Shopping

Goodbye Nonpartisan Journalism. And Good Riddance. – Politico

Monday, June 26, 2017

We don’t yet know to what extent Donald Trump will succeed in remaking the United States, but his candidacy and presidency are already remaking American journalism. It is not just that the ranting and raving on talk radio, on cable news, on websites, on Twitter have grown, if anything, louder. What’s more significant is how the political world’s encounter with Trump is changing our most respected journalism organizations—including the New…

Newspapers, public notices still popular in North Dakota – Bismarck Tribune

Monday, June 26, 2017

‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.title,85,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.summary,iTextTrun,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘

Variety Wins for Best Website at Southern California Journalism Awards – Variety

Monday, June 26, 2017

Variety won for best website at the Los Angeles Press Club’s SoCal Journalism Awards Sunday night at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The publication earned four other honors  as well for a wide variety of achievements in categories encompassing news, commentary and design. Variety creative director Chris Mihal took home two awards for best illustration or graphic for a depiction of Donald Trump titled “Media Monster” and for best design for…

Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Monday, June 26, 2017

President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations. The leaders of the world’s two largest democracies will convene at the White House. They will look to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism, but strains are likely on trade. Trump has so far focused on outreach to China, India’s…

South Sudan censors newspapers, hampers press in civil war – ABC News

Monday, June 26, 2017

As South Sudan’s civil war creates the world’s largest refugee crisis and widespread allegations of sexual and ethnic violence, journalists charge the government is restricting their ability to report the news. This is starkly evident in the country’s newspapers, which the government in May started censoring by blanking out articles it deems critical. In addition, 15 South Sudanese journalists have been arrested, beaten, jailed, threatened or denied access to information…

Tino Duran, ‘fearless leader’ of ‘La Prensa’ newspaper dies – KSAT San Antonio

Monday, June 26, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Tino Duran, the former owner of San Antonio’s “La Prensa” bilingual newspaper died in his sleep Sunday, his daughter said in a Facebook post. “I write this with a fragile heart,” Nina Duran said. “Our sweet, beautiful and loving daddy went to be with the Lord today. He passed peacefully in his sleep with my mama by his side.” In 1989 Duran and his wife Millie “resurrected”…

Newspaper headlines: Jeremy Corbyn says he will be ‘PM in six months’ – BBC News

Monday, June 26, 2017

Image caption Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis says Jeremy Corbyn told him he will be prime minister “in six months”, according to the Metro. The Labour leader also reportedly said he would scrap the Trident nuclear weapons system. Image caption The Daily Telegraph leads with news that Brexit Secretary David Davis has guaranteed British tourists will get free health cover while travelling in the EU, even after the UK leaves the…

Men charged with theft of free newspapers – The Register

Monday, June 26, 2017

Two men have been charged with theft for allegedly helping themselves to bundles of free newspapers from London Bridge railway station. The two South London men are said to have pinched bundles of the London Evening Standard, a freesheet, edited by former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, that is handed out to commuters on weekdays. Marcel Javier Larezserrano, 35, of Thurland House Manor Estate in the London Borough of…

Tino Duran, ‘fearless leader’ of ‘La Prensa’ newspaper dies – KSAT San Antonio

Monday, June 26, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Tino Duran, the former owner of San Antonio’s “La Prensa” bilingual newspaper died in his sleep Sunday, his daughter said in a Facebook post. “I write this with a fragile heart,” Nina Duran said. “Our sweet, beautiful and loving daddy went to be with the Lord today. He passed peacefully in his sleep with my mama by his side.” In 1989 Duran and his wife Millie “resurrected”…

The Sad State of Journalism – Ricochet.com

Monday, June 26, 2017

“Among the many firsts, last year’s election gave us the gobsmacking revelation that most of the mainstream media puts both thumbs on the scale—that most of what you read, watch, and listen to is distorted by intentional bias and hostility. I have never seen anything like it. Not even close.” So said Michael Goodwin, the chief political columnist for the New York Post during a presentation at Hillsdale College. The…

Tino Duran, ‘fearless leader’ of ‘La Prensa’ newspaper dies – KSAT San Antonio

Monday, June 26, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Tino Duran, the former owner of San Antonio’s “La Prensa” bilingual newspaper died in his sleep Sunday, his daughter said in a Facebook post. “I write this with a fragile heart,” Nina Duran said. “Our sweet, beautiful and loving daddy went to be with the Lord today. He passed peacefully in his sleep with my mama by his side.” In 1989 Duran and his wife Millie “resurrected”…

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff – Aljazeera.com

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4. “We regret to inform you that the board of directors … has decided to terminate the employment contracts with…

Newspapers still top choice for news – Perham Focus

Sunday, June 25, 2017

People still list newspapers as their top choice for getting local news, according to a new survey conducted for the National Newspaper Association that was published in the June 2017 PubAux. A total of 33 percent of those responding said they preferred newspapers for news about their local community — the highest percentage of any other source of information. For community news, local newspapers beat the Internet by 3 to…

Tino Duran, ‘fearless leader’ of ‘La Prensa’ newspaper dies – KSAT San Antonio

Sunday, June 25, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – Tino Duran, the former owner of San Antonio’s “La Prensa” bilingual newspaper died in his sleep Sunday, his daughter said in a Facebook post. “I write this with a fragile heart,” Nina Duran said. “Our sweet, beautiful and loving daddy went to be with the Lord today. He passed peacefully in his sleep with my mama by his side.” In 1989 Duran and his wife Millie “resurrected”…

Rupert Murdoch ‘heckled with abuse on trip to Hackney cinema’ – The Independent

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The borough of Hackney might be routinely cited as one of the plainest examples of gentrification in London but few would say it has reached the stage where you rub shoulders with Rupert Murdoch on an outing to the local cinema. Nevertheless, it seems the North-East Inner London borough has reached this curious yardstick. The media mogul and his wife Jerry Hall took a trip to Hackney Picturehouse to watch The Forgotten Man…

Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, lays off staff – ABC News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff. The daily Al-Wasat sent a statement Saturday to employees saying it had to let them go after the tiny island nation’s rulers ordered it closed on June 4 . It marked the third time authorities have ordered it to stop publishing a print edition since the…

Rupert Murdoch ‘heckled with abuse on trip to Hackney cinema … – The Independent

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The borough of Hackney might be routinely cited as one of the plainest examples of gentrification in London but few would say it has reached the stage where you rub shoulders with Rupert Murdoch on an outing to the local cinema. Nevertheless, it seems the North-East Inner London borough has reached this curious yardstick. The media mogul and his wife Jerry Hall took a trip to Hackney Picturehouse to watch The Forgotten Man…

Newspaper headlines: ‘I wanted out’ says Prince Harry – BBC News

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Image caption The Mail on Sunday leads on an exclusive interview with Prince Harry, in which he apparently says he considered quitting his role in the Royal family, but stayed for the sake of his grandmother. Image caption The Sunday Telegraph says that politicians could be exposed to blackmail after a cyber attack was launched against MPs’ email accounts. Image caption The Sunday Express attacks Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for…