- Billy Dilworth _veteran Georgia, SC journalist - dies at 80 Updated: Jul-03-15 5:52 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - Billy Dilworth, a veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina, has died, a coroner said Friday. He was 80.
- Longtime Saginaw journalist and wife die in car crash Updated: Jul-03-15 3:53 pm
SAGINAW, Michigan - A man who spent 40 years as a journalist at The Saginaw News has died with his wife after their car struck a tractor-trailer.
- Media rights group sues German spy agency Updated: Jul-01-15 9:51 am
BERLIN - Media rights group Reporters without Borders says it is suing Germany's foreign intelligence agency, claiming that it spies on the organization's emails sent to foreign contacts in countries such as China or Uzbekistan.
- 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.
- Former Polish senator charged in 1992 death of journalist Updated: Jun-29-15 1:19 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Prosecutors in Poland say they have charged a businessman and former senator from the city of Poznan with instigating the presumed murder of an investigative journalist in 1992.
- US urges China to free family members of US-based journalist Updated: Jun-26-15 10:10 am
WASHINGTON - The State Department is urging Chinese authorities to release family members of a Washington-based Radio Free Asia journalist who have faced harassment in apparent retribution for his reporting.
- 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.
- Politician sentenced in killing of Colombian journalist Updated: Jun-25-15 5:59 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A Colombian court has sentenced a state legislator to 36 years and three months in prison as the mastermind behind the killing of a well-known journalist.
- Family of journalist held in Syria heralds new ransom policy Updated: Jun-25-15 8:19 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The parents of a Houston journalist taken hostage in Syria in 2012 have applauded President Barack Obama's decision to not prosecute families for paying ransoms to kidnappers.
- Watchdog: Journalists face 'unprecedented' threats in Egypt Updated: Jun-25-15 12:26 am
CAIRO - Journalists face unprecedented threats in President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's Egypt, a watchdog group said Thursday, with the highest number behind bars since it began keeping records in 1990.
- 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.
- Longtime journalist Norman Runnion dies Updated: Jun-23-15 7:47 pm
RANDOLPH, Vermont - Norman Runnion, longtime journalist and former editor of the Brattleboro Reformer, has died.
- Shaheen to meet with mother of James Foley Updated: Jun-23-15 7:35 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen plans to meet with the mother of slain journalist James Foley who was killed by the Islamic State group last year to get her views on revised government policies for supporting families of hostages.
- Egypt court overturns conviction of journalist Updated: Jun-23-15 12:14 pm
CAIRO - A Cairo appeals court has overturned the conviction of a TV broadcaster closely linked to the security services for insulting a liberal politician.
- Al-Jazeera journalist criticizes Germany for his detention Updated: Jun-23-15 9:49 am
BERLIN - An Al-Jazeera journalist temporarily detained in Berlin on an Egyptian arrest warrant is criticizing Germany for taking him into custody.
- Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Berlin has been freed Updated: Jun-22-15 11:58 am
BERLIN - The Al-Jazeera journalist who was detained in Berlin on an Egyptian arrest warrant has been released from custody, and is free to leave the country, Berlin prosecutors said Monday.
- Journalist abducted and killed in central India Updated: Jun-22-15 7:45 am
NEW DELHI - Police have arrested two men suspected of kidnapping and killing a journalist in central Madhya Pradesh state, an official said Monday.
- 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.
- Turkey: Journalists detained, reportedly for asking about IS Updated: Jun-17-15 11:34 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities briefly detained three journalists at the border with Syria for angering the local governor with questions about possible infiltrators from the Islamic State group, one of the journalists said in comments published Wednesday.
- Black journalists' convention planned for Detroit in 2018 Updated: Jun-17-15 6:41 am
DETROIT - The National Association of Black Journalists has selected Detroit to host its 2018 convention.
- AP Interview: Canadian talks about her Somali kidnapper Updated: Jun-14-15 9:34 pm
TORONTO - A Canadian freelance journalist who was held by kidnappers for 15 months in Somalia seven years ago said Sunday that the Somali man arrested by Canadian police last week terrorized her mother by barraging her with threatening telephone calls with ransom demands.
- 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.
- Former Al Jazeera America journalist claims bias Updated: Jun-11-15 4:53 pm
NEW YORK - The former head of Al Jazeera America's documentary unit has sued the news network, claiming it is biased against non-Arabs and women in stories that it produces and in how it treats employees.
- Reporter needles Angola's power elite from his kitchen table Updated: Jun-11-15 12:12 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Often writing at his kitchen table, Rafael Marques de Morais, a journalist and human rights advocate, needles Angola's ruling establishment with reports on alleged wrongdoing by officials, military figures and business executives. A rare voice of criticism in this southern African country, he is often in trouble.
- Spain drops probe into journalist killed in Iraq by US tank Updated: Jun-09-15 5:05 pm
MADRID - Spain's Supreme Court has closed its criminal investigation into the 2003 killing of a journalist by tank fire in Iraq and canceled arrest warrants for three U.S. soldiers.