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The NZME building in central Auckland Monday May 11, 2020. The future of one of New Zealand's largest media organizations remained unclear Monday following a series of unusual and competing stock market announcements. The confusion centered on Stuff, which prints many of the nation's newspapers and runs a popular news website. (Jason Oxenham/NZ Herald via AP)
May 11, 2020 - 1:54 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The future of one of New Zealand's largest media organizations remained unclear Monday following a series of dueling stock market announcements. The confusion centered on Stuff, which prints many of the nation's newspapers and runs a popular news website. Stuff is...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2009 file photo, The New York Times building is shown in New York. The New York Times Co. added new digital subscribers at a record rate in the first quarter of 2020, as the coronavirus spread, helping offset shrinking ad revenues. The newspaper publisher says it can ride out the effects of the pandemic because of its shift to relying more on digital reader revenue. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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May 06, 2020 - 11:46 am
The New York Times Co. added new digital subscribers at a record rate as the coronavirus spread in the first quarter, helping offset shrinking ad revenues. The newspaper publisher said it was “well positioned to ride out this storm and thrive in a post-pandemic world” because of its shift to...
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In a photograph of a computer screen during a staff Zoom call reporter Kyle Hopkins, bottom, and other staff members of the Anchorage Daily News receive word of the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday, May 4, 2020 in Anchorage. Hopkins was the lead reporter on a series of stories that looked at failures in the criminal justice system in rural Alaska. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
May 04, 2020 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaskan villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audio reporting on topics ranging from climate...
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Women shout slogans as Indian policemen fire teargas and live ammunition in the air to stop a protest march in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Aug. 9, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
May 04, 2020 - 7:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The story of India’s crackdown on Kashmir last August was difficult to show to the world. The unprecedented lockdown included a sweeping curfew and shutdowns of phone and internet service. But Associated Press photographers Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand found ways to let...
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Six-year-old Muneefa Nazir, a Kashmiri girl whose right eye was hit by a marble ball shot allegedly by Indian Paramilitary soldiers on Aug. 12, stands outside her home in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sept. 17, 2019. The image was part of a series of photographs by Associated Press photographers which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
May 04, 2020 - 5:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 5 p.m. The Pulitzer Prizes had something new this year — the inaugural award for audio reporting. The award announced Monday went to the collaboration between the staff of “This American Life,” Molly O’...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 5, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London. Harper Collins U.K. announced Monday, May 4, 2020 that it will publish “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family” in Britain and the Commonwealth on Aug. 11. The book will be published in the U.S. the same day by Dey Street Books. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
May 04, 2020 - 12:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Freed from the constraints of life as full-time royals — and enmeshed in a feud with Britain’s tabloid press — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan plan to tell their story in a book penned by sympathetic journalists. Harper Collins U.K. announced Monday that it will publish “Finding...
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A riot police points the pepper spray to journalists as pro-democracy activists gather outside a shopping mall during the Labor Day in Hong Kong, Friday, May 1, 2020 amid an outbreak of the new coronavirus. May Day usually brings rallies and celebrations rallies marking international Labor Day. This year it's a bitter reminder of how much has been lost for the millions left idle or thrown out of work thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 03, 2020 - 9:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — An international media rights group said Sunday the coronavirus pandemic is being used by governments around the world to increase restrictions on press freedoms. In a report issued to coincide with World Press Freedom Day 2020, the International Press Institute concluded that in both...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi speaks during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Amnesty International says that journalism in Egypt has effectively become a crime over the past four years, as authorities clamp down on media outlets and muzzle dissent. The London-based rights group said in a report Sunday, May 3, 2020 that as the number of coronavirus infections in Egypt continues to rise, the government is strengthening information controls, instead of upholding transparency during the health crisis. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
May 03, 2020 - 1:41 am
CAIRO (AP) — Journalism in Egypt has effectively become a crime over the past four years, as authorities clamp down on media outlets and muzzle dissent, Amnesty International said in a report released Sunday. As the number of coronavirus infections in Egypt continues to rise, the government is...
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A man wearing a mask reads a newspaper at a bus terminus which has been shut down for more than a month as part of measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kochi, Kerala state, India, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. India's news publishers face a delicate balancing act as they look to offset financial losses from sinking ad sales with support from a government seeking to control the narrative on the coronavirus, sometimes by prosecuting journalists for reporting on the detrimental consequences of official pandemic policy. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)
April 29, 2020 - 8:35 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's news publishers face a delicate balancing act as they look to offset financial losses from sinking ad sales with support from a government seeking to control the narrative on the coronavirus, sometimes by prosecuting journalists for reporting on the detrimental consequences...
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FILE - In this May 21, 1987, file photo, then North Korean President Kim Il Sung, center, and then Chinese Premier Zhao Ziyang make their way through a crowd of well-wishers at the train station in Beijing. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s two-week absence from public view has inspired speculation and rumors, but past disappearances of North Korea's ruling elite frequently have simply shown the disconnect between insatiable curiosity about the country and the secrecy surrounding its leadership.(AP Photo/Neal Ulevich, File)
April 28, 2020 - 6:02 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — While Kim Jong Un's two-week absence has inspired speculation and rumors that he is gravely ill, he is not the first member of North Korean's ruling elite to disappear from public view. Some absences were caused by real trouble, including deaths, illness or purges. But...
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