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December 29, 2019 - 11:53 am
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A sports editor for a New Mexico newspaper apologized this week after using “scalps” in a tweet to describe a high school basketball team defeating a team with Native American student-athletes. Hobbs News-Sun Sports Editor Jason Farmer said Friday the tweet was “very...
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December 29, 2019 - 11:09 am
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — One of the longest-running newspapers in California printed its final edition on Sunday, ending 161 years of publishing news about the city of Martinez east of San Francisco. Rick Jones, the Martinez News-Gazette's editor, said he wasn't certain whether the news outlet...
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In this Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, photo, people visit the Newseum, in Washington. The Newseum will close the Pennsylvania Avenue location on Dec. 31, 2019. It attracted millions of visitors but lacked a solid financial plan to stay afloat. The mission of the Newseum is to increase public understanding of the importance of a free press and the First Amendment. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 27, 2019 - 5:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2008, the Newseum — a private museum dedicated to exploring modern history as told through the eyes of journalists — opened on prime Washington real estate. Sitting almost equidistant between the White House and the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue, the glass-walled building...
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December 27, 2019 - 3:02 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday convicted six journalists and one other employee of an independent newspaper of aiding the network of a U.S.-based cleric who is accused of masterminding the failed coup in 2016, the state-run news agency reported. The seven were accused of supporting...
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December 26, 2019 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — William Greider, a longtime political writer for The Nation, Rolling Stone and The Washington Post, died Wednesday at the age of 83, according to his former editor. The Nation's Editorial Director Katrina vandenHeuvel tweeted Thursday that Greider understood “something all too...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, file photo, people pause and place a candle at a make-shift memorial for Tessa Majors inside the Barnard campus, in New York. Majors, a 18-year-old Barnard College freshman, who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park earlier this month was remembered by friends and classmates Saturday, Dec. 21, at a private memorial service at her high school alma mater, St. Anne's-Belfield School in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
December 21, 2019 - 6:19 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Barnard College freshman who was fatally stabbed in a New York City park earlier this month was remembered by friends and classmates Saturday at a private memorial service at her high school alma mater in Virginia. Those who knew Tessa Majors gathered at St. Anne’s-...
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The Gardner News, with a front-page story on it's loosing status of the city's paper of record, is seen with the Gardner City Hall in the distance Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in Gardner, Kan. The City Council voted to move legal ads to another publication in a nearby city as a cost-saving move only weeks after the city's mayor and a council member accused the paper of publishing inaccurate material. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
December 21, 2019 - 10:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A growing community near Kansas City has decided to stop publishing its legal notices in its hometown newspaper, describing the move as cost cutting but doing it after several officials criticized the coverage the city was receiving. The City Council in Gardner, Kansas, changed...
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December 19, 2019 - 9:01 am
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Public Records Act fully applies to state lawmakers. The justices heard arguments in June on the appeal of a case that was sparked by a September 2017 lawsuit filed by a media coalition, led by The Associated Press,. It...
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2009, file photo, a police officer uses banana leaves to cover bodies which they recovered from a hillside grave in Datu Ampatuan, Maguindanao province, southern Philippines. A Philippine court will rule Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 whether scions of a political clan and their gunmen are guilty of slaughtering 58 people, including 32 media workers, in an act of impunity that horrified the world. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
December 18, 2019 - 8:26 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court on Thursday found key members of a powerful political clan guilty of a 2009 massacre in a southern province that left 57 people, including 32 media workers, dead in a brazen act that horrified the world. The regional trial court led by Judge Jocelyn...
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This photo provided by University of Missouri shows Yin-Chih Jao from the 1923 & 1924 Savitar Yearbook. The Associated Press has recognized the sacrifice of Yin-Chih Jao, a journalist in China by installing his name Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 on its memorial Wall of Honor. Jao was a correspondent working for the AP in China at the time of the Communist Red Army's victory over Nationalist forces and its conquest of China. Jao continued to work for AP in Nanjing even after American correspondents were evicted from the country. His passion for journalism led to his execution in 1951. (University of Missouri via AP)
December 11, 2019 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Y.C. Jao was a respected Chinese correspondent working for The Associated Press in April 1949 when Mao Zedong’s Red Army stormed into Nanjing, defeating the Nationalist forces of leader Chiang Kai-shek and paving the way for the Communist takeover of China. A family man in his late...
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