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Journalists Urged to be Agent of Economic Development

This Day 08 Aug 2022
The Nigerian journalists have been advised to be agents of the nation’s economic development through their professional skills. A Veteran Journalist and former Chairman Of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Rivers State, Mr ... It has to stop, let the looting stop first of all and is our duty as journalists to speak up.

Polarizing, sensational media coverage of transgender athletes should end. Our research shows a way forward

Phys Dot Org 08 Aug 2022
But in the past year, the visibility of transgender women athletes such as New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard and American swimmer Lia Thomas has triggered considerable media interest and public debate ... As one American sports journalist explained ... Another Australian journalist spoke of the need for more nuanced coverage.

Russian Embassy on Zaporozhye NPP Situation: Western Media Must Stop Russophobia

Sputnik 08 Aug 2022
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in the US has called on American journalists to cease their "russophobic" mulling regarding the attack against the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (NPP) ....
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, lights a Hanukkah candle at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's old city, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019.

An Israeli Journalist in Mecca, a Rabbi in Medina

The New Arab 08 Aug 2022
On an American passport, he entered Saudi Arabia, and with the help of a Saudi driver, snuck into Mecca, defying the centuries-old restrictions on the entry of non-Muslims into the holy site ... The police referred to the intruder as only an “American citizen.”.

Alex Jones, Cass Sunstein, and "Cognitive Infiltration", by Ron Unz

The Unz Review 08 Aug 2022
American Pravda ... For decades, journalist Michael Collins Piper of the Spotlight and the American Free Press had ranked as one of America’s foremost conspiracy-researchers ... The frenzied rush in the heat of the moment to get “the scoop” led to sloppy, reporting and presumably otherwise honest mistakes by journalists.

The One Thing People Can Do to Keep Anyone Who Has an Abortion Out of Prison

Democratic Underground 08 Aug 2022
Jury nullification–or the power of jurors to vote to acquit even in the face of overwhelming evidence–is rooted in English common law and has been an American tradition since before the nation’s founding. For instance, in 1735, a journalist and printer named John Peter Zenger was ...

Activists slam Instagram for restricting Gaza posts

The New Arab 07 Aug 2022
It appears that Instagram is censoring pictures of Alaa Abdullah Riyad Qaddoum, the 5-year-old girl killed by Israel yesterday ... Several activists, journalists and celebrities- including Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid – have been subjected to the practice when attempting to post Palestine-related content ... ....

Your plane landed safely — thank the bureaucrats at the FAA | J. Patrick Coolican

Victoria Advocate 07 Aug 2022
But sure enough, two American brothers invented them ... Fast forward about 70 years, and in 2019 there were more than 1 billion passengers flown by American air carriers, according to ... The Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports that in 2019, American air carriers were responsible for four deaths.

“To Hate All Things Russian”: Russia’s Contributions to the Treasure-trove of World Civilization

GlobalResearch 07 Aug 2022
Otherwise, they would be penning essays that begin with, “I understand why people hate all things American (British, Saudi Arabian, German) right now.” But are those critics aware that, despite the fact that the U.S ... From the Great Religious Schism to Anti-Putin Hysteria, by Swiss journalist and politician Guy Mettan (Atlanta, GA.

Nothing to apologize for, says 'Maid in Malacañang' director on 'mahjong' scene

Sun Star 07 Aug 2022
Yap said despite the calls from critics to boycott the film, people still went to see the film ... And then what Ms ... Yap was referring to the 1988 Mother Jones Magazine story "In the Grotto of the Pink Sisters" written by American journalist Anne Nelson which he had presented as proof that nuns play mahjong after furor over the mahjong trailer erupted ... .

Opinion: What started in Kansas upends American politics

CNN 07 Aug 2022
"The result in Kansas confirms that Americans simply do not want an extreme anti-abortion movement regulating women's bodies. Kansans have said what most Americans believe ... While Pelosi's visit sparked apocalyptic warnings and fevered headlines, Taiwanese-American journalist Clarissa Wei wrote that the people of Taiwan are mostly unfazed.

Exclusive: Rachel Maddow Gives Her First Interview as She Steps Back From the Nightly Grind ...

Vanity Fair 07 Aug 2022
She finally revealed a single federal payment from two pages of Trump’s 2005 return, obtained by her guest that evening, the journalist David Cay Johnston ... It’s about journalism and journalistic ethics, and the ability of powerful people to manipulate American systems.” (She sold an accompanying book to Crown.).

Israeli airstrike kills second Islamic Jihad commander

The Los Angeles Times 07 Aug 2022
GAZA CITY  — . Israel said Sunday that it killed a senior Islamic Jihad commander in a crowded Gaza refugee camp, the second such targeted attack since it launched its high-stakes military offensive against the militant group just before the weekend ... Politics Family of slain Palestinian American journalist seeks justice from U.S. officials.

THE FRONTIER: A $440 utility deposit almost kept her from finding a home

Tahlequah Daily Press 07 Aug 2022
Editor’s note. This story is a collaboration between The Frontier and Curbside Chronicle made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Media Center funded by the Native American Journalists Association ... Le spent weeks searching for an affordable new home with room for her kids that would accept her emergency Section 8 housing voucher ... “Millions of U.S ... .

At Witt’s End: Yuh-Line Niou’s Taiwan/Israel Conundrum

AM New York 06 Aug 2022
This kind of threw me because Niou is a Taiwanese-American ... She is the one lone Asian candidate in the race – Taiwanese-American at that – and with the rise of Asian hate crimes perhaps the issue cuts too close to the bone. This same thing often happens to me as an American-Jewish journalist when it comes to issues surrounding Israel.

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