Regents approve new fee to help fund UNLV student newspaperDecember 4, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new student fee has been approved that will fund the student newspaper at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The Nevada Board of Regents, which oversees the state’s colleges and universities, approved a 20-cent per credit fee after hearing from several students and current staffers of The Scarlet & Gray Free Press about the importance of their newsroom.
Hong Kong publisher Lai faces Security Law in delayed trialDecember 1, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — Jimmy Lai broke into Hong Kong's rambunctious media world 30 years ago armed with the belief that delivering information equates with protecting freedom.
Lai's own freedom is at stake as he fights charges of endangering national security as former publisher of his now-defunct pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily.
AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old’s abortionNovember 30, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohio after its more-restrictive abortion law took effect.
Guatemala’s El Periodico newspaper stops print editionNovember 30, 2022 GMT
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The prominent Guatemalan investigative newspaper “El Periodico” announced Wednesday that it is stopping its print edition, after the government arrested the paper’s president.
Union journalists strike at Fort Worth Star-TelegramNovember 29, 2022 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Journalists with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper continued their strike Tuesday, claiming they've been pushed to the brink and that parent company McClatchy has refused to bargain in good faith over a new contract.
Report: Former St. Vincent journalist found guilty of murderNovember 29, 2022 GMT
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A former newspaper reporter in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been found guilty of murder in the killing of a banker nearly six years ago.
Junior Jarvis was convicted Monday in the fatal shooting of Randy Lawrence in February 2017 in the community of Arnos Vale, the Searchlight newspaper reported.
6 Apple Daily staff plead guilty to collusion in Hong KongNovember 22, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — Six former executives of a now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a collusion charge under the National Security Law that has silenced and jailed most opposition voices in the southern Chinese territory.
Review: ‘She Said’ chronicles the scoop that fed a movementNovember 17, 2022 GMT
Those old Hollywood newspaper flicks are great, but today’s journalists don’t run around newsrooms yelling “Get me rewrite!” Nor do they sprint across the room shouting “Stop the presses!” over the click-clack of teletype machines and manual typewriters.
Some media barred as Nevada governor-elect pledges opennessNovember 15, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo returned Monday to the high school where he graduated in 1980 to pledge transparency and put education at the top of his Republican agenda when he replaces Democratic Gov.
Boston Globe names first woman to serve as paper’s editorNovember 15, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Globe named Nancy Barnes as its next editor on Monday, elevating a woman to serve in the top job for the first time in the newspaper's 150-year history.
Barnes has worked as the chief news executive at NPR and has run major newspapers.
District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issueNovember 14, 2022 GMT
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska public school district that shuttered a student newspaper following an LGBTQ-focused edition has agreed to bring it back next year in digital form, according to the teacher who advised the publication.
Retired Las Vegas AP correspondent Robert Macy dies at 85November 13, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Retired Las Vegas correspondent Robert Macy, who wrote thousands of stories about entertainment, crime and sports in Sin City over the course of two decades for The Associated Press, has died.
New Mexico Better Newspaper Contest WinnersNovember 13, 2022 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Press Association recognized the best of New Mexico’s newspaper writing, photography and advertising at the Better Newspaper Contest Banquet on Saturday.
Las Vegas newspaper grieves politics reporter, dead at 64November 12, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gary Martin, the Washington bureau chief for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, has died.
The newspaper confirmed Martin was found dead Thursday afternoon in his room at Circa Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Partisan mailer poses as Catholic newspaper in ArizonaNovember 4, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Nicole Leonardi initially thought a new newspaper had arrived in her mailbox this week. But a closer look at the “Arizona Catholic Tribune” revealed a different story.
While it had all the attributes of a traditional print newspaper, including a tagline that read “Real data.
Alabama Media Group to stop publishing newspapersNovember 3, 2022 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Media Group is moving to all-digital delivery, ending publication in 2023 of its four newspapers in Alabama and Mississippi.
The Birmingham News, Huntsville Times and Mobile Press-Register and Mississippi Press will be published through Feb.
