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  • Some say Christie's gone too much to govern New Jersey 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:00 pm

    MAPLE SHADE, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential run is adding a new dimension to his already complicated relationship with Democrats in his home state.

  • Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87 story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 6:07 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Jacobo Zabludovsky, a journalist who for decades was seen as a symbol of the tight links between Mexico's government and press, died Thursday at age 87.

  • Alanna Durkin joins AP's Richmond, Virginia, bureau 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 1:22 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Alanna Durkin, who has covered state government and politics for The Associated Press in Maine, has been named a reporter for the news cooperative in Richmond, Virginia.

  • Ex-senior News of the World editor cleared of phone hacking 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 8:11 am

    LONDON - The former deputy editor of the News of the World has been acquitted of conspiring to hack phones when he worked at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.

  • Montana journalist, Red Elk, dies at 62 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 11:53 am

    GREAT FALLS, Montana - Award-winning journalist and editor, Bonnie Red Elk, has passed away. She was 62.

  • UK beefs up security following bomb attack report 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 9:16 am

    LONDON - Security was stepped up at events marking Armed Forces Day across Britain, officials said Saturday amid a news report that officials foiled a bomb attack by the Islamic State group on a military parade in London.

  • 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.

  • High court rules New Mexico investment suits constitutional 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:28 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's highest court on Thursday cleared the way for two lawsuits that allege political support for former Gov. Bill Richardson influenced state investment deals.

  • Photographer Heidi Levine honored by women's media group 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 3:26 pm

    BERLIN - Freelance photographer Heidi Levine, who has made a career of covering conflicts, was honored Thursday with the inaugural award for courage named for Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan.

  • 2 news organizations honored for overall excellence 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 2:42 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Two northern New England news organizations have received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence from an organization representing local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • A newsman gone astray will return to NBC seeking redemption 
    Updated: Jun-20-15 10:04 am

    NEW YORK - In 1974, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite made a cameo appearance as himself on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."

  • Veteran Associated Press reporter, editor Laura Myers dies story has photos
    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.

  • Mexico investigates journalist's killing in southern state 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 6:09 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities on Friday were investigating the murder of a journalist in the southeastern state of Tabasco, as a prominent press watchdog group expressed concern over the killing and urged transparency in the probe.

  • Brian Williams' rehabilitation efforts begin Friday story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 3:40 pm

    NEW YORK - Brian Williams said the months since his suspension from NBC News had been like torture, and a come-clean interview with colleague Matt Lauer on the "Today" show must surely have felt like an extension.

  • AP's Dave Goldberg wins writers' McCann Award 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:07 pm

    Dave Goldberg, who covered the NFL for The Associated Press for 25 years, has posthumously been given the Dick McCann Award by the Pro Football Writers of America for his distinguished work.

  • AP names Muhammed Muheisen as chief Mideast photographer 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 11:22 am

    CAIRO - The Associated Press has named award-winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen, frequently honored for his striking photos of people in their everyday environment, as its chief photographer for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • Prosecutors won't re-try man in 1994 Massachusetts killing 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 7:26 pm

    SALEM, Massachusetts - A man who spent 21 years behind bars for a killing he insisted he did not commit will not face a second trial, prosecutors announced Monday.

  • Cherokee County's Fagan wins top ASWA writing award 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 9:53 pm

    MOBILE, Alabama - Shannon Fagan of the Cherokee County Herald received the Alabama Sports Writers Association's highest writing award.

  • John Carroll, former editor of LA Times, Baltimore Sun, dies story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 4:02 pm

    LEXINGTON, Kentucky - John S. Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun and the Los Angeles Times, which won 13 Pulitzer Prizes during his five-year tenure, has died. He was 73.

  • Winners of Ga. APME newspaper awards announced in Atlanta 
    Updated: Jun-13-15 2:11 pm

    ATLANTA - Winners in the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors annual newspaper contest were honored Saturday at the group's meeting in Atlanta.

  • 2 reporters cited for breaking rules at Hastert arraignment 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 1:08 pm

    CHICAGO - Two national television news reporters have been cited for violating media orders in federal court during former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's arraignment.