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  • 4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:44 am
  • PARIS - Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain their freedom from Islamic extremists.

  • Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:04 am
  • PHUKET, Thailand - Thai authorities on Thursday charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar, amid concerns about press freedom in the country.

  • Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:55 am
  • JERUSALEM - Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service said on Thursday that it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

  • Ex-editor admits hearing hacked voicemails in 2004 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:59 pm
  • LONDON - Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he listened to hacked voicemail messages while he was editor of the tabloid.

  • Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame inductees 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:56 pm
  • MANHATTAN, Kansas - Former Harris Enterprises executive John Lee and former newspaper publisher and Wichita State University educator Les Anderson have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

  • Judge orders station to surrender full interview 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:34 pm
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - A judge has ordered an Albuquerque television station to turn over raw video of its interview with a Farmington man who was shot in 2010 when a title-loan company's workers tried to repossess his vehicle.

  • Media group names award after AP's Niedringhaus 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 1:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - A women's media group has created a new award for courage honoring Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan, the group announced Tuesday.

  • Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:44 am
  • NEW YORK - An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.

  • Kevin Siers of Charlotte Observer wins Pulitzer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:59 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Kevin Siers has continued a tradition of Pulitzer Prizes for cartoonists at The Charlotte Observer.

  • The New York Times sweeps photography Pulitzers 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:47 pm
  • NEW YORK - The New York Times' assistant managing editor for photography says the paper's sweep of the photo categories in this year's Pulitzer Prizes shows "the breadth and scope" of their work.

  • Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' stories 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:58 pm
  • DENVER - A Gazette journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting Monday said he hopes the honor will bring even more attention to traumatized combat veterans across the country who are struggling like the men he wrote about in Colorado Springs.

  • NY lawmaker calls Pulitzer decision 'disgraceful' 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:05 pm
  • MINEOLA, New York - The head of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on counterterrorism and intelligence calls the decision to award a Pulitzer Prize in the NSA leaking case "disgraceful."

  • Philly Inquirer architecture critic wins Pulitzer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:01 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer's architecture writer, Inga Saffron, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism on Monday for work the awards committee said blended "expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise."

  • Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for marathon coverage 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:23 pm
  • BOSTON - The Boston Globe has won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing.

  • Free Press columnist wins Pulitzer for commentary 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 3:58 pm
  • DETROIT - Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis, it was announced Monday.

  • Television winners in Texas AP Broadcasters contest 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:45 pm
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  • TV winners in annual Texas AP Broadcasters contest 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:44 pm
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  • Atlanta traffic reporter Herb Emory dies 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:02 pm
  • ATLANTA - WSB-TV reports that its longtime traffic reporter "Captain" Herb Emory has died.

  • AP photographer captured humanity amid chaos 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 12:40 pm
  • HOEXTER, Germany - Hundreds of mourners packed a church in central Germany on Saturday to remember Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was killed on assignment in Afghanistan last week after a life spent between the chaos of war and the serenity of her rural birthplace.

  • Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:49 am
  • SAXMAN, Alaska - City of Saxman water operator Richard Shields beams as he walks through the new, nine-years-in-the-making surface water treatment facility, describing its state-of-the-art capabilities amidst the whirr of machinery.

  • 2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:45 pm
  • NEW YORK - Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden.

  • SD Newspaper Association honors longtime reporter 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 9:52 am
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Newspaper Association is honoring longtime Associated Press correspondent Chet Brokaw.

  • Myanmar papers protest sentencing of reporters 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:16 am
  • YANGON, Myanmar - Several private newspapers in Myanmar printed black front pages on Friday to protest the recent arrests and sentencing of journalists, in the latest sign the country's media climate is worsening.

  • Murphy named AP news editor for Tenn., Kentucky 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:40 am
  • ATLANTA - Brian Murphy, a longtime foreign correspondent who has covered and directed stories from bases in Europe and the Middle East, has been named The Associated Press news editor for Tennessee and Kentucky.

  • Myanmar journalist gets jail time for trespassing 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:10 am
  • YANGON, Myanmar - A court in Myanmar sentenced a journalist to one year in prison for trespassing and obstructing a civil servant while doing a story on education, a spokesman for his media company said Tuesday, in the latest sign the country's media climate is worsening.