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Great Hearts announces Third Annual Gala to Support Teachers

Posted by   /  August 17, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Great Hearts (Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) PHOENIX, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Great Hearts Academies, Arizona’s largest non-profit network of public charter schools, has announced its third annual gala. The event will be held on Sept. 29, 2018 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix as a celebration of Great Hearts and […]

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[OPINION] A two-pronged strategy to deal with Trump’s ‘fake news’ cries

Posted by   /  August 16, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

How to become a friend of your community By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) ou could say the news media’s reaction to President Trump’s daily expression of hatred of “fake news” and the dogs who produce it has been a very slow knee jerk one. Only […]

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Go behind the scenes at amazing Phoenix Children’s Hospital [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  August 14, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

KTAR As they do every year, KTAR News 92.3 FM and 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station are teaming up this week to raise money for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. On Wednesday and Thursday, the Phoenix sister stations will be dedicating broadcast time to the Give-A-Thon, which raises money for this amazing facility. The stations have raised more than $10 million for […]

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An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

Posted by   /  August 13, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment, Science  /  No Comments

By Michael D. Regan | PBS Newshour An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 minutes during the world’s largest yearly hacking convention, DEFCON 26, organizers of the event said. Thousands of adult hackers attend the […]

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Tweet retreat: Twitter purge trimmed lawmakers’ followers, impact small

Posted by   /  August 12, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Dani Coble | Cronkite News When Twitter purged suspicious accounts last month, Arizona Sen. John McCain lost 210,000 followers overnight – but it barely made a dent for McCain, who still had almost 3.2 million followers. The changes were much the same for the rest of the Arizona delegation, although on a smaller scale, […]

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Ducey: Media not enemy of the people

Posted by   /  August 7, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times He said it isn’t always a smooth relationship. But Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that he doesn’t consider the media the “enemy of the people.” “I’ve said before, sometimes I don’t like the questions you ask,” the governor said in response to a […]

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ACLU drops lawsuit after Gosar changes social media policies on blocking

Posted by   /  August 4, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via PinalCentral The American Civil Liberties Union has dropped its lawsuit against Congressman Paul Gosar, saying it now has assurances that constituents won’t be blocked from posting comments on his Facebook page he does not like. Attorney Darrell Hill acknowledged Friday that Gosar had changed his policies about […]

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Kate McKinnon reveals how she came up with that creepy Rudy Giuliani impression

Posted by   /  August 2, 2018  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

All about the hands. HUFFPOST Kate McKinnon’s impression of Rudy Giuliani became an instant “Saturday Night Live” classic when it first aired back in May. On Wednesday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” the actress revealed just how she got into character as the former New York mayor (now a member of President […]

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Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news?

Posted by   /  August 2, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

  We have never been more aware of the appalling events that occur around the world every day. But in the face of so much horror, is there a danger that we become numb to the headlines – and does it matter if we do? By Elisa Gabbert | The Guardian In April this year, […]

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The sex-trafficking case testing the limits of the First Amendment

Posted by   /  July 29, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

How a couple of crusading journalists made a fortune selling adult escort ads and in the process became unlikely and widely reviled First Amendment advocates. By Paul Demko | POLITICO In June 2015, an ad appeared on Backpage.com in Texas with a series of alluring photos of a naked woman, who described herself to potential […]

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