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What are the benefits and challenges of community reporting? Why do newsrooms need to prioritize staff diversity, and how advocates can build stronger relationships with reporters
In this interview, Lauren Classen of PHI's Berkeley Media Studies Group talks with with Venise Wagner, a longtime reporter, associate professor of Journalism at San Francisco State University, and co-editor, with fellow journalist Sally Lehrman, of “Reporting Inequality: Tools and…

In preparation for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference, held in Washington, D.C. on March 3 - March 7, NACo members are invited to submit interim policy resolutions.

The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor two undergraduate research internship programs: the APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women, and the APS/IBM Research Internships for Underrepresented Minority Students.

A centralized internet is a vulnerable internet, whether you’re worried about hackers or authoritarian governments.

Joyce Chang, chair of global research at J.P. Morgan, discusses what's affecting the markets with CNBC's "Squawk Alley" team.

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Brands are shifting their marketing efforts to consider AI assistants among their target audiences.

Earlier today, a HUD official sent an email to Executive Directors at MTW agencies providing additional guidance on when it is appropriate for MTW agencies to access HUD-held reserves. The guidance…

January 18, 2019 - As Reuters first reported, high-level meetings were held at the White House this week to discuss infrastructure, and at those meetings, the idea of reauthorizing surface transportation programs for a decade or more as part of an infrastructure initiative was discussed.

College football's Manny Diaz accepted the Miami head coaching position just weeks after takin the Temple job. Here's why employers should care.

College of Education professor Marilee Bresciani Ludvik will receive the Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member.

Fourth and fifth grade students have prepared all year for the Foley Gardere Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition at 10 a.m.

Domino’s Pizza must make its website and mobile app accessible to blind people using screen-reading software, the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday.

The New England Council
MassMutual Enhances Employee Benefits During Boston Expansion
On January 1, 2019, NEC member MassMutual began offering new and improved employee benefits. The enhancements come as the company takes steps to open a new office tower in Boston’s Seaport District that will accommodate 1,000 employees
MassMutual’s expanded benefits package will include 18 weeks of fully paid leave for birth mothers; three days of…

The New England Council
IBM Announces Advanced Weather Forecast Model
NEC member IBM announced that it will be launching a weather forecast model this year that will combine its supercomputing power with meteorological data from the Weather Company. IBM hopes that this combination will create the best short-term forecast system in the world
The regions that IBM has chosen to focus on will be South America…

The New England Council
Keolis North America Resumes Special Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Program
Keolis North America , a New England Council member, has announced that beginning this month it will resume the $10 Commuter Rail weekend fare pilot program in partnership with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. Keolis is contracted to operate the MBTA’s Commuter Rail system, which provides rail service throughout Greater Boston an…

Housing conditions play a significant role in health. Public health and health care professionals can help residents and communities have healthier housing and better health by connecting them with free weatherization and energy efficiency programs. This guide from PHI's Regional Asthma Management and Prevention program addresses why and how health professionals should connect residents with energy efficiency programs.

The president poked fun at a devastating massacre and reinforced racist, misogynistic stereotypes.

Until a few weeks ago, I did not know the March for Life has a theme each year. I have attended the March several times, both before and after becoming a Dominican friar, but somehow this simple fact eluded me. This year’s March has the theme, “Unique from Day One: Pro-Life is Pro-Science,”

The number of local marketers combining digital and non-digital advertising in their media campaigns took a sharp upward turn last year. Local advertisers that used both media types jumped 20%

Congress established the mandate for cellulosic biofuel under the RFS in 2007. The basic idea was that requiring ambitious volumes of cellulosic fuel to be incorporated into the fuel supply would create and simultaneously mature the market for cellulosic ethanol …

Legislators opposed to cash bail Thursday said they seek $10 million next fiscal year to develop and improve pretrial service programs statewide.

The Department of Education said Thursday it would extend the public comment period for a proposed Title IX sexual misconduct rule. Technical issues have made the website that accepts public comments on federal rules unavailable since Wednesday. Politico first reported the issues on the site, regulations.gov, which a banner message blamed on the ongoing government shutdown before federal officials said a technical glitch was to blame…

Lifting the ban on Pell grants for people in prison would not only help people attain job skills and economic sustainability, it would also benefit employers, states and communities, according to a new study by...

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 January 2019 The European Commission has today adopted proposals for negotiating directives for its trade talks with the United States: one on conformity assessment, and one on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods. These negotiations follow the Joint Statement agreed by President

Today, the cutting-edge ambition of organizers is to step up and win governing power. Will we break out of self-limiting orthodoxies, face oppressive structures head-on, and take risks that swing for the fences?

Newmont's $10 bln Goldcorp purchase creates a behemoth, and the U.S. miner has talked up options from extra assets, plus steady output and dividends. But its investors are right to be sceptical. Management will have to over-deliver on synergies to secure them a good return.

Watford FC Head Coach Javi Gracia offers an update on player selection and fitness ahead of the Hornets' clash with Burnley in the Premier League.

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