News Media

News Media Brownout
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ub Tue, 06/08/2021 - 08:48

There were various news media websites, including the New York Times and CNN crashing across the globe in a wider outage.

Multiple sites, including some government platforms went down unexpectedly and have now reportedly reemerged. Most are operated by news outlets and include the Financial Times, and Bloomberg News and others that were down across the World Wide Web.

Journalism on The Ropes
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ub Fri, 06/04/2021 - 23:16

Local news is becoming more difficult to find and the unfortunate outcome is that it keeps hurting our fragile American democracy.

The world needs more local news and less individual views.Two decades ago, I accepted a gracious offer from one of America’s wealthiest businessman. Chuck Dolan hired me to build, recruit, train and launch News 12 The Bronx. It was originally supposed to be as local as local news can get. We applied the term hyper local. https://bronx.news12.com/

Associated Press Heroes
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ub Mon, 05/31/2021 - 17:55

In 1846, five New York City newspapers funded a pony express route through Alabama to bring news of the Mexican War north faster than the U.S. Post Office could deliver it. And The Associated Press was born.

The AP was the first private sector organization in the U.S. to operate on a national scale. Over the past 175 years, it has been the first to inform the world of many of history's most important moments, from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the fall of the Shah of Iran and the death of Pope John Paul.

WPFI 2021
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ub Thu, 05/20/2021 - 08:54

The 2021 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders #RSF shows that journalism, the main vaccine against disinformation, is completely or partly blocked in 73 percent of the 180 countries ranked by the organization.

World Press Freedom 2021
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ub Mon, 05/03/2021 - 08:34

As people on earth celebrate World Press Freedom Day 2021, everyone should pause and take time to consider the crucial role that all journalists everywhere play while informing society during difficult times for humanity.  #WorldPressFreedomDa

Wendy and Neeraj Replace SueZ Q

Submitted by ub on Thu, 04/15/2021 - 20:18
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In apparent damage control, CBS has combined news and TV stations, with Neeraj Khemlani Wendy McMahon to lead a new division. 

CBS Black Eyes?
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ub Thu, 04/08/2021 - 12:07

Arthur Leon Judson would be turning in his grave. He was an artists' manager who also managed the New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra and was the founding father of CBS.

RIP Roger Mudd
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ub Tue, 03/09/2021 - 20:41

Roger Harrison Mudd, who was an American broadcast journalist, news anchorman, and TV Network correspondent for

@CBSNews @NBCNews and PBS #NewsHour. Most recently he was the primary anchor for #TheHistoryChannel.

LOCK TRUMP UP?
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ub Tue, 02/09/2021 - 07:42

The US Senate begins former president Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial today in an unprecedented Congressional action.

Trump failed more than 60 court challenges in his false narrative that our election was stolen, so why does he keep lying about it? 
If Senate Republicans wanted to they could unite this great nation by convicting Donald Trump showing he is a no good liar

Best Part of Waking Up
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ub Thu, 01/28/2021 - 09:44

With Tribune Interactive in your cup? Tribune Publishing Company is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company incorporated under Delaware's General Corporation Law and based in Chicago, Illinois.