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Northwestern paper's apology sparks journalism debate

Nov. 12, 2019 8:22 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Student editors at the newspaper covering Northwestern University have faced two waves of criticism over their coverage of protests in response to an event featuring former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. First, student activists criticized them for publishing photos of protesters on the...

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

Nov. 8, 2019 4:22 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Video shows British Labour Party's Brexit minister stumped on...

2 new members elected to Pulitzer Prize board

Nov. 7, 2019 6:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pulitzer Prize Board has elected two new members to its board. Columbia University, which administers the prizes, announced Thursday that Carlos Lozada and David Remnick are joining the 19-member board composed of leading journalists and news executives across the country. Lozada, an...

Trial to determine sanity of newspaper shooter set for March

Nov. 7, 2019 12:34 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland judge on Thursday scheduled a March trial to determine whether a man who has pleaded guilty to killing five people at a Maryland newspaper is not criminally responsible because of mental illness. Judge Laura Ripken scheduled Jarrod Ramos' trial to start March 4 and last 13...

Salt Lake Tribune gets IRS approval to convert to nonprofit

Nov. 4, 2019 6:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune hopes its new status as a nonprofit will ensure its long-term viability in an industry in crisis — and other newspapers suffering amid the same declines in advertising and circulation revenues are expected to be watching closely. The newspaper will be...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

Nov. 4, 2019 1:52 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now prints three issues per week. Editor-in-chief Haley Robertson wonders where she'll find advertisers, worries about firing...

Timeline: Gunman hid for 6 minutes after newspaper shooting

Nov. 1, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A timeline of the 2018 shooting that killed five people at a Maryland newspaper reveals that it took six minutes for officers to encounter the gunman inside the building. The Baltimore Sun reports that detail emerged in court earlier this week. Anne Arundel County State's Attorney...

Judge dismisses defamation suit filed by ex-sheriff Arpaio

Oct. 31, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has dismissed a defamation lawsuit that the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix filed against three national media outlets. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth said in his opinion Thursday that Joe Arpaio's suit failed to prove malice. Arpaio's...

Judge postpones insanity phase in newspaper shooter case

Oct. 30, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday postponed a jury trial to determine whether a man who pleaded guilty to killing five people at a Maryland newspaper was not criminally responsible because of mental illness. Judge Michael Wachs made the ruling before jury selection was scheduled to begin in the...

The Latest: Trial postponed in newspaper shooter's case

Oct. 30, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the second phase of a trial for a man who pleaded guilty this week to killing five people at a Maryland newspaper (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A judge has postponed a trial to determine whether a man who pleaded guilty this week to killing five people at a Maryland...