Members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resign in protest over Charlottesville statements

The members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities have submitted their resignation to the president following Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. The committee is comprised of 16 members including actor Kal Penn who announced the move via …

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YouTube TV adds 14 new markets as it partners with Sinclair Broadcast Group

BALTIMORE, MD – August 17, 2017 –Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. today announced an agreement for all of its ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC affiliates to be carried in their respective markets as YouTube TV launches in those markets. As part of this agreement, YouTube TV …

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Catalans rally to proclaim ‘I am not afraid’; Canada’s far-right website, The Rebel, runs into trouble, as staff, advertisers bolt

Morning Brief: These are good days for art directors, and magazine covers have featured some of the best work seen in years, thanks to the missteps of the new president
The weekend is finally upon us, and it would certainly be nice if Friday were …

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IBD and tronc partner to publish new monthly financial newsletter, Trophy Funds

The newsletter will be offered once a month to subscribers via email, with Investor’s Business Daily providing exclusive content and insight into the financial markets
The newspaper company tronc, formerly Tribune Publishing, said today that they had entered into a partnership with Investor’s Business Daily …

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ACLU of California splits from national group regarding speech that promotes violence

‘The First Amendment should never be used as a shield or sword to justify violence’ wrote the California organization in a statement at odds with the position of the national group
The issue of free speech can be a complicated one when it comes to …

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Local newspapers begin to examine the origin and meaning of local monuments and symbols

Morning Brief: Business, too, are looking into who they are doing business with, in some cases cutting off their services to customers with ties to far-right hate groups
The last two weeks of August is rarely a time of big news events, and Congress is …

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