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Latest Kathleen Carroll Items
The Associated Press' executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are "in effect an attack on a nation's people."
Editors of the wire news service, The Associated Press, are decrying the president’s refusal to grant free and easy access for photographers, characterizing his insistence on circulating press release pictures that are snapped in a controlled setting as overkill.
Journalists of all stripes — along with politicians, analysts and scores of others — are hammering the Obama administration for its admitted collection of Associated Press telephone records.
In politics, language controls the debate. Overturning centuries-old definitions of traditional marriage becomes “marriage equality” and banning guns becomes “gun safety.” Distorting the language is intended to persuade the public to accept radical change as something ordinary and natural.
In politics, language controls the debate. Overturning centuries-old definitions of traditional marriage becomes "marriage equality" and banning guns becomes "gun safety." Distorting the language is intended to persuade the public to accept radical change as something ordinary and natural.
"It's 'illegal immigrant' no more" says The Associated Press, which banished the phrase from its usage guide on Tuesday — the latest stylistic edict for journalists who have juggled such terms as "undocumented worker" or "illegal alien," its politically incorrect variant.
It's a simple scene that repeats itself around the world.
An exhibit that opened Thursday offered New Yorkers a rare glimpse of life inside North Korea, including children singing in a theater, stark views of Pyongyang at dusk and North Koreans bowing before a monument of the nation's founder, Kim Il Sung.
The Associated Press will be among 16 news organizations and Internet entrepreneurs sharing $4.7 million in funding to design innovative ways to find and deliver news in the digital age.