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CNN Editor, Past Boston Globe Photojournalist John Bohn Passes Away

Boston, MA: Boston Press Photographers Association Scott Brauer reports John Bohn On Wednesday, October 30, photographer, John Bohn passed away. He was age 59 and had suffered a massive heart attack. He lived in Atlanta, Georgia and his sister, Rose was at his bedside when he died. Many of us knew John from his several years in Boston, where he worked first as a staff photographer at the Patriot Ledger and then for sixteen years at the Boston Globe where in addition to daily assignments, he covered the Olympics, the World Series, and several Super Bowls. Writes photographer, Gary Higgins,…
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Waycross Journal Herald Publisher Suicide follows Family Newspaper Ceasing Publication

Atlanta, GA: Shaddi Abusaid, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports - The former publisher of a South Georgia newspaper was found dead at his Waycross office Wednesday morning, authorities said. Officers responded to the Waycross Journal-Herald on Isabella Street about 10:30 after getting a call, Waycross police said. They arrived to find 71-year-old Roger Williams dead of an apparent suicide, the ... Share More:
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Moscow’s FAKE NEWS Trademark Pends Registration as USPTO Registers 3 to US

NEWS STRONG news - Washington, DC: The US Patent and Trademark office has granted registration to trademark FAKE NEWS to three applicants as of 10/22/2019. There have been 15 applicants to the USPTO claiming the words including BEREZOVSKIY EVGENY, of the MOSCOW RUSSIAN FED on June 2, 2019 for Goods and Services: News agencies, namely, gathering and dissemination of news; News reporter services in the nature of news analysis and news commentary; News reporters services; News syndication for the broadcasting industry; News syndication reporting; Entertainment services in the nature of live visual and audio performances, namely, musical, variety, news and…
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Journalism Traders NEWM GCI Media Duopoly Questions FCC Rule Effectiveness

Does your newspaper subscription have an end of print edition without notice clause ? FCC has duopoly rules that stop common ownership of a print newspaper and a TV station in the same market. New York, NY: New York Post Keith J. Kelly and Josh Kosman reports - A deal to merge the nation’s largest newspaper company with the second-largest could be in jeopardy due to an unexpected regulatory glitch, The Post has learned.
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Traders Close CBS down 2.73 % as National Amusement Stephen Colbert’s ‘Subpoena’ to LATE SHOW only flows through 2023

New York, NY: New York Stock Exchange CBS closes at $ 10/18/2019 Down on news that CBS could only contract Late Show host Stephen Colbert through 2023. CBS common share 52 week High was $ and Low was Meanwhile, Stephen Colbert reports - Trump has caused a constitutional crisis. Share More:
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GROUPS CONDEMN VIDEO DEPICTING TRUMP MURDERING JOURNALISTS

News Strong - Boston, MA: Boston Press Photographers Association bppa .net reports “The Boston Press Photographers Association stands with the National Press Photographers Association, the White House News Photographers Association, and the White House Correspondents Association in condemning the video depicting President Trump murdering journalists which was reportedly shown at the Trump National Doral Miami to Trump campaign supporters this weekend. If any New England news photographers are subjected to threats of violence or other harassment in the course of their jobs, please let the BPPA know
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Moving Beyond ‘Zuck Sucks’

Tech journalists have illuminated the puzzles. Should they help solve them? | Adobe Stock New York, NY: Columbia University CJR Anthony Nadler, Hamsini Sridharan, and Doron Taussig reports IN MARCH, WHEN MARK ZUCKERBERG CALLED for new regulations on internet companies, journalists rightly covered the move with skepticism. Many pointed out that Zuckerberg might be angling for regulations favorable to Facebook or trying to offload Facebook’s own responsibilities onto regulators. A reader skimming this coverage, however, would not necessarily come away with a clear notion of what more vigorous regulation of social media might look like, or how such policies might reshape Facebook’s…
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Times Disrupts Red Sox News Mogul as Boston Globe Staff Trades to New York

NYT Trades Close at $ Down .10 Oct 14, 2019. NEWS STRONG news Boston, MA: Media Nation by Dan Kennedy .net reports This is a huge blow to The Boston Globe. Maria Cramer and Michael Levenson of The Boston Globe, who will bring distinct strengths to our early morning, night and weekend operation. Both were part of the team that won the 2014 Pulitzer for breaking news coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. Share More:
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Boston Herald Not Made in the USA Journalism Traders Close Down 50 %

