Latest Newspapers News

In Kashmir, India batters press freedom — and journalists

Jan. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For five years, Sajad Gul wrote about conflict wracking his homeland, a disputed Himalayan territory where a violent armed rebellion and India's brutal counterinsurgency have raged for over three decades. That changed on a snowy Wednesday night in January...

Has rule-breaker Boris Johnson met his match in 'partygate'?

Jan. 21, 2022 10:54 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible. The British prime minister’s career is littered with doctored quotes, tall tales, exaggerations and mistruths. When called out, he has generally offered an apologetic shrug or a guilty grin, and moved on. Plenty of...

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

Jan. 20, 2022 11:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Political reporter Robert Costa is jumping from The Washington Post to CBS News, where he was named Thursday as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent. Costa, co-author with Bob Woodward of “Peril” about the final days of the Trump...

Donors to launch Houston newsroom with $20M in seed funding

Jan. 19, 2022 12:50 PM EST

Five philanthropies plan to spend more than $20 million to bolster news coverage in Houston and create what they say will be one of the largest local nonprofit news organizations in the country. The newsroom is anticipated to launch later this year or early 2023 on multiple...

Former New York Post editor alleges harassment, retaliation

Jan. 18, 2022 21:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Post editor whose departure was announced Tuesday alleged she was fired two months after revealing to an executive that former editor Col Allan had sexually harassed her. The Post said any suggestion of wrongdoing related to Editor-in-Chief Keith Poole's...

New safety teams in Albuquerque offer aid, not handcuffs

Jan. 16, 2022 11:07 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Quinn Mulhern and Leigh White are driving up Central one morning in early December when they spot an older woman lying on a pile of blankets on a sidewalk. She is surrounded by belongings, including a wheelchair and a walker. Mulhern pulls a sharp right...

Newspaper photo leads man to donate drums to young musician

Jan. 16, 2022 08:11 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Clancy Gaworski never heard the sound of 13-year-old Finn Johnson’s pounding drums echoing through the streets of Livingston. It was a photograph in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle of Finn busking for money to buy a new drum set last summer that caught...

Tampa Bay Times CEO retiring after 47 years at newspaper

Jan. 13, 2022 17:21 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Paul Tash is retiring as CEO of the Tampa Bay Times, a media organization he joined 47 years ago as a summer intern, the Times announced Thursday. Tash, 67, became editor of what was then the St. Petersburg Times in 1992. During his tenure, the newspaper...

Oregon Supreme Court to decide Kristof eligibility

Jan. 12, 2022 20:25 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to determine whether former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof is eligible to run for governor, less than a week after election officials declared him ineligible because he failed to meet the three-year residency requirement. ...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jan. 12, 2022 16:58 PM EST

Post & Courier. January 12, 2022. Editorial: Give SC Ethics Commission investigators, and make sure they do their job South Carolina’s Ethics Commission has always been the redheaded stepchild of state government: It’s an agency the Legislature feels obligated...