Latest Journalists News

For Black journalists, working Chauvin trial drains emotions

Apr. 10, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of a stressful day, Sara Sidner seeks the friendly wag of a dog's tail. Shaquille Brewster turns to sports on TV, and Julia Jenae talks things out with colleagues. Each is covering one of the nation's biggest stories, the murder trial of...

Apartment of Russian investigative journalist raided

Apr. 10, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities took a prominent investigative journalist in for questioning after searching his apartment, and the news website he works for said the actions were likely connected to a story about one of President Vladimir Putin’s closest associates. ...

Neo-Nazi pleads guilty in journalist threat case

Apr. 07, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — An organizer of a neo-Nazi campaign to threaten journalists and Jewish activists in three states has pleaded guilty in federal court in Seattle. Cameron Shea was one of four members of the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division charged earlier this year with...

Protests grow in Italy over the wiretapping of journalists

Apr. 02, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian journalists and lawmakers on Friday protested the wiretapping of reporters’ phone calls during investigations into Libya-based migrant trafficking and humanitarian rescue groups. Italian daily Domani reported that among the conversations...

NYT reporters writing young person's edition of 'She Said'

Mar. 31, 2021 08:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An acclaimed book by two New York Times journalists who won Pulitzer Prizes for their investigation of Harvey Weinstein is coming out in an edition for young reporters. “Chasing the Truth: A Young Journalist’s Guide to Investigative Reporting,” by...

Hungarian journalists demand access to COVID wards

Mar. 31, 2021 07:30 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — More than two dozen Hungarian media outlets on Wednesday sent an open letter to the government demanding greater transparency and access to hospitals for journalists covering the COVID-19 pandemic. Only Hungary's state media have been allowed...

Freed Polish journalist urges pressure put on Myanmar junta

Mar. 30, 2021 14:55 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish journalist who was deported from Myanmar after spending two weeks under arrest is urging international pressure against the military junta that seized power in the country and authorized airstrikes and the killing of civilians. Robert...

Parole Board chair sues Richmond TV station, journalist

Mar. 29, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The chair of the Virginia Parole Board has filed a defamation lawsuit against a Richmond TV station and one of its reporters over some of the station's coverage of an ongoing controversy involving the board. Court records show board chair Tonya...

Turkey: ex-police heads jailed over 2007 journalist killing

Mar. 26, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday sentenced two former police chiefs and a former military officer to life terms in prison over the 2007 killing of prominent Armenian-Turkish newspaper editor Hrant Dink, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. The slain...

AP journalist Thein Zaw released from detention in Myanmar

Mar. 24, 2021 09:42 AM EDT

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thein Zaw, a journalist for The Associated Press who was arrested more than three weeks ago while covering a protest against the coup in Myanmar, was released from detention on Wednesday. Visibly thinner than before his arrest, Thein Zaw waved and...