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FILE - This April 25, 2016, file photo shows the top of the Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Two top executives at newspaper publisher Tribune are stepping down as the company deals with its largest shareholder, a hedge fund known for cutting newsroom jobs, and navigates the ongoing shift to online media, the Chicago-based company said in a statement Monday, Feb. 3. 2020. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

2 top execs stepping down at publisher Tribune amid turmoil

Feb. 18, 2020 8:32 PM EST

Two top executives at newspaper publisher Tribune are stepping down as the company deals with its largest shareholder, a hedge fund known for cutting newsroom jobs, andgrapples with a decline in revenue as the print-ad business shrinks. The Chicago-based company, which owns the Chicago Tribune, New York Daily...

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

Feb. 18, 2020 4:43 PM EST

February 17, 2020 Chuicago Sun-Times Who can keep sham candidates for screwing up elections? You In just about every election, you come across sham candidates. These are candidates whose names are put on the ballot for the sole purpose of drawing votes from somebody else. They don’t campaign or raise money...

US designates 5 Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

Feb. 18, 2020 4:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday designated five state-run Chinese news outlets that operate in the United States as “foreign missions,” requiring them to register their properties and employees in the U.S. The move comes amid growing U.S. concerns about efforts by...

'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86

Feb. 17, 2020 4:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western "True Grit" was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86. Portis, a former...

Veteran Cleveland newsman to become top Plain Dealer editor

Feb. 16, 2020 11:24 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Plain Dealer in Cleveland will get a new editor in chief as its current editor moves to a role with the newspaper's sister company. Managing editor Tim Warsinskey will take over the top editing job on March 1. He succeeds George Rodrigue, who has been editor for five years....

Woman pens book about life as a black woman in journalism

Feb. 16, 2020 12:02 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It’s hard to be anything but a leader when you can’t see someone to follow. That’s the situation Wanda Smalls Lloyd found herself in as an aspiring journalist, a gifted young woman of color trying to be a part of daily newspapers that were dominated by white...

Members of the Marabunta Brigade try to stop police from attacking demonstrators during a protest against gender violence in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. The protest comes after last week's vicious murder of Ingrid Escamilla by her husband and controversy unleashed by the leaking of images of her body to the press, in a country where an average of 10 women are killed every day. (AP Photo/Ginnette Riquelme)

Angry protests in Mexico after woman's gruesome killing

Feb. 14, 2020 9:15 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Angry demonstrations broke out in Mexico City on Friday as hundreds of women protested the gruesome slaying and mutilation of a young woman, a case that has come to personify outrage over the rising incidence of gender-related killings, or femicides. In the morning, dozens of protesters...

In this screenshot from NASA's Twitter account that was posted on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, astronaut Alvin Drew and scientist Sara Noble demonstrate that a broom will stand up any day of the year, debunking the myth that the physics behind the simple trick only works on Feb. 10. (NASA/Twitter via AP)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Feb. 14, 2020 4:20 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: NASA said Feb. 10 is the only day of the year that a broom can stand...

2019 Ohio APME Newspaper Awards

Feb. 14, 2020 1:26 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dear AP Members: The finalists for the 2019 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper contest moved on the Ohio AP wire today, slugged BC-OH—Ohio APME Newspaper Awards. The winners will be announced at the Ohio APME annual luncheon in Columbus on Saturday, May 9, 2020....

Finalists announced in Ohio APME newspaper contest

Feb. 14, 2020 1:25 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Finalists have been announced in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors' 2019 newspaper contest. The awards in actual order of finish — first, second and third places — will be announced at the Ohio APME annual awards banquet May 9 in Columbus. The General Excellence,...