Latest Journalism News

The Latest: Spain joins global calls for probe on Khashoggi

Oct. 15, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A Spanish government spokeswoman has urged Turkey and Saudi Arabia to launch an "open, transparent" investigation into the...

Iranian papers: US sanctions violate Iranian human rights

Oct. 15, 2018 8:24 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Several Iranian reformist newspapers have published a joint editorial criticizing U.S. sanctions against the country and asking "world journalists" to defend Iranian human rights. The editorial was published in both Farsi and English on Monday. It says the United States has "lied" about...

NY nonprofit offers grants to artists producing journalism

Oct. 15, 2018 12:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City-based art nonprofit says it will finance artists producing journalistic work on subjects like disinformation and the upcoming U.S. elections. Eyebeam Director Roderick Schrock tells the New York Times that artists working in any medium are eligible and applications will be...

Reading, 'riting, newspaperin': A life spent in journalism

Oct. 14, 2018 1:53 PM EDT

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — He likes having a book in his hands. "I'm probably biased because my whole life has been about writing and reading and being a newspaperman," observes Rob Dollar of the significance that he attributes to the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. It is, says Dollar, an...

India minister denies misconduct after #MeToo accusations

Oct. 14, 2018 11:37 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's junior external affairs minister on Sunday denied any wrongdoing after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual misconduct when he was a newspaper editor. M.J. Akbar threatened to take legal action against the women, calling the allegations "false, baseless and wild" in a...

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer's slaying

Oct. 14, 2018 1:11 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah...

The Latest: Trump reluctant to cancel arms sales to Saudis

Oct. 13, 2018 8:05 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 10:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says "we would be punishing ourselves" by canceling arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump says the sale is a "tremendous order for...

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer's slaying

Oct. 13, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday. The new claim published by the Sabah...

The Latest: Utilities slowly come back in storm-hit Florida

Oct. 13, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Michael (all times local): 11 a.m. Power and cellphone service is starting to be restored in parts of Florida's storm-battered Panhandle. State emergency management officials reported Saturday that nearly 264,000 customers remain without...

The Latest: Possible tornadoes reported in central Georgia

Oct. 10, 2018 11:18 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 8:45 p.m. Hurricane Michael has begun weakening as it charges across southwestern Georgia with damaging winds and rains. It has dropped from a once formidable Category 4 to a bottom-tier Category 1 storm. The National...