Roger Ailes' apparently-imminent departure from Fox News could trigger a mass walkout by the network's top presenters, according to reports.Conservative website Breitbart first revealed the threat on Wednesday, citing source quotes from two "top Fox"We stand with Roger," one said, with Breitbart naming 14 anchors who would be prepared to quit if Rupert Murdoch and his sons,
A judge on Wednesday granted a temporary injunction requiring striking cargo airline pilots to return to work after their action delayed customer deliveries to Amazon.com Inc. and other shippers.Pilots at a unit of Air Transport Services Group Inc. struck Tuesday morning over longstanding contract grievances.In a complaint filed in federal court Tuesday, ABX Air Inc., a subsidiary of ATSG, said Christmas shopping and deliveries have already been disrupted and could worsen if the industrial action continues.A lawyer representing ABX said the Ohio judge had granted a temporary restraining order late Wednesday requiring the pilots to return to work.In a statement later Wednesday, Air Transport Services said it expects ABX Air flight operations to resume immediately.ABX Air President John Starkovich said in the statement that he expects the dispute that led to the walkout—the pilots claimed that short staffing had left crew members working without adequate time off—would be worked out in negotiations and through arbitration.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to a podium Jan. 30 to speak in support of company employees who staged a walkout in protest against President Donald Trump s executive order closing the country to citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.Hundreds of Googlers packed the courtyard at the tech titan s Mountain View headquarters, where Brin and Pichai spoke to the crowd and offered their backing, according to media reports.We spent two hours this morning talking about all of this, Pichai told the crowd, according to tech website TechCrunch.I think it s important we stay the course and achieve an outcome.Google employees took to Twitter in large numbers.Never been more proud of where I work, tweeted Bri Connelly, a Bay Area associate product manager.There are at least 187 Googler families affected by the Muslim Ban.
Drivers have been asked to take the industrial action from 21:00 on Tuesday 21 February.London is facing more travel misery as Underground drivers plan to strike for 24 hours on the eastern end of the Central line from Tuesday 21 February in a row over staffing, the RMT Union announced on Wednesday 15 February .The development comes after peace talks at mediation service Acas between the union and Transport for London TfL officials on 3 and 13 January failed to produce a resolution.The dispute is over so-called staffing "displacements", the transfer of drivers from their home depots at the eastern end of the line to others in central London, meaning they have further to travel.The RMT claiming it has "no option" but to put on the industrial action after Underground bosses apparently wrote to the union to say it would press ahead with its changes."Let us be in no doubt, if LU are allowed to get away with this move on the Central line they will start shunting drivers around the combine at the drop of a hat regardless of the consequences," said Mick Cash, the general secretary of the RMT.
The gender pay-gap is real, especially in advertising.Agency Doner is launched an internal wage audit and will stage an all-employee walkout across its offices in Detroit, Cleveland, Los Angeles and London today.At 3:24 p.m. local time, all of the network’s 500 employees will leave their respective offices.And with women earning 80 percent of the salaries men do, Doner is recognizing this as the time during the work day when most women deserve to leave because they stop getting fair compensation.The agency has also launched a microsite, www.Exit324.com for information and resources to conduct a wage audit.There is also an Exit 3:24 PSA and social content, which the agency will run across its social channels.
From 127 tech firms teaming up against Trump’s immigration ban, to Google employees’ massive walkout in response to the immigration ban, to Lyft’s $1 million donation to the ACLU, tech has taken up the language of protest and spoken loud and clear.As a founder of Bayes Impact, a nonprofit at the intersection of tech and social services, I’m energized by the prospect of uniting with technologists across the industry to fight for the rights and well-being of Americans.We need to empathize with and uplift our nation’s disenfranchised.It has become clear that Americans cannot rely on government for adequate healthcare, stable employment, reliable housing or quality education.The nonprofit I co-founded, Bayes Impact, uses software and data science to build the social services of the future.Our recent work includes an open-source software platform that fills the gap in police use-of-force data and a digital public service that addresses unemployment in France.
