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    Questionable stories on COVID-19 from state-backed outlets in Russia, China, Turkey, and Iran are being shared more widely than reporting by major news organizations around the world, according to Oxford analysts. French German, Spanish and English news sites see far less social engagement than these foreign-originated ones in their languages. The study is part of ongoing monitoring of COVID-19 disinformation campaigns by the Computational Propaganda Project. The group found that major outlets like Le Monde, Der Spiegel, and El Pais...
    Google Google is making a few other useful changes. When people look for coronavirus info in Search, the news carousel will now include tweets from local officials and health authorities. This feature is available in more than 30 countries.  And according to Google, more people are tuning into local radio on Google Assistant, presumably to listen for coronavirus news. While you can ask Google Assistant to play a specific station, in many cities, you can now ask Assistant to play...
    Breaking News — San Juan, Jun 26 . .- In the parking lot of the Hiram Bithorn stadium in San Juan, the first concert from the car in Puerto Rico will take place on Saturday, July 4, as part of the summer festival “Drive-In Summer Fest” , in which Pedro Capó and the rock bands La Secta and Circo will participate. This modality that has already been carried out in other countries is due to the need to maintain...
    Photo via Crislip Cafe/InstagramSt. Pete just got a new coffee shop and bakery, a spot perfect for the caffeine connoisseur and the local-conscious shopper. Crislip Cafe, located inside The Merchant at 645 Central Ave., has just opened and is ready to serve the city local cafe goods and specialty drinks.  On top of its locally-roasted coffee selection, Crislip is offering bagels from Bella’s Bakes Cakes and Bagels, waffles from Pop Goes the Waffle and a variety of pastries and baked...
    A news organization in Lancaster, Penn., is steamed after not being allowed access to cover former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign event Thursday in the southeast Pennsylvania city. By shutting out the newspapers reporters, Biden campaign sends wrong message to Lancaster, was the headline Friday from a piece published by the LNP I LancasterOnline editorial board. The organization publishes the local daily newspaper and news website. BIDEN TAKES AIM AT TRUMP OVER OBAMACARE DURING BATTLEGROUND STATE STOP Biden was in...
    ABC7 brings you coverage of live events from public officials updating residents on the response to the coronavirus pandemic.Watch the live events above, and click here to watch Eyewitness News during regularly scheduled programming, listed below.Get the latest news, information and videos about the novel coronavirus pandemic here.FRIDAYS LIVE SCHEDULE4 a.m.-7 a.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness News9:30 a.m.: White House coronavirus task force briefing11 a.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness News11 a.m.: San Bernardino County officials give COVID-19 update12 p.m.: Gov. Newsom provides update on...
    By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — If Penelope Muse Abernathy can take any solace in her grim work of counting how many newspapers across America have closed, it’s that more people are becoming aware of the problem. The North Carolina journalism professor’s latest report out this week details the industry’s decline from 2004 through 2019, a period that saw the loss of more than 2,000 newspapers and a 44% drop in circulation overall. The result has...
    NEW YORK (AP) — If Penelope Muse Abernathy can take any solace in her grim work of counting how many newspapers across America have closed, it’s that more people are becoming aware of the problem. The North Carolina journalism professor’s latest report out this week details the industry’s decline from 2004 through 2019, a period that saw the loss of more than 2,000 newspapers and a 44% drop in circulation overall. The result has left many communities without a local...
    In one new initiative, Google will pay publishers to give readers access to paywalled articles on sites that offer subscription services. “This will let paywalled publishers grow their audiences and open an opportunity for people to read content they might not ordinarily see,” Google wrote. Today, we are announcing a licensing program to pay publishers for high-quality content for a new news experience launching later this year. This program will help participating publishers monetize their content through an enhanced storytelling...
    Breaking News — Paris, Jun 24 . .- A more humane and open Louvre for a mainly local public: this is how the Parisian art gallery imagines its immediate future, which will start on July 6 with new security measures after a three-month closure due to the pandemic . The health crisis pushes him to redirect his focus. 75% of its regular visitors are foreigners, with the Americans and the Chinese in the lead, and the expected drop in...
    Rod Millington These are hard times for the concert touring industry, but Matchbox 20 is looking forward to getting “Back 2 Good” next summer. That’s when the once-Florida based radio-rock favorite rescheduled its Tampa date at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre (originally set for this summer). The August 6, 2021 show is one of three Florida dates (August 7 in West Palm Beach, August 8 in Jacksonville), and a press release says all previously purchased tickets will be honored for the...
    ABC7 brings you coverage of live events from public officials updating residents on the response to the coronavirus pandemic.Watch the live events above, and click here to watch Eyewitness News during regularly scheduled programming, listed below.Get the latest news, information and videos about the novel coronavirus pandemic here.FRIDAY LIVE SCHEDULE4 a.m.-7 a.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness News9 a.m.: Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti gives update on coronavirus response11 a.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness News1 p.m.: Los Angeles County coronavirus response update3 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: ABC7 Eyewitness...
    chadspikesmusic/Facebook If you’re in the mood for some bluegrass on Saturday, St. Petersburg’s Bayboro Brewing plays host to Born Lonesome picker Chad Spikes (pictured, right) who’ll take the reins on a jam session that runs from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Liz Pennock & Dr. Blues Love’s always been in the air when Liz Pennock & Dr. Blues take the stage, but the bluesy couple—playing five miles away from Bayboro—is celebrating it officially on Sunday at a Pesky Pelican Brew Pub gig on Sunday...