Sedition trial begins for closed Hong Kong news site editorsOctober 31, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — A sedition trial opened in Hong Kong on Monday for two former top editors of a shuttered online media outlet who have been detained without bail for 10 months.
Former NC senator, newspaper publisher Stan Bingham diesOctober 28, 2022 GMT
DENTON, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina state Sen. Stan Bingham, a businessman and newspaper publisher whose anecdotes and good-naturedness endeared him to colleagues from both parties, died Thursday at age 76.
Once key, US newspaper editorial endorsements fade awayOctober 26, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Newspaper endorsements are fading away as prizes to be nabbed by political campaigns, the practice a victim of both the news industry's troubles and the era's bitter politics.
Cox First Media names industry veteran as its new publisherOctober 25, 2022 GMT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A company that publishes three newspapers in Ohio has named a media industry veteran as its new publisher.
Suzanne Klopfenstein will formally assume her new role with Cox First Media on Jan.
Adams Publishing buying 13-member Montana newspaper groupOctober 25, 2022 GMT
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Adams Publishing Group, the Minnesota-based company that owns community newspapers in 19 states, is purchasing a 13-member Montana newspaper group, the companies announced.
Adams Publishing CEO Mark Adams said Monday the purchase of Yellowstone Newspapers is expected to close on Nov.
Fight over slain reporter’s files going to Nevada high courtOctober 19, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge blocked Las Vegas police, prosecutors and defense attorneys Wednesday from accessing a slain investigative journalist’s cellphone and electronic devices over concerns about revealing the reporter’s confidential sources and notes.
Newsroom workers at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette go on strikeOctober 19, 2022 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Newsroom workers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette have gone on strike demanding that the company reinstate the terms of its previous contract and return to the bargaining table.
The Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, which represents 101 workers, said its members began picketing Tuesday outside the newsroom on the city's North Shore and planned to continue the action Wednesday.
Semafor news site makes debut, intent on reinventing newsOctober 18, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The media organization Semafor launched on Tuesday with no less an ambition than reinventing the news story.
Semafor is the brainchild of Ben Smith — former media reporter for The New York Times and, before that, former editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed — and Justin Smith, ex-CEO of Bloomberg Media.
AP journalists honored for courage in documenting MariupolOctober 14, 2022 GMT
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Two Ukrainians who documented the horrors of the Russian invasion and siege of Mariupol for The Associated Press are being honored for their courage with Colby College's Lovejoy Award.
Newspaper offers reward for evidence of vote buyingOctober 13, 2022 GMT
SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A weekly eastern Kentucky newspaper is trying to do its part to keep the upcoming general election legal and fair.
The Salyersville Independent newspaper included an ad recently that offers up a $3,000 cash reward for credible and concrete evidence of vote buying in the Nov.
Judge keeps slain Vegas reporter’s files protected, for nowOctober 11, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police, prosecutors and defense attorneys must wait to access a slain investigative journalist’s cellphone and electronic devices, over concerns about revealing the reporter’s confidential sources and notes, a judge said Tuesday.
Louisiana man gets 8 years in newspaper carrier attackOctober 7, 2022 GMT
LEESVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man convicted for his role in an attack on a newspaper carrier has been sentenced to eight years behind bars, the maximum sentence allowed.
Jurors unanimously found Douglas Paul James, 33, of DeRidder, guilty in August of beating Woodie Blanks, 67, after he had just delivered a newspaper to the doorstep of James' grandfather in Rosepine.
Arizona Daily Star wins top newspaper awardOctober 7, 2022 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Star has won top honors in the Arizona Newspapers Association's annual Better Newspapers Contest announced Friday.
The Arizona Daily Star in Tucson earned Arizona Newspaper of the Year and finished first in general excellence among newspapers with a circulation of over 25,000.
2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners have faced a year of battlesOctober 6, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Winning the Nobel Peace Prize often provides a boost for a grassroots activist or international group working for peace and human rights, opening doors and elevating the causes for which they fight.
