Journalists

August 28, 2019 - 6:47 am
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian court on Wednesday released a Russian journalist on parole after more than a year in jail, an apparent signal that a much-anticipated prisoner exchange with Russia is getting on track. Kirill Vyshinskiy, the Kyiv bureau chief for the Russian state RIA-Novosti news...
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August 27, 2019 - 12:44 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist who wrote a book about a lottery insider who rigged jackpots in several states has been subpoenaed to turn over notes related to his reporting. Perry Beeman received the subpoena last week from a law firm representing Larry Dawson, an Iowa jackpot winner...
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August 26, 2019 - 5:52 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Lawyers for the family of slain American-British journalist Christopher Allen are urging South Sudan's government to investigate his death as a potential war crime, two years after he was killed. The 26-year-old freelancer died on August 26, 2017, during an opposition-led...
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August 22, 2019 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest Hispanic journalist group is rescinding Fox News' sponsorship of its upcoming annual conference in Texas and returning nearly $17,000 to the network in response to a radio host's comments about Latino immigrants. Hugo Balta, president of the National...
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August 21, 2019 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is calling on Cuba to drop criminal charges against a journalist facing a year in jail following his arrest earlier this year. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement Wednesday that the U.S. "strongly condemns" the prosecution of Roberto Quiñones. Pompeo said...
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In this undated photo provided by Spotify, Jemele Hill poses for a photo. Hill, the ESPN host who left the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill’s memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The book is currently untitled. (Micaiah Carter/Spotify via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 9:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who departed the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill's memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday. The book, Hill's first, is currently untitled. "I...
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In this undated photo provided by Spotify, Jemele Hill poses for a photo. Hill, the ESPN host who left the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill’s memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The book is currently untitled. (Micaiah Carter/Spotify via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who left the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill's memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday. The book is currently untitled. In 2017, Hill tweeted...
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In this June 19, 2019, photo, Diane Foley, mother of journalist James Foley, who was killed by the Islamic State terrorist group in a graphic video released online, speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
August 05, 2019 - 12:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — American journalist James Foley was kidnapped in Syria and then killed by Islamic State militants in 2014 — his death seen in a video circulated online. For Diane Foley it was a galvanizing moment, emblematic of the helplessness she felt during her son's captivity and the lack of...
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Amal Clooney spekas during the Global Conference for Media Freedom at The Printworks in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with "a collective shrug" over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government's envoy on media freedom, said at a conference on press freedom...
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June 14, 2019 - 5:06 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year's currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic have been accused...
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