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Associated Press President Calls For New Laws To Protect Journalists

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 05.30.2015 | Media

HONG KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to ...

AP Chief: James Foley's Murder Should Be Treated As A War Crime

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media

Associated Press CEO Gary Pruitt condemned the murder of journalist James Foley in a statement on Wednesday. A video posted online on Tuesday clai...

Michael Calderone

AP Journalist Killed In Gaza | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Associated Press President and CEO Gary Pruitt informed staff Wednesday with "great sadness" that video journalist Simone Camilli had been...

AP President's Grim Words About Journalists' Safety

AP | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are "increasingly under attack" by people trying to ...

Watchdog Group Calls AP's Pruitt a "Constitutional Champion"

Ginny Sloan | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Ginny Sloan

Because of his strong leadership against government intimidation of the media, The Constitution Project, a bipartisan legal watchdog group, is honoring Gary Pruitt, the President and CEO of the Associated Press, as one of its 2014 Constitutional Champions.

AP Chief: US Press Attacks Will 'Comfort Authoritarian Regimes'

AP | COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 12.22.2013 | Media

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — Governments that try to force citizens to decide between a free press and national security create a "false choice" that wea...

AP CEO Levels Grave Accusations At DOJ

AP | By JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department violated its own rules when it secretly seized records for thousands of phone calls to and from journalists...

AP CEO: DOJ's Seizure Of Phone Records Was 'Unconstitutional'

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.19.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON — The president and chief executive officer of The Associated Press on Sunday called the government's secret seizure of two months of...

AP Issues A Stinging Rebuke To Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media

The Associated Press issued a sharp rebuke on Tuesday to the Justice Department's contention that it was careful and measured in its secret probe of t...

McClatchy Chief Tapped To Lead AP

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 05.22.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Gary Pruitt, a former First Amendment lawyer who heads the third-largest newspaper company in the U.S., will become the next president and...

The Worst CEOs Ever | Kamelia Angelova|Jun. 5, 2009, 3:15 PM|21 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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McClatchy CEO "Hoping The Competition Goes Bankrupt Before He Does": Forbes

Forbes | Parmy Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chief Executive Gary Pruitt is slashing costs and playing chicken with bondholders, hoping the competition goes bankrupt before he does....