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December 30, 2018 2:28 PM Journalists To Drop New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square

Leading journalists will ring in the New Year Monday in New York City’s Times Square as the annual ball drop, watched globally by billions, recognizes journalism and free speech. The group of reporters and editors will appear on stage just before midnight to push the button that officially begins the 60-second countdown to the lowering of the Times Square 115

December 14, 2018 6:28 PM Italian Premier Says Young Italian Journalist Died After Being Wounded at Strasbourg Christmas Market Attack

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says a young Italian journalist who was badly wounded in the Strasbourg Christmas market attack has died. French police say four people have died in the attack Tuesday in the eastern French city and about a dozen others were wounded. Conte tweeted on Friday that he was expressing “deep sorrow for the death 82

December 13, 2018 5:09 AM Kentucky governor blasts local newspaper's alliance with Soros-backed journalism outlet

Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin blasted the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper Wednesday for partnering with ProPublica, an investigative journalism outlet whose backers include liberal financier George Soros. In a YouTube video, Bevin accuses the outlet, ProPublica, of left-wing bias and also tears into the local paper. “This is the same Courier-Journal 199

December 5, 2018 9:05 AM Dean at North Carolina university refers to freshmen as 'freshmores': report

In an effort to make campus life at one North Carolina university more gender inclusive, some students are ditching the term freshman in favor of “freshmore” to describe first-year students. Jefford Vahlbusch, dean of the Honors College at Appalachian State University, introduced the term when he came to the school two years ago, The Appalachian student 104

October 25, 2018 1:48 PM Rice balls for Japan hostage as he returns home from Syrian 'hell'

TOKYO (Reuters) - A 44-year-old Japanese freelance journalist returned home on Thursday to rice balls cooked by his mother but an uncertain future more than three years after militants in Syria captured him in what he described as a physical and mental “hell”. Jumpei Yasuda, who quit his job as a reporter on a Japanese newspaper to cover the Iraq war in 2003, arrived 78

October 14, 2018 3:22 PM US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

This July 6, 2017 photo shows a makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers who fought in the Battle of Glorieta Pass in Northern New Mexico outside Santa Fe. It's a typical representation for many sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and always at risk of disappearing if it weren't for a handful of history aficionados 83

September 25, 2018 10:04 PM Ole Miss seeks fast removal of donor's name after flap

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is trying to speed up the process of removing a donor's name from its journalism school after his Facebook post that drew backlash as being racist. Ed Meek last week requested his name be removed from the Meek School of Journalism and New Media. He did so days after posting photos of two black women in short 68

August 28, 2018 7:49 PM Abby Huntsman joins 'The View' as a co-host for Season 22

This image released by ABC shows Abby Huntsman, newly-named co-host of the daytime talk show "The View." The talk show launches its 22nd season next Tuesday, Sept. 4. (ABC via AP) Former "Fox & Friends Weekend" host Abby Huntsman is joining "The View." In a statement Tuesday, Huntsman said she was excited to return to her professional roots at ABC, where 96

August 4, 2018 6:21 AM Indonesia to deport Australian graduate student traveling to Papua

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities have denied entry and will deport an Australian graduate student who was traveling via Bali to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua on vacation. Belinda Lopez, a PhD candidate for Indonesian studies at Macquarie University in Australia, wrote on social media that she had been detained at Bali’s Denpasar 67

July 12, 2018 8:05 PM 4 journalists, 19th century publisher Yankee Quill winners

BOSTON – Four journalists and a 19th century publisher are receiving the 2018 Yankee Quill — New England's highest journalistic honor. The Academy of New England Journalists said Thursday it will honor David Randall Moats, Wayne Phaneuf, Ken Squier, and Lou Ureneck in an Oct. 11 ceremony in Natick, Massachusetts. Moats is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial 50