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Press Release

Sightline journalists win Aerospace Media Awards in Paris

VIENNA, VA., June 17, 2019 – Defense News air warfare reporter Valerie Insinna, and C4ISRNET reporter Kelsey Atherton won Aerospace Media Awards, at this year’s Aerospace Media Dinner in Paris, France. Insinna was recognized as Best Young Journalist and Atherton won for Best Unmanned Submission. The Aerospace Media Awards are presented annually at the international air shows in Paris and …

Defense News and Army Times to publish official show dailies for AUSA Annual Meeting 2019

VIENNA, VA., February 13, 2019 – Sightline Media Group, the parent company of Defense News and Army Times, and the Association of the United States Army announced an agreement making Sightline the publisher of the official, exclusive show daily for Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting 2019. Defense News/Army Times have been the official publishers of the show daily …

Defense News and Navy Times to publish official show dailies for Navy League at Sea-Air-Space 2019 Exposition

VIENNA, VA., JAN 14, 2019 – Sightline Media Group, the parent company of Defense News and Navy Times, and the Navy League of the United States announced they will continue their partnership, making Sightline the publisher of the official show daily for Navy League’s 2019 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. The Defense News/Navy Times official Sea-Air-Space show daily will be published for each …

Defense News announces editorial leadership in Europe

VIENNA, VA., Nov. 16, 2018 – Defense News has promoted Sebastian Sprenger to Europe Editor, directing coverage from a team of correspondents throughout the region. Reporting directly to Executive Editor Jill Aitoro, Sprenger will help shape editorial direction for the region from his home base of Cologne, Germany, ensuring Defense News continues to serve as the authoritative news source about the …

C4ISRNET’s Kelsey Atherton published in New York Times Magazine

VIENNA, VA., Nov. 15, 2018 – C4ISRNET, a leading defense publication that focuses on battlefield technology, announced today that Kelsey D. Atherton, a staff writer, appeared in The New York Times Magazine as the author of an article on unmanned warfare. The article, “Are killer robots the future of war? Parsing the facts on autonomous weapons,” describes the complicated calculus …

In the News

Military Times congressional bureau chief explains the California Guard bonus scandal to O’Reilly & CNBC

Leo Shane, congressional bureau chief of Military Times was invited by both Fox News and CNBC to speak about the Pentagon’s demand for bonus enlistment repayment from members of the California National Guard. He spoke expertly about the issue and even managed to end the discussion with Bill O’Reilly on a pleasant note. Watch the clips below: Closing Bell on CNBC …

New poll shows Donald Trump still leads with military voters despite scandals

Support for Gary Johnson, previously in a statistical tie with Trump, dropped dramatically in follow-up Military Times/Institute for Veterans and Military Families Poll WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 19, 2016 – Donald Trump maintains his lead among military voters despite recent sexual scandals, in the latest Military Times/Institute for Veterans and Military Families Poll released today by the Military Times Media Group …

Donald Trump and Gary Johnson tied for the military vote

The Military Times/ Institute for Veterans and Military Families Poll presents the first scientific study on service members’ voting preferences.   WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 – Gary Johnson is locked in a statistical tie with Donald Trump among active-duty military personnel, as revealed in the Military Times/Institute for Veterans and Military Families Poll released today by the Military Times Media Group (Army …

Leo Shane talks to C-SPAN about military and veteran issues in presidential campaign

Leo Shane appeared on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and discussed military and veteran issues in the 2016 presidential campaign. He shares service members, veterans and families’ concerns that both campaigns are focusing on the military for all the wrong reasons. Watch the C-SPAN interview here. Follow Military Times’ election coverage here.  

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