Latest Journalism 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...

Radio reporter regains a voice after losing ability to speak

Jun. 15, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two years ago, longtime radio reporter Jamie Dupree encountered what others in his profession might see as an insurmountable challenge: He lost his voice. The 54-year-old veteran political newsman for Cox media found a workaround: He focused on text-based reporting and communicated with...

Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

Jun. 15, 2018 4:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gives few news conferences, and when one came Friday it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic. After making a surprise visit to the White House lawn for a half-hour interview with "Fox & Friends" host Steve Doocy, Trump took 20 minutes of questions from a...

Correction: Red Sox-Mariners story

Jun. 15, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story June 15 about the Red Sox playing the Mariners, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year in which Rick Porcello won the Cy Young Award. Porcello won the award in 2016, not 2017. A corrected version of the story is below: Bogaerts' tiebreaking HR leads Red Sox past...

The Latest: Saudis say 2 ships with food to dock at Hodeida

Jun. 14, 2018 10:09 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 5:05 a.m. Saudi Arabia's U.N. ambassador says there are two ships, each carrying 5,000 tons of food, ready to dock immediately at the port of Hodeida in Yemen, which is the target of the Saudi-led...

NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories

Jun. 14, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse. Syracuse University's annual Mirror Awards, which honors reporting on the media, agreed Thursday that the two organizations would share this year's award...

Celebrity deaths force media to examine suicide reporting

Jun. 13, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The deaths of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have caused media organizations to look at how they cover suicide and whether more could be done to prevent copycat killings, without neglecting the duty to report news. Several outlets have publicized the 1-800-273-8255...

Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

Jun. 13, 2018 3:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, declaring that "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy." The president's tweet, delivered a few hours after Air Force One touched down outside Washington, was...

The Latest: Trump thanks Kim for taking 'bold step'

Jun. 13, 2018 12:20 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is thanking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for "taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people," saying their summit...