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2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

Chattanooga newspaper moving to digital publishing

Sep. 11, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press is investing millions of dollars in a plan to move the newspaper’s print edition subscribers to a mostly digital format. The plan will cease delivery of the print edition of the newspaper by...

Mississippi author David Magee has found his calling

Sep. 11, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — David Magee has found his calling. After reinventing himself multiple times over the last three decades, the former journalist turned author is set to release his memoir, “Dear William: A Father’s Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, Love, and Loss”...

AP Was There: Covering the Battle for Blair Mountain in 1921

Sep. 04, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — When a mine industry conflict a hundred years ago sparked the largest armed uprising in the United States since the Civil War, The Associated Press was there, sending multiple bulletins each day to update the nation’s newspapers on each development. ...

Julie Pace named new Associated Press executive editor

Sep. 01, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Pace, a longtime Washington journalist who managed coverage of the U.S. government during a period of historic tumult, was named Wednesday as the executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press. The 39-year-old Pace has been the...

Lawsuits: Iowa governor's office violating open records law

Aug. 19, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' office is illegally delaying the release of public records related to its $26 million, no-bid coronavirus testing contract, a pair of new lawsuits contend. Reynolds and her office’s public records custodian, attorney...

News groups seek to protect journalists in Afghanistan

Aug. 16, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The swift Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has news organizations simultaneously trying to cover the story, protect their journalists and families and help people who have done work for them over the past two decades. Video of chaotic scenes from the...

China's Didi denies report of plan to buy back shares

Jul. 30, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Didi Global Inc. on Friday denied a report by The Wall Street Journal that the ride-hailing service was considering buying back its U.S.-traded shares after its June market debut was disrupted by Chinese government orders to overhaul data security. The...

Singer Keating accepts damages in tabloid phone hacking case

Jul. 26, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Irish singer Ronan Keating on Monday accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking. The former member of boy band Boyzone is the latest in a long list of celebrities whose mobile phone voicemail messages...

O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

Jul. 21, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” canceled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her. O'Reilly accused his...