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Software Engineer Starts Unlikely Business: A Weekly Newspaper … – New York Times

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Troy University professor uses newspaper to teach building blocks of writing – The News (subscription)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Holman prison bans ‘racially motivated’ newspaper – AL.com

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A Holman Prison inmate has gone on hunger strike after prison officials banned a popular African-American newspaper because of its “racially motivated” content, according to a letter sent to the inmate from staff at the correctional facility.  “I’m going to fight with all my might in protest by going on a hunger strike until they lift this racist, ignorant and illegal ban prohibiting the SF (San Francisco) Bay View National…

COLUMN: Journalism must not play into stereotypes – Daily Trojan Online

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On Sunday morning, I woke up to the startling and tragic news of another mass shooting — this one having taken place at the popular Cameo Night Club in my hometown of Cincinnati. Though I have never been to this club, the news conjured up uncanny feelings of seeing my Ohio city dashed across national headlines, especially held in association with the sadly familiar and growing phenomenon of mass gun…

Herald-Zeitung wins newspaper of the year – Herald Zeitung

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Newspaper of the Year Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:00 am Herald-Zeitung wins newspaper of the year From staff reports Herald-Zeitung | 0 comments HOUSTON — The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung has been recognized as the Class A Newspaper of the Year for the second time in five years.  The announcement was made at the conclusion of the annual Texas Associated Press Managing Editors conference on Sunday…

Software Engineer Starts Unlikely Business: A Weekly Newspaper – New York Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

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New Newspaper Prompts War of Weeklies in New Jersey Suburb – New York Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

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Kansas native joins newspaper staff – Journal Advocate

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Sterling Journal-Advocate and South Platte Sentinel has welcomed Kyle Inman aboard as the newspapers’ new sports writer. Inman, 32, is a Kansas native, having grown up in western Kansas, and is an avid basketball fan. “I was raised in a house full of basketball,” Inman said. “I’ve played all my life.” He added that his mother even played for the University of Kansas Lady Jayhawks. At 6’5″, Inman is…

Steve Bannon’s man in the Middle East – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Monday, March 27, 2017

When Donald Trump named Steve Bannon his chief strategist, backlash from Jewish leaders was swift amid fears that the ex-Breitbart News boss would bring white nationalist sympathies to the White House. So in one of his first interviews on the new job, Bannon tried to quiet those concerns by invoking something most people had never heard of: “Breitbart Jerusalem.” “Breitbart is the most pro-Israel site in the United States of…

McClatchy VP Christian Hendricks, 54, to retire – Yahoo Finance

Monday, March 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — McClatchy (MNI) announced today Christian A. Hendricks, vice president for strategic initiatives, plans to retire from the company on November 30, 2017 after 25 years of service. “Chris is a valued and respected leader at McClatchy and in the digital media industry,” said Craig Forman, McClatchy president and CEO. “Chris has played an integral role in helping McClatchy transform into the digital media company it is today. We wish him…

Rupert Murdoch cashes in US$125 million of Theranos stock for US$1 – Stuff.co.nz

Monday, March 27, 2017

Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, has reportedly sold US$125m in shares for US$1. Billionaire Rupert Murdoch has sold his US$125 million (NZ$177m) investment in scandal-ridden US blood testing group Theranos for just US$1, according to the Wall Street Journal, which is owned by the media mogul. Murdoch did not join other prominent investors who collectively put US$600 million into the company in 2015 and have been given additional shares in return…

American-Statesman named Texas’ top newspaper – Austin American-Statesman

Monday, March 27, 2017

“Silent Majority is everything great journalism should be and is a huge reason the paper wins this competition,” the judge of the Newspaper of the Year contest said, referring to a Statesman investigative report report on underrepresentation of Latinos on state, city and county governing boards throughout Texas. “Substantial reporting, great context, real people living in the real world. But the Statesman is more than one great enterprise piece. It…

Rupert Murdoch cashes in $US125 million of Theranos stock for $US1 but will he sue controversial biotech? – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, March 27, 2017

The Wall Street Journal reported that its proprietor, Rupert Murdoch, has sold his $US125 million ($164 million) investment in scandal-ridden blood testing group Theranos for just $US1. According to the report, Murdoch did not join other prominent investors who collectively put $US600 million into the company in 2015 and have been given additional shares in return for a promise not to sue the company or its founder and chief executive, Elizabeth Holmes….

Caller-Times wins newspaper of the year, other state awards – Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Monday, March 27, 2017

Buy Photo For the second year in a row the Caller-Times won first place for newspaper of the year at Texas APME and two dozen statewide awards for storytelling, video and design work.(Photo: Mary Ann Cavazos/Caller-Times)Buy Photo HOUSTON — The Caller-Times was honored as newspaper of the year for the second year in a row and won other statewide awards in the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors annual contest. Three of…

American-Statesman named Texas’ top newspaper – Austin American-Statesman

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Investigative reporter Jeremy Schwartz was named Star Reporter of the Year by both Texas APME and the Headliners Foundation of Texas for a portfolio of stories, including an investigation into Texas’ lax enforcement of laws governing farmworker housing, an in-depth report chronicling the fate of U.S. veterans who have been deported to Mexico and his role in a groundbreaking report on underrepresentation of Latinos on state city and county governing boards throughout Texas….