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A member of the Pennsylvania Capitol Police stands guard at the entrance to the Pennsylvania Capitol Complex in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week.  (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Journalists prepare for protests where they could be targets

Jan. 16, 2021 10:10 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — While monitoring online chatter about protests at state capitols in advance of next week's presidential inauguration, the Seattle Times came across a chilling description for journalists: soft targets. The phrase drove home the importance of safety precautions being put in place by news...

Arts agency member resigns after vulgar comment about Harris

Jan. 8, 2021 6:23 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An appointee to the Ohio Arts Council resigned Friday after making a vulgar comment on social media about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris that also supported President Donald Trump’s false claims that he won the election. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said he accepted Susan...

UK investigates Google's plan to revamp Chrome browser

Jan. 8, 2021 8:53 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's competition watchdog said Friday it launched an investigation into Google's plan to overhaul its ad data system over worries it could leave even less room for rivals in the online ad industry. The Competition and Markets Authority said it opened a formal investigation into Google's...

Vegas newspapers back in court in joint operations dispute

Jan. 5, 2021 7:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The rival daily newspapers in Nevada’s largest city are trading new broadsides in their years-long legal fight over one of the last remaining joint-operating agreements in the U.S. Attorneys for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and Las Vegas Sun went before a federal magistrate judge...

A press worker checks a newspaper as the last daily edition of the Deseret News is printed at the MediaOne building in West Valley City, Utah, on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Both of Salt Lake City's major newspapers released their final daily print editions Thursday as the two publications transition to weekly editions. The Salt Lake Tribune, which won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting in 2017, will continue to publish breaking stories online every day. The 170-year-old Deseret News in the state capital will also shift its attention online and offer a monthly magazine which will debut in January. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP)

Both newspapers in Utah's capital print final daily editions

Dec. 31, 2020 5:34 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City’s two major newspapers have printed daily editions for more than a century, but now the presses will only be whirring once a week as they join other news organizations nationwide in shifting their focus online to stay afloat. The Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret...

FILE - In this Monday, April 25, 2016, file photo, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers are displayed at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.  Hedge fund Alden, Tribune’s largest shareholder, has offered to buy the rest of the newspaper publisher, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020,  at a price that values it at $520.6 million.   (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

Hedge fund Alden offers to buy Tribune, valuing it at $521M

Dec. 31, 2020 12:09 PM EST

Hedge fund Alden, Tribune's largest shareholder, has offered to buy the rest of the newspaper publisher at a price that values it at $520.6 million. Alden sent a letter to Tribune on Dec. 14, according to a regulatory filing posted Thursday, offering $14.25 per share for the stock of Tribune it doesn't already...

German regional newspaper group hit by cyberattack

Dec. 23, 2020 6:56 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A regional newspaper group in Germany has become the target of a cyberattack, preventing it from publishing its regular editions Wednesday. The Funke media group said the attack, which began Tuesday, affected numerous computer systems at editorial offices and printing plants across the...

Polish state oil refiner buying key private media company

Dec. 7, 2020 5:26 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's state-run oil company, PKN Orlen, announced Monday that it was buying Polska Press, a large private media group currently under German control that owns a wide swath of daily and weekly newspapers in the country. Critics of the right-wing government called it a dark day for...

McClatchy names Black woman executive editor of Miami Herald

Dec. 7, 2020 11:28 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — McClatchy has named Monica R. Richardson to lead its newsrooms in Florida, becoming the Miami Herald's first Black executive editor in the newspaper's 117-year history, the company said Monday in a statement. Richardson, who is currently the senior managing editor of the Atlanta...

Hartford Courant, oldest US newspaper, to close its offices

Dec. 5, 2020 11:45 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States, plans to close the newsroom and offices it has been operating out of since the mid-1940s by the end of the year. Though the newspaper will continue to be published, its parent company said it will...