NEWM Closes $ down to from $ 52 Week High Boston, MA: Media Nation by Dan Kennedy reports As the Herald sheds jobs, its hedge-fund parent embraces overseas outsourcing and AI The news from MediaNews Group (formerly known as Digital First Media) just gets worse and ;Jim Clark writes that not only has he been laid off from his position as a sports copy editor at the Boston Herald, but that the Herald is “eliminating its copy desk positions.” Meanwhile, ... Share More:
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Greed, Lawyers, and the General Destroying the First Amendment Rights of the Public

VT STRONG news wilderness – Montpellier, VT: VT Digger Aidan Quigley reports Attorneys cry foul on State of Vermont Attorney General Donovan barring photos during record inspections Attorney General TJ Donovan has imposed a new rule barring members of the public from photographing records they are inspecting, in what civil rights attorneys say is a violation of both the Public Records Act and a recent landmark Vermont Supreme Court ; SHARE MORE:
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Boston Globe Teamsters Rally Strong Billionaire John Henry to Keep their Jobs

Boston Biz Journals Photos by BBJ's NEW Photographer Gary Higgins. NEWS STRONG news - Taunton, MA: Boston Biz Journals reports Between 150 and 200 union workers held a rally in Taunton on Monday to protest the Boston Globe's plan to cut 77 full-time and 44 part-time jobs at the facility before the end of the year. Share More:
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MGM Resorts Vegas Strong Disaster Expects $735 Million Courtless No Liability Victim Compensation Settlement

"Our goal has always been to resolve these matters so our community and the victims and their families can move forward in the healing process," MGM CEO Jim Murren US Strong news - LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) ("MGM Resorts" or the "Company") and counsel representing substantially all plaintiffs in litigation involving the October 1, 2017 shooting (the "Plaintiffs' Counsel") announced today that they have reached a settlement agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") to resolve pending lawsuits involving MGM Resorts regarding these matters. The Settlement Agreement represents the resolution of the Company's and the Plaintiffs'…
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Public Media Station WHYY Unionizes

Asks leadership to voluntarily recognize the union — as opposed to requiring workers to go through a National Labor Relations Board election, which takes longer and is riskier for those trying to form a union because of certain legal rules. News Strong news Philadelphia, PA: The Philadelphia Inquirer Juliana Feliciano Reyes reports Journalists and other employees at public media station WHYY have decided to unionize. More than 80% of the nearly 100 radio and television workers in the proposed bargaining unit have signed cards to join SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents National Public Radio and ... Share More:
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Mogul Jeff Bezos attends Vigil for Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi in front of Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul – Travel Advisory: Saudi Arabia – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

News Strong news - US Embassy and Consulate in Saudi Arabia reports Exercise increased caution in Saudi Arabia due to terrorism and the threat of missile and drone attacks on civilian targets. Do not travel to: Within 50 miles of the border with Yemen due to terrorism and armed conflict. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Saudi Arabia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and local government facilities. Terrorists have targeted both Saudi and Western government interests, mosques and other religious sites (both Sunni and Shia), and places frequented by citizens and other Westerners. Regional actors…
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News Strong Judges Embracing the Notion that Major News Outlets are Partisan Combatants rather than Engaged in a Dispassionate Search for the Truth

News Strong news - US: Politico .com JOSH GERSTEIN reports A string of recent court setbacks for news organizations is prompting jitters among First Amendment advocates who fear that it could signal an erosion of the deference press outlets have enjoyed for decades in cases challenging their reporting. Some legal experts view the rulings as signs that the courts’ view of the media is beginning to change, with more Share More:
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Mogul Law Boston – Globe Union Fails to Earn “Boston Media Strong” Red Shirts Fair Wages as Parent Co Skews Wages to Red Sox

News Strong news - Boston, MA: Common Wealth magazine reports THE PARENT COMPANY of the Boston Globe sent out an email Friday to union members claiming the two sides have reached tentative agreement on a number of issues, but the union downplayed the progress and said key financial areas of the contract remain ; The employees, including reporters, copy editors, and marketing, publishing, and business workers represented by the Boston Newspaper Guild, have been working without a new contract since ... Share More:
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