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More than 300 print and digital publications serve the federally recognized Indigenous nations in the United States. Most of the tribal news organizations — an estimated 72% of newspapers, news sites and radio stations — are owned or funded to some degree by tribal governments. That gives those governments unusual control over local news media.
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On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 24, 2021), Lee Enterprises, announced in a press release that “its Board of Directors has unanimously adopted a limited-duration shareholder rights plan (Rights Plan)." Within the statement from Lee Chairman Mary Junck: "Consistent with its fiduciary duties, Lee's Board has taken this action to ensure our shareholders receive fair treatment, full transparency and protection in connection with Alden's unsolicited proposal to acquire Lee."
The Scott C. Schurz Press Freedom Teacher Award celebrates teachers worldwide who educate young people about the need for journalism and the real-world dangers to journalists everywhere. This year, the award recognizes three outstanding educators from three continents.
News publishers have shared in the hardships along the way, struggling to balance the duty to inform the public about stats, guidelines and mandates with the need to operate responsibly and protect their employees from being harmed or from harming others, which was a concern for journalists working in the field. E&P felt it was vital to take the industry's pulse and understand the COVID-19 challenges that have passed and those that linger. So we asked our readers to take a short survey to let us know about their pandemic-related policies and how they're fairing today.
For too many years, reporting on gender, politics and policy and their effect on overlooked segments of society have not been seen “above the fold.” So the 19th, an independent, nonprofit newsroom, was created and is working hard to push these issues forward.
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