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Study shows hostility toward journalists by Trump fans

Dec. 12, 2019 7:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been true for some time that Republicans are generally more hostile to the news media than Democrats, but a study released Thursday found that's much more the case for supporters of President Donald Trump. The Pew Research Center study looks at viewpoints on the ethical standards of...

AP source: Porcello, Mets agree to $10 million, 1-year deal

Dec. 12, 2019 2:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello and the New York Mets have agreed to a $10 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement had not been announced. A...

Adam Causey named Texas-based news editor

Dec. 12, 2019 10:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Adam Kealoha Causey, The Associated Press’ administrative correspondent in Oklahoma, has been named news editor overseeing Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. The appointment was announced Thursday by Tom Berman, the AP’s news director for the Central region. “Adam is a leader...

Sherman, Jenkins among 32 nominees for NFL Man Of Year award

Dec. 12, 2019 9:40 AM EST

Veteran defensive backs and team leaders Richard Sherman of San Francisco and Malcolm Jenkins of Philadelphia are among 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. The award, now in its 50th year — it was named after the late Hall of Fame running back in 1999 — will be handed out in...

Reese Witherspoon honored at Women in Entertainment gala

Dec. 12, 2019 7:20 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women. The studios’ responses nearly floored her. “Of all the major seven studios, the answer was one,” Witherspoon said after...

AP honors journalist executed in 1951 by Chinese officials

Dec. 11, 2019 8:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Y.C. Jao was a respected Chinese correspondent working for The Associated Press in April 1949 when Mao Zedong’s Red Army stormed into Nanjing, defeating the Nationalist forces of leader Chiang Kai-shek and paving the way for the Communist takeover of China. A family man in his late...

Thunberg 'a bit surprised' to be Time Person of the Year

Dec. 11, 2019 2:46 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and honored Wednesday to be named Time’s youngest Person of the Year, while adding that others in the global movement she helped inspire deserve to share the accolade. The 16-year-old Swede has become the face of a new...

Runner apologizes for slapping reporter's rear on live TV

Dec. 11, 2019 11:50 AM EST

A Georgia man has apologized on-camera for slapping a female reporter's rear on live TV after the video clip garnered outrage among millions who viewed it online and prompted police to investigate the case as a possible sexual battery. WSAV-TV reporter Alex Bozarjian was doing a live broadcast from a road race...

PBS, Netflix, MSNBC among 2020 duPont-Columbia award winners

Dec. 11, 2019 7:01 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Groundbreaking reporting on the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexican border, the growth of America's white supremacist movement and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will be honored at the 2020 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, Columbia’s Graduate School of...

Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing coverage

Dec. 10, 2019 5:23 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight. More than 20 years later, a movie to be released later this week, “Richard Jewell,” explores the roles...