The media is finding creative ways to circumvent Kremlin efforts to block independent reporting in Russia, using everything from carbon-copy websites to encryption tools and anonymous browsers. Why is this important: While old-fashioned workarounds like shortwave radio are reintroduced, journalists trying to break through the Russian Iron Curtain for theRead More →

NEW YORK & EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 21, 2022– FOX News Media will expand the distribution of its streaming services on DIRECTV platforms, the two companies announced today. FOX News Media’s subscription streaming service FOX Nation will now be available on DIRECTV as a premium add-on that debuted yesterday withRead More →

In an increasingly modern, information-based economy, survival requires an ability to adapt to a changing environment. On the other hand, those who shrink in the face of change will have the hardest time navigating this new normal. This week, TBR News Media had the chance to speak with several leadersRead More →

INMA’s Subscription Benchmarking Service is designed as an international peer-to-peer exchange, promising an active benchmarking community and offering data-rich dashboards with actionable insights and personalized subscription best practices . The paying service is accessible to INMA member companies that publish at least one online information service. Publishers are not boundRead More →

A former village clerk is set to take over the mayor’s seat. Donna Koch Residents of the Village of Northport voted for Donna Koch for mayor on March 15. She beat current administrator Dave Weber Jr. for the spot, with an unofficial result of 1,015-799. Until 2020, Koch worked asRead More →

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq March 14 (THEWILL) — The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has concluded plans to empower 75,600 beneficiaries of Lots A and B of the N-Power scheme financially. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs,Read More →

The Huntington Arts Council has announced that the board has chosen Kieran Johnson as the organization’s new executive director. Most recently, HAC’s Director of Community Partnerships and Development, Johnson has been an integral part of the organization since joining as Chief Business Officer in July 2017. He currently serves asRead More →

On Friday, the Biden White House and mainstream US media continued to block any investigation into what US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland called for during congressional testimony earlier in the week, “biological research facilities” in Ukraine. State Department Undersecretary for Political Affairs Victoria J. Nuland speaksRead More →

At the March 3 city council meeting, Councilwoman Jane Bonner paid tribute to a group of Rocky Point High School tech students who created a prosthetic hand for Anun Suastika, a six-year-old Indonesian boy born without fingers on the right hand. Anan’s father appealed on a website called E-name forRead More →

Passive and active voice graph by Anders BehrmanPicture by André Medhat to Unsplash The best news is about the action. You want to capture that in your writing and grab your audience’s attention. One of the ways is to choose the active voice. Strong verbs are the best words toRead More →

It’s time to honor the best of the best. The Smithtown Township Arts Council Winners Showcase Fine Art Exhibition opens Saturday, March 5 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James. The exhibition features winning artists from the 2021 competition Members Showcase (Kyle Blumenthal, Donna Corvi, Margaret Minardi) A sense ofRead More →

The latest employment data in the advertising industry “Employment in advertising, public relations and related services jumped in February, tying the record for the biggest single-month gain on record,” Ad Age Datacenter’s Bradley Johnson reportsciting data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just-released monthly jobs report. Essential context: EmploymentRead More →

As infection rates and deaths from COVID-19 begin to decline, greater attention is needed to the effects of the pandemic on mental health. In “Amid Drop in COVID Infections, Mental Health Concern Remains” by Daniel Dunaief featured in the Feb. 24 TBR News Media and online, Department of Health ServicesRead More →

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Kevin Costner attends a premiere party for Paramount Network’s … [+] “Yellowstone” in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) MovieMagic Kevin Costner, the star of Paramount Network’s top-rated TV drama “Yellowstone,” is heading to Fox News Media streaming service later this year for a four-part documentary seriesRead More →

I would have told him there were better investments when it came to his time. Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin is giving more fodder to the liberal media. This happened after she addressed an alternative to the Conservative Political Action Committee. The America First Political Action Conference is an escape splinterRead More →

To find out what’s happening in your community, pay more attention to the news, not less. Americans are turning away from media coverage, especially among younger residents. The consequences will weaken communities. The national hostilities that escalated during the 2016 presidential election did not seem to wane. Politicians branded informationRead More →

