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Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

May. 27, 2020 3:04 PM EDT

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: ___ May 26 The Post and Courier on absentee mail-in ballots requiring a witness signature: The Legislature removed South Carolina’s biggest impediment to voting amid the pandemic when it passed a law this month to let all registered voters cast absentee...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 22, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Tech giants should pay for what they use The New London Day May 20 As the country cautiously awakens from its economic coma, businesses are struggling to unscramble the new rules of customer engagement. The protocols of social distancing will increase the already...

Great Falls Tribune to be printed in Helena starting July 1

May. 22, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The Great Falls Tribune announced Friday it is closing its print shop and the newspaper will be printed in Helena beginning in July. The move means 21 people will lose their jobs, said Tribune Editor Grady Higgins. It does not impact newsroom or advertising jobs, or print...

Montana officials vote to pursue Superfund cleanup agreement

May. 21, 2020 4:57 PM EDT

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — County commissioners in Montana endorsed a plan for future mine pollution cleanup efforts and responsibilities at a Superfund site. The Butte-Silver Bow Council of Commissioners voted Wednesday to authorize Chief Executive Dave Palmer to forward a signed agreement to the U.S. Department...

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2007 file photo, William Keating, former Cincinnati Enquirer publisher, holds one of the final Kentucky Post newspapers off the press in Cincinnati. The former congressman and newspaper executive has died on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 according to his family. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

News executive, ex-US Rep William Keating remembered warmly

May. 21, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bill Keating is remembered widely as gentlemanly, considerate and modest. Underneath that genial exterior was a fiercely competitive and driven athlete, lawyer, politician and news executive. He was highly successful in all those fields. Keating, who died Wednesday at age 93, was an...

Lawrence newspaper to end Monday print edition

May. 16, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Lawrence Journal-World will stop publishing a printed newspaper beginning May 25, the newspaper reported. Editor and Publisher Chad Lawhorn said the changes were aimed at making the company as efficient as possible in meeting reader and advertiser needs. Lawhorn said reader...

FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2009 file photo, The New York Times building is shown in New York.  The New York Times Co. added new digital subscribers at a record rate in the first quarter of 2020, as the coronavirus spread, helping offset shrinking ad revenues. The newspaper publisher says it can ride out the effects of the pandemic because of its shift to relying more on digital reader revenue.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NYT says it can 'ride out' virus as subscriber numbers boom

May. 6, 2020 4:56 PM EDT

The New York Times Co. added new digital subscribers at a record rate as the coronavirus spread in the first quarter, helping offset shrinking ad revenues. The newspaper publisher said it is “well positioned to ride out this storm and thrive in a post-pandemic world” because of its shift to relying...

Longtime newspaper publisher Brandt Ayers dead at 85

May. 5, 2020 9:11 AM EDT

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama newspaper publisher H. Brandt Ayers, who made The Anniston Star a voice for progressive politics during the civil rights era, has died. The Star reported that the executive known by the nickname “Brandy” died Sunday at the age of 85, according to his...

Longtime newspaper publisher Brandt Ayers dead at 85

May. 5, 2020 8:51 AM EDT

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — Longtime Alabama newspaper publisher H. Brandt Ayers, who made The Anniston Star a voice for progressive politics during the civil rights era, has died. The Star reported that the executive known by the nickname “Brandy” died Sunday at the age of 85, according to his...

In a photograph of a computer screen during a staff Zoom call reporter Kyle Hopkins, bottom, and other staff members of the Anchorage Daily News receive word of the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Anchorage. Hopkins was the lead reporter on a series of stories that looked at failures in the criminal justice system in rural Alaska. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

'Riveting' coverage of Alaska policing wins Pulitzer Prize

May. 4, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaska villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audio reporting on topics ranging from...