Journalism awards

FILE - This Oct. 7, 2015 file photo shows Meryl Streep at the premiere of the film "Suffragette," at the London film festival in London. Streep told the audience at the 27th annual International Press Awards in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, that has she experienced violence twice in her life, and the experiences changed her "on a cellular level." (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP, File)
November 16, 2017 - 8:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Meryl Streep says the two times in her life she dealt with violence were so profound it changed her "on a cellular level." Streep made the remarks Wednesday at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 27th annual International Press Freedom Awards in New York. The Oscar-winner told the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Houston Astros' Justin Verlander, right, and Carlos Beltran celebrate the team's win over the Seattle Mariners to clinch the AL West crown in a baseball game in Houston. Beltran is retiring after winning his first World Series title in his 20th major league season. The 40-year-old made the announcement Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, 12 days after the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series.(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
November 13, 2017 - 8:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — It took quite some time, but Carlos Beltran finally got there, winning a World Series title after 20 seasons in the majors. Now he is leaving the Houston Astros and leaving baseball, retiring after a career in which he was a nine-time All-Star and was Rookie of the Year. The 40-year-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2013, file photo, Abby Wambach, left, of the United States is presented the FIFA Women's World Player of the Year award by Hope Solo, center, goalkeeper of the U.S. team, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland. Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Blatter sexually assaulted her at the ceremony. In an interview published Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the newspaper Expresso, Solo said Blatter “grabbed” her inappropriately on her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the awards event. (AP Photo/Keystone, Steffen Schmidt, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:55 pm
Hope Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in 2013. In an interview published Friday in the newspaper Expresso, Solo said Blatter grabbed her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the annual...
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FILE - This Jan. 22, 2015 file photo shows Sleeping Beauty's Castle at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, Calif. In response to a Los Angeles Times series about the relationship between the Walt Disney Co. and the city of Anaheim, the company is barring the paper from advance screenings of its films. The paper ran a two-part series in late September 2017 looking into what it characterized as a complicated and increasingly tense relationship between the city and the Disneyland Resort. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
November 07, 2017 - 6:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four prominent film critics groups say they will bar Walt Disney Co. films from receiving awards consideration over the company's decision to bar the Los Angeles Times from advance screenings of its films and access to its talent. Disney said last week the Times disregarded "...
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October 22, 2017 - 11:25 am
CAIRO (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists says a Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the United States where she is set to receive a press award. The CPJ said on Sunday said that prominent Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser may not be able to attend the Nov. 15 ceremony...
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In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, photo, Michael Hudson poses for a photograph, at The Associated Press headquarters in New York. Hudson, who shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for his work on the Panama Papers project that explored offshore financial secrecy, has been named global investigations editor for The AP. Hudson will be based at AP’s headquarters in New York City and report to Managing Editor Brian Carovillano. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 05, 2017 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016 file photo, Gloria Steinem arrives at night two of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Victim Rights Law Center says it’s presenting its 2017 Leadership Award to the renowned author, journalist and activist at the federal courthouse in Boston on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
September 28, 2017 - 12:17 am
BOSTON (AP) — Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is set to be honored in Boston. The Victim Rights Law Center says it's presenting its 2017 Leadership Award to the renowned author, journalist and activist at the federal courthouse in Boston on Thursday evening. The Boston-based group offers free civil...
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September 12, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about the death of country star Don Williams, The Associated Press misidentified the name of the group that gave Williams an award for best single for "Tulsa Time" in 1978. That award was given to him by the Academy of Country Music, not the Country Music...
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A newsstand display copies of the Daily News, Tuesday Sept. 5, 2017, in New York. The tabloid newspaper has been acquired by Tronc, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune, in a deal announced Monday night, Sept. 4. . (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 05, 2017 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of two of the country's largest newspapers has purchased the Daily News, a New York tabloid that is famous for generations of hard-punching reporting and irreverent headlines but that has struggled recently to find its place in the digital age. Chicago-based Tronc Inc.,...
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June 23, 2017 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Associated Press reporter Mark Scolforo has won the Charles Rowe Award for Distinguished State Reporting for his work showing how open records laws are applied around Pennsylvania. The honor was announced Friday as part of the 2017 Associated Press Media Editors Awards for AP...
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