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Singer Keating accepts damages in tabloid phone hacking case

Jul. 26, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Irish singer Ronan Keating on Monday accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking. The former member of boy band Boyzone is the latest in a long list of celebrities whose mobile phone voicemail messages...

Newspaper: Georgia hospitals skirting pricing requirements

Jul. 25, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some hospitals in Georgia have not made it easy for a patient to find out how much they charge for specific procedures despite a federal requirement to provide clear and accessible pricing information online, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigation found. ...

Washington Post reporter sues paper for discrimination

Jul. 23, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors for discriminating against her as a victim of sexual assault. In a suit filed Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court, Sonmez said she was not allowed to report on...

Judge tosses suit by Candace Owens over Facebook fact checks

Jul. 22, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization over fact-checking coronavirus posts she made on Facebook. The judge ruled earlier this week that Owens...

AP editor, Times columnist among new Pulitzer Board chairs

Jul. 22, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins, Associated Press Editor at Large John Daniszewski and journalist Katherine Boo have been elected as co-chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board, the organization announced Thursday. They succeed ProPublica...

4 journalists at shut Hong Kong paper charged with collusion

Jul. 21, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police charged two top editors and two editorial writers at Apple Daily with collusion weeks after the city's largest pro-democracy newspaper was forced to cease publication and its assets were frozen. Executive Editor-in-Chief Lam Man-chung...

Dallas Morning News names veteran journalist to run newsroom

Jul. 21, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Veteran journalist Katrice Hardy has been appointed executive editor of The Dallas Morning News, becoming the first Black person to run the 125-year-old daily, the newspaper reported Wednesday. Hardy, who also will be the first woman to hold the top job at...

O'Reilly accuser's appearance on 'The View' stopped by order

Jul. 21, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “The View” canceled a planned appearance Wednesday by a woman who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly, after the former Fox News Channel personality sought and received a restraining order against her. O'Reilly accused his...

1st person of color named as Houston Chronicle editor

Jul. 20, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Maria Douglas Reeve has been promoted to editor of the Houston Chronicle after serving as managing editor of the daily for about 20 months, owner Hearst Corp. announced Tuesday. She succeeds Steve Riley, who announced his retirement in March. ...

Media blasts effort to bar press from part of Arbery trial

Jul. 20, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Barring reporters from court for one part of jury selection in the upcoming murder trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery would violate well-established precedent and be a “striking step in the wrong direction,” media outlets, including The Associated Press,...