- Experts say there are limitations to use of body cameras Updated: Oct-08-15 8:36 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Granting the public full access to video taken from police body cameras raises questions about privacy issues and technical limitations, a panel of experts said Thursday in Des Moines.
- A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale Updated: Oct-08-15 7:33 pm
CHICAGO - A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a sale or find a partner to help redevelop the building, which is home to the Chicago Tribune. Tribune Media phrased the move as an exploration of "strategic monetization alternatives." The building sits on 3 acres along Chicago's Michigan Avenue. Here are some features of the historic edifice that make it significant:
- Pending sale of 4 Idaho newspapers to MN company announced Updated: Oct-08-15 11:20 am
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Post. Co. President Jerry Brady says the family-owned business that includes the Post Register and three other Idaho newspapers will be purchased by Minnesota-based Adams Publishing Group.
- South Dakota historical newspapers now available online Updated: Oct-08-15 6:05 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - Several South Dakota newspapers pre-dating 1922 are now available on a national online database.
- Belarus independent journalists targeted ahead of election Updated: Oct-08-15 5:46 am
MINSK, Belarus - A secret apartment in an old Minsk building has become just the latest risky place for journalists from the independent Belsat television station to work.
- Gannett Co. acquires Midwest, South newspapers for $280M Updated: Oct-07-15 9:27 pm
MILWAUKEE - Gannett Co. has reached an agreement to acquire newspaper company Journal Media Group for $280 million, giving the media giant control of publications in more than 100 local markets in the U.S., company officials announced Wednesday evening.
- Journalist guilty of helping hack Los Angeles Times' website Updated: Oct-07-15 7:49 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A well-known social media journalist was found guilty Wednesday of conspiring with the hacking group Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website and alter a story.
- Brown campus newspaper issues apology after racist columns Updated: Oct-07-15 4:43 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Brown University campus newspaper apologized Wednesday after publishing what it says were two "deeply hurtful" and racist columns.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm
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- Legendary Spanish editor launching new digital publication Updated: Oct-06-15 7:33 am
MADRID - The legendary Spanish newspaper editor is flush with 18 million euros ($20 million) from crowdfunding, well-heeled investors and the payoff he received for leaving Spain's No. 2 newspaper. With that haul, Pedro J. Ramirez is about to launch a startup digital publication aimed at shaking up Spanish journalism and scooping traditional and new media competition.
- Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.
- Publishing executive to lead Northeast Ohio Media Group Updated: Oct-05-15 1:12 pm
CLEVELAND - A longtime publishing executive will become president of Northeast Ohio Media Group, which operates Cleveland.com, the Sun News and is responsible for multimedia ad sales and marketing for The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.
- Late Las Vegas journalist Laura Myers named to Hall of Fame Updated: Oct-02-15 11:22 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - The late Laura Myers, a veteran journalist and humanitarian who most recently served as the lead political reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, was posthumously inducted into the Nevada Press Association's Hall of Fame on Friday.
- 24-hour news, social media put pressure on cops, reporters Updated: Oct-02-15 6:48 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The 24-hour news cycle and social media put enormous pressure on reporters and law enforcement to get accurate information out quickly in a crisis such as the Charleston church massacre, officials who responded and journalists who reported on the tragedy said Friday.
- APG Media buys 4 Wyoming newspapers Updated: Oct-02-15 3:09 pm
CHEYNNE, Wyoming - The four Wyoming newspapers in the McCraken Newspaper Group have a new owner.
- Spain media mogul seeks libel charges against El Pais editor Updated: Oct-02-15 6:59 am
MADRID - Two of Spain's top media companies are facing off after a broadcasting magnate who has bankrolled Woody Allen movies asked a court to file criminal charges against the editor-in-chief of the country's leading newspaper.
- Sandusky wants subpoena power to look into 2011 case leaks Updated: Sep-30-15 6:14 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky wants a judge to let him explore contacts between prosecutors and a judge who oversaw the grand jury that recommended he be charged with child molestation.
- Philadelphia alt weekly City Paper ending print edition Updated: Sep-30-15 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia alternative weekly newspaper City Paper will stop printing after it was purchased by a company whose investors include the publishers of a competing publication.
- German publisher Springer to invest in Thrillist Media Group Updated: Sep-30-15 10:45 am
BERLIN - German publisher Axel Springer SE says it plans to buy a minority stake in Thrillist Media Group, the second U.S. investment plan it has announced this week.
- 40 percent of millennials pay for print, online news Updated: Sep-30-15 9:07 am
NEW YORK - In a world flush with free information, some young people are still willing to shell out for news they read.
- Noah takes over as 'Daily Show' host, praises Stewart Updated: Sep-29-15 8:55 am
NEW YORK - South African comic Trevor Noah moved in at "The Daily Show" on Monday, promising he'd try not to make predecessor Jon Stewart seem like a "crazy old dude who left his inheritance to some random kid from Africa."
- Former Oregonian publisher Fred Stickel dies at 93 Updated: Sep-28-15 1:02 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Fred Stickel, who turned The Oregonian into one of the country's best regional newspapers during his long stint as its publisher, has died.
- Rouhani, meeting editors, hopes for better US relations Updated: Sep-25-15 4:57 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is holding out the possibility for improved relations with the United States if the international nuclear deal that has caused controversy in both the U.S. and Iran gets fully implemented later this year.
- Central Illinois newspaper sues governor over record request Updated: Sep-24-15 6:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A central Illinois weekly newspaper is suing Gov. Bruce Rauner after the attorney general's office said he must turn over appointment calendars showing his daily schedule.
- Wesleyan students push boycott of campus newspaper Updated: Sep-24-15 12:56 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut - At Wesleyan University, known for its liberal culture, a campaign to shut down the campus newspaper is coming from an unlikely source: its students.