By Pam Grady Published 1:35 pm PDT, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Neda Rahmanian (left) and Najia Skalli appear in “Looking for Oum Kulthum,” one of the highlights of the Iranian Film Festival in S.F. Neda Rahmanian (left) and Najia Skalli appear in “Looking for Oum Kulthum,” one of the highlights of the Iranian Film Festival in S.F. Photo: Razor Film / Match Factory Photo: Razor Film / Match Factory Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Neda Rahmanian (left) and Najia Skalli appear in “Looking for Oum Kulthum,” one of the highlights of the Iranian Film Festival in S.F. Neda Rahmanian (left) and Najia Skalli appear in “Looking for Oum Kulthum,” one of the highlights of the Iranian Film Festival in S.F. Photo: … [Read more...] about Reel Local News: SF Iranian Film Festival now in its 11th year
TRENTON, N.J. — A trailblazing nonprofit group set up to boost coverage of local news in New Jersey just got $5 million in the state's new budget. It's part of the $37.4 billion spending plan signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. But advocates see it as an important and innovative way to use public money to encourage more local news reporting following a sharp decline in such coverage industrywide in recent years. Detractors worry the model could lead to government interference. Lawmakers say the funding will help focus more resources on local issues in a state dominated by the New York and Philadelphia media markets. A bill setting up a consortium that would award grants under the program awaits Murphy's signature. It would include political appointees, and representatives from five state colleges and the news media. … [Read more...] about New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program
WXYZ Detroit - Being heard in this community is important! We strive to report local news and information that matters to you. We also work hard to earn your trust. A key part of that is hearing your voice, your feedback and taking time to listen to the issues that are crucial in your life. This interactive process makes us better journalists and better at serving our communities here in metro Detroit.With that in mind, we’ve set up a Local News Adviser committee and we encourage you to be a part of it! This will be a group of people from our area who enjoy consuming news and want to be part of something big and exciting! From time to time, we’ll be reaching out online to seek your advice and opinions about local news, our community and issues that impact you. We’ll want you tell us how we’re doing and what things we should be working on. You’ll get to determine how often and when you want to … [Read more...] about WXYZ Editorial: Join our Channel 7 local news advisers community!
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Monkey Cage Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Gregory J. Martin and Josh McCrain by Gregory J. Martin and Josh McCrain April 10 at 7:00 AM In recent weeks, news anchors at local TV stations across the country have warned Americans about the “sharing of biased and false news” and the threat “fake stories” pose to democracy. As a recent video revealed, reporters recited word for word the same script bearing this warning. What do these stations have in common? They’re … [Read more...] about Yes, Sinclair Broadcast Group does cut local news, increase national news and tilt its stations rightward
0 Post a comment Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - Community News by Sam Acourt - Kingsbridge & Salcombe Gazette @@AcourtSamantha [email protected] New interactive electronic boards in a pub are displaying up-to-date local news from our website alongside events and information. The Regal Club in Kingsbridge has had interactive boards installed, which, alongside euchre and pool competition results, upcoming events, menus and old photos of the pub and the area, has our South Hams Gazette news page running. Punters can check out all the latest happenings in the South Hams while they have a pint, and can click on headlines and read the full stories. They can also check out the league tables of sports and the menu, all from the same place.Stuart Nuttall, editor of South Hams Newspapers said: “It is great that customers can keep up to date with the latest news from Kingsbridge and across the district while they’re enjoying their visit to the Regal … [Read more...] about Pub punters can now keep up-to-date on local news while they enjoy a pint