- Philadelphia newspapers, union reach tentative 2-year deal Updated: Jun-27-15 11:05 am
PHILADELPHIA - The owner of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers and their companion website has reached an agreement with the news outlets' largest employee union on a new two-year contract.
- Bhamara forces basketball to front page of Indian newspapers Updated: Jun-27-15 2:59 am
NEW DELHI - It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.
- 7 selected for Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame Updated: Jun-26-15 3:25 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Longtime Jasper Herald editor John Rumbach and Indianapolis Star editorial cartoonist Gary Varvel are among seven people who will be inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame as its 50th anniversary class.
- Journalist jailed in Zimbabwe for starting newspaper Updated: Jun-26-15 8:07 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The attorney for a Zimbabwe journalist says his client was convicted of publishing a newspaper in a southern town without government permission and sentenced to eight months in prison.
- Retired police officer files defamation suit Updated: Jun-26-15 7:52 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A retired Biddeford police officer and his wife have sued the parent company of a Biddeford-based newspaper, its editor and a reporter, after a series of articles about sexual abuse allegations made against the officer 25 years ago.
- Philly newspaper workers protest ahead of contract deadline Updated: Jun-25-15 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Workers from The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News hoisted protest signs and passed around a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis while rallying for a new contract ahead of a Saturday deadline.
- Newspaper: Health system bans sales over media coverage Updated: Jun-24-15 8:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - A major health system has banned the sale of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from some of its hospital gift shops, accusing the newspaper of "slanted" coverage, the newspaper reported Wednesday.
- Providence Journal building sold, newspaper may relocate Updated: Jun-24-15 5:24 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Providence Journal building has been sold to two real estate development companies.
- 4 New England journalists win Yankee Quill awards Updated: Jun-24-15 6:10 am
BOSTON - Four distinguished journalists from New England have been selected to receive the Yankee Quill Award for their career contributions to journalism in the region.
- Longtime journalist Norman Runnion dies Updated: Jun-23-15 7:47 pm
RANDOLPH, Vermont - Norman Runnion, longtime journalist and former editor of the Brattleboro Reformer, has died.
- Saudi cables suggest money links with media Updated: Jun-23-15 5:12 pm
BEIRUT - A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.
- Treasurer picks fight with council over light-rail extension Updated: Jun-23-15 1:13 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The elected treasurer of Virginia Beach has picked a highly public political fight with the elected City Council over a proposed 3-mile light-rail extension to Town Center.
- Noah works South African audiences before 'The Daily Show' Updated: Jun-23-15 11:44 am
JOHANNESBURG - Trevor Noah walked onto the stage and bantered with the South African audience, which whooped in appreciation. That was a cue for the next host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" to launch into a slick riff on the absurdity of high-pitched shrieks of delight.
- AP hires Sergio Bustos as Miami-based politics writer Updated: Jun-23-15 11:13 am
MIAMI, Florida - Sergio Bustos, a veteran political journalist, has been hired by The Associated Press as the news cooperative's Miami-based politics reporter, a key position ahead the 2016 elections.
- Army reprimanded general for alleged ethical lapse Updated: Jun-22-15 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The Army reprimanded a two-star general for poor judgment in "creating the perception" of undue favoritism in the awarding of a no-bid government contract, and the military will soon decide whether he will be forced to retire at a lower rank, officials said Monday.
- Louisiana, Mississippi newspapers honored at AP awards Updated: Jun-20-15 4:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Media Editors announced its 2014 award winners Saturday morning in New Orleans. The first place winners for outstanding print and digital journalism are listed below:
- Messenger employee to retire after 69 years at newspaper Updated: Jun-20-15 1:55 pm
MAYFIELD, Kentucky - Of all the things one can see and do at a newspaper in 69 years and two months, it will be the people she has worked with every day that Carolyn Williams misses most. Williams, The Mayfield Messenger's business manager, announced plans to retire June 12. She came to the Messenger on April 1, 1946, as a proofreader.
- Veteran Associated Press reporter, editor Laura Myers dies Updated: Jun-19-15 10:44 pm
LAS VEGAS - Laura Myers, a veteran Associated Press reporter and editor who led the news cooperative's coverage of foreign affairs as the country reeled from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and spent the past five years covering politics for Nevada's largest newspaper, died Friday.
- Myanmar's government accuses newspaper of contempt of court Updated: Jun-19-15 11:25 am
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial employees of a newspaper it is already suing for defamation, an action critics charge is an attempt at intimidation ahead of elections set for later this year.
- The (Clearfield) Progress sold to owner of DuBois newspaper Updated: Jun-19-15 9:40 am
CLEARFIELD, Pennsylvania - The (Clearfield) Progress newspaper has been sold to an Illinois-based chain that also owns the Courier Express newspaper in DuBois and related publications.
- Newspaper not entitled to attorney fees in records lawsuit Updated: Jun-18-15 12:36 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Supreme Court says a newspaper isn't entitled to fees in a records dispute.
- Longtime newspaper executive is new Record-Eagle publisher Updated: Jun-18-15 7:58 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Longtime newspaper executive Paul Heidbreder has joined the Traverse City Record-Eagle as its new publisher.
- Dispatch editor Marrison steps down after paper's sale Updated: Jun-17-15 5:30 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The editor of The Columbus Dispatch has announced his resignation days after the sale of the newspaper to a New York media group was finalized.
- Turkey: Journalists detained, reportedly for asking about IS Updated: Jun-17-15 11:34 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities briefly detained three journalists at the border with Syria for angering the local governor with questions about possible infiltrators from the Islamic State group, one of the journalists said in comments published Wednesday.
- Veteran editor steps down but remains at Scottsbluff paper Updated: Jun-17-15 10:34 am
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - The publisher of the Scottsbluff Star-Herald says its longtime editor is stepping down but will remain on the staff to handle special projects.