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News executives protest Trump-era probe with Garland

Jun. 14, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives from CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post met Monday with Attorney General Merrick Garland to protest the Trump-era Justice Department's efforts to seize phone and email records of journalists. After the hourlong meeting in...

Judge: Worcester must release police records to newspaper

Jun. 11, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has ruled that the city of Worcester violated Massachusetts Public Records Law by failing to disclose records of police misconduct investigations requested by a local newspaper. The June 2 decision from Worcester Superior Court Judge...

Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Williams wins Pulitzer

Jun. 11, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Michael Paul Williams, a veteran journalist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary Friday for a series of “penetrating and historically insightful columns" about the process of dismantling the city's Confederate monuments. ...

'The Night Watchman,' Malcolm X biography win arts Pulitzers

Jun. 11, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories of race, racism and colonialism in the U.S. swept the Pulitzer Prizes for the arts, from Louise Erdrich's novel “The Night Watchman” to a Malcolm X biography co-written by the late Les Payne to Katori Hall's play “The Hot Wing King.” The...

Teen who recorded Floyd's arrest, death wins Pulitzer nod

Jun. 11, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The teenager who pulled out her cellphone and began recording when she saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer was given a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes on Friday for her video that helped to launch a global movement to...

Pulitzers honor coronavirus pandemic, US protest coverage

Jun. 11, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

The Associated Press won two Pulitzer Prizes in photography Friday for its coverage of the racial injustice protests and the coronavirus’s terrible toll on the elderly, while The New York Times received the public service award for its detailed, data-filled reporting on the pandemic. ...

Journalists demanding more action against online harassment

Jun. 11, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press' recent firing of a young reporter for what she said on Twitter has somewhat unexpectedly turned company and industry attention to the flip side of social media engagement — the online abuse that many journalists face routinely. ...

The Latest: 2021 Pulitzer Prizes honor journalism, arts

Jun. 11, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes: RICHMOND — Michael Paul Williams of Virginia's Richmond Times-Dispatch won this year’s prize for commentary for a series of “penetrating and historically insightful columns” about the process of dismantling...

Tampa Bay Times wins 13th Pulitzer, 3rd for Local Reporting

Jun. 11, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Times has won its 13th Pulitzer Prize. Reporters Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi earned the Local Reporting award for “Targeted,” a yearlong investigation into how the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office uses computer modeling to...

Newspaper sues former Democratic Assembly candidate

Jun. 11, 2021 08:42 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative newspaper in northern Wisconsin has filed a libel lawsuit against a former Democratic state Assembly candidate. The Wisconsin State Journal reported Friday that the Lakeland Times of Minocqua and its owner,...