Journalism

January 14, 2018 - 10:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — A team of experienced journalists is launching a new online magazine in Switzerland after reportedly collecting more than 7.7 million Swiss francs ($8 million) with the help of a crowdfunding campaign. The German-language magazine, called Republik , is intended to provide high-quality...
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Reuters journalist Thet Oo Maung Maung, known as Wa Lone, is escorted by police upon arrival at court Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, outside Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
January 10, 2018 - 1:27 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Prosecutors in Myanmar formally charged two journalists from the Reuters news agency on Wednesday with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 after police accused them of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018, file photo, Gayle King arrives at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. If Oprah Winfrey runs for president, CBS News faces a potential conflict of interest with its morning show host King, famously Winfrey's best friend. Her colleagues on "CBS This Morning" interviewed King on Tuesday's show about what her friend was thinking. CBS says it has been transparent about the relationship and said it would address a potential conflict if one arises. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In an odd twist, fellow hosts of "CBS This Morning" turned to their colleague Gayle King — famous friend of Oprah Winfrey — for an interview Tuesday about whether her pal would run for president. If a Winfrey candidacy moves beyond idle chatter, one of the leading figures on...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2017, file photo, Reuters journalist Thet Oo Maung, known as Wa Lone, exits a police van as he arrives for a court appearance, outside Yangon, Myanmar. Myanmar is set to put two reporters from the Reuters news agency on trial after they were charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights growing concerns about press freedom in the country. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw, File)
January 08, 2018 - 9:25 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar is set to put two reporters from the Reuters news agency on trial this week after they were charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights growing concerns about press freedom in the country. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested Dec. 12 for...
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January 03, 2018 - 4:23 pm
MT. MORRIS, Pa. (AP) — A mining company is closing its Pennsylvania coal mine over the next few months and shedding nearly 400 jobs. The Observer-Reporter newspaper reports that Dana Mining notified Pennsylvania on Tuesday of its decision to close 4 West Mine. The Morgantown, West Virginia-based...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 photo, Dozhd Channel anchor Pavel Lobkov, prepares for a broadcast in their studio-apartment in Moscow, Russia. In December 2015, Lobkov was getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. “I think the hackers in the service of the Fatherland were long getting their training on our lot before venturing outside.” (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
December 22, 2017 - 12:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. Days earlier, the veteran journalist had come out live on air as HIV-positive, a taboo-...
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In this Friday Nov. 24, 2017, photo, Mohammadul Hassan, 18, is photographed in his family's tent in Jamtoli refugee camp in Bangladesh. Hassan still bears the scars on his chest and back from being shot by soldiers who attempted to kill him. More than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August, and many have brought with them stories of atrocities committed by security forces in Myanmar, including an Aug. 27 army massacre that reportedly took place in the village of Maung Nu. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
December 21, 2017 - 3:54 pm
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — For six hours he hid in an upstairs room, listening to the crackle of gunfire and the screams of people being slaughtered outside his Myanmar home. With every footstep that drew near, every cry that pierced the air, 52-year-old Bodru Duza braced for the soldiers to find him...
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FILE - This combination photo shows actresses listed in alphabetical order, top row from left, Asia Argento, Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Graham, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Lea Seydoux and Mira Sorvino, who have made allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. The women who initially spoke out against sexual misconduct in Hollywood this fall, inspiring millions to tell their own stories of harassment and illegality on social media, have been named The Associated Press Entertainers of the Year, voted by members of the news cooperative and AP entertainment reporters. (AP Photo/File)
December 21, 2017 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Arguably the biggest thing that came from Hollywood this year wasn't a movie or a TV show. It had heroines and villains, but no script. And it went viral despite having no big publicity machinery behind it. The women who initially spoke out against sexual misconduct in Hollywood...
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This combination of photos shows, top row from left, broadcaster Bill O'Reilly, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and broadcaster Matt Lauer. Bottom row from left are actor Kevin Spacey, conductor James Levine, broadcaster Charlie Rose and film producer Harvey Weinstein. The wave of sexual misconduct allegations that toppled Hollywood power brokers, politicians, media icons and many others was the top news story of 2017, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. (AP Photo)
December 21, 2017 - 8:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The wave of sexual misconduct allegations that toppled Hollywood power brokers, politicians, media icons and many others was the top news story of 2017, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. The No. 2 story was Donald Trump's tumultuous...
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In this Nov. 25, 2017, photo, Abdul Jabar, 61, holds on to one thing he carries around with him constantly, an identification card belonging to his late son whom he said was slain by members of Myanmar's armed forces accused of massacring civilians in his village Maung Nu, in Myanmar's Rakhine State, during an interview with The Associated Press in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. More than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since August, and many have brought with them stories of atrocities committed by security forces in Myanmar, including an Aug. 27 army massacre that reportedly took place in the village of Maung Nu. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
December 21, 2017 - 1:49 am
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — Some of the massacre survivors hold precious photos or mementos that belonged to those they lost. Others bear physical scars or painful memories that swirl in their nightmares. A few survived and found the most treasured gift of all, their loved ones. More than 650,000...
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