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Pence looks like he will be Trump’s inside man in Congress – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Monday, January 16, 2017

When Mike Pence landed in Congress after the 2000 election, he was a conservative agitator who often bucked President George W. Bush’s agenda. Seventeen years later, he’s the vice president-elect and Donald Trump’s inside man on Capitol Hill. Pence, who spent a dozen years in Congress before becoming Indiana’s governor, is visiting frequently with lawmakers and promising close coordination after Trump’s inauguration Friday. In a sign of his attentiveness, Pence…

Pence looks like he will be Trump’s inside man in Congress – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Monday, January 16, 2017

When Mike Pence landed in Congress after the 2000 election, he was a conservative agitator who often bucked President George W. Bush’s agenda. Seventeen years later, he’s the vice president-elect and Donald Trump’s inside man on Capitol Hill. Pence, who spent a dozen years in Congress before becoming Indiana’s governor, is visiting frequently with lawmakers and promising close coordination after Trump’s inauguration Friday. In a sign of his attentiveness, Pence…

PBS Masterpiece Boards British Newspaper Drama ‘Press’ – Variety

Monday, January 16, 2017

PBS Masterpiece has boarded six-part drama “Press,” which is set in the contemporary world of British newspapers as they try to move on from the hacking scandal and cope with the 24-hour news cycle of the digital age. The miniseries is written by Mike Bartlett (“Doctor Foster,” “Charles III”), and produced by Nigel Stafford-Clark, who has won three BAFTAs, for Deep Indigo, alongside Lookout Point and BBC Studios. BBC Worldwide…

Atlanta newspaper enters Trump, Lewis feud with front-page story – The Hill

Sunday, January 15, 2017

The front page of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sunday blasts President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpScottish TV listing dubs Trump inauguration ‘nightmarish’ ‘Twilight Zone’ episode Priebus to ethics chief: ‘Be careful’ Black GOP senator: Trump-Lewis feud ‘verbal Russian roulette’ MORE with the headline “Atlanta to Trump: Wrong.” The accompanying front-page article reacts to Trump’s criticism of Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), after the incoming president said Saturday the longtime congressman does nothing for his district,…

Report: Netanyahu brokered billionaires to invest in Yediot newspaper – Jerusalem Post Israel News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Another addition to the seemingly endless drip of leaks regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ongoing corruption investigation materialized on Sunday night, this time with reports that Netanyahu attempted to broker billionaire investors to help his supposed arch rival, Yediot Aharonot publisher Arnon “Noni” Mozes, cope with his paper’s financial difficulties – in exchange for skewing the newspaper coverage in favor of the prime minister. According to the…

The fight for the White House briefing room – Poynter (blog)

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A showdown is brewing over the fate of journalists in President-elect Donald Trump’s White House. Several officials from the incoming administration are reportedly considering evicting reporters from their traditional offices inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, sparking concern from the association that assigns journalists seats in the White House briefing room. “The White House Correspondents’ Association Board is aware of the comments from the president-elect’s team regarding continued news media access to…

Scottish Newspaper Previews Trump Inauguration as an Episode of Twilight Zone – Gizmodo

Sunday, January 15, 2017

This wax figure seems more realistic. / Getty Images The Herald in Scotland pretty much said what we were all thinking this weekend, announcing the inauguration of Donald Trump like a four-year episode of The Twilight Zone. Advertisement TV writer Damien Love framed the future president’s election, inauguration, and impending presidency as what it truly is: a surreal experience that should be fictional, but isn’t. It definitely seems like the…

At least 10 dead in Brazil prison clash: newspapers – Reuters

Sunday, January 15, 2017

SAO PAULO Brazilian police on Sunday entered a prison in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte where authorities expect the death toll from a weekend riot to rise from the current 10. Members of rival drug gangs apparently started the clash in the Alcaçuz prison late on Saturday, the state’s security secretariat said in a statement. Police surrounded the facilities overnight, but waited until Sunday morning to enter…

Here are all the members of Congress who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A small but growing group of congressmen and women have announced they will not attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, breaking with generations of past precedent. In statements explaining their decisions, the members of Congress, who have all been Democrats thus far, cited Trump’s rhetoric on women, Muslims and immigrants, as well as concerns about the role Russian hacking may have played in the presidential election. The boycott movement began with…

