- TV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties Updated: May-27-15 9:01 am
KIEV, Ukraine - Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia's orbit?
- Blogger, 16, exposes limits on free speech in Singapore Updated: May-11-15 4:55 am
SINGAPORE - A government crackdown on a teen video blogger and independent news and opinion website has focused attention on free speech limits, and perhaps the next election, in this cosmopolitan but famously strict city-state.
- Muscatine Community College newspaper sues administration Updated: May-08-15 8:12 am
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Muscatine Community College has been sued by current and former student staffers of the school's newspaper on accusations of violating free speech.
- Drone use poised to expand to newsrooms despite FAA limits Updated: May-07-15 6:29 pm
LAS VEGAS - Newsgathering by drone is gaining traction as an industry practice, but how the technology can actually be used to cover the news of the day is murky given its legal limitations.
- Winners announced in '14 OAPME newspaper contest Updated: May-03-15 2:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Newspapers in Columbus, Youngstown, Elyria, Newark and Chillicothe were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Court to weigh law barring false statements in campaigns Updated: May-02-15 9:57 am
BOSTON - When state Rep. Brian Mannal noticed flyers accusing him of putting the interests of sex offenders over families last year, the Barnstable Democrat saw more than just the rough and tumble of Massachusetts politics.
- 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.
- Watchdog group issues dismal report on global press freedom Updated: Apr-29-15 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Terrorists are targeting journalists, authoritarian governments are jailing them and some countries are tightening media controls, developments that help explain why global press freedom in 2014 fell to the lowest point in more than 10 years, a democracy watchdog group said Wednesday.