- Tampa Bay Times' paper buy latest in grim news landscape Updated: May-06-16 9:37 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - If a metro area with 2.7 million people can't sustain two newspapers - especially with an aging population with the time and inclination to read a printed paper - can anywhere?
- Towery, who won '55 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, dies Updated: May-05-16 6:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Ken Towery, a small-town Texas journalist who won the 1955 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting at the tiny Cuero Daily Record, has died. He was 93.
- What's for dinner? The New York Times wants to help Updated: May-05-16 5:21 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Times Co., which has delivered newspapers for decades, now wants to help deliver food to people's door steps.
- Morning Call's publisher, editor-in-chief, retiring Updated: May-05-16 2:35 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - David Erdman, a journalist who over a 35-year career at The Morning Call rose through the ranks of the newspaper to become its top editor and publisher, announced Thursday he is retiring.
- British newspaper to close only 9 weeks after its start Updated: May-05-16 8:02 am
LONDON - The New Day newspaper is shutting down after only nine weeks after its circulation failed to meet expectations.
- Sublett, Spears to lead Arkansas APME in 2016-17 Updated: May-04-16 9:57 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Kelly Sublett of the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway has been elected president of the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association.
- Spain: Strike keeps El Mundo newspaper off streets Updated: May-04-16 5:05 am
MADRID - Spain's second-largest newspaper, El Mundo, has not appeared in news kiosks owing to a strike over planned layoffs. It is the first time the newspaper's publication has been hit by a stoppage since its foundation in 1989.
- Tampa Bay Times buys Tampa Tribune, ends decades-old rivalry Updated: May-03-16 8:45 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry.
- Newspaper: Thousands of at-risk children in Texas not helped Updated: May-03-16 6:39 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Tens of thousands of infants and children believed to be in imminent danger of abuse or neglect, even death, are not being seen promptly by state child abuse investigators - and thousands of them haven't been checked on at all.
- Wilmore says his 'tone didn't fit room' in DC performance Updated: May-03-16 4:32 pm
NEW YORK - Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at his much talked-about White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of a provocative term to address President Barack Obama may open an important dialogue for the country.
- Rich newspaper owners: Industry savior or foe? Updated: May-03-16 2:44 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty, but it also raises concerns about whether the influential family will meddle in the paper's coverage.
- Press Freedom Day: Journalists keep working despite threats Updated: May-03-16 12:09 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia - For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can be chilling.
- Owner of Okolona Messenger newspaper dies at 72 Updated: May-02-16 6:44 pm
OKOLONA, Mississippi - Murry Blankenship, the longtime owner, editor and publisher of The Okolona Messenger newspaper in north Mississippi, has died. He was 72.
- Hundreds gather in Hong Kong to protest editor's dismissal Updated: May-02-16 7:14 am
HONG KONG - Around 400 people gathered in Hong Kong on Monday to protest a veteran newspaper editor's dismissal that triggered concerns about press freedom in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.
- Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief Updated: May-01-16 5:01 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.
- Oldest Japanese-American newspaper faces possible closure Updated: Apr-30-16 11:17 pm
LOS ANGELES - The oldest Japanese-American newspaper could close in December unless it doubles its subscribers or raise about $500,000 in revenue.
- The Mountain Press in Sevierville appoints new editor Updated: Apr-30-16 5:03 pm
SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee - Rhonda Bletner is the new editor of The Mountain Press.
- Papers at Little Rock, Hot Springs, Benton take top honors Updated: Apr-30-16 2:30 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Newspapers from Little Rock, Hot Springs and Benton have won top honors in the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association journalism contest for work done in 2015.
- Rochester newspaper moving out of longtime downtown home Updated: Apr-30-16 8:32 am
ROCHESTER, New York - The Democrat and Chronicle is ending its nearly 90-year run at its downtown Rochester office building.
- Ohio schools close over misinterpretation of video threat Updated: Apr-29-16 6:00 pm
ATHENS, Ohio - Six Ohio school districts closed on Friday while authorities investigated what turned out to be a misinterpretation of an anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students."
- The Latest: Video threatening US students posted from Europe Updated: Apr-29-16 4:40 pm
ATHENS, Ohio - The Latest on a video threat connected to Ohio University (all times local):
- New Virginia voter registration form wins approval Updated: Apr-29-16 8:51 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The State Board of Elections has voted to overhaul Virginia's voter registration form to make it easier for residents to vote.
- Sri Lankan protest demands new probe of journalist's killing Updated: Apr-29-16 8:41 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.
- Blackie Sherrod, longtime Texas sports writer, dead at 96 Updated: Apr-28-16 8:48 pm
DALLAS - The East Coast had Red Smith. The West Coast had Jim Murray. Texas had Blackie Sherrod.
- Rutgers reporter asks Obama for interview - and gets it Updated: Apr-28-16 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON - A college reporter spending time at the White House has landed what many beat reporters long for: an interview with President Barack Obama.