- On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger Updated: Aug-27-15 8:29 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.
- AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story Updated: Aug-27-15 7:44 pm
WASHINGTON - The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect's computer.
- Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings Updated: Aug-27-15 5:59 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on.
- Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions Updated: Aug-27-15 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.
- For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day Updated: Aug-27-15 5:08 pm
NEW YORK - For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.
- Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists Updated: Aug-27-15 4:54 pm
ROANOKE, Virginia - Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning.
- Veteran detained after Facebook posts wants lawsuit revived Updated: Aug-27-15 4:33 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - A former Marine involuntarily held for psychiatric evaluation in Virginia after posting threatening anti-government messages on Facebook is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate his lawsuit.
- Twitter tries to lure in users as it searches for CEO Updated: Aug-27-15 2:45 pm
NEW YORK - Twitter's most urgent task is naming a new CEO. But the most formidable one is convincing more people that its service is essential, easy to use and not just meant for celebrities, 16-year-olds and news junkies.
- AP's Smith wins reporting award for RI political coverage Updated: Aug-27-15 1:57 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Associated Press correspondent Michelle Smith has won a regional journalism award for distinctive coverage of Rhode Island politics.
- Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network Updated: Aug-27-15 12:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits and capabilities of the immersive format.
- Seigenthaler to receive Al Neuharth journalist award Updated: Aug-27-15 12:52 pm
VERMILLION, South Dakota - Broadcast journalist John M. Seigenthaler is this year's recipient of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media.
- German justice minister asks Facebook to delete racist posts Updated: Aug-27-15 12:43 pm
BERLIN - Germany's justice minister says he wants Facebook to delete racist content faster amid a surge in anti-migrant pages and comments on the social networking site.
- The Latest on TV shooting: Boyfriend remembers last text Updated: Aug-27-15 9:56 am
ROANOKE, Virginia - The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):
- Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control Updated: Aug-27-15 6:19 am
WASHINGTON - For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.
- Roswell Daily Record names new publisher Updated: Aug-27-15 5:04 am
ROSWELL, New Mexico - A member of the family that has owned the Roswell Daily Record for decades has stepped in as the new publisher.
- Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 am
Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clashing with co-workers who recall him as an off-kilter loner, this would be the former broadcaster's last, brutal sign-off.
- Restraint over retweeting urged in Virginia attack video Updated: Aug-27-15 4:16 am
LOS ANGELES - The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in the midst of a live news broadcast.
- TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting Updated: Aug-26-15 10:59 pm
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
- Experts: Trump, Ramos confrontation shouldn't be a surprise Updated: Aug-26-15 10:50 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't know Ramos.
- Trump says he's proud he booted Univision's Ramos from event Updated: Aug-26-15 10:07 pm
PENSACOLA, Florida - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference - the latest in a series of clashes with the media.
- MSNBC ending Sharpton's daily show Updated: Aug-26-15 9:11 pm
NEW YORK - Al Sharpton is losing his daily show on MSNBC, with the network saying he'll be downshifted to the weekend.
- In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM' Updated: Aug-26-15 9:00 pm
Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an "off-kilter" loner easily angered by office humor.
- Dish and Sinclair agree in principle on new contract Updated: Aug-26-15 7:49 pm
NEW YORK - Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV broadcasters in the U.S., said Wednesday they've agreed on the outline of a new contract, one day after Sinclair's channels went dark for Dish customers.
- Virginia shooter fired from TV station for performance Updated: Aug-26-15 6:38 pm
HONOLULU - The former news director of a Virginia television station said Wednesday the former employee who shot a reporter and cameraman on live television was fired largely for performance issues.
- Ex-NFLer Martin says he attempted suicide multiple times Updated: Aug-26-15 5:47 pm
MIAMI - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.