Recently, Ogden's Nashua (NH) Telegraph and the Provo (UT) Daily reduced their print schedules. Will others soon follow?
Yesterday, the Nashua Telegraph told its readers that it would cease daily publication (as of today) and only print a Sunday edition. According to The New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism:
Saying they are “accelerating our move into the future,” The Telegraph of Nashua is moving online and ending its print . . .
Trump stuff from around the Web
Lesson in non-verbal communication: “We stand behind the President”
Trending on Twitter, as I write this, is the Atlantic’s Trump compilation:
Brad Pitt as Dr. Fauci on SNL:
Two weeks ago, Dr. Fauci said that he'd want Brad Pitt to play him.
Two weeks later, Brad Pitt is playing Dr. Fauci on SNL. . . .
At yesterday’s coronavirus briefing, President Trump suggested ultraviolet light and injecting disinfectants as possible treatments for the coronavirus (with updates)
Trump covered other subjects -- his briefing is news and yet there is no mention of it in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer
Here is some video from yesterday’s briefing:
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!? pic.twitter.com/dx6yJVqnyF— David Leavitt (@David_Leavitt) April 23, 2020
As doctors and Lysol were quick to point out, drinking or injecting a disinfectant is an incredibly dangerous thing to do.
Did our morning “newspaper” cover any of this? . . .
From President Trump earlier today
I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 22, 2020
This is from the same president who reminded us last July 4th of the important role our airports played during . . .
A rally, the Texas Lt. Governor, and some polling
Here’s a rally you may have missed
“If you’re sick still come”. pic.twitter.com/Csn2KeRQSH— Vote Dem for the Planet (@Brasilmagic) April 20, 2020
This made the rounds on Sunday and it apparently was for real. According to the Staten Island Advance, however, no one showed-up except for the police. (I wonder why?)
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Today’s Intelligencer editorial describes Ohio governor Mike DeWine’s efforts at “Getting Back To ‘Normalcy’” (with 4/21 update)
But there is not a single word about DeWine’s prerequisite: increased testing
This morning's Wheeling Intelligencer editorial praises the Ohio governor’s efforts and his hope to begin opening Ohio by early May. However, there is nothing in the editorial, or for that matter, the paper’s news section about DeWine efforts to increase testing*. Here is one of yesterday’s AP reports that the Intelligencer could have . . .
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Trump on Friday
LIBERATE MINNESOTA!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2020
LIBERATE MICHIGAN!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2020
LIBERATE VIRGINIA, and save your great 2nd Amendment. It is under siege!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2020
Senator Murphy (D - CT) . . .
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