Fight over dead reporter’s sources stalls before Vegas judgeSeptember 28, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fight to block government access to a slain investigative journalist’s sources and unpublished work stalled Wednesday, when a Las Vegas judge said she didn’t have jurisdiction to consider the question.
Las Vegas newspaper wants slain reporter’s devices returnedSeptember 23, 2022 GMT
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Review-Journal is demanding that authorities don’t review a slain reporter’s electronic devices and reporting materials, which were seized by authorities after his death.
Newspaper in Medford, Oregon, to cease print publicationSeptember 21, 2022 GMT
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The newspaper in Medford, Oregon, will cease print publication on Sept. 30.
The Mail Tribune says it will move to an electronic format beginning in October.
Mass firing at UAE newspaper raises question of censorshipSeptember 13, 2022 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The story about high fuel prices was safe, editors agreed, even under the strict press laws of the United Arab Emirates.
Instead, it unleashed a firestorm at Al Roeya newspaper in Dubai.
Prosecutor: Official’s DNA in slain reporter’s fingernailsSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The DNA of a jailed elected official who was angered by past and upcoming newspaper stories was found on the hands of a Las Vegas investigative reporter who fought for his life while being stabbed to death outside his home, authorities said Thursday.
Police arrest Vegas-area elected official in reporter deathSeptember 8, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-area elected public official was arrested Wednesday as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of a veteran newspaper reporter whose investigations of the official’s work preceded his primary loss in June.
Police correct timeline in fatal stabbing of Vegas reporterSeptember 6, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police on Tuesday released a photo of a vehicle that could have been used by a possible suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Las Vegas newspaper’s investigator reporter.
They also said Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Jeff German apparently was killed Friday and not Saturday as previously reported by police.
Vegas police: Images of possible suspect in reporter’s deathSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police released surveillance images Monday of a possible suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Las Vegas newspaper’s investigative reporter, although the images don’t show the person’s full face.
Russia revokes media license of top independent newspaperSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Monday upheld a motion from Russian authorities to revoke the license of a top independent newspaper that for years has been critical of the Kremlin, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on independent media, opposition activists and human rights groups.
Prince Charles edits British Black newspaper ‘The Voice’August 27, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The Prince of Wales has edited an edition of British African-Caribbean newspaper “The Voice” to mark its 40-year anniversary.
Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, said he “was so touched” to be asked to edit the edition, which will feature interviews with movie star Idris Elba and Baroness Doreen Lawrence, the campaigning mother of Stephen Lawrence, who was murdered in a racist attack in 1993.
Newspaper publisher cries foul over political ad arrestAugust 26, 2022 GMT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The publisher of a weekly newspaper in New Hampshire is accusing the state attorney general’s office of government overreach after she was arrested on charges that she published advertisements for local races without properly marking them as political advertising.
Nebraska school officials close newspaper after LGBTQ issueAugust 25, 2022 GMT
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Administrators at a Nebraska school shuttered the school’s award-winning student newspaper just days after its last edition that included articles and editorials on LGBTQ issues, leading press freedom advocates to call the move an act of censorship.
3 Finnish journalists on trial for revealing defense secretsAugust 25, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three journalists went on trial Thursday in Finland on charges of revealing national defense secrets for allegedly publishing classified documents in a newspaper article.
Rupert Murdoch’s son sues Australian website for defamationAugust 24, 2022 GMT
SYDNEY (AP) — Fox Corp. chief executive Lachlan Murdoch is suing Australian news website Crikey in a Sydney court for defamation over an opinion piece about last year’s storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Former Wyoming AP correspondent Jim Angell diesAugust 19, 2022 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Jim Angell, a former Associated Press Wyoming correspondent and Wyoming Press Association executive director, died Wednesday. He was 64.
For decades, Angell was a fierce advocate for journalism and journalists in Wyoming and known for his unflinching personality, wit and unfailing sense of humor.
Publisher of USA Today, other papers axes staff to cut costsAugust 12, 2022 GMT
Newspaper publisher Gannett Co. confirmed Friday that it's laying off some of its newsroom staff, part of a cost-cutting effort to lower expenses as its revenue crumbles amid a downturn in ad sales and customer subscriptions.
