MEXICO CITY (AP) — The widow of a renowned Mexican journalist murdered two years ago was the target of an attempted spyware attack 10 days after his death, an internet watchdog group reported...
Press groups condemn killing of Honduras journalist
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Press groups are condemning the weekend slaying of a Honduran television journalist.
The InterAmerican Press Association says Gabriel Hernandez was shot to death Sunday in...
German journalist released in Venezuela headed home
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign ministry says a German freelance journalist freed in Venezuela months after he was jailed as a suspected spy is on his way home.
Mexican journalist shot dead in northern state of Sonora
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Mexican radio journalist has been shot and killed in the northern state of Sonora.
The state attorney's office says Santiago Barroso, 47, was sprayed...
Lawyer: German journalist detained in Venezuela set free
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A German freelance journalist jailed in Venezuela since November on espionage charges was released Friday within weeks of two other reporters being expelled from the...
Local TV journalist killed in eastern Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a local TV journalist was shot and killed in eastern Afghanistan, less than a week after a journalist in the southern Helmand province was wounded by a sticky...
A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom...
US report faults Saudi Arabia in killing of journalist
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration used an annual human rights report to call out Saudi Arabia on Wednesday over the October killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
US: Journalist murder rights abuse by Saudi Arabia
Afghan journalist wounded in bombing; 10 troops killed
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan journalist who has long received death threats was seriously wounded in a bombing in the country's south, while in the western province of Farah, the Taliban...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top lawmakers on the Senate Finance Committee are requesting an unclassified briefing on a database kept by Customs and Border Protection that tracked journalists and others in a...
BERLIN (AP) — Two German journalists who were stripped of their media credentials to work in Turkey called the government's move an attempt to silence international news organizations and said...
Longtime Kentucky journalist Balltrip dead at 68
SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Longtime Kentucky journalist Ewell Balltrip, who also was active in education and community development, has died.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home said the 68-year-old Harlan...
Journalist detained in Venezuela now back in US
Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and "instigators" during an investigation into last year's migrant caravan, infuriating civil liberties...
DALLAS (AP) — Cedar Attanasio, a multiformat journalist with international reporting experience, is joining The Associated Press to cover immigration from El Paso, Texas.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Mexican journalist has again been ordered deported from the United States despite his fear that his past stories about corruption make him a target in one of the world's most...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A U.S. journalist was seized by security forces at his apartment Wednesday amid Venezuela's escalating political turmoil, then was freed several hours later and deported,...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the detention of a U.S. journalist by Venezuela security forces (all times local):
Witnesses: US journalist in Venezuela missing
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Witnesses and colleagues say a U.S. journalist working in Venezuela has gone missing after security forces escorted him from his apartment.
CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian photojournalist was released after five years in prison and returned home Monday to hugs from family and friends, pledging to continue working despite severe...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Yannis Behrakis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, has died. He was 58.
His death Saturday was confirmed by his employers, Reuters, where he had worked since...
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Several hundred Croatian journalists have rallied in the capital Zagreb against what they say is pressure on journalists and curbing of media freedoms in the European Union...
2 German reporters refused accreditation by Turkey
BERLIN (AP) — Two German media outlets say Turkish authorities have refused to renew their correspondents' accreditation, without giving reasons. The German government has protested to...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian state prosecutor has sent letters threatening to charge media organizations and dozens of journalists with breaching a gag order that banned reporting of...
Reporters protest muzzle on Algeria president’s 5th term bid
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Police have arrested a handful of journalists during a demonstration by reporters in Algiers to denounce their media outlets' refusal to let them cover demonstrations...
Online threat targets student event with Muslim journalist
WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — An online threat prompted heightened security after a North Carolina university's Muslim Students Association invited a journalist to campus.
Gaza reporter appeals Hamas prison sentence and fine
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza journalist appealed a six-month prison term and fine Tuesday over her reporting on alleged corruption within the Hamas-run Health Ministry in a case that has...
Journalist: Equipment seized at Maduro interview
Journalist Jorge Ramos’ equipment seized at Maduro interview
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A team of American journalists led by Univision's Jorge Ramos said they had their camera equipment and phones seized at Venezuela's presidential palace after Nicolas...
Amnesty calls on Hamas to cancel reporter’s trial
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A leading rights group is calling on Gaza's Hamas rulers to cancel the trial of a Palestinian journalist who exposed government corruption.
Indian journalist gets bail in ex-minister’s defamation suit
NEW DELHI (AP) — A journalist who was sued for defamation after accusing former Indian minister and veteran news editor M.J. Akbar of sexual harassment was granted bail in a New Delhi court on...