A little over a week before Trump’s inauguration, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta had a featured role during a January presser that at the time was Trump’s first in 167 days.Coming the day after CNN had described the existence of a report claiming that Russia had compromising information on Trump, a report BuzzFeed then released, Trump called Acosta, and by proxy, CNN, “fake news” and refused to take a question from Acosta.As Acosta described in the aftermath, incoming press secretary Sean Spicer threatenedIt was a portentous opening to a ritual that, in the Trump era, would be anything but normal: overblown visual aids, the occasional of selected outlets from an off-camera briefing and threats to put to daily briefings entirely.And as the Trump administration piloted yet another iteration of more secretive, definitely not business-as-usual briefings, this time a no-recordings, no-cameras briefing yesterday, Acosta had quite the something to about it in a debrief with Brooke Baldwin,” he said.“So the White House press secretary is getting to a point, Brooke, where he’s just kind of useless.
More than 400 New York Times staffers kept their word and participated in a walkout to show solidarity with colleagues from the newspaper’s copy desk, which is facing cuts.The protest began at 3 p.m.Participants walked one block uptown on Eighth Avenue before ending up at the Times’ West 41 Street entrance, where the remainder of the event took place.Slogans including “They say cutbacks, we say fight back,” and “no editors, no peace” were chanted off-and-on for roughly 15 minutes.Staffers held up signs with a variety of phrases, including “Our editors make The Times, The Times”; “Keep photo editors in the picture”; “This sign wsa not edited” (intentionally misspelled); and “Invest in us.”The paper has offered buyouts to a number of editors this month, including Liz Spayd, who was named public editor in May 2016 and was supposed to remain in the role until 2018, but instead was let go in early June.
The Times' walkout yesterday inspires Diana Moskovitz's copy editor appreciationThe name of Deadspin senior editor Diana Moskovitz’s post about The New York Times’ decision to cut a large number of its copy editors is called “The New York Times Is Killing Its Soul,” but it’s less a criticism and more an appreciation for the work of editors and exactly how their work runs through everything a paper puts out:Every American newspaper lives and dies by its copy desk.The size of the paper, the location, the history, the budget, and who owns it don’t matter.When you kill the copy desk, you might just as well rip out the heart, the lungs, the brains, and the soul, and then dance on the lifeless remains.This is true even—especially—if that paper is the Times.
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The White House press briefing dilemma, in which the White House has increasingly relied on off-camera, no-live-recording, no-photograph briefings for a press corps that obliges, is illustrative of a larger and problematic dynamic between the president and the press: an executive branch that continues to flout tradition and protocol, and a press that continues to bind itself to tradition and protocol.When the White House first began its push last month toward making the briefings more secretive and less public on a regular basis, there was some pushback, like Jim Acosta’s call for a walkout, a session that was by a CNN sketch artist, a meeting between the White House Correspondents’ Association and the White House.“We are not satisfied with the current state-of-play, and we will work hard to change it,” WHCA president Jeff Mason at the time.Predictably, there was no walkout.Predictably, the “current state-of-play” went on.By continuing to attend the briefings and follow the new rules, the press was effectively allowing its own power to be eroded with a momentum that resembled the slow then sudden creep of high tide.
Popular internet gaming forum NeoGAF, which was inaccessible for most of the weekend, has returned.Although trying to access the site showed a message claiming it was down for scheduled maintenance, the actual reason was due to a mass walkout of admin and moderator staff—a response to the allegations of sexual assault against owner Tyler ‘Evilore’ Malka.Texas filmmaker Ima Leupp accused Malka of climbing into a shower with her during a road trip to New Orleans.The pair had been drinking in a hotel room when Leupp was sick.She decided to take a shower to feel better but was soon joined by a fully naked Malka.Leupp, who had a boyfriend at the time, says she gave no consent or indication it was what she wanted.
Commuters were set to suffer what was billed as the “biggest disruption” in decades today after workers from five rail operators took action, but the Transport Department has dismissed the claim saying the “majority of services” are running as normal.Members of the RMT union on Southern, South Western Railway and Greater Anglia will down tools on Wednesday and Thursday, the Press Association reported, in the latest action in an on-going row over the role of train guards and driver-only trains.A 24-hour walkout will also be held at Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North on Wednesday.Billed as the “biggest disruption to passengers in decades” due to the number of operators affected, hundreds of services will be cancelled, replacement buses will be laid on and services that do run will be busier than normal.The biggest disruption is threatened at South Western Railway, which only took over the franchise from South West Trains in August, with more than a third of services set to be hit.Disgruntled passengers took to social media to share their journeys to work this morning with one commuter highlighting how “no trains have stopped as station so far”.