Illinois AP Media Editors announces 2021 journalism awardsAugust 12, 2022 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Margaret Holt, a former editor at the Chicago Tribune, was named Friday the 2022 Lincoln League honoree during the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Awards presentations at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield.
Newspaper: Families of Haley, Clyburn got casino sharesAugust 2, 2022 GMT
The husband of former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and brother of U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn were given shares of a company that leased slot machines to a North Carolina tribal casino that needed political help to open last year, The Wall Street Journal reported.
‘His heart was in it’: Reporter covered Navajo for 5 decadesAugust 2, 2022 GMT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Bill Donovan, a prolific journalist who covered the Navajo Nation for five decades at newspapers in New Mexico and Arizona, has died. He was 76.
Donovan recently was hospitalized with pneumonia and died Saturday night at his home in Torrance, California, surrounded by loved ones, said his daughter, Kelly Cunningham.
Jerry Ceppos, distinguished editor, educator, dies at age 75August 1, 2022 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jerry Ceppos, a distinguished news editor, executive and educator, whose career included leading Pulitzer Prize winning teams and two journalism schools, died Friday. He was 75.
Arrest of prominent Guatemalan journalist draws condemnationJuly 30, 2022 GMT
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A prominent Guatemalan newspaper editor who has overseen investigations into corruption has been arrested, prompting denunciations Saturday by politicians, anticorruption activists and civic groups.
Top OR gubernatorial candidates meet for 1st debateJuly 30, 2022 GMT
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The leading candidates in Oregon's gubernatorial race on Friday used the first debate of the campaign as an opportunity to defines themselves.
Tim Giago, trailblazing Native American journalist, diesJuly 26, 2022 GMT
Tim Giago, the founder of the first independently owned Native American newspaper in the United States, has died at age 88, his former wife said.
Giago, who died at Monument Health in Rapid City, South Dakota, on Sunday, created an enduring legacy during his more than four decades of work in South Dakota journalism, his colleagues said.
SKorea to lift ban on NKorea TV, newspapers despite tensionsJuly 23, 2022 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea plans to lift its decadeslong ban on public access to North Korean television, newspapers and other publications as part of its efforts to promote mutual understanding between the rivals, officials said Friday, despite animosities over the North's recent missile tests.
Nicaragua newspaper says staff have fled the countryJuly 21, 2022 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Nicaragua’s leading national newspapers announced Thursday on its website that its staff had been forced to flee the country and would continue working from outside Nicaragua.
Newspaper condemns conservative survey name tied to companyJuly 19, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The newspaper in Maine’s largest city is decrying the use of its parent company name in a national conservative group’s political survey.
The name of the American Principles Project survey — “Maine Today & Public Insight” — led some to believe it had something to do with MaineToday Media, which owns the Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel.
Reporter settles with newspaper over plagiarism accusationJuly 15, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A journalist has settled a lawsuit arguing she was treated unfairly when she lost her job at a North Carolina newspaper amid a plagiarism investigation.
Former News & Observer reporter Anne Blythe reached a settlement with the paper's former top editor, according to a statement issued Thursday by Blythe's lawyer.
Ohio rape shows how a story can spread faster than factsJuly 15, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It took only four paragraphs in a regional newspaper to ignite a media conflagration over abortion that in two weeks engulfed President Joe Biden, the partisan press and some of the country's top news organizations.
Eugenio Scalfari, revolutionized Italy’s journalism, diesJuly 14, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Eugenio Scalfari, who helped revolutionize Italian journalism with the creation of La Repubblica, a liberal daily that boldly challenged Italy's traditional newspapers, died Thursday at 98, the Senate president announced.
Nicaragua goes after newspaper for reporting nuns’ explusionJuly 10, 2022 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — After ordering the expulsion of the Missionaries of Charity established by Mother Teresa, the Nicaraguan government has now gone after one of the few local newspapers that dared to report on the nuns being removed.