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CNN's profile of Kellyanne Conway gets social media blowback

Mar. 22, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Dana Bash is learning the perils of doing personality profiles in a political city that's always on a war footing. She's received a social media roasting this week for featuring White House adviser Kellyanne Conway as part of her ongoing feature series, "Badass Women of Washington."...

Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press editor leaving newspapers

Mar. 22, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers' top editor is leaving amid restructuring at the publications. The Virginian-Pilot reports Friday that Tribune Publishing announced Marisa Porto's departure. She had been the Daily Press' editor and publisher since 2016 and The...

Winners in 2018 North Carolina AP News Excellence Contest

Mar. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Winners in the North Carolina Associated Press News Excellence Awards were announced Thursday at the North Carolina Press Association awards ceremony. AP-member newspapers across the state submitted entries in the AP contest to recognize exemplary journalism published in 2018. The AP...

Reading Eagle exec seeks to keep newspaper in local hands

Mar. 21, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

READING, Pa. (AP) — An effort is underway to try to maintain local control of the company that publishes the Reading Eagle newspaper, following its filing for bankruptcy protection. Documents filed Thursday in U.S. bankruptcy court revealed that the Reading Eagle Co.'s chief financial officer is seeking to...

University newspaper believes it is target of budget cuts

Mar. 21, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A southern Utah university student newspaper that is upset over cuts to its budget imposed by the college is accusing university leaders of targeting the publication for writing stories about the university's move to fire two popular music professors last year. Staff members at the...

Photographer of iconic 9/11 image chosen as resident artist

Mar. 21, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A photographer who captured one of the iconic images from the Sept. 11 terrorist attack has been appointed to a prestigious Hawaii artist-in-residence program. Photojournalist Stan Honda will be the 2019 artist in residence at Haleakala National Park in eastern Maui, The Maui News...

Reading Eagle files for bankruptcy protection, seeks buyer

Mar. 20, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

READING, Pa. (AP) — The family-owned company that has published the Reading Eagle newspaper for more than 150 years is filing for bankruptcy protection and seeking a buyer. The Reading Eagle Co., whose other properties include news-talk radio station WEEU and a weekly newspaper, said Wednesday it will...

Alabama editor promoting KKK revival says he's selling paper

Mar. 20, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

LINDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama newspaper owner who promoted a revival of the Ku Klux Klan said Wednesday that he had a deal to sell the business just days after the departure of the African-American employee he tapped to run the weekly. Goodloe Sutton told The Associated Press this week's issue of The...

Concern raised over SKorean treatment of Bloomberg reporter

Mar. 19, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — International journalists' organizations are criticizing the status of press freedom in South Korea after the country's ruling party singled out a Bloomberg reporter with South Korean nationality over what it claimed was a "borderline traitorous" article insulting President Moon...

Gift boosts journalism opportunities at Univ. of Michigan

Mar. 19, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Journalism training and careers at the University of Michigan will get a boost through a $300,000 gift named after a Pulitzer Prize-winning alumna. The Ann Arbor school says the Lipinski Journalism Fund has been started by retired Tribune Co. Chair and Chief Executive John W....