Latest Journalists News

Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

Jun. 18, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine, a leader at media giants including Time, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal, was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times on Monday, when the paper's new owner officially took control.  Pearlstine, 75, had been serving for...

School to be named after journalist, undocumented immigrant

Jun. 16, 2018 1:45 PM EDT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — At a divisive time for U.S. immigration policies, a California school board has decided to name a new elementary school after an award-winning journalist who disclosed in 2011 that he had been living in the U.S. illegally. The Mountain View Whisman School District board voted...

2nd suspect charged in Ukraine journalist murder plot

Jun. 15, 2018 10:50 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian authorities have charged a second suspect for allegedly organizing a murder plot against a Russian journalist whose killing was faked last month. Ukrainian police last month said journalist Arkady Babchenko, a strong critic of the Kremlin, had been shot to death in his...

Czech president torches underpants, stunt stuns journalists

Jun. 15, 2018 8:27 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — A fiery stunt by the Czech president has really stunned journalists this time. Milos Zeman announced a press conference for Thursday, but instead of briefing reporters, he had two firefighters in protective gear burn a huge pair of red underpants in front of them. Czech media said the boxer...

Watchdog calls on India to probe Kashmir editor's death

Jun. 15, 2018 8:23 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Indian authorities to investigate the killing of a prominent journalist in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as politicians, rebel groups and separatist leaders condemned the murder of the leading editor. Indian authorities must ensure a...

Assailants kill journalist, his police bodyguards in Kashmir

Jun. 14, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A senior journalist and his two police bodyguards were fatally shot Thursday by assailants in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police and the journalist's colleagues said. Shujaat Bukhari was shot by unidentified gunmen as he left his office in Srinagar, the disputed region's main city....

Greece refuses to extradite slain reporter's source to Malta

Jun. 14, 2018 9:47 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Supreme Court has rejected a second bid by Malta for the extradition of a Russian whistleblower who helped a murdered Maltese journalist investigate money-laundering in high places. Thursday's ruling upheld an earlier decision in April by a lower court, which had judged the...

Poll: Americans want more of what journalists want to report

Jun. 11, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's substantial agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to a pair of studies that also reveal a troubling caveat: a nagging feeling among both the ideal isn't being met. Public suspicion about journalism is also fueled by some...

Singapore deports South Korean journalists in trespass case

Jun. 10, 2018 5:20 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore officials said Sunday that two South Korean journalists arrested on suspicion of trespassing at the residence of the North Korean ambassador have been deported. "I think it's a bad idea in any country to break into ambassador's residences. No different in Singapore. Case closed....

S. Korean journalists arrested in trespass case in Singapore

Jun. 8, 2018 4:42 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore police said Friday they arrested two South Korean journalists while investigating a report of trespassing in the residence of the North Korean ambassador. The statement posted on the police Facebook page said the two men represented the Korean Broadcasting System News but were...