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Lawyers don't seek trial delay in newspaper shooting case

Apr. 16, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Attorneys for a man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper said Friday they will not seek a delay at this time for the second phase of his trial to determine whether he is not criminally responsible due to insanity for the attack nearly three years ago. ...

Colorado Asian leaders demand apology from newspaper

Apr. 16, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Leaders of Colorado’s Asian community have demanded an apology and are planning a boycott against The Villager newspaper in Greenwood Village for publishing a story on April Fools' Day that used extensive Asian stereotypes. The article, headlined...

CBS names two executives to lead news, local stations

Apr. 15, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it is combining its network news division and troubled group of 28 owned stations across the country into one unit, hiring two outside executives to run the expanded operation. Neeraj Khemlani, a former journalist who has worked at Hearst...

Deseret News names Robin Ritch as new publisher

Apr. 14, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Deseret News newspaper in Salt Lake City has chosen Robin Ritch as its new president and publisher. Ritch moves into the role from her current position as senior vice president of operations, the newspaper said in a news release Wednesday. ...

Arizona Daily Sun to outsource printing for newspaper

Apr. 14, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Sun is shutting down its printing press and outsourcing the work to a facility in metropolitan Phoenix, the newspaper announced Wednesday. The move will take place in mid-May, and the 20,000 square-foot building that also houses...

Study finds people want more than watchdogs for journalists

Apr. 14, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A study of the public's attitude toward the press reveals that distrust goes deeper than partisanship and down to how journalists define their very mission. In short: Americans want more than a watchdog. The study, released Wednesday...

Judge discusses plans for trial in newspaper shooting case

Apr. 13, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nearly three years after five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper were killed, a Maryland judge discussed plans Tuesday for holding the second part of the shooter's trial under COVID-19 court protocols. Jarrod Ramos, 41, pleaded guilty in...

Experienced journalist named Clarion Ledger executive editor

Apr. 12, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An experienced journalist who has been a leader in a national organization was named Monday as the new executive editor of the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi. Marlon A. Walker, 39, also was named Mississippi editor for the USA TODAY...

Nevada newspaper tallies at least 55 inmate COVID-19 deaths

Apr. 12, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — At least 55 Nevada prison inmates have died after contracting COVID-19 during the pandemic that began more than a year ago, according to a newspaper report. The Las Vegas Review-Journal compared records from coroners around the state with March 29...

Pakistan's iconic human rights defender I.A. Rehman dies

Apr. 12, 2021 06:38 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An iconic Pakistani human rights defender and journalist I.A. Rehman has died in the eastern city of Lahore after a brief illness, his family and friends said Monday. Rehman was 90. He spent his life defending human rights, opposing military dictators, fighting for...