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US candidate to lead UN telecoms agency after US-Russia race

Sep. 29, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected Thursday to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency, winning a U.S.-Russia face-off for the leadership of a global agency that sets guideposts for radio, internet, satellite and television communications. ...

Prominent attorney Page Pate drowns off Georgia coast

Sep. 13, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A prominent Georgia defense attorney who often provided expert legal analysis for news organizations covering high-profile cases drowned over the weekend while swimming in waters near his coastal home, a coroner said Tuesday. Page Pate, 55, worked for more...

NPR hires Deepa Fernandes as third host of 'Here & Now'

Aug. 26, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepa Fernandes, most recently immigration correspondent and senior newsroom advisor on race and equity issues at the San Francisco Chronicle, is becoming the third host of NPR's midday news program “Here & Now,” the public radio outlet said Friday. She will...

Fire destroys Eastern Shore radio station

Aug. 19, 2022 13:58 PM EDT

POCOMOKE CITY, Md. (AP) — An accidental fire destroyed a radio station on Maryland’s Eastern Shore on Thursday, fire officials said. The Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office said firefighters were called to radio station WGOP-AM in Pocomoke City around 11:30 a.m. Thursday,...

Yanks broadcaster Waldman picked for Radio Hall of Fame

Jul. 25, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees radio broadcaster Suzyn Waldman, MLB Network and Sirius XM Radio host Chris Russo and rock DJ Carol Miller were selected Monday for induction into the Radio Hall of Fame. Radio hosts Broadway Bill Lee and Lon Helton, radio personality Ellen K and radio...

EU takes Hungary to highest court over LGBT, media rules

Jul. 15, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive intensified its legal standoff with Hungary on Friday by taking the country to the EU's highest court over a restrictive law on LGBT issues and media freedom. The EU had already tried for a year to make Hungary change a law that bans...

Arson damages Athens building housing Greek media outlets

Jul. 13, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An arson attack on a suburban Athens building that houses the offices of a Greek radio station and newspaper caused significant damage early Wednesday and drew condemnation from political leaders in Greece and elsewhere in the European Union. Explosions were...