Journalism

Top Latina Speaker Gaby Natale Partners with Microsoft to Remove Stigma Around Accents

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Bestselling author, speaker and 3-time Daytime EMMY winner Gaby Natale joined forces with Microsoft to speak at the company's groundbreaking "The Beauty of Different Accents" session.

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  • REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Bestselling author, speaker and 3-time Daytime EMMY winner Gaby Natale joined forces with Microsoft to speak at the company's groundbreaking "The Beauty of Different Accents" session.
  • "As speaker, author and journalist, I am very intentional about raising awareness on Accentism -the perception that certain accents are inferior to others.
  • So, when Microsoft reached out to join forces to remove the stigma around accents, I was thrilled to discuss this important matter.
  • Prior to starting her career in television, Natale taught Communication and Journalism courses at the University of Texas.

Scripps News to debut on Jan. 1

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- To further take advantage of the company's scaled local and national media broadcast platforms, The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is merging its nationally focused news resources into a national news division called Scripps News.

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  • Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is merging its nationally focused news resources into a national news division called Scripps News.
  • Kate O'Brian will assume the title of executive vice president, Scripps News division, and report to Adam Symson, Scripps president and CEO.
  • The Scripps News Washington Bureau will continue to cover the capital and produce investigative and enterprise stories for all Scripps outlets.
  • Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Dorr Capital Corporation, 240% revenue growth over 3 years, is one of Canada's Top Growing Companies

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

With revenue growth of 240% over 3 years, Dorr Capital has earned a spot in Canadas Top Growing Companies.

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  • With revenue growth of 240% over 3 years, Dorr Capital has earned a spot in Canadas Top Growing Companies.
  • In 2021, Dorr Capital corporation closed over $600 MM land and new home construction loans, a 2.25xs increase from previous year.
  • We are honoured to be recognized by the Globe & Mails, Report on Business Canadas Top Growing companies Says Brian Dorr, Dorr Capital & RealAlt Investments, President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • For further information, interviews or imagery please contact: Tracey Dorr, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Dorr Capital Corporation, 416-729-5507.

Ivy Chang is recognized by Continental Who's Who

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivy Chang is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Business Professional for her accomplishments in Public Relations and in acknowledgment of her outstanding work with PR International.

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  • MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivy Chang is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Trusted Business Professional for her accomplishments in Public Relations and in acknowledgment of her outstanding work with PR International.
  • Ms. Chang and her mother remained in Taiwan with her father's extended family.
  • They could not enter the U.S. because the U.S. Congress did not allow families of students to enter the U.S.
  • After two decades of work in the public relations industry, Ms. Chang decided to begin her public relations firm.

The Economist delves into Xi Jinping's past to discover China's future and its role in the world through "The Prince" podcast

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today The Economist launched a new 8-episode narrative podcast called The Prince, exploring the life and rise to power of China's leader, Xi Jinping. The podcast debuts ahead of the Chinese Communist Party congress, the most important event on the country's political calendar, on October 16th in Beijing where Xi is expected to take on an unprecedented third term.

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  • Over the past ten years, Xi Jinping has gathered enormous personal power.
  • Now, the future of China's 1.4 billion people and maybe world peace hinge on the mind of this one man.
  • I hope listeners of The Prince learn not just about Xi, but also about China and its place in the world."
  • In the coming weeks, The Economist will be launching an accompanying weekly China podcast with the same name.

Award-Winning Scholastic Kids Press Program Announces 2022-23 Kid Reporters

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As kids continue to navigate and make sense of complex global events as well as the goings-on in their community, staying informed and understanding the news is critical. To provide a platform for young people, Scholastic is announcing the 29 student journalists from around the world who will join the award-winning Scholastic Kids Press program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Thirteen new and 16 returning students ages 10-14 will interview newsmakers and cover events that matter most to their peers, writing "news for kids, by kids."

