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The Latest: Trump attacks news media on night of dinner – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office Saturday (all times EDT): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is issuing a scathing attack on the national news media at a Pennsylvania rally he organized for the same evening the White House Correspondents’ Association hosts its annual dinner. Weeks ago Trump decided to skip the dinner and even wished the group well. But speaking to supporters Saturday night in Harrisburg,…

CHS newspaper attains top honors – again – Chanute Tribune

Saturday, April 29, 2017

CONNIE WOODARD USD 413 public relations Once again, the Chanute High School’s newspaper has been named All-Kansas – the highest designation that Kansas Scholastic Press Association bestows upon publications. “It’s a big deal,” said Dustin Fox, who teaches journalism and English at CHS and oversees the students who write, edit and design regular issues of The Comet. Just one other Class 4A school received the award that typically goes to…

SC deputy arrested on harassment charges, fired – The State

Friday, April 28, 2017

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Michael Jordan McClatchy was fired Tuesday following his arrest by the Easley Police Department, said Sheriff’s Office spokesman Creed Hashe. According to arrest warrants, McClatchy is charged with two counts of harassment. On Saturday, an Easley police officer was called to J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex about a harassment complaint, according to the Easley police incident report. McClatchy’s wife, from whom he is separated, and…

CNN chief: ‘Journalism is threatened’ by the Trump administration – TheBlaze.com

Friday, April 28, 2017

CNN’s president is worried about the future of the press. “Journalism is threatened by senior officials in our own government,” Jeff Zucker said during an Overseas Press Club of America awards gala Thursday night, New York Times reporter Liam Stack tweeted. CNN president Jeff Zucker at @opcofamerica awards gala: “journalism is threatened by senior officials in our own government” pic.twitter.com/l9gWAmKCzy — Liam Stack (@liamstack) April 28, 2017 The comment seemed to be a…

The Future Of News Is Visuals (And How This Millennial-Led Startup Is Reinventing It) – Forbes

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Explica.co Explica.co “What do Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, BuzzFeed, Huffington Post and Flipboard all have in common?”  It’s a tough question. After all, those six platforms account for $7 billion dollars invested by hundreds of firms, over the span of nearly a decade. But the answer to this quizzical rhetoric came from the offices of an early-stage startup named Explica.   The company’s President, Fernando “Nando” Luna, explained: “Every one of those…

Life sentences sought for 30 with ties to Turkish newspaper – WBT

Thursday, April 27, 2017

By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY Associated Press ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court accepted a criminal indictment demanding life imprisonment for 30 people with ties to a newspaper linked to a Muslim cleric whom the government accuses of masterminding a coup attempt. Turkey’s official Anadolu news agency said the defendants, including former managers and columnists for the Zaman newspaper, were charged with “membership in an armed terror organization” and “attempting to overthrow”…

Carlinville Refuses to answer FOIA requests from 3 more people – – Edgar County Watchdogs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017   ·   0 Comments CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – Mayor Deanna Demuzio’s leadership is a complete failure. She gets an “F” in transparency and an “F” in leadership. The Carlinville FOIA Officer, Carla Brockmeier, gets an “F” in compliance with the law. Demuzio, as Mayor of the city, directs the city attorneys and has apparently failed to direct the current attorneys in their responsibilities to…

1913-2017 | The Record of the Newspaper of Record – New York Times

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Think Trump didn’t achieve much in his first 100 days? Think again. – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Thursday, April 27, 2017

President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been defined more by what he’s undone than what he’s done. Gone, with the stroke of Trump’s pen or publication of a memo, are a host of Obama-era rules aimed at protecting consumers and workers. A policy that limited student loan fees is out. So is a rule against internet providers selling consumer data without the user’s permission and one that…

Rupert Murdoch’s disturbing corporate legacy: chronic sexual harassment in US, rampant lawbreaking in UK – Salon

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bill O’Reilly may be gone at Fox News, but Rupert Murdoch’s festering Fox News mess isn’t going away anytime soon. Murdoch cut ties with the host last week after multiple women’s reports of sexual harassment became public. Since then, seven black Fox News employees indicated that they plan to join a racial discrimination suit filed last month by two colleagues, according to New York magazine, and three former Fox employees — Margaret Hoover, Alisyn Camerota, and Kirsten Powers…

California Today: Your Local Newspaper Is Hurting – The New York … – New York Times

Thursday, April 27, 2017

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ISOJ 2017: Researchers share developments in journalism, media practices and audience building – Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (blog)

Thursday, April 27, 2017

<!– Social media Button BEGIN Tweet –> <!– Original Tweet Button data-via=’utknightcenter’ Tweet –> Kathleen McElroy, associate director of the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, chaired the research panel “Diving deep into the layers of journalism, the journalism practice and its audiences” where panelists discussed new journalism practices and strategies to build…

Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, U.S. commander tells Congress – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Pentagon needs to consider deploying new anti-ballistic missile systems and a defensive radar to Hawaii to protect against a growing threat from North Korea, the top U.S. military officer in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday. “Kim Jong-Un is clearly in a position to threaten Hawaii today, in my opinion,” Adm. Harry Harris, the chief of U.S. Pacific Command, told the House Armed Services Committee. “I have suggested that…

California Today: Your Local Newspaper Is Hurting – New York Times

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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Reporter takes the David Fahrenthold approach to covering ESPN layoffs – Poynter (blog)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Good morning. Here’s our morning roundup of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? Subscribe here. It’s a crowdsourced and premature obituary. Richard Deitsch, a sports media columnist for Sports Illustrated, took to Facebook Tuesday with a declaration and a request for information that underscores troubles in Bristol, Connecticut, the home of ESPN. “You are going to be reading…

Reporters Without Borders: Journalism at tipping point – Aljazeera.com

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Press freedom has never been as threatened as it is now, in the “new post-truth era of fake news”, strongmen and propaganda, Reporters Without Borders said. Its annual World Press Freedom Index, published on Wednesday, warned of a “tipping point” for journalism. “Attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and suppression of freedoms…