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  • Late Las Vegas journalist Laura Myers named to Hall of Fame 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 11:22 pm

    SPARKS, Nevada - The late Laura Myers, a veteran journalist and humanitarian who most recently served as the lead political reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, was posthumously inducted into the Nevada Press Association's Hall of Fame on Friday.

  • 24-hour news, social media put pressure on cops, reporters 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 6:48 pm

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The 24-hour news cycle and social media put enormous pressure on reporters and law enforcement to get accurate information out quickly in a crisis such as the Charleston church massacre, officials who responded and journalists who reported on the tragedy said Friday.

  • Turkish journalist critical of government attacked 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 4:35 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - A prominent journalist who is critical of the government was beaten by four assailants outside his home, his newspaper said Thursday, weeks after a ruling party legislator was caught on video threatening attacks.

  • Sinclair stations begin show with Attkisson story has photos
    Updated: Sep-30-15 1:54 pm

    NEW YORK - Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson promises her new Sinclair Television show will be different than typical Sunday morning public affairs programs, but she couldn't resist having Donald Trump as her first guest.

  • AP to use Knight grant to expand access to data journalism 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 10:56 am

    NEW YORK - The Associated Press has announced plans to expand its data-driven journalism with a $400,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation that will improve public access to critical information and provide increased distribution of localized data to thousands of news organizations.

  • Abigail Disney honored by Int'l Women's Media Foundation 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 8:05 am

    LOS ANGELES - The International Women's Media Foundation will present its annual Leadership Honor to filmmaker Abigail Disney.

  • Reporters denied access to education task force tour 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 7:09 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The chairwoman of a legislative task force studying urban education says she doesn't know if the open meetings law was broken when television reporters were denied access to a school tour.

  • A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial story has photos
    Updated: Sep-24-15 2:00 am

    CAIRO - Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:

  • 2 Al-Jazeera journalists pardoned, released in Egypt story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 7:19 pm

    CAIRO - President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pardoned and released two Al-Jazeera English journalists Wednesday, ending a case that was widely condemned by human rights groups and had raised questions about Egypt's commitment to democracy and free speech.

  • Warrant: Slain officer met suspects after he posted web ad 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 7:03 pm

    ABILENE, Texas - Investigators believe an online personal ad posted on Craigslist by an Abilene police officer led to a meeting with a West Texas couple now accused of killing him.

  • 2015 AP Northwest Photo Contest winners 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 12:27 am

    SEATTLE - The winners of the 2015 Associated Press Northwest photo contest, announced Thursday at the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association.

  • Moroccan journalist on hunger strike, barred from leaving 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 11:00 am

    RABAT, Morocco - A Moroccan historian and journalist said Thursday he has gone on hunger strike after being banned from leaving the country because he is under investigation for harming the country's image.

  • Ukraine takes BBC journalists off its sanctions list story has photos
    Updated: Sep-17-15 8:54 am

    MOSCOW - Ukraine's president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country's sanctions list, a day after he signed the decree, his spokesman said on Thursday.

  • AP names Hamilton as new technology editor 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 12:50 pm

    NEW YORK - David Hamilton, a former assistant managing editor of CNET and Wall Street Journal reporter, has been named technology editor for The Associated Press.

  • Newly freed Thai journalist forced to quit newspaper 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 8:48 am

    BANGKOK - A Thai journalist just freed from detention by the military government has resigned under pressure from his newspaper.

  • Rucker to give concert at journalism building dedication 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 4:31 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The University of South Carolina is celebrating the opening of the new building housing the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with a short concert by Darius Rucker and his former Hootie and the Blowfish bandmate Mark Bryan.

  • Journalists from 4 countries to get Press Freedom Awards 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 11:36 pm

    NEW YORK - International journalists who have endured death threats, physical attacks and imprisonment or exile are to be honored with Press Freedom Awards.

  • Church burns to ground in West Texas community of Potosi 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 9:46 am

    POTOSI, Texas - A church in a small West Texas community has burned to the ground.

  • Julie Wright named AP news editor for Missouri and Kansas story has photos
    Updated: Sep-10-15 2:51 pm

    CHICAGO - Julie Wright, an editor who has held senior newsroom management positions in Kansas, Alaska, Minnesota and Tennessee over a three-decade journalism career, has been named news editor for The Associated Press in Missouri and Kansas.

  • No charge for journalist China held for online posts in 2013 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 8:44 am

    BEIJING - A Chinese journalist detained by police two years ago over online speech had his name cleared Thursday when Beijing prosecutors decided not to indict him at all.

  • Former AP reporter Shaw dies; broke Nixon resignation news 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 7:57 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Former Associated Press reporter Gaylord Shaw, who broke the news that President Richard Nixon would resign as evidence in the Watergate case mounted around him, has died. He was 73.

  • Canadians urge PM to work to free journalist jailed in Egypt 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 5:36 pm

    TORONTO - Some 300 prominent Canadians have sent a letter Canada's prime minister urging him to take action to get Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy freed from an Egyptian prison and returned to Canada.

  • National security cited in crackdown on journalism worldwide 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 9:04 am

    BERLIN - The detention of three Vice News journalists in Turkey last month came with all-too-familiar charges of terror-related crimes. Similar allegations were leveled against three Al-Jazeera reporters convicted last year in Egypt of fabricating news to help the banned Muslim Brotherhood. So, too, against Eskinder Nega, an Ethiopian journalist found guilty of terrorism charges in 2012 after publishing a critical piece about the government.

  • Lawyer: Vice News journalists face deportation from Turkey 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 5:50 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - A lawyer says two Vice News journalists who were arrested on terror-related charges are expected to be deported from Turkey.

  • At Venice fest, 'Spotlight' exposes sex abuse by priests story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 12:27 pm

    VENICE, Italy - Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies.