April 7, 1988 |
A Philadelphia Inquirer reporter who last week won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on secret Pentagon spending was guilty of "a blatant and egregious case of building a news story according to someone else's blueprint," and the Pulitzer Prize Board should "reconsider" his award, the editor of the National Journal charged Wednesday. Tim Weiner, the Inquirer reporter, denied the charge and said it was "unfair to me and my newspaper." His editors agreed.
October 1, 2005 |
Boeing Co. apologized Friday for a mistakenly published ad for its V-22 Osprey aircraft that showed troops dropping onto the roof of a mosque in what appeared to be a simulated battle scene. The ad, coming amid concern among Muslims over U.S. military action in Iraq and Afghanistan, prompted immediate complaints from the Council on American-Islamic Relations. But Chicago-based Boeing, which created the V-22 with Bell Helicopter, a unit of Textron Inc.
July 19, 1989 |
Just west of the Coliseum, along Rolland Curtis Place, in a neighborhood of tidy, wood-sided homes with neat lawns, 30 pickets marched onto the street ruled by the Harlem 30s Rolling Crips on a lazy, warm recent Saturday. "No more coke! No more crack! We're taking our community back!" the men, women and children chanted as they paraded before a small home that police said was a rock cocaine house whose front wall had been riddled with bullets.