Latest Journalism News

AP reporter Richard Pyle laid to rest at Arlington cemetery

Aug. 20, 2018 9:22 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Friends of journalist Richard Pyle gathered Monday at Arlington National Cemetery to bid a final farewell to the veteran war correspondent and celebrate his storied Associated Press career, from Saigon and Tokyo to Washington and New York, nearly one year after his death. More than 40...

US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Aug. 16, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" with a coordinated series of editorials in defense of a free press on Thursday — and, not surprisingly, Trump didn't take it silently. The campaign was set in motion by an editor at...

As our media environment blurs, confusion often reigns

Aug. 16, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A generation ago, the likes of Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer were the heroes of television news. Now the biggest stars are arguably Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow. Notice the difference? Cronkite, Jennings and Sawyer reported the news. Hannity and Maddow talk about the...

Northwestern journalism prof resigns after investigation

Aug. 10, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A Northwestern University journalism professor has resigned after being accused of misconduct by former students and employees. Alec Klein said in an email that he voluntarily resigned, effective Friday, "because I believe it is in the best interests of all involved as I pursue other...

Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

Aug. 10, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston newspaper is proposing a coordinated editorial response from publications across the U.S. to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media. "We are not the enemy of the people," said Marjorie Pritchard, deputy managing editor for the editorial page of The Boston Globe,...

Paper: Judge must reject contempt effort over Parkland story

Aug. 10, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida newspaper urged a judge Friday to reject a school board's effort to have it and two reporters held in contempt for publishing a story on the educational background of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. The Broward County school board sought the contempt...

6 journalists, including DW reporter, detained in Belarus

Aug. 9, 2018 9:22 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Authorities in Belarus have detained six journalists in what is being seen by rights activists as an attack on freedom of speech. Belarus' Investigative Committee on Thursday confirmed the detention of six journalists, including Deutsche Welle's Paulyuk Bykowski. DW lodged a protest....

Dave Swearingen, former AP chief of bureau, dies at 73

Aug. 8, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Dave Swearingen, a former Associated Press bureau chief who led coverage of Indiana's first execution in more than two decades and the arrests of more than 1,000 demonstrators at the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire, has died at age 73. Swearingen died Aug. 1 in...

Italian premier asked Trump for info on Iran nuclear status

Aug. 8, 2018 8:49 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday his country is willing to consider a "more rigorous" stance toward Iran, adding that he recently asked U.S. President Donald Trump to share intelligence about Iran's alleged nuclear program that has triggered fresh U.S. sanctions. Conte told...

Ex-judges to review evidence in Missouri death penalty case

Aug. 6, 2018 4:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will allow a panel of five former judges to review the death penalty case of Marcellus Williams, whose guilt in the stabbing death of a former newspaper reporter has been called into question by DNA evidence. The inquiry was initially ordered last year by...