- Pence names ex-journalist, PR executive communications chief Updated: May-26-15 4:02 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A former journalist and veteran public relations executive has been named communications director for Gov. Mike Pence.
- Students create mural honoring slain journalist Daniel Pearl Updated: May-26-15 1:56 pm
LOS ANGELES - Students of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Los Angeles have helped create a 65-foot-long mural to honor the slain Wall Street Journal reporter for whom their school is named.
- Prominent Angolan journalist released Updated: May-21-15 1:22 pm
JOHANNESBURG - A prominent Angolan journalist, jailed for his criticism of the government, has been released, a human rights group said on Thursday.
- Brazil police find decapitated body of murdered journalist Updated: May-20-15 2:37 pm
SAO PAULO - The decapitated body of a blogger known for denouncing corrupt politicians has been found in a rural zone in southeastern Minas Gerais state, police said Wednesday.
- Mother of US reporter missing in Syria pleads for answers Updated: May-19-15 11:16 am
BEIRUT - The mother of an American journalist missing in Syria for nearly three years pleaded on Tuesday for information about him, saying she believes that he is still alive.
- Malawian journalist Raphael Tenthani relished watchdog role Updated: May-18-15 11:56 am
JOHANNESBURG - He was known as Malawi's muckraker, a journalist who reported aggressively on a sweeping corruption probe in one of the world's poorest countries and dished out tart criticism of politicians for alleged mismanagement and skulduggery.
- Most Jordanian journalists censor themselves, watchdog says Updated: May-18-15 11:28 am
AMMAN, Jordan - An advocacy group says most Jordanian journalists are "too scared" to criticize the king, the security forces and tribal leaders.
- Malawian journalist and Associated Press contributor dies Updated: May-17-15 1:33 pm
JOHANNESBURG - One of Malawi's most prominent journalists was killed in a car accident, his family said on Sunday.
- Venezuela congress head requests travel ban for journalists Updated: May-14-15 2:09 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - The head of Venezuela's congress says he is asking courts to bar news executives from leaving the country while he's suing them for alleged defamation.
- Myanmar court acquits 2 soldiers of killing journalist Updated: May-12-15 12:55 am
YANGON, Myanmar - A military court has acquitted two soldiers on trial for the shooting death of a freelance journalist, according to Myanmar's human rights body.
- Journalist Mohammed Fahmy files lawsuit against Al-Jazeera Updated: May-11-15 2:43 pm
CAIRO - Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, who faces a retrial in Egypt after more than a year behind bars on terrorism-related charges, says he has filed a lawsuit in Canada against the Al-Jazeera network.
- Manny Marquez, former Hobbs News-Sun editor, dies Updated: May-11-15 1:57 pm
HOBBS, New Mexico - The Hobbs News-Sun has announced that Manny Marquez, an award-winning sports reporter and its former editor, has died.
- Indonesia lifts travel ban for foreign journalists to Papua Updated: May-10-15 10:03 am
MERAUKE, Indonesia - Indonesia's president on Sunday announced the lifting of a travel ban for foreign journalists to the country's easternmost province, a day after freeing five Papuan political prisoners, part of government efforts to improve human rights in Papua.
- Macedonian opposition claims cover-up in journalist's death Updated: May-07-15 12:53 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia's opposition leader has accused the conservative government of covering up evidence about the death of a journalist and prominent critic of the government in a car crash two years ago.
- Collin Binkley joining AP as reporter in Boston Updated: May-04-15 4:07 pm
BOSTON - Collin Binkley, an award-winning reporter who has been recognized for his aggressive use of public records to hold institutions accountable, is joining the Boston bureau of The Associated Press.
- Obama salutes journalists working in repressive environments Updated: May-01-15 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is saluting journalists working in countries that repress freedom, saying a free press is under attack in many places because governments want to avoid the truth.
- Former journalist, Obama adviser nominated to run aid agency Updated: Apr-30-15 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama tapped White House adviser Gayle Smith on Thursday to run the U.S. Agency for International Development, putting a former journalist and longtime Africa expert in charge of his global development agenda for the final years of his presidency.
- Report: Journalists face deadliest time 'in recent history' Updated: Apr-27-15 11:08 am
UNITED NATIONS - Extremist groups and the governments that restrict liberties to combat those militants have created "the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history," according to a new report released Monday.