Journalists

Journalist and Bestselling Author Charles Duhigg Honored as a Business News Visionary

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 12:48pm

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020-2021 Business News Visionary Awards have recognized Charles Duhigg for his outstanding body of work and influence on the profession.

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  • DENVER, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020-2021 Business News Visionary Awards have recognized Charles Duhigg for his outstanding body of work and influence on the profession.
  • Duhigg is one of 52 prominent business and financial journalists recognized for their transformative contributions to the profession.
  • He is the author of two global bestselling books: "The Power of Habit" and "Smarter Faster Better."
  • The Business News Visionary Awards are a continuation of the Business News Luminary Awards, which, in 2000, honored the top 100 business and financial journalists of the 20th century.

Debra Tice, Mother of Journalist Austin Tice, Statement On Fox & Friends

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 2:18pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.

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  • WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Press Club -Today Debra Tice, the mother of Austin Tice, a journalist and Marine veteran being held in Syria appeared on the highly rated television program Fox & Friends and made the following statement in response to questions.
  • "We are closer than we have ever been to having Austin safely home.
  • We are tremendously grateful for President Trump's commitment to bring Austin home; he has both the will and the ability to get this done.
  • Former Marine Captain Tice was working as a freelance journalist when he was abducted in Syria in 2012.

14th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Virtual Event Brought Celebrities Together To Support Veterans Through The Bob Woodruff Foundation

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 5:28pm

Video stories from veterans across the country provided viewers with a meaningful reminder of the real men and women impacted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

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  • Video stories from veterans across the country provided viewers with a meaningful reminder of the real men and women impacted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation.
  • The 14th Annual Stand Up for Heroes is now available to stream on the Bob Woodruff Foundation website and ABC News Live.
  • For those interested in donating and supporting our servicemen and women through Stand up for Heroes and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, please visit standup.bobwoodrufffoundation.org .
  • Stand Up for Heroes is presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF).

Post-Veterans Day, Bob Woodruff Foundation Reminds Veterans and Their Families – “We’ve Got Your 6, Every Day.”

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 6:18pm

At the Bob Woodruff Foundation, our mission on Veterans Day, and every day is to find, fund, shape and accelerate equitable solutions that help our impacted veterans, service members, and their families thrive long after they return home.

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  • At the Bob Woodruff Foundation, our mission on Veterans Day, and every day is to find, fund, shape and accelerate equitable solutions that help our impacted veterans, service members, and their families thrive long after they return home.
  • Today, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is reaffirming our commitment to our veterans and the organizations and communities that support them.
  • To learn more about the Bob Woodruff Foundation, Got Your 6, and our work supporting veterans and their families, visit www.bobwoodrufffoundation.org.
  • The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Announces $3M Grant To Bob Woodruff Foundation To Address Veterans' Food Insecurity

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3:05pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today,CraigNewmark Philanthropies announced a generous $3 million grant to the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) as part of a larger initiative to combat food insecurity in America.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today,CraigNewmark Philanthropies announced a generous $3 million grant to the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) as part of a larger initiative to combat food insecurity in America.
  • Thanks to the incredible support ofCraigNewmark Philanthropies, the Bob Woodruff Foundation will be able to identify and support programs across the country that work to reduce food insecurity for veterans and their families.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans are experiencing financial strain and food insecurity, which has led to food banks facing a perpetual, diminishing food supply.
  • The Bob Woodruff Foundation is accepting funding requests from 501(c)(3) organizations with programs addressing:
    About the Bob Woodruff Foundation:
    The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and New York Comedy Festival Present the First-Ever Virtual Stand Up for Heroes

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 4:33pm

"We're extremely honored and proud to continue our partnership with the Bob Woodruff Foundation to present Stand Up for Heroes," said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival and Carolines on Broadway.

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  • "We're extremely honored and proud to continue our partnership with the Bob Woodruff Foundation to present Stand Up for Heroes," said Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of the New York Comedy Festival and Carolines on Broadway.
  • Stand Up for Heroes is presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) and the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF).
  • The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.
  • Since then, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has led an enduring call to action for people to stand up for heroes and meet the emerging and long-term needs of today's veterans.

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation Team to Ensure Veterans Have Safe, Stable Housing

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:15pm

New York, NY, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced a partnership with the Wells Fargo Foundation (WFF) to address veteran homelessness and housing instability exacerbated by COVID-19.

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  • New York, NY, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced a partnership with the Wells Fargo Foundation (WFF) to address veteran homelessness and housing instability exacerbated by COVID-19.
  • As the economic strain of COVID-19 continues, funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation will help the Bob Woodruff Foundation ensure that best-in-class providers have the resources they need to support veterans in their communities now and into the future.
  • The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq.
  • News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories .

FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against First American Financial Corporation and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 11:00pm

Investors have until December 24, 2020 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

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  • Investors have until December 24, 2020 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  • On May 24, 2019, KrebsOnSecurity.com (KrebsOnSecurity), a noted cybersecurity blog, reported a massive data exposure by First American in which approximately 885 million customer files were exposed by First American.
  • On this news, shares of First American fell $3.46, or over 6%, to close at $51.80 per share on May 25, 2019.
  • The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country.

Tice Family Statement On Developments In Austin Tice Case

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 8:23pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The following statement from the family of Austin Tice was released today by the National Press Club:

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The following statement from the family of Austin Tice was released today by the National Press Club:
    "For years we have pushed for engagement between the US and Syrian governments to help bring our son safely home, so we hope recent reports are accurate.
  • We are deeply grateful to everyone working for Austin's safe return, and his continued absence shows there is more to be done.
  • PRESS CONTACT: William McCarren for the National Press Club; wmccarren@press.org , (202) 662-7534
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Jack Webster Foundation Announces 2020 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement and Bill Good Award Recipients

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 5:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Western Canada's preeminent journalism awards today announced that John Daly is the 2020 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and Candis Callison is the 2020 Bill Good Award recipient.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Western Canada's preeminent journalism awards today announced that John Daly is the 2020 Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and Candis Callison is the 2020 Bill Good Award recipient.
  • The awards will be presented during the October 8th, 2020 Online Webster Awards event.
  • The 2020 recipient of the Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award epitomizes the impact and vital role that a trustworthy, hard-hitting journalist has on our communities.
  • An active member of the Investigative Reporters & Editors association, Daly was also awarded the RTNDA Canada Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.