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Hedge fund Alden in hunt for another big newspaper chain

Nov. 22, 2021 13:39 PM EST

Hedge fund Alden Global Capital, one of the country's largest newspaper owners with a reputation for intense cost cuts and layoffs, has offered to buy the local newspaper chain Lee Enterprises for about $141 million. In a news release Monday, Alden said it sent Lee's...

UK publisher begins appeal over Meghan privacy lawsuit

Nov. 09, 2021 10:28 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British newspaper publisher on Tuesday began its court appeal against a judge's ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father, arguing that she knew the letter would potentially be published. ...

Spokane sheriff advertises for officers in New York City

Nov. 05, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane County Sheriff's Office spent $12,000 for two days of billboard advertising in Times Square in New York City intended to recruit deputies, but ended up with a lot of nationwide attention as a result. The ads, which run Thursday and...

Lebanon's oldest English-language daily folds amid crisis

Nov. 02, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Daily Star, one of the leading English-language newspapers in the Arab world and Lebanon’s oldest, has folded following a years-long financial struggle. An email reviewed Tuesday by The Associated Press informed employees of the decision to...

Suns respond to potential investigation, deny racism, sexism

Oct. 22, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns released a statement regarding a potential media investigation into the workplace culture of the franchise, denying that the organization or owner Robert Sarver have a history of racism or sexism. The statement sent Friday said the...

State agency inadvertently releases employees vaccine status

Oct. 19, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s central administrative agency inadvertently released the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 40,000 state employees to two media outlets. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a spreadsheet sent to them and the Statesman Journal was...

Law to help mobile home owners buy their parks hits snags

Oct. 16, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — When Joyce Tanner first heard this spring that the Golden mobile home park she’d lived in for the past decade would be for sale, she wasted no time getting organized. The resident of Golden Hills Mobile Home Park went door to door with flyers, informing...

Efforts to track diversity in journalism are lagging

Oct. 14, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after George Floyd's killing focused attention on efforts to diversify newsrooms, the ability to measure real progress is proving elusive. The News Leaders Association, a journalism trade group, extended the deadline for responses to its...

Report: Hampton Roads hotels recovered faster from pandemic

Oct. 05, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Much of the hotel industry in Virginia's Hampton Roads region has recovered faster from the COVID-19 pandemic than almost any other market in the United States, according to an economic report released Tuesday. The State of the Region, an annual...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...