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  • Newspaper company buys 2 Tucson publications 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:28 pm
  • TUCSON, Arizona - The owner of the East Valley Tribune is buying two Tucson publications from Wick Communications in a deal that expands the company's publishing footprint in southern Arizona.

  • Whoopi Goldberg writes Denver Post cannabis column 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:13 pm
  • DENVER - Whoopi Goldberg says she's in love with her marijuana-vaporizing pen.

  • Tom Berman named deputy for AP's Central Region 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:34 pm
  • CHICAGO - Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and the ongoing unrest in Ukraine, has been named the cooperative's new deputy editor for the U.S. Central Region, overseeing the AP's journalism in 14 states in middle America.

  • Kansas Regents stick with social media policy 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:44 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Board of Regents will consider adding language on free speech to its social media policy, but will not fundamentally change the rules, following criticism that the policy gives administrators too much power to fire or discipline employees for postings on Twitter and other outlets.

  • 5 newspapers suspended in Ivory Coast 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:28 am
  • ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Five Ivory Coast newspapers whose publications have been temporarily suspended are denouncing the measure.

  • 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.

  • Journalist to deliver lecture at Okla.'s NSU 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:44 am
  • TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma - A journalist and author who previously worked as a speechwriter for New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is delivering an annual lecture at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.

  • Perelman may back union bid for Philly newspapers 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:04 pm
  • WILMINGTON, Delaware - Philadelphia newspaper employees hope to mount a bid in the latest sale of their company with help from local philanthropist Raymond Perelman, the papers' union chief told a judge Wednesday.

  • New Los Angeles newspaper hits the streets 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:46 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A new daily newspaper has hit the streets of Los Angeles.

  • Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:24 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

  • Fox News to premiere 'Outnumbered' on April 28 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:46 pm
  • NEW YORK - Fox News Channel says it's launching a weekday program called "Outnumbered," featuring four female panelists and one male panelist.

  • 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.

  • Paul Weller's children win lawsuit over pictures 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:52 am
  • LONDON - The children of musician Paul Weller won a privacy lawsuit Wednesday over paparazzi pictures published on a newspaper website.

  • Excerpts from recent Indiana newspaper editorials 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:53 pm
  • The Journal Gazette. April 15, 2014.

  • CBS wins the week with basketball and hit series 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - Hoops and series hits have handed CBS another winning week, the Nielsen ratings company said.

  • 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.

  • New LA newspaper embraces print in digital world 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:21 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.

  • 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.

  • Strahan's 'GMA' side job confirmed with his visit 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:47 am
  • NEW YORK - Michael Strahan has made good on reports that he's joining "Good Morning America" by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on 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.

  • MS Ethics board: Text messages are public records 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:31 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Public officials' text messages about government business are public records, the Mississippi Ethics Commission says.

  • 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.