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  • To provide a platform for young people, Scholastic is announcing the 29 student journalists from around the world who will join the award-winning Scholastic Kids Press program for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • Meet the 2022 2023 team of Scholastic Kid Reporters: http://www.scholastic.com/kidspress
    "Scholastic Kids Press has provided me with so many life-changing opportunities and experiences," said 13-year-old Scholastic Kid Reporter Zhoril Tapo.
  • Bylines will appear on the Scholastic Kids Press website and in select issues of Scholastic Magazines+, which reach more than 25 million students in U.S. classrooms.
  • "The enthusiasm and passion our Kid Reporters have for covering the news is inspiring," said Suzanne McCabe, editor of Scholastic Kids Press.

New Global Survey from Yubico finds 59% of Employees Still Rely on Username and Password as Primary Method to Authenticate Their Accounts

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Its a stark reminder of how far the enterprise still has to go to adopting and standardizing phishing-resistant MFA tools.

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  • Its a stark reminder of how far the enterprise still has to go to adopting and standardizing phishing-resistant MFA tools.
  • Some of the topics discussed at the YubiSummit included:
    Move over passwords: passkeys are the new kid in town.
  • It is important to understand how passkeys will impact your organization and what type of passkey is right for you.
  • Yubico is privately held, with presence around the globe and offices in Santa Clara, San Francisco, Seattle area, and Stockholm.

National Press Club and Project Healthy Minds Partner to Host First-of-its-Kind Event to Highlight Mental Health in Journalism & Across Corporate America, Sept. 30

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over a week from World Mental Health Day, the National Press Club and Project Healthy Minds , a Millennial- and Gen-Z-driven non-profit, are convening one of the first ever discussions about mental health and wellbeing in journalism on Friday, September 30, at the National Press Club.

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over a week from World Mental Health Day, the National Press Club and Project Healthy Minds , a Millennial- and Gen-Z-driven non-profit, are convening one of the first ever discussions about mental health and wellbeing in journalism on Friday, September 30, at the National Press Club.
  • The first discussion will explore the mental health journeys of journalists in today's world.
  • The second session will cover mental health as the next big issue for bureau chiefs, CEOs, CHROs, boards, and investors.
  • National Press Club Vice President and Axios Managing Editor of Standards and Training Eileen Drage O'Reilly will moderate the conversation.

The Influence Agency ranks in the top 100 on The Globe and Mail’s “Top Growing Companies in Canada” report

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Influence Agency receives national recognition as it places 85th on The Globe and Mails Top Growing Companies in Canada 2022 Report on Business; a list ranking companies based on three-year revenue growth.

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  • TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Influence Agency receives national recognition as it places 85th on The Globe and Mails Top Growing Companies in Canada 2022 Report on Business; a list ranking companies based on three-year revenue growth.
  • Since its conception, The Influence Agencys mission has been to cultivate One thriving company that elevates our clients and enriches our people.
  • Recognition like this is the fuel that fires everything we do at The Influence Agency, said Tom Yawney, Partner and VP of Business and Communications.
  • The Influence Agency (2021 and 2022 Summit Creative Award Winner, InfluenceTHIS 2019 Award Winner) is a digital marketing agency based in Toronto, Canada.

PEER HEALTH EXCHANGE RECEIVES INNOVATION GRANT FROM THE TOW FOUNDATION

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Oakland, CA, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Peer Health Exchange is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $198,000 Innovation Grant from The Tow Foundation.

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  • Oakland, CA, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Peer Health Exchange is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $198,000 Innovation Grant from The Tow Foundation.
  • This grant, given as part of The Tow Foundations Innovation Fund, launched in December 2021, will support Peer Health Exchanges work to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people across the country.
  • Peer Health Exchange was chosen as one of only 10 Innovation Grant recipients out of a pool of over 400 applicants.
  • Were excited to support Peer Health Exchange in its work to expand mental health education and resources beyond the classroom.