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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, supporters of a measure to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors display banners in support of the bill during a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California newspaper companies would have two more years to comply with a state law requiring them to treat newspaper delivery people like employees rather than contractors, under a bill that took its first step in the Legislature on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California could give newspapers a 2-year labor law reprieve

Aug. 11, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California newspaper companies would have two more years to comply with a state law requiring them to treat newspaper delivery people like employees instead of contractors, under a bill that took its first step in the Legislature on Tuesday. The same bill would require state...

Imagery of the Hindu deity Ram and 3-D portraits of the proposed Hindu temple are displayed on a digital billboard in Times Square, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ayodhya, in New Delhi, India. Hindus rejoiced as Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of their most revered god, Ram, at the site of a demolished 16th century mosque. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Hindu temple ad runs in Times Square despite opposition

Aug. 5, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A large digital billboard in Times Square is displaying images of a Hindu deity and a temple being built on disputed ground in India, despite calls from a coalition of advocacy organizations — including Muslim, human rights, anti-fascist and secular groups — asking advertisers...

FILE - This Oct. 10, 2012, file photo shows the New York Times logo on the company's building in New York. The New York Times Co.'s digital transformation continued during the second quarter of 2020, with its online subscription and ad revenue now exceeding its print revenue, even as the economic aftershocks of the coronavirus pandemic slammed its ad sales. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NYTimes wins new digital subscribers as ad revenue craters

Aug. 5, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

The New York Times Co.'s digital transformation continued during the second quarter, with its online subscription and ad revenue now exceeding its print revenue, even as the economic aftershocks of the coronavirus pandemic slammed its ad sales. The company said it was its best quarter ever for new digital...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Aug. 5, 2020 2:24 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Johnson City Press on donating to animal shelters: Like most service organizations that rely on the community’s kindness, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter is struggling amid the economic downturn brought on by the novel...

Judge orders review of protest news images sought by police

Jul. 31, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A King County judge has revised his ruling, ordering Friday that either he or a special master first will conduct a review of five Seattle news outlets’ unpublished protest photos and videos before deciding whether any should be turned over to Seattle police for an ongoing criminal...

Missouri Press Association honors 3 journalism leaders

Jul. 29, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Press Association is adding three journalism leaders to its Hall of Fame. The inductees are Kia Breaux, Midwest regional director for The Associated Press; the late Laura Hockaday, longtime society editor for The Kansas City Star; and Dane Vernon, former publisher of...

US actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court in London in London, Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers over a story about his former wife Amber Heard, published in The Sun in 2018 which branded him a 'wife beater', a claim he denies.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Depp lawyer says Amber Heard lied during tabloid libel case

Jul. 28, 2020 2:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp’s high-stakes libel case against a British tabloid that accused him of assaulting ex-wife Amber Heard wrapped up Tuesday in a London court, with the star’s lawyer calling Heard “a compulsive liar” and claiming that Depp was the real victim of abuse in...

Amber Heard arrives at High Court, in London, Monday, July 27, 2020. Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is suing News Group Newspapers over a story about his former wife Amber Heard, published in The Sun in 2018 which branded him a 'wife beater', a claim he denies.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Lawyer claims Depp was misogynistic abuser of ex-wife Heard

Jul. 27, 2020 2:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for British tabloid The Sun claimed Monday that Johnny Depp was “a hopeless addict” whose violence toward ex-wife Amber Heard was fueled by misogyny and a toxic combination of drink, drugs, jealousy and anger. Attorney Sasha Wass was summing up at Depp’s libel...

Hedge fund to pay $312M for McClatchy newspaper chain

Jul. 25, 2020 11:28 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hedge fund Chatham Asset Management says will pay $312 million to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy protection. Chatham said Friday that it plans to offer employees at the 30-newspaper chain their current jobs with the same pay and benefits, and it will honor...

Actor Johnny Depp arrives at the High Court for a hearing in his libel case, in London, Friday,  July 24, 2020. Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper's executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that called him a

Depp's lawyers play video showing Heard 'attacked' sister

Jul. 24, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Amber Heard's sister denied Friday that she had lied to a London court after Johnny Depp's lawyers in his libel suit against a British tabloid presented video footage that they claim showed his ex-wife was violent towards her. His legal team said they received the video from a...