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2014-02-27 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club lent its voice today to a worldwide appeal for Egyptian authorities to release all jailed journalists, including four from Al Jazeera who have been imprisoned for months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "Journalism is not a crime--not in Egypt, not anywhere," National Press Club President Myron Belkind said. "We call upon the Egyptian government to ensure that these journalists, and all...

2014-02-20 12:26:24

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced today that Emmy Award-winning production executive, Todd Schwarzschild, will join the network as Vice President of Programming and Production. Prior to joining Back9Network, Schwarzschild was responsible for creating and overseeing sponsored content at CNN International's Special Projects Unit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/NY68749LOGO ) "Todd...

2014-02-18 12:26:38

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded USC Annenberg's 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for their series "Deadly Delays." The team documented how delays at hospitals across the country undermine newborn screening programs, putting babies at risk of disability and death. The $35,000 annual award, which has been presented for the past 25 years by the School of Journalism at USC...

2014-01-30 12:23:50

The Wire provides essential news and compelling features for a broad audience DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a company of 3,500 employees with millions of customers across Texas, Oncor is far-reaching, essential and full of dynamic stories. It is with these stories in mind that our company is launching its own news website, The Wire. The site will offer news and features about Oncor's initiatives and inner workings, the people it employs and serves and the industry in which...

2014-01-29 16:26:45

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc. (IB), the leading provider of digital publishing technology, news content and digital agency solutions for local news media companies, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Journal Broadcast Group, Inc. to provide digital ad operations for 13 television and 35 radio stations across the U.S. As a strategic partner, IB will help Journal streamline their digital ad operations capabilities...

2014-01-29 12:25:37

Reporters and journalism educators can receive free travel and tuition to attend one of six seminars. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure citizens benefit from the best possible reporting on critical issues, The Robert R. McCormick Foundation and The Poynter Institute for Media Studies today announced six workshops on key issues for journalists in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/MM70721LOGO) The seminars, called McCormick...

2014-01-27 12:25:43

BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign by CAMERA, (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) employs a prominent billboard adjacent to The New York Times offices to publicize its concerns about biased coverage of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DC53137) The billboard headline reads: "Would A Great Newspaper Slant The News Against Israel? The New York Times Does." A short list...

2014-01-17 08:21:26

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 America Tonight launches a special series on the challenges currently facing American education on January 20(th) at 9 PM EST/6 PM PT. In part one, correspondent Soledad O'Brien profiles two families -- hailing from Ohio and Pennsylvania -- who have been tailed by private investigators, arrested and incarcerated for the 'crime' of enrolling their children in schools that were out of boundary from where they live. Additional segments will feature reports by...

2014-01-13 23:25:06

In response to an article published by Mashable, Long Island web design company fishbat discusses how the San Francisco Chronicle is implementing a new training program to give their employees an understanding of social media. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 fishbat, a Long Island web design company, responds to an article published by Mashable on January 8, which reports that the San Francisco Chronicle is re-training their employees so they can track stories on social media....

2014-01-13 16:23:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club called today for the immediate release of five Al Jazeera journalists held prisoner in Egypt. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "The ongoing imprisonment of these men and the continuing efforts of the Egyptian government to suppress Al Jazeera's reporting should be seen as anathema to supporters everywhere of the public's right to an independent and critical press," National Press...


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