Houston Chronicle Published 10:04 am CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Houston Chronicle Executive Vice President of News and Editor Nancy Barnes. Houston Chronicle Executive Vice President of News and Editor Nancy Barnes. Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle Houston Chronicle Executive Vice President of News and Editor Nancy Barnes moderating the "Government's Role in A Resilient Houston" section of the Chronicle's "Greater Houston After Harvey" panel at the Chronicle building on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Houston. less Houston Chronicle Executive Vice President of News and Editor Nancy Barnes moderating the "Government's Role in A Resilient Houston" section of the Chronicle's "Greater Houston After Harvey" panel at the ... more Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle … [Read more...] about Chronicle Executive Editor Nancy Barnes to leave Houston for position at National Public Radio
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Eli Rosenberg, The Washington Post Published 5:15 pm PDT, Thursday, July 26, 2018 Two hosts of a talk radio program in New Jersey have been suspended after referring to the state's attorney general, Gurbir Grewal, as "Turban man" during a segment on Wednesday. Grewal is Sikh. Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco, who host a conservative-leaning talk show every day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on New Jersey 101.5 F.M, will be off the air for 10 days, the station announced. "We take these comments seriously and echo Dennis and Judi's sincere apology to Attorney General Grewal and his family, as well as the Sikh and Asian communities," Ron deCastro, the station's president, said in a statement posted on its website. "Dennis and Judi are known for their plainspoken brand of humor, but in this case, the language used was clearly demeaning and inappropriate." Grewal, a first-generation American who grew up in Essex, New Jersey, became the country's first Sikh state attorney general when … [Read more...] about Radio hosts called New Jersey’s Sikh attorney general ‘turban man.’ They’ve been suspended.
Harrison Smith, The Washington Post Published 5:05 pm, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Photo: Handout From Wesleyan University PHOTO FOR USE ONLY WITH POST OBIT Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Douglas J. Bennet was president of NPR from 1983 to1993, and then led Wesleyan University from 1995 to 2007. Douglas J. Bennet was president of NPR from 1983 to1993, and then led Wesleyan University from 1995 to 2007. Photo: Handout From Wesleyan University PHOTO FOR USE ONLY WITH POST OBIT Former NPR head helped save ailing radio network 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Raised in a small Connecticut river town, Douglas Bennet developed a love of sailing and repairing boats, a fondness for tinkering that eventually extended from watercraft to washing machines and from tractors to toys. As an adult, he devoted himself to mending … [Read more...] about Former NPR head helped save ailing radio network
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Syrian nationals were indicted Thursday in a computer hacking scheme that targeted the White House, Harvard University, U.S. Marine Corps and news media outlets, including The Associated Press.A federal grand jury returned an 11-count indictment charging Ahmad 'Umar Agha and Firas Dardar with conspiracy and aggravated identity theft.The indictment says the men were members of the Syrian Electronic Army, which hacked computers to spread propaganda supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.In 2013, Syrian Electronic Army hackers allegedly sent a tweet from The Associated Press' Twitter account falsely claiming a bomb had exploded at the White House and injured President Barack Obama. The message caused the stock market to plummet briefly before it was determined to be a hoax.Both men were originally charged by criminal complaint in 2014 and are still at large and believed to be in Syria. A third man pleaded guilty in 2016 to having a limited role.The … [Read more...] about 2 Syrian nationals indicted in pro-Assad hacking scheme
[STK][IN] EDU HED[SU] PER-- WITH PHOTO -- TO EDUCATION, AND NATIONAL EDITORS:UC's National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement selectsexecutive directorIRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A civilrights advocate and scholar with more than a decade of experienceadvancing free speech as an attorney and instructor has been named thefirst executive director of the University of California'sNationalCenter for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.Michelle Deutchman will join the center from the Anti-DefamationLeague, where she serves as national campus counsel. In this role, sheprovides guidance to ADL's 24 regional offices on matters related tospeech on college campuses. She assumes her new role on May 29 andwill report to University of California, Irvine Chancellor HowardGillman, who - as co-chair of the center's advisory board - providesadministrative oversight of the center."Michelle has extraordinary experience addressing issues of freeexpression and campus … [Read more...] about UC’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement selects executive director