Wall Street Week – Full Show (8/7/2020)

Aug.07 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), and Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The conversations highlight the health … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (8/7/2020)

How Budweiser Will Get People Back Into Bars

Aug.11 — Anheuser-Busch InBev was one of the first global companies to feel the impact of Covid-19 when it had to close a brewery in Wuhan, China where the outbreak began. Anheuser-Busch InBev NV Chief Executive Officer Carlos Brito talks about how the company is trying to get consumers back into bars and restaurants. Brito spoke with … Read more How Budweiser Will Get People Back Into Bars

Sideman quits Radio 1Xtra after BBC defends use of N-word on air

BBC radio presenter Sideman has quit his job after the corporation defended its decision to broadcast the N-word in a television news broadcast. The Radio 1Xtra presenter said he no longer felt comfortable working for the national broadcaster after it stuck by the decision to broadcast the language in a report on a racially motivated … Read more Sideman quits Radio 1Xtra after BBC defends use of N-word on air

We Need Smart Stimulus, Says Financial Times’ Tett

Aug.07 — Gillian Tett, Financial Times Editorial Board Chair, says stimulus measures in the U.S. were not dispersed well, exacerbating economic inequities. Larry Summers, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, says that we need to target pandemic aid better while continuing to turn the economy around. They join David Westin exclusively on “Bloomberg Wall Street Week.”

Twitter declares war on certain ‘state-affiliated media entities’

#Twitter will label accounts belonging to key government officials in countries on the UN Security Council, as well as accounts belonging to state-linked #media outlets, their editors-in-chief and senior staff. In a Thursday blog post, it warned it will no longer show tweets from state-linked media accounts on the home screen, notifications, or search. Perhaps … Read more Twitter declares war on certain ‘state-affiliated media entities’

Juan Carlos I: Locals React to Spain’s Former King’s Departure Amid Graft Scandal

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos I said he plans to leave the country he ruled for almost four decades, the latest attempt to quell a furor over allegations of wrongdoing by the once revered ex-monarch. He took the decision to depart to make it easier for his son, King Felipe VI, to exercise his duties, the former sovereign, said in … Read more Juan Carlos I: Locals React to Spain’s Former King’s Departure Amid Graft Scandal

James Murdoch quits News Corporation | 7.30

There are major ructions in the powerful Murdoch media dynasty at a crucial time, given the coronavirus pandemic and Donald Trump’s re-election bid in the looming US presidential ballot. In a dramatic move, Rupert Murdoch’s son James quit his father’s company News Corporation at the weekend, citing differences with the company’s editorial direction. For more … Read more James Murdoch quits News Corporation | 7.30

Hungary’s PM Orban Nears Full Control of National Media

Prime Minister Viktor Orban moved closer to gaining near-total control of Hungarian media after the country’s most influential news website imploded. More than 70 journalists at Index quit on Friday 24 July, two days after the publisher fired the editor-in-chief, with resigning staff citing “overt pressure” that they said jeopardized editorial independence. Their departure likely marks … Read more Hungary’s PM Orban Nears Full Control of National Media

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

James Murdoch resigned from the board of News Corp on Friday, citing disagreements over editorial content at the company founded by his father, conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the … Read more James Murdoch resigns from News Corp board

James Murdoch resigns from News Corp over ‘certain editorial content’ in news outlets | ABC News

Rupert Murdoch’s son James has resigned from News Corp’s board of directors, saying he disagreed with some of the editorial and strategic decisions made by the company. News Corp is Rupert Murdoch’s media giant that owns a number of companies around the world, including Australian outlets like The Australian, News.com.au and Foxtel. James Murdoch had … Read more James Murdoch resigns from News Corp over ‘certain editorial content’ in news outlets | ABC News

Bloomberg New Economy Conversation Series: Saving Global Trade

Jul.28 — Covid-19 is the perfect storm for the global trading system. On top of the U.S.-China trade war and an upsurge in technology nationalism, borders all over the world are closing to the flow of people, goods and services. Slowing trade and shrinking supply chains will hurt the most vulnerable countries in the developing … Read more Bloomberg New Economy Conversation Series: Saving Global Trade

Thousands March in Budapest Against Firing of Hungary News Editor

Thousands took part in a march in Budapest, expressing solidarity with the editorial staff of Index.hu, Hungary’s most-read news site whose editor-in-chief was fired on Wednesday, with nearly all other staffers resigning on Friday. Opposition politician Miklos Hajnal, whose Momentum party organized the rally, said it sought to “honour the editorial staff which today probably … Read more Thousands March in Budapest Against Firing of Hungary News Editor

Tasmanian PR company adds snaps up another regional newspaper | ABC News

A Tasmanian public relations company has again expanded its local newspaper holdings, buying Tasmanian Country. It’ll prevent the closure of the much-loved paper, but there are concerns over whether Font PR will deliver independent journalism. News Limited announced in May it would cease publication of rural weekly Tas Country. Hobart based company Font PR has … Read more Tasmanian PR company adds snaps up another regional newspaper | ABC News

Opinion | The Supreme Court rulings, explained by Ruth Marcus

From abortion to gay rights to the president’s taxes, Deputy Editorial Page Editor Ruth Marcus outlines which Supreme Court decisions deserve our attention. Read more: https://wapo.st/2CgnP3r. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Framing the self: The rise of the bookshelf aesthetic | The Listening Post (Feature)

As the coronavirus has caused TV channels to cut back on in-studio interviews, pundits and politicians – and the rest – have been left to their own devices on how best to frame themselves in their “natural environments”. Enter the bookshelf – seemingly the perfect solution. Not only does it texturise the background behind a … Read more Framing the self: The rise of the bookshelf aesthetic | The Listening Post (Feature)