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Ring of police shields Pell from media

A ring of police officers linked arms to shield Cardinal George Pell from about 100 journalists, photographers and camera operators who swarmed outside a Melbourne court. The cardinal walked 100 metres from the office of his high-profile barrister Robert Richter QC to the front steps of the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court through perhaps the largest press pack the city has seen. ...

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Emotional Jerry Jones chastises media over Lucky Whitehead flak

Hours after coach Jason Garrett abruptly ended a press conference after battling with the media over the team’s decision to release receiver Lucky Whitehead based on false information, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones grew emotional while chastising the media over what he perceived as unfair criticism. Jones wouldn’t comment specifically on Whitehead, who was released on Monday just hours after ...

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Big Ten Media Days: In a ‘cyclical’ world, Riley sees NU’s opportunity to trend upward | Football

CHICAGO — The numbers from Mike Riley’s first two seasons at Nebraska don’t lie. A 6-7 record with four agonizing losses. A 9-4 record with three embarrassing defeats. The numbers projected in his third season in Lincoln don’t look promising. Most publications have the Huskers winning around seven games. But Riley remains his ever-upbeat self. He’s been here before, although on ...

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Congress loves media, not voters: poll – Washington Times

Washington Times Congress loves media, not voters: pollWashington Times“Most voters think Congress doesn’t listen to them and is more interested in making the media happy,” notes a new Rasmussen Reports survey which found the 55 percent of likely voters agree that typical lawmakers care more about what the press thinks …

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Top judge: Social media is a threat to justice

The administration of justice is being threatened by the use of social media in the courts, the State’s top judge has said. Chief Justice Susan Denham said concerns over social media were “widespread and real” and that new laws were needed. Her comments follow concerns during the Jobstown trial over the use of social media by supporters of the seven ...

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Rolovich brings ‘the King’ to media event

Sports Breaking| Top News By Stephen Tsai stsai@staradvertiser.com Posted July 25, 2017 July 25, 2017 Updated July 25, 2017 10:40am STEPHEN TSAI / STSAI@STARADVERTISER.COM Hawaii coach Nick Rolovich, left, brought an Elvis Presley impersonator to meet and greet reporters at today’s Mountain West Conference Media Summit. LAS VEGAS >> Elvis has entered the building. In predictably unpredictable fashion, Hawaii coach ...

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Survivor of deadly Instagram streaming crash blames social media

A teenager survivor of the a deadly California car wreck streamed on Instagram says social media is behind the death of her friend. Manuela Seja was in the backseat when Obdulia Sanchez, who was livestreaming the ride in her Buick Century, swerved off the road near Fresno.  The 18-year-old driver’s younger sister, 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez was thrown ...

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Racist social media post prompts investigation by Charlotte Public Schools

Buy Photo A racist social media post widely disseminated on Facebook has prompted an investigation by Charlotte Public Schools.(Photo: Rachel Greco/Lansing State Journal)Buy Photo CHARLOTTE – Inflammatory comments made by Charlotte Public Schools’ students on social media have prompted an investigation by the district. A picture of two African Americans walking in front of a district-owned building captioned with an expletive and a ...

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Survivor of deadly California crash blames social media

A 14-year-old survivor of a deadly car crash in California that was livestreamed on Instagram said she isn’t mad at anyone and doesn’t blame the driver. Instead, Manuela Seja blamed social media, which she said has taken over people’s lives and is only going to become more prevalent, television station KSEE in Fresno (http://bit.ly/2v2bYRB) reported Monday. “Honestly, I’m not mad ...

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