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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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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Offering State Help to Avert New York Daily News Layoffs

Albany, NY: Office of the Governor - "The Daily News, now owned by Tronc, Inc., is apparently firing a major portion of their reporting staff. This will undoubtedly devastate many households and hurt an important New York institution and one of our nation's journalism giants. "These layoffs were made without notifying the State or asking for assistance. My father, as Governor, came to the aid of the New York Post when it was facing difficult financial times. Even though the Post represented an opposing active partisan interest, my father understood the value of a robust free press. So do I.…
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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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