News veterans lead new global public service media fund

Mark Thompson, former CEO of the New York Times and chief executive of the BBC, joins forces with Filipino journalist and press freedom advocate Maria Ressa to lead a global initiative to support independent media and journalists around the world . Why is this important: Authoritarians around the world are …

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TalkTalk criticized by regulator for “misleading” advertisements • The Register

TalkTalk – the Salford-based telephone company with more than four million broadband customers – has been ticked by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following nine separate complaints about misleading advertising. Initial objections focus on two advertisements – on TV and email – that aired in early 2020 that spoke …

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Tired workers threaten Hollywood’s biggest shutdown since WWII: “People are tired.”

Donna Young of the IATSE Local 700 Motion Picture Editors Guild writes a fair wages for all message on a union members car during a rally at the Motion Picture Editors Guild IATSE Local 700 on Sunday. Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Hollywood may well turn dark again. Film …

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As live music returns to Hamel Music Center, students and faculty reflect

When the Hamel Music Center opened in fall 2019, it seemed like the perfect addition to the UW campus. Complete with a concert hall, music hall and various rehearsal spaces, it inspired anticipation and high expectations. Then the pandemic struck in March 2020, and live musical practices and performances were …

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“The stigma of fat in the doctor’s office kept me from getting my cancer diagnosis”

Two years ago I was pregnant with my first child and everything was fine. I was 38, and doctors really like to watch you when you’re pregnant at that age, so I was seeing a high risk gynecologist. At 26 weeks pregnant, things started to get a little wobbly. My …

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Lava from La Palma eruption reaches the Atlantic | World news

By DANIEL ROCA and JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) – A river of bright red lava from the volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has finally tumbled off a cliff and into the Atlantic Ocean, unleashing huge plumes of steam and may …

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Group discusses police interactions with people with disabilities

House Bill 1122 requires the commission to recommend a curriculum for officers, and the state training council is to implement it by July. COLORADO, United States – A state commission was recently selected to help improve training for police officers and MPs on how to properly interact with people with …

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The Ponce family pass on the musical art of mariachi through the generations – CBS New York

GARFIELD, NJ (CBSNew York) – In this Hispanic Heritage Month, we present to you a family who have passed down the musical art of mariachi through generations. From toddlers to 80s, CBS2’s Lisa Rozner shows us how they share Mexican tradition with the world. READ MORE: Teacher Stephanie Edmonds Explains …

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White House says 400,000 people have so far received drugstore reminders

A person receives a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, at a mobile inoculation site in the Bronx neighborhood of New York, New York, United States on August 18, 2021. REUTERS / David ‘Dee’ Delgado WASHINGTON, Sept.28 (Reuters) – At least 400,000 people in the United States received booster …

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Top 6 Tips For Online Personal Loans

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on itunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising requests: [email protected] (© fizkes – stock.adobe.com) Are you looking for online personal loan advice? …

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