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  • new storyBrown campus newspaper issues apology after racist columns 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 4:43 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Brown University campus newspaper apologized Wednesday after publishing what it says were two "deeply hurtful" and racist columns.

  • The latest on mine explosion trial: Media shut out for hours 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 8:20 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The latest developments in the federal trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. All times are local:

  • ESPN cuts sponsored daily fantasy sports elements from shows 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 7:13 pm

    LAS VEGAS - ESPN is cutting sponsored DraftKings elements from within its shows but not commercials from the daily fantasy sports site. That's according to ESPN Outside the Lines host Bob Ley, who revealed the shift during his show Tuesday.

  • DVR usage changes Nielsen ratings picture 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 4:13 pm

    NEW YORK - Football and CBS - sometimes both -dominated ratings during the second week of the television season.

  • Journalist released from prison in Egypt leaves country 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 2:06 pm

    CAIRO - Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month, posted on social media that he left the country Tuesday.

  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm

    The Munster Times Oct. 1, 2015

  • Journalist Cokie Roberts speech canceled 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 8:07 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The University of South Carolina has canceled a speech by journalist and author Cokie Roberts to mark the 175th anniversary of the South Caroliniana Library.

  • Legendary Spanish editor launching new digital publication 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 7:33 am

    MADRID - The legendary Spanish newspaper editor is flush with 18 million euros ($20 million) from crowdfunding, well-heeled investors and the payoff he received for leaving Spain's No. 2 newspaper. With that haul, Pedro J. Ramirez is about to launch a startup digital publication aimed at shaking up Spanish journalism and scooping traditional and new media competition.

  • Turkish court acquits journalist who suggested cover-up 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 5:23 am

    ISTANBUL - A Turkish court has acquitted a former television presenter of charges of "targeting a public servant" for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal.

  • Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.

  • Publishing executive to lead Northeast Ohio Media Group 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 1:12 pm

    CLEVELAND - A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group, which operates, the Sun News and is responsible for multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.

  • 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.

  • APG Media buys 4 Wyoming newspapers 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 3:09 pm

    CHEYNNE, Wyoming - The four Wyoming newspapers in the McCraken Newspaper Group have a new owner.

  • Spain media mogul seeks libel charges against El Pais editor 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 6:59 am

    MADRID - Two of Spain's top media companies are facing off after a broadcasting magnate who has bankrolled Woody Allen movies asked a court to file criminal charges against the editor-in-chief of the country's leading newspaper.

  • 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.

  • China journalist refuses to confess despite police pressure 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 1:46 am

    BEIJING - Journalist Liu Hu says that once he was detained by police the pressure for him to confess was unrelenting. They told him that, unless he confessed, he would stay behind bars longer and his wife would abandon him.

  • Newscast airs from lawn after bomb threat on building 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 8:31 pm

    GLENDALE, California - Southern California TV station KABC-TV had to air its Wednesday afternoon newscast - weather, sports and all - from the building's front lawn after a bomb threat.

  • Sandusky wants subpoena power to look into 2011 case leaks 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 6:14 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky wants a judge to let him explore contacts between prosecutors and a judge who oversaw the grand jury that recommended he be charged with child molestation.

  • Court upholds California law to control driving by paparazzi 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 5:44 pm

    LOS ANGELES - An appellate court ruled Wednesday that California's newest anti-paparazzi law aimed at curtailing reckless driving by photographers is constitutional and does not violate the First Amendment right to freedom of the press.

  • ABC apologizes for mixing up video of Indian actresses 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 2:45 pm

    LOS ANGELES - ABC's "Nightline" is apologizing for confusing new network star Priyanka Chopra with another Indian actress.

  • Philadelphia alt weekly City Paper ending print edition 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 2:24 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia alternative weekly newspaper City Paper will stop printing after it was purchased by a company whose investors include the publishers of a competing publication.

  • 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.

  • German publisher Springer to invest in Thrillist Media Group 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 10:45 am

    BERLIN - German publisher Axel Springer SE says it plans to buy a minority stake in Thrillist Media Group, the second U.S. investment plan it has announced this week.