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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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 25, 2019, 4:54 PM UTC By Claire Atkinson Whether it's faking a letter from a chief executive to alter a corporate strategy, or staging a car crash to imply a faulty vehicle, fake news that generates headlines can — and has — hurt a company’s bottom line, pushing the stock price down and setting off a public relations nightmare that is, in many cases, irreversible. Now, many companies are striking back, hiring third-party firms with an army of human monitors and the latest artificial intelligence to trawl social and traditional media in search of viral posts that could send shares into a downward spiral. “Containing the spread of disinformation, especially for a brand or public figure under attack, is a race against time,” said Jean-Claude Goldenstein, founder of CREOpoint and developer of a business … [Read more...] about Fake news can cause ‘irreversible damage’ to companies — and sink their stock price
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 9, 2019, 11:25 PM GMT By Claire Atkinson Former CBS News journalist Lara Logan is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border as a special correspondent for Sinclair Broadcast Group, the local TV giant that owns or operates more than 190 broadcast stations. Logan, who was most recently a correspondent for “60 Minutes,” will start a three-month assignment on May 1, with Sinclair’s local stations set to air her reporting. Logan, who won numerous national journalism awards for her coverage from international war zones, told NBC News she would be covering some of the untold stories involving immigrants and people living on both sides of the border, as well as the impact of the drug cartels operating in the area. “Everybody who is down there, all they talk about is the cartels,” Logan said. “Why is that not a much … [Read more...] about Former CBS News correspondent Lara Logan adds to Sinclair Broadcasting’s national ambitions
Ellen Cranley, provided by Published 12:14 pm PST, Sunday, January 27, 2019 Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Leaders from around the world shared solemn statements online in honor of this year's International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day of remembrance comes amid a surge of anti-semitic incidents in the past two years and rising levels of Holocaust denial. High levels of anti-semitic crime and seemingly decreasing awareness of the deaths of nearly 6 million Jews paint an alarming picture among adult populations. Leaders from around the world shared solemn statements online in honor of this year's Holocaust Remembrance Day, which comes amid a surge of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial in recent years. This year's day of remembrance marks the 74th anniversary of the liberation of those imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp, where it's estimated 1 million people died. Hundreds of thousands of mentally ill and disabled people and half a million people of Romani … [Read more...] about Trump and other leaders mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day amid rising anti-Semitism
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?