NPR’s mask rules encourage coworkers to rat each other out

National Public Radio is encouraging staffers to squeal on each other if they do not comply with the company’s Draconian mask-wearing policy in the office. According to a strongly-worded memo sent out Thursday, NPR employees are not only required to wear masks in the office, but if they see someone who is not complying with … Read more

MoDOT holds media tour of Rocheport Bridge construction site | Mid-Missouri News

ROCHEPORT – The Missouri Department of Transportation held a brief press conference and media tour of the Missouri River Bridge in Rocheport on Thursday afternoon. The bridge, which began to be complete by the westbound phase of construction on 2023, is currently the westbound phase of construction in October. The final configuration is expected to … Read more

Media attend personalities Hollywood Reporter’s party

New Yorkers jammed Hollywood Reporter’s party Tuesday. Earliest arrival was Rosanna Scotto who I think is still there. Plus Dan Abrams of WABC-TV, Chuck Scarborough of WNBC, CBS’ Gayle King, Channel 2’s Maurice DuBois, Don Lemon of what once was CNN. Plus Geraldo Rivera whose mustache quivers on Fox and said: “I was married at … Read more

How Will Remote Work Effect The Media Industry

Inside a coffee shop in Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, California, a man writing code has transformed a … [+] cafe table into a standing desk, using a portable computer rig which incorporates an ultra-thin laptop, reticulated laptop stand, and split keyboards, which the man operates with both hands, September 20, 2017. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty … Read more

Enough about Elon Musk’s Twitter deal. It’s time to talk about social media reform

While those of us in the media have been chasing Musk’s mercurial tweets, we have been distracted from the burning need for a serious, thoughtful, society-wide, grownup discussion about reform of social media, particularly as it involves government regulation and the First Amendment . Reformers, citizens, academics and politicians have been warning for years about … Read more

How the Pennsylvania GOP primaries are playing out in right-wing media

the seven candidates for the US Senate in the state have conducted at least 19 interviews across Fox and Newsmax so far this month, CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter said on “Reliable Sources” Sunday. And Mehmet Oz, more popularly known as Dr. Oz, has Fox’s Sean Hannity serving as his “shadow campaign manager,” Stelter … Read more

Church leaders slam Israeli police attack on Abu Akleh’s funeral | Israel-Palestine Conflict News

The top Catholic clergyman in Jerusalem has condemned the police beating of mourners carrying the coffin of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed by Israeli forces last Wednesday, accusing Israeli authorities of violating human rights and disrespecting the Catholic Church. Latin Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa told reporters on Monday at St Joseph … Read more

Investigators and reporters study purported manifesto after Buffalo shooting spree

An eight-year-old Black girl was at the grocery store with her parents, picking out a birthday cake for her dad, when the shooting started on Saturday. her dad hid with her inside the milk coolers until police arrived. And they were the lucky ones. The gunman was allegedly motivated by his fear about declining White … Read more

Drew Brees done at NBC after one season as NFL analyst

One and done. Legendary NFL quarterback Drew Brees will not return to NBC after just one season as a studio and game analyst, according to sources. The decision seemed mutual as Brees preferred doing games over the “Football Night in America” studio show, and NBC didn’t have many NFL games to offer him. NBC soured … Read more