- Judge: Chicago jail's newspaper ban violates 1st Amendment Updated: Jul-07-15 6:59 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation's largest jails violates inmates' right to free speech.
- New Mexico's largest college newspaper to stop daily edition Updated: Jul-07-15 1:27 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's largest college newspaper is going mainly digital.
- Final News of the World journalist sentenced over hacking Updated: Jul-06-15 9:29 am
LONDON - Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced.
- Newspaper: Wisconsin prison guard suspended for Obama post Updated: Jul-05-15 2:25 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Documents show that a Wisconsin prison guard was ordered to serve a one-day suspension for a joke he posted on Facebook about President Barack Obama and lynching, according to a newspaper report published Sunday.
- Pittari named publisher of Picayune Item, other outlets Updated: Jul-04-15 11:44 am
PICAYUNE, Mississippi - Jeremy Pittari has been named president and publisher of Picayune Newsmedia LLC, which publishes The Picayune Item, The Poplarville Democrat and their affiliated print and digital products.
- Billy Dilworth _veteran Georgia, SC journalist - dies at 80 Updated: Jul-03-15 5:52 pm
ATHENS, Georgia - Billy Dilworth, a veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina, has died, a coroner said Friday. He was 80.
- Jhene Aiko in a pop culture moment thanks to 'Post to Be' Updated: Jul-03-15 8:37 am
NEW YORK - Three Grammy nominations didn't hurt, but it's a bit of naughty lyric offering new meaning to the consumption of groceries that has propelled Jhene Aiko's popularity.
- Moore, AP West editor, named Milwaukee correspondent Updated: Jul-01-15 6:28 pm
MILWAUKEE - Greg Moore, an editor on The Associated Press' West regional desk, has been named supervisory correspondent in the cooperative's Milwaukee bureau.
- Newspaper: Timberlake buys property in Williamson County Updated: Jul-01-15 12:23 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A newspaper reports that pop music star and actor Justin Timberlake has purchased about 126 acres of land in Williamson County.
- Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 6:56 pm
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- Montana journalist, Red Elk, dies at 62 Updated: Jun-30-15 11:53 am
GREAT FALLS, Montana - Award-winning journalist and editor, Bonnie Red Elk, has passed away. She was 62.
- Collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers Updated: Jun-30-15 11:20 am
A collection of recent editorials from Oklahoma newspapers:
- Philadelphia newspapers, union reach tentative 2-year deal Updated: Jun-27-15 11:05 am
PHILADELPHIA - The owner of Philadelphia's two largest newspapers and their companion website has reached an agreement with the news outlets' largest employee union on a new two-year contract.
- Bhamara forces basketball to front page of Indian newspapers Updated: Jun-27-15 2:59 am
NEW DELHI - It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.
- 7 selected for Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame Updated: Jun-26-15 3:25 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Longtime Jasper Herald editor John Rumbach and Indianapolis Star editorial cartoonist Gary Varvel are among seven people who will be inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame as its 50th anniversary class.
- Journalist jailed in Zimbabwe for starting newspaper Updated: Jun-26-15 8:07 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe - The attorney for a Zimbabwe journalist says his client was convicted of publishing a newspaper in a southern town without government permission and sentenced to eight months in prison.
- Retired police officer files defamation suit Updated: Jun-26-15 7:52 am
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A retired Biddeford police officer and his wife have sued the parent company of a Biddeford-based newspaper, its editor and a reporter, after a series of articles about sexual abuse allegations made against the officer 25 years ago.
- Philly newspaper workers protest ahead of contract deadline Updated: Jun-25-15 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Workers from The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News hoisted protest signs and passed around a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis while rallying for a new contract ahead of a Saturday deadline.
- Newspaper: Health system bans sales over media coverage Updated: Jun-24-15 8:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - A major health system has banned the sale of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from some of its hospital gift shops, accusing the newspaper of "slanted" coverage, the newspaper reported Wednesday.
- Providence Journal building sold, newspaper may relocate Updated: Jun-24-15 5:24 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Providence Journal building has been sold to two real estate development companies.
- 4 New England journalists win Yankee Quill awards Updated: Jun-24-15 6:10 am
BOSTON - Four distinguished journalists from New England have been selected to receive the Yankee Quill Award for their career contributions to journalism in the region.
- Longtime journalist Norman Runnion dies Updated: Jun-23-15 7:47 pm
RANDOLPH, Vermont - Norman Runnion, longtime journalist and former editor of the Brattleboro Reformer, has died.
- Saudi cables suggest money links with media Updated: Jun-23-15 5:12 pm
BEIRUT - A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.
- Treasurer picks fight with council over light-rail extension Updated: Jun-23-15 1:13 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The elected treasurer of Virginia Beach has picked a highly public political fight with the elected City Council over a proposed 3-mile light-rail extension to Town Center.
- Noah works South African audiences before 'The Daily Show' Updated: Jun-23-15 11:44 am
JOHANNESBURG - Trevor Noah walked onto the stage and bantered with the South African audience, which whooped in appreciation. That was a cue for the next host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" to launch into a slick riff on the absurdity of high-pitched shrieks of delight.