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5 new inductees Saturday in Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

Sep. 17, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A New York columnist who moved to Virginia City in 1950 and restarted the newspaper where Mark Twain wrote a century earlier, the former head of the Nevada Press Association and three reporters whose bylines were fixtures in northern Nevada’s largest publication for...

'No journalist should die': EU calls for better media safety

Sep. 16, 2021 06:11 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm asked its member countries Thursday to better protect journalists amid a rise of physical attacks and online threats against media professionals. According to the European Commission, 908 journalists and media workers...

Arizona history-Sept. 19-25

Sep. 15, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

Sunday, Sept.19 On this date in 1873, the Globe Ledge was recorded. On this date in 1880, the Fort Mohave Indian Reservation was established by executive order. On this date in 1923, the U.S. Biological Survey reported that 100...

Pakistani journalists rally against proposed new media law

Sep. 13, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of Pakistani journalists rallied outside parliament Monday to reject a proposed law that critics say would further curtail media freedom if passed. The protest in the capital of Islamabad, also attended by senior opposition leaders and civil...

Complaints filed after reporter attacked at anti-mask event

Sep. 11, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed criminal complaints against two northern Michigan men in connection with an attack on a newspaper reporter covering a meeting by a group opposing masks and vaccination mandates. Court records show misdemeanor...

Award-winning News-Star editor Kathy Spurlock dies

Sep. 10, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Kathy Spurlock, an award-winning journalist who served as editor of several newspapers in Louisiana and Mississippi, died Friday after a long illness. She died at her home in Monroe, Louisiana, The News-Star reported. She was 67. ...

Indian police raid homes, question 4 journalists in Kashmir

Sep. 08, 2021 11:50 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir raided the homes of four journalists on Wednesday, triggering concerns of a further crackdown on press freedom in the disputed region. After the raids in Srinagar, the region’s main city, the four journalists...

Ron Jenkins, 83, former veteran editor of The Gleaner, dies

Sep. 07, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83. Jenkins died Monday at The Heartford House hospice facility in Owensboro, The...

On TV, 9/11 was last huge story for ‘Big 3’ network anchors

Sep. 07, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Turn on your television.” Those words were repeated in millions of homes on Sept. 11, 2001. Friends and relatives took to the telephone: Something awful was happening. You have to see. Before social media and with online news in...

Myanmar court extends pre-trial detention of US journalist

Sep. 06, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Monday extended the pre-trial detention of Danny Fenster, an American journalist in the military-led Southeast Asian nation who was arrested in May. Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24, as he was about to...