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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 24, 2022 14:17 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. Jan. 19, 2022. Editorial: Meta’s move to Texas isn’t going to solve Facebook’s problems First, welcome to Texas, Facebook. Beg your pardon, Meta. Even if we are still adjusting to the rebranding, we are glad that one of the...

Lee Enterprises asks investors to help fight off hedge fund

Jan. 24, 2022 13:08 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Newspaper publisher Lee Enterprises is asking its shareholders to help it fight off a hostile takeover offer from “vulture hedge fund” Alden Global Capital. The publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Buffalo News and dozens of other newspapers,...

Newspaper: Maine monoclonal doses drop with testing backlog

Jan. 23, 2022 13:38 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's backlog of 46,000 positive COVID-19 tests artificially lowered its numbers of confirmed cases, coinciding with a reduction in the amount of lifesaving monoclonal antibody treatments shipped to the state. Shipments of sotrovimab, one of few medications...

In Kashmir, India batters press freedom — and journalists

Jan. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — For five years, Sajad Gul wrote about conflict wracking his homeland, a disputed Himalayan territory where a violent armed rebellion and India's brutal counterinsurgency have raged for over three decades. That changed on a snowy Wednesday night in January...

Has rule-breaker Boris Johnson met his match in 'partygate'?

Jan. 21, 2022 10:54 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — For Boris Johnson, facts have always been flexible. The British prime minister’s career is littered with doctored quotes, tall tales, exaggerations and mistruths. When called out, he has generally offered an apologetic shrug or a guilty grin, and moved on. Plenty of...

'Peril' co-author Robert Costa moves from Post to CBS News

Jan. 20, 2022 11:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Political reporter Robert Costa is jumping from The Washington Post to CBS News, where he was named Thursday as the network's chief election and campaign correspondent. Costa, co-author with Bob Woodward of “Peril” about the final days of the Trump...

Donors to launch Houston newsroom with $20M in seed funding

Jan. 19, 2022 12:50 PM EST

Five philanthropies plan to spend more than $20 million to bolster news coverage in Houston and create what they say will be one of the largest local nonprofit news organizations in the country. The newsroom is anticipated to launch later this year or early 2023 on multiple...

Former New York Post editor alleges harassment, retaliation

Jan. 18, 2022 21:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Post editor whose departure was announced Tuesday alleged she was fired two months after revealing to an executive that former editor Col Allan had sexually harassed her. The Post said any suggestion of wrongdoing related to Editor-in-Chief Keith Poole's...

New safety teams in Albuquerque offer aid, not handcuffs

Jan. 16, 2022 11:07 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Quinn Mulhern and Leigh White are driving up Central one morning in early December when they spot an older woman lying on a pile of blankets on a sidewalk. She is surrounded by belongings, including a wheelchair and a walker. Mulhern pulls a sharp right...

Newspaper photo leads man to donate drums to young musician

Jan. 16, 2022 08:11 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Clancy Gaworski never heard the sound of 13-year-old Finn Johnson’s pounding drums echoing through the streets of Livingston. It was a photograph in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle of Finn busking for money to buy a new drum set last summer that caught...