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Reporter's suspension over Kobe tweets sparks row

The Washington Post suspended Felicia Sonmez over tweets about sexual claims against Kobe Bryant.

felicia sonmez - BBC News
3:36am PST - January 28th, 2020

Washington Post's suspension over Bryant tweet sparks outrage

The Washington Post came under fire Monday for its decision to suspend a reporter a day after she tweeted about the rape case against Kobe Bryant, only hours after the former basketball star and his daughter died with seven others in a helicopter crash.

felicia sonmez - Reuters
8:46pm PST - January 27th, 2020

Washington Post Guild defends reporter on leave over Kobe tweet

"Instead of protecting and supporting a reporter in the face of abuse, The Post placed her on administrative leave while newsroom leaders review whether she violated the social media policy," the Guild wrote.

felicia sonmez - CBS News
5:39pm PST - January 27th, 2020

Guild rips Washington Post over reporter placed on leave for Bryant tweet

The union representing editorial staff at The Washington Post is ripping the company's management over its decision to put Post reporter Felicia Sonmez on administrative leave over a tweet she sent Sunday linking to a 201...

felicia sonmez - The Hill
3:46pm PST - January 27th, 2020

Kobe Bryant, Mike Pompeo and the abuse of women journalists

Treatment of Mary Louise Kelly after Mike Pompeo interview and Felicia Sonmez after Kobe Bryant's death shows how often women reporters are attacked.

felicia sonmez - USA Today
2:08pm PST - January 27th, 2020

Christina Mauser died in the helicopter crash that also killed Kobe Bryant. Her husband is now trying to 'navigate life with three kids and no mom.'

Matt Mauser told "Today" show anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb that it's been "horrible" learning how to be a father to three young children who suddenly have no mother. The pair were both teachers at Harbor Day School — a private school that Gianna Bry…

felicia sonmez - Business Insider
2:07pm PST - January 27th, 2020

‘Poor judgement’: WaPo suspends reporter for Kobe Bryant rape case link tweeted HOURS after his death

The Washington Post has suspended one of its reporters after she posted a link to a story about a 2016 rape case involving Kobe Bryant just hours after the basketball star’s death in a helicopter crash. Read Full Article at RT.com

felicia sonmez - RT
1:28pm PST - January 27th, 2020

The Post’s misguided suspension of Felicia Sonmez over Kobe Bryant tweets

A veteran reporter tweets out a news story about Kobe Bryant. What's the problem?

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
11:59am PST - January 27th, 2020

Reporters and Activists Are Being Harassed for Saying Kobe Bryant Was Credibly Accused of Rape

Women’s rights advocate Julie Lalonde was told she should die, while a Washington Post reporter has been suspended from her job.

felicia sonmez - Vice News
11:33am PST - January 27th, 2020

Nolte: WaPo Reporter Suspended for Posting Full Names of Critics After Kobe ‘Rape’ Comments

While Kobe Bryant's countless fans and family were still reeling over the shock of his death, Sonmez imperiously decided he should be remembered for the rape allegations against him.

felicia sonmez - Breitbart News
11:32am PST - January 27th, 2020

Washington Post suspends reporter after Kobe Bryant rape allegation tweet

Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez was suspended after tweeting shortly after Kobe Bryant's death about a rape allegation against him.

felicia sonmez - NBC News
11:29am PST - January 27th, 2020

The Washington Post faces criticism for suspending journalist Felicia Sonmez over now-deleted tweets about Kobe Bryant's rape case

Getty Images The Washington Post has suspended journalist Felicia Sonmez amid an uproar after she tweeted out a link to a 2016 Daily Beast article about Kobe Bryant's rape case just hours after he died. She also publicly defended her move on Twitter before de…

felicia sonmez - Business Insider
11:12am PST - January 27th, 2020

Washington Post suspends reporter after Bryant tweets

The Washington Post has suspended a reporter who said she received death threats on Twitter after sending a tweet with a link to a 2016 story about the Kobe Bryant rape case.The tweet from Post reporter Felicia Son...

felicia sonmez - The Hill
9:33am PST - January 27th, 2020

The Daily 202: John Bolton’s book undercuts the Trump defense team’s claims that there are no firsthand witnesses

The manuscript also suggests Mick Mulvaney knows even more than he’s let on.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
6:52am PST - January 27th, 2020

Washington Post political reporter suspended over Kobe Bryant tweets

The Washington Post placed a political reporter on administrative leave over tweets she sent as news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death unfolded that the paper said "displayed poor judgment that undermined the work of her colleagues."

felicia sonmez - Fox News
5:58am PST - January 27th, 2020

The Finance 202: Trump’s economic approval rating hits new high in Washington Post-ABC News poll

But it’s not clear what means for the president’s reelection.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
4:23am PST - January 27th, 2020

Power Up: Maine Sen. Angus King warns against defeating second article of impeachment in Trump’s Senate trial.

And John Bolton is on the hot seat.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
3:12am PST - January 27th, 2020

Verified Twitter Users Condemn Kobe as ‘Rapist’ Following Death

Assorted "verified" Twitter accounts focused on rape allegations made against Kobe Bryant within hours of the athlete's tragic death on Sunday.

felicia sonmez - Breitbart News
4:27pm PST - January 26th, 2020

Democrats detail abuse-of-power charge against Trump as Republicans complain of repetitive arguments

Trump’s team will launch its defense of the president on Saturday, with the key question of whether the Senate will call new witnesses or subpoena documents set to be decided around the middle of next week.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
5:45pm PST - January 23rd, 2020

Democrats scale back language as Trump and GOP press ahead with attacks on Senate impeachment trial

The Republican barrage was led by Trump himself, who called the top House managers “sleazebags” while denouncing his impeachment as a “hoax” and “disgrace” to his presidency.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
5:13pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

The Finance 202: Have Trump’s economic promises been fulfilled?

It’s a mixed bag, despite the president’s claims.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
4:46am PST - January 22nd, 2020

Power Up: These Democrats voted to impeach President Trump. Now, they’re helping to elect other Democrats in red districts

One of them, Rep. Jason Crow, is a veteran and impeachment manager.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
3:16am PST - January 22nd, 2020

Senator blasts ‘draconian’ restrictions on journalists covering impeachment trial

Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) on Tuesday voiced his “extreme concern and discomfort” about restrictions placed on members of the press covering the Senate impeachment trial, which reporters say have inhibited their ability to question senators.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
5:21pm PST - January 21st, 2020

The Daily 202: Congress shows the ability to legislate through impeachment

One Senate Republican stands alone in voting against the USMCA trade deal.

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
8:52am PST - January 17th, 2020

Senate impeachment trial begins with rancor over witnesses and new evidence about Trump’s Ukraine dealings

The partisan kickoff to the trial that will determine Trump’s fate came amid a swirl of new allegations by a Trump associate who attempted to implicate the president more directly in an alleged plot to pressure Ukraine to interfered in the 2020 presidential e…

felicia sonmez - The Washington Post
4:32pm PST - January 16th, 2020