigation into the global banking industry.
POLITICO • Daniel Lippman, Andrew Desiderio, Betsy Woodruff Swan • June 11 •
Barr distances himself from subpoenas of Democratic lawmakers
The comments come as Democratic congressional leaders demand the former attorney general testify about the leak probes.
The New York Times • Brian Gallagher, Jennifer Harlan, Janny Scott • June 10 •
‘We’re Going to Publish’: An Oral History of the Pentagon Papers
Secret hotel rooms, stolen classified documents and the bombshell scoop that exposed the lies behind the Vietnam War and led to a landmark Supreme Court decision.
The New York Times • Katie Benner, Nicholas Fandos, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman • June 10 •
Hunting Leaks, Trump Officials Focused on Democrats in Congress
The Justice Department seized records from Apple for metadata of House Intelligence Committee members, their aides and family members.
The Washington Post • Jonathan O'Connell, David Fahrenthold • June 11 •
Biden administration keeps long-sought Trump hotel documents under wraps
The Trump administration blocked Democrats’ efforts to unearth documents related to his federally leased D.C. hotel. Not much has changed under Biden.
The New York Times • Katie Robertson • June 11 •
Pulitzer Prizes Focus on Coverage of Pandemic and Law Enforcement
The Pulitzer board recognized reporting on the murder of George Floyd, including a special citation for Darnella Frazier, the teenager who filmed the killing. The public service prize went to The New York Times for Covid coverage.
The Washington Post • Greg Sargent • June 11 •
Opinion | Three big takeaways from the explosive new Trump-DOJ revelations
The Justice Department needs to be more transparent about Trump-era corruption.
The Guardian • Julia Carrie Wong • June 11 •
Revealed: rightwing firm posed as leftist group on Facebook to divide Democrats
FEC investigation failed to uncover link to Rally Forge, a firm with close ties to Turning Point USA
The Week • Ryan Cooper • June 11 •
Trump's false Lafayette Square exoneration
A new report doesn't change the essential facts of the assault on peaceful protesters
The Poynter Institute • Ren LaForme • June 11 •
Here are the winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes - Poynter
The Pulitzers, regarded as one of the highest honors in journalism, were announced later than usual this year due to the pandemic.
The Daily Beast • Asawin Suebsaeng, Adam Rawnsley • June 11 •
Sessions Claims He’s Clueless About His DOJ Snooping on Dems
The former Attorney General oversaw dozens of leak investigations. But he’s telling associates he knew nothing about this particular one.
Mother Jones • Dan Friedman • June 10 •
New Giuliani tape shows key witness didn’t testify accurately in first Trump impeachment
Kurt Volker said he didn't know Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Biden. New audio indicates he did.
The Atlantic • David A. Graham • June 11 •
The New Old Pretender
45 meets the ’45. "Outlander" meets outlandish.
The New York Times • Jack Nicas, Daisuke Wakabayashi, Katie Benner • June 11 •
In Leak Investigation, Tech Giants Are Caught Between Courts and Customers
Apple, under fire for turning over the data of two lawmakers to the Trump Justice Dept., said it did so unknowingly, while Google fought a request for New York Times data because it related to a corporate client.
Reuters • Linda So • June 11 •
SPECIAL REPORT-Trump-inspired death threats are terrorizing election workers
Late on the night of April 24, the wife of Georgia’s top election official got a chilling text message: “You and your family will be killed very slowly.”
The Washington Post • Elahe Izadi • June 11 •
Darnella Frazier, the teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder, awarded a Pulitzer citation
The Pulitzer board said her video highlighted "the crucial role of citizens in journalists' quest for truth and justice."
The Washington Post • Beth Reinhard, Alice Crites • June 11 •
‘People of Praise leaders failed me’: Christian group tied to Justice Amy Coney Barrett faces reckoning over sexual misconduct
Barrett’s ascendancy to the Supreme Court has spurred victims to speak out and forced People of Praise to hire lawyers to investigate.