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Biden admin to charge White House reporters $170 per Covid test amid concerns smaller outlets will be squeezed out – reports

The Joe Biden administration is reportedly set to charge White House correspondents $170 a pop for daily coronavirus tests, stoking anger among reporters, some noting the move could cost struggling newsrooms thousands per week. … Read More >Biden admin to charge White House reporters $170 per Covid test amid concerns smaller outlets will be squeezed out – reports

NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise of Facebook ‘Groups’ feature in tech giant’s blog post

New York Times writer David Brooks has come under fire for a potential conflict of interest after penning a blog post for Facebook’s corporate site while a project he helped to found accepted money from the social media giant. … Read More >NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise of Facebook ‘Groups’ feature in tech giant’s blog post

‘No one cares if we die’: Ex-Syrian rebels recount Nagorno-Karabakh nightmare as ‘disposable force for Turkey’

Repurposed into a mercenary force by Erdogan’s Turkey, the remnants of Syria’s armed opposition were sent off to fight for Azerbaijan with promises of sweet paychecks. They met abuse, humiliation, and death instead. … Read More >‘No one cares if we die’: Ex-Syrian rebels recount Nagorno-Karabakh nightmare as ‘disposable force for Turkey’