According to researchers from New Jersey Gun Violence Research Center at Rutgers. the studypublished in the journal Health Communicationsheds light on how the media can shape American attitudes toward gun violence and suggests that spreading gun safety-related messages from media outlets monitored by gun owners might be the best approachRead More →

MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. Moscow hopes that representatives of Western countries and journalists from foreign media will be more serious and responsible about the statements they make, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. “Russia probably intends to wait for a more serious, responsible and truthful approach from representatives who makeRead More →

When Governor Kathy Hochul (D) spoke about increasing affordable housing options across New York City during her recent State of the State address, it was something most residents were fussed with. OK. Then the state of the state book came out with more details. Local lawmakers paused when they sawRead More →

Conservative radio host Hugues Hewitt published on Thursday Special feature with Bret Baier and addressed new documents filed by the special advocate John Durham regarding any faults committed by hillary clintonthe countryside. Although, so far, the filings mainly focus on Michael Susmana lawyer associated with the campaign, many on FoxNewsRead More →

A A year ago this morning, Australians woke up to find the company formerly known as Facebook had removed them from their friends list, a strike of global significance against democratically elected lawmakers trying to regulate in the public interest. For catch-up viewers, Facebook has removed all news content, asRead More →

An academic specializing in the study of social movements and grassroots protests says the media’s ‘reality TV’ coverage of the protest against parliament fuels its longevity. But a prominent media commentator defended live, in-depth coverage saying it is of enduring public interest, and that a reduction in it would allowRead More →

By sydney Mark Kelly, of Independence Township, died at age 63.The news from friends that our mutual friend, Mark P. Kelly had passed away, presumably peacefully in his sleep, shocked me. As with the death of any person, it is not just a loss for loved ones, family and friends.Read More →

Image by mikemacmarketing published via Wikimedia Commons CC BY 2.0 Fake news ain’t new, it’s been a long time around for thousands of years. Throughout history there have always been attempts to deceive and confuse the public and distract from the truth. However, in recent years misinformation has become muchRead More →

JTeams from Jericho Senior High School and Hunter College Middle School each won first place in the 2022 competitions hosted virtually by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, January 28 and Saturday. January 29. Tournament-style events quizzed students on a range of science disciplines, including biology,Read More →

By Raymond Janis The Indian Hills Reservation, a planned retirement community along the Indian Hills Golf Course in Fort Salonga, is seeking approval from two Huntington City Boards. The Preserve is run by Jim Tsunis, a managing member of Hauppauge-based development company The Northwind Group. Applications to the Zoning BoardRead More →

Above is Dan Losquadro, Superintendent of Highways for the City of Brookhaven, with Holtsville Hal and Holtsville Hal driver Greg Drossel. Holtsville Hall 2022 Above, City of Brookhaven Highways Superintendent Dan Losquadro with Holtsville Hal Manager Greg Drossel revealing Hal’s prognosis for 2022. Holtsville Hall 2022 After the blizzard thatRead More →

Reading a police blotter — like the one on page A6 — some people may be surprised at certain incidents that occur in our cities and towns. Take, for example, the broken-in cars and the purses and laptops that were on one of the stolen seats. Or people who checkRead More →

The appearance of Main Street in East Setauket has changed significantly over the years with the needs of the business world. Today, this small historic business district is experiencing a revitalization. Old businesses are getting a makeover and new businesses are setting up. The park along the waterway is aRead More →

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives located the body of Justin Lee in a wooded area just west of Brookhaven Drive near the North Shore Rail Trail in Rocky Point today around 2:30 p.m. Lee, 34, of Centereach, was reported missing by an acquaintance on Jan. 21. The body willRead More →

Nnamdi Kanou Jan. 28 (THEWILL) – Ifeanyi Ejiofor, legal adviser to Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), said Friday that his client “stands firm”. Ejiofor made this known in a statement released on Friday, in an update on Kanu’s routine visit to the DepartmentRead More →

