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California bill requiring Big Tech to pay for news gains momentum

Independent Tribune 01 Jun 2023
The bill would also require at least 70% of the shared revenue go toward journalists' salaries ... A piece of history, a historian, a food drive and more Memorial Day ... a support for news outlets and journalists at a moment when the stakes could not be higher,” Wicks said Thursday.

The Last Honest Man: Idaho Sen. Frank Church’s legacy and the American intelligence community

Longview News-Journal 31 May 2023
Risen owes much to an outstanding earlier Church biography – Fighting the Odds – by Washington State University historian LeRoy Ashby and long-time Idaho journalist Rod Gramer, but he also substantially adds to the historical record with many interviews and new evidence of Church’s significance.

Henry Kissinger’s real triumph is as a businessman, not as a diplomat

New Statesman 31 May 2023
Such commentators almost entirely avoided the real story about Kissinger, who last held office 46 years ago ... In fact the picture is rather different ... [See also ... Brand management is the reason behind Kissinger’s intense efforts to shape – through journalists and historians such as Niall Ferguson – the story of his eight years in government ... [See also.

Calling time on the neoliberalism debate

New Statesman 31 May 2023
From the mid-1980s, many observers sensed that capitalism in the Global North had undergone a profound transformation ...Neoliberalism is dead”, the financial journalist Felix Salmon wrote in April. In similar no-nonsense fashion, the economic historian Adam Tooze subsequently declared that neoliberalism had been “buried” ... Are they right? ... [See also.

Scene Calendar: 'Free 'Fridays,' 'Clue,' 'Lion King,' Climate Fair, Tioga movie night

The Gainesville Sun 31 May 2023
MUSIC. Kane Brown. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine. Tickets ... $11 ... Written by music journalist Bill DeYoung and designed by historian Rick Kilby, this unique exhibit celebrates a golden age in the University City’s musical history, the likes of which may never be seen again; “When Johnny Came Marching Home.

New HBO Go specials celebrate 100 years of Warner Bros.

The Manila Times 30 May 2023
Featuring insights and first-person stories from directors, actors, executives, journalists and historians, the four specials trace Warner Bros.' underdog origins — from its founding in the early 1920s by four brothers from an immigrant family, through decades of creative risks ...

Hay Festival - Every booklover’s dream destination

Hindustan Times 30 May 2023
Notable guests include author Richard Osman, travel writer Isabella Tree, and historian Simon Schama ... Nobel Peace Prize-winner Oleksandra Matviichuk on the global fight for democracy, journalist Jeremy Bowen on the making of the modern Middle East, and journalist Lyse Doucet with historians David Olusoga and Sarah Churchwell on politics and hope.

Israeli Female Professional Bodybuilder Dana Shemesh Announces a Comeback After Retirement

The Algemeiner 30 May 2023
Opinion. Dana Shemesh. Photo. Facebook. Dana Shemesh, Israel’s top female professional bodybuilder, will compete at the Olympia Masters 2023 on August 26 in Cluj Napoca, Romania, coming out of retirement ... In 2020, the Israeli athlete announced her retirement after years of competing ... 0 ... Avi Kumar is a Holocaust historian/journalist from Sri Lanka ... .

Celebrate Our Namesake’s Birthday: The Brilliance of Randolph Bourne

Antiwar 30 May 2023
Randolph Bourne was an American intellectual journalist who flourished for a few years in the second decade of the 20th century – in the Teens, the decade that ran from 1910 to 1920 ... Jeff Riggenbach (1947-2020) was a journalist, author, editor, broadcaster, and educator.

Kissinger vs. ‘The Most Dangerous Man in America’

Scheerpost 28 May 2023
Elites may wheel him out at a few galas around his birthday, but certainly, journalists and historians will continue to expose him as a villain after he finally croaks ... of the podcast “Unauthorized Disclosure,” and member of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

Top 10 Indy 500s, No. 2: Gordon Johncock holds off Rick Mears in 1982 thriller

Yahoo Daily News 27 May 2023
(Editor’s note. NBC Sports has selected the Top 10 Indy 500s of All-Time through an esteemed panel of former drivers, broadcasters, journalists and historians. The countdown will run through the 107th Indianapolis 500.). Since his first Indianapolis 500 win in 1973, Gordon Johncock had come close to a second win on several occasions ... INDY 500 PRIMER ... 2.

G7 Should Be Shut Down

Consortium News 27 May 2023
This is an undemocratic body that uses its historical power to impose its narrow interests on a world that is in the grip of a range of more pressing dilemmas. writes Vijay Prashad. Leon Golub. U.S., “Vietnam II,” 1973. By Vijay Prashad. Tricontinental. Institute for Social Research ... Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor and journalist.

IIHS writingsfest this weekendThe Word Lab at Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is hosting ...

Deccan Herald 26 May 2023
This will be the eighth edition of the annual urban writings festival. It will feature a wide array of authors, artists, journalists, historians and academics, including author and philosopher Sundar Sarukkai, artist and poet Millo Ankha, chef Thomas Zacharias, digital educator Vikas Khatri, and queer rights activist Rituparna Neog ... Sign Up ... Twitter .

BCC to award posthumous honorary degree to Mona Sherman

The Berkshire Eagle 26 May 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s appearance on Saturday marks the 15th anniversary of the Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture. Shortly before her untimely death on Oct ... Local News. U.S. Rep ... MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski, historian Douglas Brinkley, commentator Mike Barnicle, author Joe Klein, journalist Katy Tur, Jim Acosta and Cokie Roberts ... Modal.

Last emperor of China's watch sells for record $6.2 mln in Hong Kong auction

Indian Express 25 May 2023
The auction house said it spent three years collaborating with watch specialists, historians, journalists, and scientists to research the watch's history and verify its provenance ... Journalist Russell Working, who interviewed Puyi's interpreter Georgy Permyakov in 2001, said he ...

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