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Tronc purges senior leadership at the Los Angeles Times – Poynter (blog)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Several top editors at the Los Angeles Times were terminated Monday as the paper’s corporate parent moved to install new leadership. Davan Maharaj, the newspaper’s former editor in chief, has been replaced by Jim Kirk, the former top editor of the Chicago Sun-Times. Kirk left the Sun-Times last week to join Tronc, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and several other regional American newspapers. Kirk’s title…

China newspaper claims US Navy is ‘hazard’ in Asian waters – Fox News

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A Chinese newspaper on Monday castigated the U.S. Navy for being more of a “dangerous obstacle” than a protective force while sailing through Asia-Pacific waters — the written rebuke coming as the Navy chief ordered a wide investigation of the Pacific Fleet following two recent collisions that left at least seven sailors dead.  China Daily published the editorial saying the U.S. Navy, despite its claim to protect the “freedom of…

Cambodian newspaper faces closure over tax demand – The Seattle Times

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — One of Cambodia’s two English-language daily newspapers said Monday it will continue to publish in the face of a reported deadline by tax officials to pay more than $6 million in taxes or get shut down. The Ministry of Economy and Finance earlier this month told the newspaper it owed the government back taxes and interest dating back 10 years. The letter was part of a…

China newspaper claims US Navy is ‘hazard’ in Asian waters – Fox News

Monday, August 21, 2017

A Chinese newspaper on Monday castigated the U.S. Navy for being more of a “dangerous obstacle” than a protective force while sailing through Asia-Pacific waters — the written rebuke coming as the Navy chief ordered a wide investigation of the Pacific Fleet following two recent collisions that left at least seven sailors dead.  China Daily published the editorial saying the U.S. Navy, despite its claim to protect the “freedom of…

Loss of local UK newspapers ‘undermining democracy’ – Financial Times

Monday, August 21, 2017

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Cambodian newspapers faces closure over tax demand – The News Tribune

Monday, August 21, 2017

One of Cambodia’s two English-language daily newspapers said Monday it will continue to publish in the face of a reported deadline by tax officials to pay more than $6 million in taxes or get shut down. The Ministry of Economy and Finance earlier this month told the newspaper it owed the government back taxes and interest dating back 10 years. The letter was part of a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers…

Don’t like our rules? Then leave, China newspaper says after journal censored – Reuters

Monday, August 21, 2017

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The censorship in China of hundreds of academic papers from a prominent journal will have little impact because readership is so small, but if Western institutions don’t like the way things are done in China they can leave, the state-run Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Monday. The editorial appeared after news that Cambridge University Press (CUP) had blocked access on its site in China…

Fielding attends national journalism, media conference – Elk Valley Times

Monday, August 21, 2017

Lauren Fielding, a student at Riverside Christian Academy, was selected to represent Fayetteville as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. Lauren joined a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media for one week during July. Fielding was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism…

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials – Miami Herald

Monday, August 21, 2017

Detroit Free Press. August 17, 2017 Hey Lansing, how about get this Detroit tax fix done? Can we please just get this done? Six years ago would have been great. But now is fine. That’s at least how long the City of Detroit has been asking the state Legislature to require suburban employers to withhold city income tax from the paychecks of employees who are Detroit residents, and at least…

Newspaper headlines: Tributes to ‘cheeky’ boy killed in Barcelona – BBC News

Monday, August 21, 2017

Image caption The picture of Julian Cadman, who died in the Barcelona attack, features on many of the front pages. The Mirror says the family of the seven-year-old are mourning their “funny, cheeky” boy. Image caption The Metro also pays tribute to the British-born boy. The paper carries a quote from the family saying “we are so blessed to have had him”. Image caption The Daily Star leads on the…

The solar eclipse is today, and these newspaper front pages are so ready – Poynter (blog)

Monday, August 21, 2017

The total solar eclipse will cross the United States today, and journalists are planning to cover it pretty much every way possible: live, with weather cams and farm animals. Here’s a quick look at front pages from newsrooms in the path of the totality. Most of these are via Newseum, and a few are submitted: Albany (Oregon) Democrat-Herald: Idaho Falls, Idaho is in the path, but the Post Register publishes six days…

Don’t like our rules? Then leave, China newspaper says after journal censored – Reuters

Monday, August 21, 2017

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The censorship in China of hundreds of academic papers from a prominent journal will have little impact because readership is so small, but if Western institutions don’t like the way things are done in China they can leave, the state-run Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Monday. The editorial appeared after news that Cambridge University Press (CUP) had blocked access on its site in China…

Citizen journalism is broken and this startup has a plan to fix it – Wired.co.uk

Monday, August 21, 2017

For billions of people around the world, having their voice heard on the global stage is hard. But that’s starting to change. “We want to lower the barrier to entry,” says Paul Myles, editorial manager of On Our Radar, a London-based nonprofit which aims to connect the world’s more unconnected locations. Co-founded by journalist Libby Powell in 2012, the firm has worked in Sierra Leone, Malaysia, India, Ghana and beyond…

Newspaper headlines: Tributes to ‘cheeky’ boy killed in Barcelona – BBC News

Monday, August 21, 2017

Image caption The picture of Julian Cadman, who died in the Barcelona attack, features on many of the front pages. The Mirror says the family of the seven-year-old are mourning their “funny, cheeky” boy. Image caption The Metro also pays tribute to the British-born boy. The paper carries a quote from the family saying “we are so blessed to have had him”. Image caption The Daily Star leads on the…

Online registration for DU’s 5-year journalism course to start from Aug 23 – Hindustan Times

Monday, August 21, 2017

Delhi University will start the online application process for its five-year integrated journalism course at the newly established ‘Delhi School of Journalism’ from August 23. The course will be taught in Hindi and English, with both the streams having 60 seats. The last date to apply is September 8, after which the entrance test will be held on September 17. For English medium, the 2-hour test will begin from 9am…

Don’t like our rules? Then leave, China newspaper says after journal censored – Reuters

Monday, August 21, 2017

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The censorship in China of hundreds of academic papers from a prominent journal will have little impact because readership is so small, but if Western institutions don’t like the way things are done in China they can leave, the state-run Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Monday. The editorial appeared after news that Cambridge University Press (CUP) had blocked access on its site in China…

Online registration for DU’s 5-year journalism course to start from … – Hindustan Times

Monday, August 21, 2017

Delhi University will start the online application process for its five-year integrated journalism course at the newly established ‘Delhi School of Journalism’ from August 23. The course will be taught in Hindi and English, with both the streams having 60 seats. The last date to apply is September 8, after which the entrance test will be held on September 17. For English medium, the 2-hour test will begin from 9am…

Newspaper headlines: Tributes to ‘cheeky’ boy killed in Barcelona – BBC News

Monday, August 21, 2017

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