Back to main ITER Power Facts page By Steven B. KrivitJanuary 26, 2022 Some of the 192 lasers at the US National Ignition Facility (Photo: S. Krivit) Today, media organizations like Reuters reported that “researchers take a major step on the road to nuclear fusion power.” This is because theRead More →

Based in Ohio FuturiMedia, a company specializing in cloud-based audience engagement, announced on Tuesday the creation of a new management team. Futuri named Tracy Gilliam its chief strategy officer and Todd Storch its chief revenue officer. Gilliam is a founding member of Futuri, previously serving as General Manager of SalesRead More →

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents the following events in February: Wed 2/2 Young at Heart: Meet the ladies at 1:00 p.m. The monthly afternoon jazz themed series Young at Heart was originally designed for people with memory problems and their caregivers. It has become a favoriteRead More →

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police: Centereach ■ Walmart on Middle Country Road in Centereach reported petty theft on January 16. A woman put various clothes in her basket and left the store without paying. The stolen merchandise was valued at approximately $500. Comack ■ A pettyRead More →

Students at Tackan Elementary School officially got to work in their new playground on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Photo Smithtown Central School District Students at Tackan Elementary School officially got to work in their new playground on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Photo Smithtown Central School District Students at Tackan ElementaryRead More →

This article was originally published here Common Health. 2022 Jan 20:1-10. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2021.2023381. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Research indicates that misperceptions that are part of people’s initial mental models about a problem tend to persist and influence their attitudes even after the misperception has been corrected. Recent work onRead More →

The Port Jefferson community came together to mourn the loss of one of their own, 11-year-old Aida Ramonez, who died unexpectedly on January 5. On Saturday, January 15, several dozen people gathered on the lawn of the village’s First Presbyterian Church to pray and remember the dynamic young girl whoRead More →

By Fr. François Pizzarelli It’s hard to believe another new year has begun. There is so much tension and turmoil in our American landscape that is infected with a new, highly contagious variant of COVID. Our essential workers continue to be our heroes as they quietly take longer hours andRead More →

During a march on Washington, DC, in August 1963, the pastor and civil rights activist, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., gave a speech that was heard around the world. “I have a dream,” he recited, “that my four grandchildren will one day live in a nation where they willRead More →

A coalition of media groups says restrictions on access to the federal civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd amount to an unconstitutional courtroom closure. Citing the risks of the pandemic, U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson limited the number of peopleRead More →

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has falsely claimed that media revenue grew by 600% between 2018 and 2021, a figure that major media organizations have dismissed as a “classic example of fake news”. The country’s major media organizations, including the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Pakistan Council of Editors (CPNE) andRead More →

Ted Koppel is not happy with the news media these days, especially their coverage of former President Donald Trump. As a guest of “Dan Abrams Live” on NewsNation Friday night, the esteemed veteran journalist and former “Nightline” anchor shared his thoughts on media bias and — and his wish thatRead More →

The following incidents were reported by Suffolk County Police: Comack ■ Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Commack bank on December 29. A man entered Capital One, located at 2050 Jericho Turnpike, around 11:50 a.m. and allegedly handed aRead More →

Stony Brook University’s women’s basketball program earned its first conference road win by beating Maine (5-9, 2-2 America East), 63-44, Jan. 9 at the Cross Insurance Center. The Seawolves had three players scoring in double digits, senior guard Anastasia Warren led the team in scoring with a team-high 15 points.Read More →

Last week the News Media Alliance urged Shira Perlmutter, of the Copyright Registry and director of the US Copyright Office, to do more to strengthen publishers’ rights to prevent copyright infringement by news aggregators like Google and Facebook. The Alliance, a non-profit organization that represents the interests of nearly 2,000Read More →

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Grid, a publication that enlightens news-hungry readers on the topics that matter most, launched today. Grid.news, the publication’s website, is dedicated to reporting on how today’s most important trends, challenges and opportunities connect to each other – and require connected solutions. Grid is foundedRead More →