    Forresthoffar/Facebook Tampa songwriter Forrest Hoffar has been riding with The Attic since it opened in late 2016, so it’s fitting to find him bringing Ybor City’s best listening room out of coronavirus lockdown with a set featuring songs that’ll please fans of singer-songwriter fare that’s both poppier (a la Michael Tolcher) and rootsy-introspective (Noah Gundersen). Tickets must be purchased in blocks of four, and the venue is only letting 75 guests in. Forrest Hoffar. Sat. June 20, 8 p.m. $15-$25....
    georgepenningtonmusic/Facebook One of the last big live music highs George Pennington experienced was in February at the NAMM 2020 conference when he found himself in the middle of a jam session with bassists John Ferrara and Victor Wooten (Pennington, a guitarist, works for Michael Kelly Guitars). The concert world shut down shortly after, and Pennington, a USF School of Music grad, has been watching and listening. Expect something like a catharsis when he hits the stage for this 21 &...
    THE ST. PETE PIER/TWITTER After rescheduling and years of construction, the St. Pete Pier is now set to open Monday, July 6. “It’s been a long and winding road, but we’ve arrived at our destination: A dynamic, 26-acre waterfront playground that will serve residents and visitors for generations to come,” St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman said in a press release. “It’s time for everyone to experience all the Pier District and St. Pete Pier has to offer.” The release states...
    I am writing regarding the NewsGuild’s “Save the News” campaign. In these times, when the public is being barraged by claims of “fake news,” we need to have more local newspaper reporters to keep our public officials honest. Local news reporting is hard work. Unless local reporters are present, the public becomes ill-informed and subject to online rumors. Bit by bit our democracy becomes undermined. Related Articles Letter: Bill shows our unity on solving climate issues Letter: Guatemalan or not,...
    EXCLUSIVE: A gunshot was fired through a window of a Republican National Committee office in Mohave County, Arizona during a Trump Victory event Thursday night, GOP officials tell Fox News.An RNC official told Fox News that at around 7:00 p.m., a group of five GOP volunteers were gathered in the Mohave County Republican Office in Bull Head City, Ariz., to host an online “MAGA Meet Up” --an online tool the campaign uses to talk with supporters-- when a gunshot shattered a window near the...
    Breaking News — Recife (Brazil), Jul 3 . .- The Italian-American auto giant Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) ratified this Friday the millionaire investments it had announced in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco (northeast) before the pandemic by the new coronavirus. In a videoconference meeting with the governor, Paulo Cámara, the group’s president for Latin America, Antonio Filosa, “confirmed that it will give sequence to the sequence of scheduled investments, the arrival of new suppliers and the attraction of...
    Breaking News — Tegucigalpa, Jul 3 . .- The Central American Integration System (Sica), the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration (Sieca) convened this Friday the third edition of the “Call for papers “. Academics may participate in the contest with research work on the union of the region, said the CABEI office, which is based in Tegucigalpa. The Call for papers: “Central American integration towards the Bicentennial of Independence...
    Yoenis Céspedes could return to play after two years of injuries in the MLB | Michael Reaves / . On Friday the New York Mets had good news from Yoenis Céspedes. The player was uneventful in speed drills and so far aims to be the club’s designated hitter when the 2020 MLB season begins. Coach Luis Rojas said the Mets want to see Cespedes work out at camp and evaluate him to make a final decision regarding the player who...
    Breaking News — Illegal espionage, corruption and human rights abuses: scandals in the Colombian army have only accumulated in the last year. And in the last week they have included a new crime: sexual abuse of minors. Since it was released, the media have uncovered allegations of military violations against girls in two other indigenous communities. On Wednesday, the army commander, Eduardo Zapateiro, reported that 118 cases of alleged sexual abuse in the last four years by members of...
    Breaking News — Bogotá, Jul 3 . .- The Colombian Red Cross and the Bogotá Ministry of Health carried out screenings on Friday to detect cases of COVID-19 and a vaccination day with at least 400 Venezuelans who are preparing to return to their country due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic. The group of Venezuelans occupied a camp set up with sticks and plastics next to an important road in the north of Bogotá and yesterday was transferred to...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Canceled events around the Sacramento region led to a big boom in business for local fireworks stands as more people try to make their own Fourth of July fun. But this year, this sales explosion means more to organizations behind the booth. In Natomas, Jonathan Koskovich is running his first fireworks stand in years for Victory Outreach South Sacramento, a church organization trying to make up for the loss of funding due to the pandemic this year....
    Breaking News — La Paz, Jul 3 . .- Evo Morales’ Movement to Socialism (MAS) expressed on Friday its suspicions of an electoral alliance against his candidacy for the September elections in Bolivia. Morales himself, who runs his party’s electoral campaign from Argentina, warned of a “pact” between the country’s interim president, Jeanine Áñez, candidate for the Juntos alliance, and former Bolivian president Carlos Mesa, who is in attendance for the Community group. Citizen, for the elections of September...