What started as a small planned protest against the company’s handling of a sexual misconduct case has expanded into a full-blown political awakening at Google.Employees who organized last week’s unexpectedly massive 20,000-person walkout at Google offices worldwide are now pushing company leadership to institute new policy changes and put in place better protections for employees.The spark was the revelation that Android co-founder Andy Rubin was paid $90 million to leave the company in 2014, following a sexual assault allegation.Yet Google’s mishandling of the case is just the latest misstep from the search giant this year that has contributed to a widening gap of trust between executive leadership and employees.Protest organizers say they now have a template to push for more change at Google going forward.
News Corp has unveiled its latest digital offering News IQ, a ‘brand safe’ advertising platform boasting an audience of over 140 million in the US alone, that features all its first-party data insights for the first time.News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has been among the most vocal critics of the pitfalls of the digital media landscape, especially of environments that run ads against user generated content.Earlier in the year, the media giant’s Times of London editorial team was responsible for the high profile brand safety exposé series, which prompted a widespread advertiser walkout from video-sharing site YouTube.News IQ marks the first time that News Corp has integrated all of its collective first-party data, premium media properties and data science tools into one unified advertising solution, with the publisher claiming it will also offer “precise and measurable results.”Media buyers participating in the launch include: Dentsu Aegis Network; Douglas Elliman; Seabourn Cruise Line; among others, along with News Corp broadcaster Fox Broadcasting Company.According to News Corp, News IQ will leverage the first-party data of some of the launch partners, as well as collaborate with MasterCard Ad Intelligence to create bespoke advertising solutions.
Her high school—suddenly ground zero for a national youth movement combating school gun violence—lies only 20 minutes south of Sandy Hook Elementary School.It was there, less than six years ago, that 20 children were gunned down, none more than seven years old.“I know people who had family members lost—but not me.”When news broke on Valentine’s Day that 17 people had been fatally shot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Murdock says she was hardly shocked.The Twitter account she launched four days ago, @schoolwalkoutUS, has nearly 100,000 followers, and as of publication, nearly 78,000 people and counting have signed her petition calling for a national high school walkout on April 20th—a date she picked because it’s the anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, during which gunmen killed 12 students.On Friday, April 20th we want students to attend school and then promptly WALK-OUT at 10:00 am.
Students organized a national walkout on Wednesday in response to the mass shooting last week at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.Snapchat played a major role in tracking the event as it happened.Students posted snaps of the walkouts — and Snapchat's Snap Map was a useful visual tool, showing action at over 100 high schools.On Wednesday morning, students across the US left their classrooms to take to the streets and demand stricter gun-control laws.For those of us hoping to understand the extent of the participation, there was no better visual aid than the one provided by Snapchat's Snap Map.The walkouts were initially organized by South Florida students in response to a mass shooting that took place last week at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where a 19-year-old opened fire with an assault rifle, killing 3 adults and 14 teenagers, and hospitalizing 14 others.
Today at 10 a.m. local time at schools across the US, students walked out of class for 17 minutes to protest gun legislation.Each minute represents one of the 17 victims from the mass shooting last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.Snapchat, widely preferred by teenagers over other social networks, offers a unique view of the magnitude of the walkouts.Its Snap Map feature -- also called the "heat map" -- shows numerous stories glowing red about the event.Stories that glow blue mean that just a few Snaps were taken at a spot.However, stories that glow red means there are numerous Snap -- aka they are on "fire."
On Wednesday, students and teachers across the country staged a walkout in response to the school shooting that took place in Parkland, Florida, this past Valentine's Day.Many of the local walkouts will last 17 minutes, a tribute to the 17 victims killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School one month ago.On Wednesday, students at that school kicked off the walkout, which carries the social-media hashtag Enough, by marching out onto the football field at 10 a.m.Since the shooting, survivors from Parkland have become the most vocal advocates for gun reform, pushing Congress to take action.Students including Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg have gained massive social media followings as activists for the movement.Another protest, called "The March for Our Lives," is scheduled for March 24 in Washington, DC, and across the country.