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By March, the FBI won’t let you email in FOIA requests – Engadget

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

This will undoubtedly hinder the public’s ability to get information from the agency. On top of eliminating a far less burdensome method of communication, submitting through the FBI’s portal requires including personal information, including phone number and address, and agree to the site’s terms of service. Nested in the TOS is the requirement that users only make one FOIA request per submission per day. As The Daily Dot points out,…

FBI axes FOIA requests by email, so dust off your fax machine … – TechCrunch

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

As tech-savvy government efforts like 18F and the USDS take technological strides forward, other parts of the government are abandoning modern technology altogether. Starting next month, the FBI will no longer accept Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by email. In lieu of its popular email service, the FBI suggests sending a fax or snail mail, a procedural change that has more to do with obstructing the law than a dearth of resources….

How Silicon Valley Can Help Save Journalism – Newsweek – Newsweek

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Tech entrepreneurs are always chattering that they don’t care about money—they just want to make a better world. Well, if that’s true, here’s a challenge that would do more to make a better world than yet another app like Places I’ve Pooped. (Oh yes, it exists.) How about coming up with a great business model for solid, objective journalism that appeals to a broad market across the political spectrum? It…

How Silicon Valley Can Help Save Journalism – Newsweek

Monday, February 06, 2017

Tech entrepreneurs are always chattering that they don’t care about money—they just want to make a better world. Well, if that’s true, here’s a challenge that would do more to make a better world than yet another app like Places I’ve Pooped. (Oh yes, it exists.) How about coming up with a great business model for solid, objective journalism that appeals to a broad market across the political spectrum? It…

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Monday, February 06, 2017

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier. February 3, 2017 Public needs trust in following public records.Last week, Senate File 158 was introduced in the Iowa Legislature. In short, it’s a proposal that would allow government entities to post public notices on government websites in lieu of posting them in newspapers. It’s an issue that has been introduced in previous sessions, and with lobbying from the Iowa League of Cities and the Iowa State…

LOOK: Boston newspaper says Patriots lost to Falcons in Super Bowl LI – CBSSports.com

Monday, February 06, 2017

If there’s any Falcons fans out who are looking for a Super Bowl LI keepsake, we found one for you: There’s an edition of the Boston Globe out there that says the Patriots lost to Atlanta on Sunday. In this edition of the Globe, the Patriots’ 25-point comeback never happened, Tom Brady didn’t win MVP and Roger Goodell didn’t get booed in the postgame ceremony as he handed the Lombardi…

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to … – The Guardian

Monday, February 06, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

See how Boston newspapers celebrated the Patriots’ stunning … – For The Win

Monday, February 06, 2017

If you’re waking up on Monday morning having watched the Super Bowl as a neutral, reeling from a brilliant game and wondering how each set of fans must be feeling right now, there’s no better place to look than the daily newspapers in each state. It’s a perfect reflection of the local mood. In Georgia it was, as you might expect, pretty downcast. There was the Savannah Morning News. The Aiken Standard (in neighboring South Carolina)….

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to Downing Street – The Guardian

Monday, February 06, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

The best newspaper headlines from the Patriots’ Super Bowl win – FOXSports.com

Monday, February 06, 2017

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See how Boston newspapers celebrated the Patriots’ stunning Super Bowl win – For The Win

Monday, February 06, 2017

If you’re waking up on Monday morning having watched the Super Bowl as a neutral, reeling from a brilliant game and wondering how each set of fans must be feeling right now, there’s no better place to look than the daily newspapers in each state. It’s a perfect reflection of the local mood. In Georgia it was, as you might expect, pretty downcast. There was the Savannah Morning News. The Aiken Standard (in neighboring South Carolina)….

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to Downing Street – The Guardian

Monday, February 06, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

The best newspaper headlines from the Patriots’ Super Bowl win – FOXSports.com

Monday, February 06, 2017

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#PressOn supports journalism, freedom of press – The Student Printz

Monday, February 06, 2017

The recent campaign behind the hashtag #PressOn wants you to ultimately support facts by ponying up cash to pay for journalism. You may have heard of the campaign via Twitter after hundreds of people began using the hashtag. Hollywood stars, including Ben Stiller, Mariska Hargitay, Los Angeles Clipper J.J. Redick and Steve Kerr (coach of the Golden State Warriors) support the cause. The idea allegedly began in a private Twitter…

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to Downing Street – The Guardian

Monday, February 06, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to Downing Street – The Guardian

Monday, February 06, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

Rupert Murdoch accused of enjoying ‘astounding access’ to Downing Street – The Guardian

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Senior executives from Rupert Murdoch-owned companies met the prime minister or chancellor 10 times in a year – more than any other media organisation, according to a new analysis. There were 10 meetings with either David Cameron or George Osborne, and later Theresa May or the chancellor, Phillip Hammond, compared with seven with named executives for the BBC and four with Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Evening Standard and…

Alaska lawmakers eye changes to criminal justice law – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, February 05, 2017

The Alaska Senate, amid public outcry about crime in the state, is eyeing changes to sweeping criminal justice legislation passed last year. North Pole Republican Sen. John Coghill, who sponsored the new law, said several areas have emerged as needing to be re-examined, including penalties for petty thefts. Legislation is expected to be introduced soon. The law, based on recommendations from a criminal justice commission, sought changes to a system…

Guptas eye government’s new propaganda newspaper – Times LIVE

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Tender documents for the project, which the Sunday Times has seen, bear striking similarities to a proposal made by the Gupta-owned newspaper The New Age in September last year. The newspaper already makes millions from government departments and state-owned companies that sponsor its breakfast briefings. In her State of Capture report former public protector Thuli Madonsela flagged some of the contracts the Guptas had with state entities such as Denel,…