Journalists

FILE - In this July 23, 2005, file photo, former Time magazine Editor in Chief Norman Pearlstine speaks at a conference in Grapevine, Texas. The Los Angeles Times says Pearlstine has been named its new executive editor. The Times announced Monday, June 18, 2018, that Pearlstine has been serving as an adviser to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the newspaper's new owner. Pearlstine was charged with creating a transition plan, which he will now help execute. (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry,File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Times on Monday announced the appointment of veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine as executive editor in the first major move by the newspaper's new owner. Pearlstine had been serving for two months as an adviser to Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who spent $500 million...
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June 15, 2018 - 8:26 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A fiery stunt by the Czech president has really stunned journalists this time. Milos Zeman announced a press conference for Thursday, but instead of briefing reporters, he had two firefighters in protective gear burn a huge pair of red underpants in front of them. Czech media said the...
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June 04, 2018 - 3:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court convicted a journalist for Ukraine's state news agency Monday of spying and sentenced him to 12 years in prison. Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko has been in custody since his 2016 arrest by Russia's top domestic security agency, the FSB. The FSB alleged he was...
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June 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities are investigating after a journalist's car was set on fire in the southwestern city of Timisoara. Nobody was injured. Journalist Dragos Bota told the Associated Press on Sunday the fire that happened at night was "a Mafia-style act of intimidation."...
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Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko looks up during an interview with foreign media, with the portrait of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left in the background, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Arkady Babchenko detailed the deception to reporters Thursday for the first time since Ukrainian authorities revealed they had staged his death to foil an alleged plot on his life by Moscow's security services. (Valentyn Ogirenko/Pool Photo via AP)
May 31, 2018 - 4:16 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — To mimic gore, they used makeup and pig's blood. They shot bullet holes in one of his sweatshirts. And to top off Arkady Babchenko's staged murder, they even took him to the morgue. The journalist revealed Thursday how Ukrainian security services faked his murder to thwart a...
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Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko reacts during a news conference at the Ukrainian Security Service on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Babchenko turned up at a news conference in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday less than 24 hours after police reported he had been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment building. The country's security services said Babchenko's death was faked to foil a plot to take his life.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 30, 2018 - 6:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the reported slaying in Ukraine of a Russian journalist: (all times local): 1:00 a.m. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko may have been the last person reporters expected to see at a news conference in Ukraine's capital about his shooting death. But with a flourish, the...
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In this photo taken on Friday, May 31, 2013, Arkady Babchenko, 41, who had been scathingly critical of the Kremlin in recent years, stands at a police bus during an opposition rally in Moscow, Russia. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference on Wednesday May 30, 2018 the agency faked Babchenko's death to catch those who were trying to kill him. (AP Photo/Alexander Baroshin)
May 30, 2018 - 11:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Before Ukraine's Security Service shocked the world by saying it had faked the death of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev on Tuesday evening, the news of his now-fabricated demise highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. Dozens of Russian...
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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, Arkady Babchenko, 41, who had been scathingly critical of the Kremlin in recent years, looks at an opposition picket in Moscow, Russia. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference on Wednesday May 30, 2018 the agency faked Babchenko's death to catch those who were trying to kill him. (AP Photo/Alexander Baroshin)
May 30, 2018 - 10:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko turned up at a news conference in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday less than 24 hours after police reported he had been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment building. The country's security services said Babchenko's death was faked to foil a plot to...
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This is a photo taken on Nov. 14, 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine of Russian opposition journalist Arkady Babchenko. A Russian journalist harshly critical of the Kremlin was shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, May 29, 2018 and the national police said he apparently was targeted because of his work. (AP Photo/Vitaliy Nosach)
May 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian journalist harshly critical of the Kremlin was shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, and the national police said they are assuming he was targeted because of his work. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko's wife found him bleeding at their apartment...
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May 29, 2018 - 12:59 am
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor is urging his state's residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states, noting the deaths of two broadcast journalists killed by a falling tree as they reported on the severe weather...
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