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Ducey urges social media firms to fight smuggling

May. 11, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is calling on social media companies to better police their platforms for people recruiting drivers to smuggle immigrants across the border. The Republican governor made the request Wednesday in a letter to the chief executives of the...

Union at Mexico GM plant says deal reached on new contract

May. 11, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The union at a General Motors assembly plant in northern Mexico reached an agreement for a new contract with the company that it says improves conditions for workers, a goal of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade pact. The Independent Union of Auto Industry...

Wordle answer changed to avoid fraught word, NY Times says

May. 09, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times moved swiftly to change Monday's answer to its daily Wordle puzzle out of fear that it would be seen as some sort of commentary on the debate over abortion rights. The game, which became a sensation late last year and was bought by The Times in...

Owner of Maine newspaper to recognize employees' new union

May. 06, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The owner of a Maine newspaper has decided to recognize a union formed by its employees. The union will represent more than 30 newsroom workers at the Bangor Daily News, which covers Maine's third-largest city and many of its rural northern and eastern...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

May. 03, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. April 28, 2022. Editorial: We should ensure highway cameras are only used to fight serious crimes Two bills are headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk that aim to provide significant help to authorities responding to or investigating...

New York Times' top editor may speak out more on journalism

Apr. 29, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times has a tradition of letting its work speak for itself, rather than publicly defending its journalism from criticism. Yet with democracy, truth, and the news business under attack, that's a luxury The Times' incoming executive editor, Joe Kahn, may...

Outgoing Times editor to lead fellowship for local probes

Apr. 26, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dean Baquet, outgoing executive editor of The New York Times, will lead a fellowship program focusing on local investigative journalism projects at the Times. Baquet and a group of veteran investigative editors will guide journalists producing the efforts, which The...

Jack Ronald, longtime Indiana journalist, dies at age 73

Apr. 26, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ind. (AP) — Jack Ronald, the former editor and publisher of The Commercial Review and a member of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, has died at age 73. Ronald spent decades in journalism in Portland, Indiana, and around the world, training journalists in the former...

News publisher Lee faces renewed pressure from hedge funds

Apr. 14, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Newspaper publisher Lee Enterprises is facing renewed pressure from a hedge fund to speed up its transition to digital publishing and consider adding new digital-savvy leaders to its board after successfully fighting off a hostile takeover from a different hedge fund. ...

3 Connecticut newspapers acquired by Rhode Island group

Apr. 06, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut newspapers have been sold to a Rhode Island-based company. The New Britain Herald, Bristol Press and the Chronicle of Willimantic were sold by Central Connecticut Communications to Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, the papers announced. ...