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Army equips first unit with new tactical media kits

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD. USA - By Dan Lafontaine, PEO C3T Public Affairs September 12, 2018 - The Army is fielding modern, standardized media kits to its tactical Public Affairs and Visual Information Soldiers to improve capabilities, save money and reduce logistical tasks. Soldiers from the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) at Fort Meade, Maryland, received 13 Tactical Digital Media, or TDM, kits in July, marking them as the first unit equipped with the new package. "This kit will allow us to exceed customers' expectations and set a new standard in our career field," said Staff Sgt. Pedro Garcia Bibian,…
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Young journalists still determined after threats made to Entertainment Publication

Boston Strong (tm) .com News - Boston, MA: via The Daily Free Press. by Samantha Day. A man was charged with making calls threatening to shoot and kill reporters at The Boston Globe, the Globe reported. The man, Robert Darrell Chain, reportedly called Globe reporters “the enemy of the people,” following the newspaper’s nationwide editorial campaign protesting President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against the press. The 68-year-old California man made 14 calls to the Globe between Aug. 10–22 and 22 after the published editorial campaign, before being arrested in his home by an FBI SWAT team. Authorities found 20 firearms in his home, including a semiautomatic…
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Boston Globe Headquarters Threatened, Building Tenants Now Under Police Protection

Boston, MA: – via AXIOS. com – The Boston Globe today received a threatening telephone call that is being taken seriously by local and federal authorities, according to an email sent by a facilities manager to other tenants at the newspaper’s headquarters. A spokeswoman for the Globe provided the following statement: “We are taking the advice of local and federal authorities who have recommended some additional security measures. The alarming turn of the president’s rhetoric — the specific labeling of the press as an ‘enemy of the American people’ and the opposition party — does cause us concern about media outlets…
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Activist Mogul Newspaper “Not of Record” Rallies for Industrial “Fake News” Enemy Cartel Editorials

Boston, MA: The Boston Globe, which declared itself a non newspaper of record under mogul owner John Henry, is asking industrial newspapers to fight together. On Thursday, more than 100 newspapers have been invited to publish editorials decrying Trump's anti-press rhetoric. The NEN&PA and the Boston Globe issued the following:  
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NJ Hosts Back On Air following AG Slur

via 101 5 Radio NJ - Dennis Malloy is a friend. He's a new grandfather. He's proud of and fascinated by his Italian heritage. He bristles at the idea of political correctness. He prepares meals for the underprivileged and mentors children without fathers. He's kind and generous to the people in his life, regardless of race, creed or color. Judi Franco is a friend. She's knowingly (often hilariously) foul-mouthed and deliberately pushes the line. She's an Orthodox Jew who, in person, defies any idea you might have of the deeply religious, but in practice exemplifies the charitable spirit that religion can inspire. She volunteers at a…
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Newseum has removed the “You Are Very Fake News” t-shirts from the gift shop

Washington, DC: NEWSEUM PRESS RELEASES. Aug 04, 2018. STATEMENT ON STORE MERCHANDISE. The Newseum has removed the "You Are Very Fake News" t-shirts from the gift shop and online. We made a mistake and we apologize. A free press is an essential part of our democracy and journalists are not the enemy of the people. Questions have also been raised regarding other merchandise. As an organization that celebrates the rights of people from all political spectrums to express themselves freely, we’ve historically made all types of political merchandise available for our guests to purchase. That has included former and current presidential slogans…
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You Are Fake News Stops Selling

NEWSSTRONG via nytimes. com By Sopan Deb - Washington, DC: The Newseum in Washington, which caused a stir Friday after reports that it was selling a T-shirt reading “You Are Very Fake News,” announced Saturday that it was pulling the shirts from its gift shop and online store. “We made a mistake and we apologize,” the museum, which is dedicated to press freedom, said in a statement on its website. “A free press is an essential part of our democracy and journalists are not the enemy of the people.” “Fake news,” of course, has become a rallying cry for President Trump and his supporters,…
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Trump criticizes FCC for moving to block Sinclair-Tribune merger

Washington Post Issues Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had found that Sinclair had exhibited a “lack of candor” in describing its proposed divestitures. In fact, the FCC said there were “material questions” over whether Sinclair exhibited a “potential misrepresentation or lack of candor” and asked an administrative law judge to make a determination. The earlier version also failed to note that Sinclair disputes the assertion that it had made a deal with the Trump campaign for access in exchange for better coverage. The story has been updated. By Tony Romm and Brian Fung President…
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Boston Public Radio Hosts Gift Bong to Retired Boston Police Commissioner

Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is gifted bong by Boston Public Radio's Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Boston, MA: Outgoing Boston Police Commissioner William Evans received an unusual parting gift during his last "Ask the Commissioner" segment on WGBH's Boston Public Radio Tuesday. Hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan gave him a bong. They said it is because they have interviewed him extensively about legalized marijuana in Massachusetts. Share More:     
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Radio Hosts to Return After 10 Day Suspension for “Turban Man” Slur at NJAG

New Jersey hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco issued an apology today for comments made Wednesday regarding New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on their popular, statewide radio show. from  – TRENTON — New Jersey hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco issued an apology today for comments made Wednesday regarding New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on their popular, statewide radio show. “We offer our sincerest apologies to Attorney General Gurbir Grewal as well as the Sikh and Asian communities for a series of insensitive comments we made on our show. For 21 years, the Dennis and Judi show has…
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NJ Gov Murphy Outraged Over Attorney General Mock – Top NJ Radio Hosts Removed from Air

via StateHouse (dot) news NJ - Trenton, NJ: Governor Phil Murphy states, “I’m outraged by the abhorrent and xenophobic comments made earlier today mocking Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on “The Dennis & Judi Show” on New Jersey Hate speech has no place in New Jersey, and it does not belong on our airwaves. Station management must now hold the hosts accountable for these intolerant and racist comments.” Pictured is NJ Gov Phil Murphy (L) and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal (C) during the Grewal swearing in ceremony. The radio station released the follow: New Jersey has taken its mid-day hosts, Dennis…
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