From the Editor’s Desk: City Times Becomes Wednesday Newspaper – Stevens Point City Times News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Loyal Readers- We’ve got some exciting news. No doubt, many of you have watched the City Times grow since its inception in 2010. Many of our changes were made to keep up with desires and wishes of our longtime readers. In that vein, we’ve changed our publication date: we are no longer a Saturday newspaper. Starting Jan. 18, you’ll see our print…

The neutering of Israeli journalism – The Times of Israel

Sunday, January 15, 2017

We don’t know, at this stage, whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ever did anything to actually advance the deal he allegedly cooked up with Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper publisher Arnon Mozes, under which Yedioth was to scale back its routinely hostile coverage of Netanyahu in return for the prime minister advancing legislation that would defang its pro-Netanyahu rival daily, Israel Hayom. We don’t know, at this stage, whether Netanyahu’s alleged…

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May’s Brexit battle plan – BBC News – BBC News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Image caption Theresa May “will side with Eurosceptics” and signal she is prepared to take Britain out of the single market in her Brexit plan speech, the Sunday Telegraph reports. According to the paper the prime minister is expected to say Britain must regain full control of its borders and unite after the division caused by the EU referendum vote. Image caption “May’s Brexit battle plan” is the headline on…

From the Editor’s Desk: City Times Becomes Wednesday Newspaper – Stevens Point City Times News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Loyal Readers- We’ve got some exciting news. No doubt, many of you have watched the City Times grow since its inception in 2010. Many of our changes were made to keep up with desires and wishes of our longtime readers. In that vein, we’ve changed our publication date: we are no longer a Saturday newspaper. Starting Jan. 18, you’ll see our print…

Here are all the members of Congress who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A small but growing group of congressmen and women have announced they will not attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, breaking with generations of past precedent. In statements explaining their decisions, the members of Congress, who have all been Democrats thus far, cited Trump’s rhetoric on women, Muslims and immigrants, as well as concerns about the role Russian hacking may have played in the presidential election. The boycott movement began with…

Here are all the members of Congress who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration – McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A small but growing group of congressmen and women have announced they will not attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, breaking with generations of past precedent. In statements explaining their decisions, the members of Congress, who have all been Democrats thus far, cited Trump’s rhetoric on women, Muslims and immigrants, as well as concerns about the role Russian hacking may have played in the presidential election. The boycott movement began with…

From the Editor’s Desk: City Times Becomes Wednesday Newspaper – Stevens Point City Times News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Loyal Readers- We’ve got some exciting news. No doubt, many of you have watched the City Times grow since its inception in 2010. Many of our changes were made to keep up with desires and wishes of our longtime readers. In that vein, we’ve changed our publication date: we are no longer a Saturday newspaper. Starting Jan. 18, you’ll see our print…

From the Editor’s Desk: City Times Becomes Wednesday Newspaper – Stevens Point City Times News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Loyal Readers- We’ve got some exciting news. No doubt, many of you have watched the City Times grow since its inception in 2010. Many of our changes were made to keep up with desires and wishes of our longtime readers. In that vein, we’ve changed our publication date: we are no longer a Saturday newspaper. Starting Jan. 18, you’ll see our print…

Newspaper headlines: Theresa May’s Brexit battle plan – BBC News – BBC News

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Image caption Theresa May “will side with Eurosceptics” and signal she is prepared to take Britain out of the single market in her Brexit plan speech, the Sunday Telegraph reports. According to the paper the prime minister is expected to say Britain must regain full control of its borders and unite after the division caused by the EU referendum vote. Image caption “May’s Brexit battle plan” is the headline on…

Rupert Murdoch looks to head off rising revolt over Sky bid – The Australian Financial Review

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Sky News played a central role in political discussions on the Murdoch empire’s last bid to buy the 61pc of Sky it does not own, which collapsed during the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World. News Corp, the vehicle for that bid, promised to ring-fence the channel and install an independent board to counter fears of excessive Murdoch influence on Britain’s media. Fox News, the Murdochs’ US news…

Poynter Names Kelly McBride to its Board of Trustees | Poynter – Poynter (blog)

Sunday, January 15, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Jan. 13, 2017) – Kelly McBride, vice president of The Poynter Institute and one of the country’s leading voices on media ethics, has been named a member of Poynter’s Board of Trustees. McBride has been on Poynter faculty since 2002 and was named vice president in 2014. The world’s largest newsrooms, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, NPR and the BBC, frequently seek her advice…