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The future of FOIA – FCW.com

Monday, July 24, 2017

Open Government The future of FOIA By Chase Gunter Jul 24, 2017 Technology has helped the government become more efficient and transparent in many areas. That hasn’t been the case, however, for a law written to increase transparency. Now a group of agency and private-sector officials are working with agencies to develop recommendations to improve the situation. …

Turkey: Opposition newspaper journalists go on trial in Istanbul – CNN

Monday, July 24, 2017

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)The trial of 17 staff members from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper — one of the country’s last remaining opposition publications — began on Monday in what many are calling a crucial test of press freedom. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2016/07/28/turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_17’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160728103935-turkey-media-and-military-targeted-ian-lee-00003728-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId…

Third marriage lucky for Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s second eldest daughter Elisabeth Murdoch married for the third time in a lavish wedding in Oxfordshire, England, on Saturday. The Sydney-born television executive, 48, who has an estimated worth of $262 million, said “I do” to Turner Prize-winning artist, Keith Tyson, 47, after dating for over two years. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Keith Tyson kisses his new wife, Lis Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Keith Tyson/Instagram…

The Story Behind the Newspaper on Aminé’s Album Cover – PigeonsAndPlanes

Monday, July 24, 2017

Image via Aminé Cover art is more important than ever in 2017, and Aminé made sure that his debut album has a memorable one. But Good For You will be remembered for a lot more than just a picture of Aminé taking a dump, because there’s levels to this shit. Literally.  At first glance, yes, Aminé is poised atop his throne reading a newspaper, but if…

Third marriage lucky for Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s second eldest daughter Elisabeth Murdoch married for the third time in a lavish wedding in Oxfordshire, England, on Saturday. The Sydney-born television executive, 48, who has an estimated worth of $262 million, said “I do” to Turner Prize-winning artist, Keith Tyson, 47, after dating for over two years. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Keith Tyson kisses his new wife, Lis Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Keith Tyson/Instagram…

Newspaper headlines: Corbyn on student debt and Needham ‘breakthrough’ – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Image caption The Daily Mail leads on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn saying he did not know how much it would cost to cancel student debt. It comes after his pre-election pledge to “deal with” such debts. Image caption The same story is on the front of the Metro, who says that the Conservatives have accused Mr Corbyn of “betraying” graduates after he denied saying that Labour would write-off student debts….

Turkey: Opposition newspaper journalists go on trial in Istanbul – WENY-TV

Monday, July 24, 2017

By Gul Tuysuz and Lauren Said-Moorhouse CNN ISTANBUL, Turkey (CNN) — The trial of 17 staff members from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper — one of the country’s last remaining opposition publications — began on Monday in what many are calling a crucial test of press freedom. Charged with terror-related offenses in the wake of last year’s failed coup, the defendants — journalists, executives and lawyers — made their first appearance in…

Third marriage lucky for Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, July 24, 2017

Rupert Murdoch’s second eldest daughter Elisabeth Murdoch married for the third time in a lavish wedding in Oxfordshire, England, on Saturday. The Sydney-born television executive, 48, who has an estimated worth of $262 million, said “I do” to Turner Prize-winning artist, Keith Tyson, 47, after dating for over two years. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Keith Tyson kisses his new wife, Lis Murdoch, daughter of Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Keith Tyson/Instagram…

Newspaper headlines: Corbyn on student debt and Needham ‘breakthrough’ – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

Image caption The Daily Mail leads on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn saying he did not know how much it would cost to cancel student debt. It comes after his pre-election pledge to “deal with” such debts. Image caption The same story is on the front of the Metro, who says that the Conservatives have accused Mr Corbyn of “betraying” graduates after he denied saying that Labour would write-off student debts….

Herald Courier receives journalism awards – Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Monday, July 24, 2017

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A newspaper in the dock on Press Freedom Day – Times LIVE

Monday, July 24, 2017

In the wake of the attempted coup, the number of journalists in prison quadrupled from 30. As the Cumhuriyet contingent joined the 120, Turkey became “the world’s biggest prison for journalists”. The constitutional amendment elevated Erdoğan to the position of ruler of the government, Parliament and the judiciary, in charge of the mechanism that appoints judges and prosecutors. Unsurprisingly, every journalist’s appeal for release was rejected. With a few exceptions, there…

Newspaper headlines: Corbyn on student debt and Needham ‘breakthrough’ – BBC News

Monday, July 24, 2017

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Sen. Duckworth, Illinois attorney general, newspaper seek financial records from Cairo Public Utility – The Southern

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Newspaper publisher McClatchy Co. reports Q2 loss, but growth in digital business – MarketWatch

Friday, July 21, 2017

Newspaper publisher McClatchy Co. MNI, -2.54% reported second-quarter earnings before the market opened on Friday and said digital-only subscribers grew nearly 14% from the previous year’s first quarter. The company reported a net loss of $37.4 million, or $4.91 per share for the second quarter, compared with…

Ex Trump associates helped fugitive Kazakhs in visa scheme – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Friday, July 21, 2017

Two former associates of Donald Trump helped a family of wealthy Kazakh fugitives make extensive investments in the United States, some aimed at helping family members obtain legal residency here, a McClatchy investigation shows. Felix Sater, an ex-con and one-time senior adviser in the Trump Organization, helped the Trump family scout deals in Russia. He led an effort that began in 2012 to assist the stepchildren of Viktor Khrapunov, who…

McClatchy reports second-quarter loss; digital advertising continues growth – Sacramento Bee

Friday, July 21, 2017

Amid continued growth of digital advertising revenue, McClatchy today reported a net loss of $37.4 million in this year’s second quarter. Sacramento-based McClatchy, publisher of The Sacramento Bee and 29 other newspapers, said a significant portion of the quarterly loss included an after-tax noncash impairment of $28.8 million on the carrying value of the company’s interest in CareerBuilder LLC and other equity investments. McClatchy’s stake in CareerBuilder also had a…

Are hot dogs sandwiches? Newspaper issues hilarious correction … – USA TODAY

Friday, July 21, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE Here’s how much Americans really love hot dogs. By the numbers. Time Hot dogs!(Photo: vitalssss/Getty Images) Is a hot dog a sandwich? The great debate over whether a hotdog is a sandwich reached new levels this week when a Louisville newspaper issued a correction for “incorrectly” referring to hot dogs as sandwiches ten times over a period of decades.  On Wednesday, which happened to be National Hotdog…