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Gary Crooks: To endorse or not to endorse?

“Who are you to tell me how to vote?” That’s not a new complaint, but it has gained momentum in this hyperpartisan era where the distinction between reliable information sources …


Tribune Publishing rejects Gannett’s ‘opportunistic’ bid

Tribune Publishing Co. on Wednesday rejected Gannett’s more than $388 million buyout offer, saying it’s too little for the company that owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other …


Tribune calls Gannett ‘erratic,’ but still reviewing purchase offer

Tribune Publishing said Tuesday in a letter that USA Today owner Gannett was “erratic” and “unreliable” as the two newspaper companies tried to discuss a possible tie-up.


USA Today owner Gannett bids for LA Times publisher Tribune

Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy rival Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control …


Editor of Missoulian, Ravalli Republic resigns

The editor of the Missoulian and Ravalli Republic newspapers has resigned after about seven months on the job.


Campaign notebook: Trump attacks newspapers; Rubio attacks Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if he’s elected president, American newspapers should watch out.


Reporting assignment raised suspicions about newspaper owner

LAS VEGAS (AP) – When several reporters for the main newspaper in Las Vegas were taken off their beats and assigned to investigate three judges, the decision seemed strange because …


Slain US journalist was also an Israeli citizen

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel confirmed on Wednesday that slain American journalist Steven Sotloff was also an Israeli citizen, while President Barack Obama vowed to build a coalition to “degrade and …


Robert J. Samuelson: Media outlets cater to their consumers’ tastes

Matthew Gentzkow is the man who explained why the media are like ice cream. Gentzkow, who teaches at the University of Chicago, has just won the John Bates Clark Medal …


Industry takes aim at AP ethanol investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Associated Press investigation, which found that ethanol hasn’t lived up to some of the government’s clean-energy promises, is drawing a fierce response from the ethanol …


Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks …


Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

WASHINGTON — Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents — often to their discomfort and was …


Newsman’s disappearance largely kept secret

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC was able to keep the abduction of chief Middle East correspondent Richard Engel in Syria largely a secret until he escaped late Monday because it …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


Homeless man charged in NY subway rider’s death

NEW YORK (AP) — While New York City straphangers pondered what they would do in a similar nightmare situation, authorities charged a homeless man in the death of a Queens …


Controversy grows over photo of NY subway push

NEW YORK (AP) — Police questioned a suspect Tuesday in the death of a subway rider pushed onto the tracks and photographed while he was still alive — an image …


Petraeus news hit Feinstein like ‘lightning bolt’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The career of David Petraeus, the CIA director and renowned general, was derailed by allegedly vicious emails his paramour sent to another woman. Now the CIA, FBI …


Official: Emails from paramour led to FBI probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The scandal that brought down CIA Director David Petraeus started with harassing emails sent by his biographer and paramour, Paula Broadwell, to another woman, and eventually led …


Admitting to affair, Petraeus resigns as CIA chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus has brought a sudden and unexpected end to the public career of a four-star general who led U.S. troops in …


Newspaper: 3 shot at Fresno, Calif., workplace

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Three people were shot Tuesday at a workplace in Fresno, Calif., a newspaper reported. The shooting occurred at the Apple Valley Farms plant in the central …


With offices out, NY Daily News keeps publishing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News got its Plan A and its Plan B eviscerated by Hurricane Sandy. The storm knocked out of commission the newspaper’s Manhattan main office …


Brothers accused of killing NJ girl remain held

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers accused of killing a 12-year-old New Jersey girl were ordered Friday to remain in a juvenile detention center, while the girl’s parents backed …


NYT defends incoming chief amid BBC scandal

LONDON (AP) — The New York Times stood by its incoming chief Wednesday, even as questions about a BBC child sex abuse scandal followed him from one of Britain’s most …


MacArthur Foundation reveals 2012 ‘genius grants’

CHICAGO (AP) — Mandolin player and composer Chris Thile learned the hard way that when you get a call from the 312 area code this time of year, you should …


Newspaper: Malvo felt like ‘worst piece of scum’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a newspaper interview published Sunday that the devastated reaction of a victim’s husband made him feel like “the worst …


Ex-NY Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Few moments in American journalism loom larger than the one that came in 1971, when New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger had to decide whether …


In the digital age, a rare fight for print readers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When The Times-Picayune decided to print three days a week, a nearby publication saw a chance to expand in the newspaper’s backyard and fill a void …


N.Y. Times to charge for online content

NEW YORK – The New York Times says it will charge readers for full access to its Web site starting in 2011, a risky move aimed at increasing online revenue …