The eviction moratorium, the child tax credit, and the episodic poverty news cycle

Last week, the Biden administration called on Congress to extend a federal ban on evictions that health officials implemented last year as a response to the pandemic, citing the White House’s view that a recent Supreme Court ruling prohibited it from taking unilateral action. On Friday—with the Delta variant of the coronavirus raging nationwide and the moratorium set to expire on Saturday—the House left town for recess without even taking a proper vote on the issue. Progressive lawmakers were furious, so much so that several of their number slept on the steps outside the Capitol in protest. Cori Bush, a Democratic Congresswoman from Missouri who has personal experience of being unhoused, is still there; reporters have taken notice, and Bush has called into cable shows for interviews. Eviction “is actual violence on a person,” she told Chris Hayes last night, on MSNBC. “I will not sit by and be quiet because we want to talk about procedure and protocol.” The expiry of the moratorium has been a big story in recent days. News organizations, which generally seem to enjoy talking about procedure and protocol, have detailed the ins and outs of the legal and policy situation: the Biden administration still believes it can’t act alone, so is now urging local authorities to extend or implement eviction bans of their own; officials are also urging localities to speed up the disbursement of rental-assistance funds that Congress already legislated, much of which is sitting untouched.... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-08-03 12:35:32 UTC ]
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The tedium of the Trump-books news cycle

“The Trump books are coming.” Late last month, Katie Rogers, a White House correspondent at the New York Times, warned us that we could soon expect a raft of new titles about Trump’s final months in office to hit bookstores, written by big-name reporters from her beat and the wider world of... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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U.K. Print Media Grows Amid Brexit News Cycle

U.K. media companies from the Financial Times to The Guardian have reported growth in the last year, amid the boom of the Brexit-related news Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Google News may shut over EU plans to charge tax for links

Search engine is lobbying hard to stop proposed tax, aimed at compensating news publishers Google’s top news executive has refused to rule out shutting down Google News in EU countries, as the search engine faces a battle with Brussels over plans to charge a “link tax” for using news... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italian Publishers Welcome Tax Credit for Libraries After #IoLeggoPerché Project

Following Italy's energetic reading campaign in October, the #IoLeggoPerché (Why I Read) project, AIE cheers new Senate support for library tax credits. The post Italian Publishers Welcome Tax Credit for Libraries After #IoLeggoPerché Project appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Spain is making Google (and others) pay news publishers a tax

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Italy proposes tax credit for book-buying

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News Corp. for First Time Details Tabloid Bribe for Story on Child Killer

News Corp. (NWSA) for the first time publicly detailed bribery by a journalist at its now-defunct News of the World, telling a court that a former editor agreed to pay a prison guard to get a story about a child killer. Matt Nixson, a features edit ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News that stays news

For Christmas 1972, I was given a present that changed the way I viewed the world. It was a folder of facsimile documents called Tutankhamun & the Discovery of the Tomb. My family didn’t manage to visit the ‘Treasures of Tutankhamun’ exhibition at the British Museum that year, so my Jackdaw... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news

Vice Media spent 2020 putting news more at the forefront of its brand, but it still has work to do positioning itself in the digital media landscape. The post For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Why No News Can Be 'Good News'

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Truth Itself Becomes Suspicious: On Rob Brotherton’s “Bad News: Why We Fall for Fake News”

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Charting Fox News’s slide from serious news outlet to ‘state media’

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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

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News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it's not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

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News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'

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Bipartisan Group of News Sites Launch Digital News Alliance for 2020 Election Advertising

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