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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. ...

'We failed the test' of COVID-19, says human rights champion

Apr. 07, 2021 04:16 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Agnès Callamard is best known for her investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and has made a career uncovering extrajudicial killings. The French human rights expert's focus on rights abuses is taking on new dimensions as she...

AP's Nixon wins News Leader of the Year award from NLA

Apr. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Nixon, global investigations editor at The Associated Press, has won the first-ever News Leader of the Year award from the News Leaders Association. Nixon's investigative team produced an award-winning series on labor abuses in the palm oil industry....

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Apr. 05, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

Houston Chronicle. March 30, 2021. Editorial: Dan Patrick declares revolution for power grid. Texans must hold him to it Headlines are half the battle, in the newspaper business and in the politics business. Sometimes, it’s all people read. Often,...

Sharon Cohen, much-honored AP national writer, dead at 68

Apr. 05, 2021 09:48 AM EDT

Sharon Cohen, a matchless reporter who told American stories with great skill and compassion over more than four decades at The Associated Press, died Monday at her Chicago home. She was 68. At her death, more than a year after she was diagnosed with brain cancer, Cohen...

The cast of 'Trial of the Chicago 7' on their SAG Awards win

Apr. 04, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

Instead of congregating on the stage of Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for their best-ensemble win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the cast of “The Trial of the Chicago 7” called in on Zoom. For a video conference, they make a starry bunch. Logging in from around...

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...

After blank front page, newspaper learns it's appreciated

Apr. 01, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stories are back on the cover of Kansas City’s Northeast News this week after the newspaper intentionally printed a blank front page of its previous edition to show community members what they'd miss if the newspaper folded. On this week's cover of the...

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...