Governor Cuomo: “President Trump’s tariffs on newsprint are an obvious economic attack on the First Amendment from an administration unable to hide its contempt for the media.”

Albany, NY: "President Trump's tariffs on newsprint are an obvious economic attack on the First Amendment from an administration unable to hide its contempt for the media. These tariffs, which are widely opposed even by paper mills in this country, have raised costs exorbitantly on a newspaper industry already struggling in today's changing economy. The President has repeatedly attacked the press, and now his tariffs are putting journalists out of jobs and jeopardizing the future of local newspapers that are pillars of our communities. "In New York, we believe that the freedom of the press is sacred and that there…
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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Annapolis, Maryland

Our Nation shares the sorrow of those affected by the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.  Americans across the country are united in calling upon God to be with the victims and to bring aid and comfort to their families and friends.  As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on June 28, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff…
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In invoking government money for journalism, Zuckerberg was likely evading responsibility for the damage his company and other social media platforms have done to the journalism industry.

To the question of whether or not Facebook could fund publishers to license their stories, Zuckerberg answered, “Yeah, I’m not sure that makes sense.” Share More:
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Boston – Mass AG Healey Joins States in Opposing Tribune-Sinclair Media Merger

Urges FCC to Reject Massive Merger that Will Decrease Consumer Choices and Diverse Media Voices Boston — Attorney General Maura Healey today joined with attorneys general from Illinois, Maryland and Rhode Island in filing comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposing the proposed merger between the Tribune Media Company and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. The Tribune/Sinclair merger would create the largest television broadcast company in the country that would own or operate more than 200 stations nationwide with the ability to reach more than 70 percent of television households, far above the statutory limits. In the comments, submitted today to the FCC, AG Healey…
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MEDIA GAMBLE – Online Gambling AG Office Insider hired by Boston Globe Media

Boston, MA: Attorney Dan Krockmalnic will join Red Sox owner John Henry's  Fenway Sports Group - Boston Globe Media Company at the end of  October of 2017. Krockmalnic will act as new General Counsel at the Boston Globe as Maura McAuliffe has chosen to step into a part-time role. Attorney Dan Krockmalnic was most recently Assistant Attorney General at the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office where he focused on consumer protection cases. Krockmalnic began his career at the law firm of Ropes & Gray. Share More:   RECENT NEWS: AG not sold on online gambling Online gambling requires similar oversight to daily…
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