- Iran says Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian convicted Updated: Oct-12-15 12:30 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist who has been detained in Iran for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted, according to Iran's judiciary spokesman in a ruling the newspaper blasted Monday as "an outrageous injustice."
- Errin Haines Whack rejoins AP as urban affairs writer Updated: Oct-12-15 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA - Errin Haines Whack, an award-winning reporter who has written extensively on the intersection of race, inequality and politics, is rejoining The Associated Press as a reporter in Philadelphia.
- Correction: Nobel-Literature story Updated: Oct-09-15 2:14 pm
MINSK, Belarus - In an Oct. 8 story about the Nobel Prize for literature, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the prize had been awarded only twice for non-fiction prior to 2015, to Winston Churchill and Bertrand Russell. The prize also was awarded in 1902 to Christian Mommsen, most noted for his historical writing on Rome.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Turkish journalist critical of government attacked Updated: Oct-01-15 4:35 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A prominent journalist who is critical of the government was beaten by four assailants outside his home, his newspaper said Thursday, weeks after a ruling party legislator was caught on video threatening attacks.
- Sinclair stations begin show with Attkisson Updated: Sep-30-15 1:54 pm
NEW YORK - Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson promises her new Sinclair Television show will be different than typical Sunday morning public affairs programs, but she couldn't resist having Donald Trump as her first guest.
- AP to use Knight grant to expand access to data journalism Updated: Sep-30-15 10:56 am
NEW YORK - The Associated Press has announced plans to expand its data-driven journalism with a $400,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation that will improve public access to critical information and provide increased distribution of localized data to thousands of news organizations.
- Abigail Disney honored by Int'l Women's Media Foundation Updated: Sep-30-15 8:05 am
LOS ANGELES - The International Women's Media Foundation will present its annual Leadership Honor to filmmaker Abigail Disney.
- Reporters denied access to education task force tour Updated: Sep-29-15 7:09 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - The chairwoman of a legislative task force studying urban education says she doesn't know if the open meetings law was broken when television reporters were denied access to a school tour.
- A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial Updated: Sep-24-15 2:00 am
CAIRO - Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:
- Warrant: Slain officer met suspects after he posted web ad Updated: Sep-22-15 7:03 pm
ABILENE, Texas - Investigators believe an online personal ad posted on Craigslist by an Abilene police officer led to a meeting with a West Texas couple now accused of killing him.
- 2015 AP Northwest Photo Contest winners Updated: Sep-18-15 12:27 am
SEATTLE - The winners of the 2015 Associated Press Northwest photo contest, announced Thursday at the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association.
- Moroccan journalist on hunger strike, barred from leaving Updated: Sep-17-15 11:00 am
RABAT, Morocco - A Moroccan historian and journalist said Thursday he has gone on hunger strike after being banned from leaving the country because he is under investigation for harming the country's image.
- Ukraine takes BBC journalists off its sanctions list Updated: Sep-17-15 8:54 am
MOSCOW - Ukraine's president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country's sanctions list, a day after he signed the decree, his spokesman said on Thursday.
- AP names Hamilton as new technology editor Updated: Sep-16-15 12:50 pm
NEW YORK - David Hamilton, a former assistant managing editor of CNET and Wall Street Journal reporter, has been named technology editor for The Associated Press.
- Newly freed Thai journalist forced to quit newspaper Updated: Sep-16-15 8:48 am
BANGKOK - A Thai journalist just freed from detention by the military government has resigned under pressure from his newspaper.
- Rucker to give concert at journalism building dedication Updated: Sep-16-15 4:31 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The University of South Carolina is celebrating the opening of the new building housing the School of Journalism and Mass Communications with a short concert by Darius Rucker and his former Hootie and the Blowfish bandmate Mark Bryan.
- Journalists from 4 countries to get Press Freedom Awards Updated: Sep-15-15 11:36 pm
NEW YORK - International journalists who have endured death threats, physical attacks and imprisonment or exile are to be honored with Press Freedom Awards.
- Church burns to ground in West Texas community of Potosi Updated: Sep-13-15 9:46 am
POTOSI, Texas - A church in a small West Texas community has burned to the ground.