- UN committee denies credentials to press freedom group Updated: May-26-16 2:06 pm
UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations committee has voted to deny consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists, effectively keeping the press freedom group from accessing U.N. bodies and processes.
- Egypt deports French journalist amid crackdown on the media Updated: May-25-16 9:09 am
CAIRO - Egypt deported a French journalist without explanation on Wednesday, the reporter and his newspaper said, the latest move in an ongoing crackdown by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government on freedom of expression and the media.
- Prosecutors want to keep evidence confidential in Bundy case Updated: May-24-16 4:26 pm
LAS VEGAS - Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas fear that backers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy would use names and information disclosed in evidence to target court officials and intimidate witnesses in the criminal case stemming from a 2014 armed standoff near Bundy's ranch, according to court filings.
- Winners announced in 2015 PAPME contest Updated: May-20-16 11:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Patriot-News and the Erie Times-News won sweepstakes awards Friday at the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors' annual banquet.
- Broyles-backed publicity rights bill gets 2nd chance Updated: May-17-16 7:35 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A publicity rights bill backed by relatives of legendary former Arkansas football coach Frank Broyles is getting a new chance as lawmakers meet for a special session this week.
- New $60 million project to fight for 1st Amendment Updated: May-17-16 9:05 am
NEW YORK - The First Amendment is getting a new champion, with some deep pockets.
- Winners announced in 2015 Ohio APME newspaper contest Updated: May-15-16 2:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Newspapers in Columbus, Canton, Mansfield, Newark and Lancaster were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Litter? Detroit newspaper sues suburb over shopping guide Updated: May-12-16 9:18 pm
ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A Detroit newspaper is suing a suburb after receiving two littering tickets for delivering a free weekly shopping guide to residents.
- Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois Updated: May-11-16 9:08 am
May 9, 2016
- 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.
- Turkish columnist on trial on World Press Freedom Day Updated: May-03-16 8:09 am
ISTANBUL - A Turkish columnist has appeared in court on World Press Freedom Day, accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
- Finnish broadcaster fights taxman demand for Panama Papers Updated: May-02-16 1:27 pm
HELSINKI - Finnish broadcaster YLE won't provide documents related to the Panama Papers to the country's tax authority, which has demanded access to them in an apparent move to trace tax dodgers with offshore accounts, the company said Monday.
- 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.