Arizona marshal faces backlash over dustup with kid reporter
PHOENIX (AP) — A confrontation between an intrepid 12-year-old reporter and an Arizona marshal has ignited a debate about press freedom, with social media mostly branding one brave and the other a...
US citizen charged in kidnapping of journalist in Somalia
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three...
Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fiancee
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are rallying across Slovakia to mark the anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.
Turkish court upholds Cumhuriyet newspaper convictions
ISTANBUL (AP) — An appeals court in Turkey has upheld the convictions of 14 journalists and senior staff members of a prominent opposition newspaper.
Cumhuriyet newspaper said six staff members were ordered to jail because their appeals are exhausted, while those with longer sentences can appeal further to the supreme court.
An Istanbul court in April convicted the 14 of "aiding a terror group without being a member," handing down jail sentences ranging from 2½ to 7½ years.
AP Interview: Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested on a libel complaint accused President Rodrigo Duterte's administration of acting like a dictatorship and using the law as a weapon to muzzle dissent.
AP names Izaguirre new statehouse reporter in West Virginia
ATLANTA (AP) — Anthony Izaguirre, an award-winning journalist who has worked for The Associated Press in three states, has been named the AP's statehouse correspondent in Charleston, W.Va.
The appointment was announced Thursday by Ravi Nessman, AP's news director for the U.S. South, and Scott Stroud, news editor for Appalachia.
Journalist and Duterte critic posts bail after libel arrest
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was freed on bail Thursday after her arrest in a libel case.
Philippine journalist, Duterte critic arrested in libel case
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's administration was arrested Wednesday by government agents in a libel case.
French journalists suspended over alleged cyberbullying
PARIS (AP) — At least five French journalists have been suspended from their jobs for allegedly harassing people online with sexist, homophobic and racist insults that were coordinated through a private Facebook group.
France's Liberation newspaper and cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles said this week they suspended four of their journalists, including the creator of the Facebook group.
Lawyer blasts verdict that blamed Syria for journalist death
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A U.S. court verdict that blamed the Syrian government for the killing of an American journalist was "politically motivated" and aimed at stealing Syrian funds abroad, the head of the Syrian Bar Association said Tuesday.
Nizar Skeif told The Associated Press that "in my opinion this ruling has no legal value if there is a self-respecting justice."
A Washington judge last month hit Syria with a $302 million judgment over the 2012 death of Marie Colvin of The Sunday Times.
3 veteran journalists named to Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three long-time journalists have been inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.
Those inducted Friday included Rosalie Ross, founder and current co-editor of the Rawlins County Square Deal in Atwood. She worked for years at the Citizen Patriot in Atwood before she, her husband and two other couples established the Square Deal in Atwood. She was publisher for 21 years before the paper was sold.
Lawyer: Pakistani journalist arrested by feds out on bail
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A defense lawyer says a Pakistani journalist arrested by federal authorities for allegedly criticizing state agencies on social media has been released on bail.
Attorney Ejaz Basra says the court in the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday denied a federal prosecutor's request that Rizwan-ur-Rehman Razi be held without bail. Instead, the court released Razi on a bond of about $730.
Mexican journalist killed in Gulf Coast state of Tabasco
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials say a Mexican journalist has been gunned down in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco.
The state attorney general's office said in a statement that radio journalist Jesus Ramos was shot and killed early Saturday.
Local media outlets reported that Ramos received multiple bullet wounds while eating breakfast at a restaurant that he frequented.
6 arrests in killing of journalist who exposed FIFA official
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Six people have been arrested and released on bail in connection with last month's killing in Ghana of an undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday.
David Eklu, director general of police public affairs, said the arrests on Thursday were "preliminary arrests based on reasonable suspicion."
Police did not identify any of the suspects. Eklu said there was "no strong evidence for now."
Watchdog: Revolutionary Iran jails 1.7 million in 30 years
PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said Thursday that Iranian authorities arrested, jailed and sometimes executed 1.7 million people around the capital Tehran alone in the first 30 years after the 1979 Islamic revolution.
The organization revealed its count that included regime opponents, Baha'is and other religious minorities and at least 860 journalists.
Denver police officers disciplined for detaining journalist
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Police Department has disciplined two officers who handcuffed and detained a journalist who was photographing them as they were dealing with a man sitting naked on a public sidewalk.
The Denver Post reports disciplinary orders show the officers will each be docked two days' pay for the July 2018 encounter with Susan Greene, editor of The Colorado Independent.