Neil Senturia is an entrepreneur and book author who writes a weekly column for the Union-Tribune on entrepreneurship, venture capital and leadership. It appears Mondays on the front of the business section. He’s also married to San Diego Councilwoman Barbara Bry, who intends to run for mayor next year.Senturia’s column last Monday was on women and leadership. The headline was “Why are so many men incompetent leaders?”The column’s subject and his marriage prompted a response on the U-T subscribers’ Facebook page from former Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña. She posted a link to the story. “Interesting how the author of this commentary fails to mention that he is married to a woman running for mayor of San Diego,” wrote Saldaña, who unsuccessfully ran for mayor in 2016 and for the county Board of Supervisors in 2018. Should Senturia’s column have a note tagged on at the end that says he’s married to Bry, a councilwoman and … [Read more...] about Transparency in column; opinionated tone in Israel story
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The newspaper industry in Chattanooga dates back the late 19th Century, but it was three individuals born in the 20th Century that shaped the current legacy of the Times Free Press, which celebrates its 150th birthday in 2019. Roy Ketner McDonald, Ruth Holmberg and Walter Hussman Jr. each owned, or in Hussman's case owns, a family-owned newspaper business, and the combination of the three have reported news and shaped public opinion for generations of residents of Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. "Each of these leaders made their own unique mark on the newspaper industry," said Alison Gerber, Times Free Press editor and director of content. "Their legacies are marked by a commitment to what they believe and the community they serve." McDonald turned an advertising circular into the Chattanooga News Free Press in 1933 and was chairman of the board of the Chattanooga Publishing Company, a company formed when his newspaper and the Chattanooga Times entered a joint operating … [Read more...] about Moments in Memory: What was in the news on birthdays of paper’s VIPs?
Buzzfeednews.com on Friday evening led with a report on Democrat lawmakers pledging to investigate President Donald Trump over its report claiming the president directed Michael Cohen, his former personal attorney, to make false statements to Congress — hours after the office of special counsel Robert Mueller denied the story’s veracity, describing it as “not accurate.” The report — “Lawmakers Vow To Investigate Trump After Bombshell Report” — written by BuzzFeed politics reporter Emma Loop — is a roundup of reactions from top Democrats to the news organization’s report, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials alleging the president asked Cohen to lie to lawmakers about a proposal to build a Trump tower in the Russian capital of Moscow.BuzzFeed claimed Cohen told Mueller that President Trump personally instructed him to lie about the timing of the project in order to obscure Trump’s involvement. No … [Read more...] about BuzzFeed Leads with Fake News ‘Collusion’ Story Hours After Refuted by Mueller
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Amanda Kaufman Globe Correspondent December 16, 2018 Tufts University graduate Shirley Wang had always brushed off her father’s tales of drinking and hanging out with Charles Barkley as nothing more than “constant fan-girling” — until the basketball legend arrived at her father’s funeral to deliver a heartfelt eulogy.“It was just hard to believe the realness of the friendship,” said Wang, whose account of the story captured national attention Saturday when the segment aired on NPR’s sports program, Only A Game. “I was at that funeral and everyone was so upset and [Barkley] just walked in and it was like, ‘What else do we not understand about how the world works?’”Lin Wang, of Muscatine, Iowa, worked as a chemist in the cat litter industry. He struck up a bond with Barkley in 2013 during a … [Read more...] about She laughed off her dad’s stories about Charles Barkley. Then he showed up at her dad’s funeral
The Vietnamese football team lift the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup after beating Malaysia 1-0 in the second-leg final match in Hanoi on December 15. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese football team won applauds from international media after beating Malaysia 1-0 in the second-leg final match of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup in Hanoi on December 15. “An early goal by Nguyen Anh Duc proved decisive as Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 at My Dinh National Stadium on Saturday to lift the AFF Suzuki Cup for the second time,” the French news agency AFP reported. “Vietnam had the benefit of two away goals from the first leg and they made an excellent start in Hanoi, taking the lead when Nguyen Quang Hai's chip from the left found Anh Duc, whose left-footed volley was too powerful for goalkeeper Farizal Marlias to keep out of his net.” The US’s Associated Press (AP) also highlighted Vietnam’s early goal by striker … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s AFF Suzuki Cup triumph makes international headlines