Chicago Alternative Weekly Survives Clash of the Columns and Becomes a Nonprofit | Health & Fitness

By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Reader, the city’s famous alternative weekly, is expected to become a nonprofit this month after the sale was nearly derailed by a co-owner’s column opposing COVID-19 vaccination requirements for children. The publication was on track to be sold to the new nonprofit last year until … Read more

(BPRW) A black superhero for the time; sugar | Press releases

(BPRW) A black superhero for the time; Sugar A fictional story based on real events (Black PR Wire) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Now the winner of five independent international awards, SUGAR is a fictional story about a single mother, a successful boutique owner by day, who poses as a vigilante at night to protect the battered … Read more

How To Support Your Pet’s Mental Health This Summer | Herald Community Newspapers

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—As pet parents begin to fill their summer schedules with outdoor adventures, travel, and social gatherings, it’s important for them to consider how plans will affect their pet mental health. Stress and anxiety in pets can be triggered by both environmental changes, such as new places, people, and routines, as … Read more

How To Support Your Pet’s Mental Health This Summer | Herald Community Newspapers

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—As pet parents begin to fill their summer schedules with outdoor adventures, travel, and social gatherings, it’s important for them to consider how plans will affect their pets’ mental health. Stress and anxiety in pets can be triggered by both environmental changes, such as new places, people, and routines, as … Read more

Female sports reporters protest sexism in Scottish newspapers | women in journalism

Women journalists have accused Scottish newspapers of sexist and discriminatory attitudes towards sports reporters after controversy arose over misogynistic jokes at an awards dinner. Women in Journalism Scotland (WiJS) have launched a campaign calling for much greater diversity among sports journalists after discovering that only three of Scotland’s 95 full-time sports journalists were women. A … Read more

Pulitzers Live Updates: Murdered Photographer Among Winners | Health & Fitness

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering the fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the number of victims of the … Read more

Pulitzers Live Updates: Raven Chacón Wins Music Award | Health & Fitness

NEW YORK (AP) — Raven Chacon, a Navajo Nation composer, performer and installation artist, won a Pulitzer Prize for music for her composition “Voiceless Mass.” Chacón’s work is currently on display at the Whitney Biennial, which is inspired by the pipeline protesters at the Oceti Sakowin camp near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North … Read more

Pulitzers Live Updates: Pair of reporters win local news | Health & Fitness

NEW YORK (AP) — A collaboration between the Chicago Tribune and the Better Government Association on problems with fire safety regulations in the city has received a Pulitzer Prize for local reporting. “Deadly Fires, Broken Promises” detailed city ordinances that are routinely ignored, like one passed after a fire that killed four children in 2014 … Read more

(BPRW) Leading Black Sportscaster Headlines Movie Legends on Juneteenth | Press releases

(BPRW) Top Black Female Sportscaster Headlines Movie Legends on Juneteenth Pam Oliver Lends “Voice” to Documentary About Georgia’s Black Athletes During Segregation (Black PR Wire) DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA – Pam Oliver, the nation’s highest-profile African-American sportscaster, is the voice actress for a landmark documentary about Black athletes, coaches and athletic supporters who competed during the … Read more

New Report Shows Impact of Racial Justice Protests in 2020 on Three Local Newspapers

know about New Report Shows Impact of Racial Justice Protests in 2020 on Three Local Newspapers Racial justice was a central theme of 2020, with protests and demonstrations sweeping the streets of the US. But how did these events in response to the police killings of George Floyd and many others shape subsequent reporting of … Read more

Late Rockville Center resident made an impact on community | Herald Community Newspapers

Whether it was her many duties at St. Agnes Cathedral, serving on the board of directors for the Rosa Lee Center for Young Children, or her countless other roles, Dolores DeVito took pride in giving back to her community. DeVito died on March 15 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 78 years … Read more

Bethany House Fashion Show Returns | Herald Community Newspapers

Baldwin-based Bethany House for Women sold out its 19th annual fashion show on March 9 at the Rockville Links Club in neighboring Rockville Centre. After two years of absence due to the pandemic, the fundraiser returned with great fanfare. Bloomingdale’s partnered with Bethany House, providing the models with various outfits for each to show off … Read more