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McGrory, Boston Globe's top editor, says he is stepping down

Sep. 07, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brian McGrory, under whose leadership The Boston Globe won three newsroom Pulitzer Prizes, said Wednesday that he is stepping down after 10 years at the helm to become chair of Boston University's journalism department. McGrory, who started at the Globe in 1989, was...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall’s likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover’s millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us.” By...

Fall books a broad mix of literary and commercial favorites

Aug. 25, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anticipation for one of the fall's likeliest bestsellers has been growing all year. For months, Colleen Hoover's millions of fans on TikTok, Instagram and elsewhere have been talking up and posting early excerpts from her novel “It Starts With Us." By summer, the...

Breanna Stewart earns AP WNBA Player of the Year honors

Aug. 16, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

Breanna Stewart is always looking for ways to improve her game. This season, her efforts culminated in more career milestones. The Seattle Storm forward led the WNBA in scoring for the first time in her career, averaging 21.8 points, and Tuesday she became the first player to repeat...

Illinois AP Media Editors announces 2021 journalism awards

Aug. 12, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Margaret Holt, a former editor at the Chicago Tribune, was named Friday the 2022 Lincoln League honoree during the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Awards presentations at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield. Holt finished her career...

Jerry Ceppos, distinguished editor, educator, dies at age 75

Aug. 01, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jerry Ceppos, a distinguished news editor, executive and educator, whose career included leading Pulitzer Prize winning teams and two journalism schools, died Friday. He was 75. The cause of death was sepsis brought on by a severe infection, according to an...

No. 2 pick Druw Jones injures shoulder in first Dbacks' BP

Jul. 26, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Druw Jones, the No. 2 pick in last week's amateur draft, was sent for an MRI after injuring his shoulder during his first batting practice with the team Monday. The Arizona Republic reported Tuesday that Jones, son of 10-time Gold...