The site is honored to announce that our editor, columnist, cartoonist and entire editorial team are finalists for multiple Southern California journalism awards. The Los Angeles Press Club released the list of finalists for the 64th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards Monday, and the staff at ScheerPost are thrilled toRead More →

US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy discussed specific defensive support, a new sanctions package against Russia and financial and humanitarian aid during an hour-long call. Biden used the call to review sanctions and humanitarian aid announced last week, while Zelenskiy briefed Biden on the status of negotiationsRead More →

Hacking collective Anonymous has disabled several Russian government websites, including the state-controlled news service Russia Today. Key points: RT has been described as an important propaganda outlet for the Russian government The DDoS attack flooded the news website with malicious traffic, blocking access for at least several hours This isRead More →

The largest one-stop resource for employees and labor relations practitioners, lawyers, human resources professionals, as well as union officers to find news has just been launched and it will revolutionize the way labor relations practitioners work get their news, says site creator Press release – February 16, 2022 PAWLEYS ISLAND,Read More →

The Bundaberg Regional Council news website has come to the attention of Federal Communications Minister Paul Fletcher, who has raised concerns about the perceived blur lines between news and marketing. Key points: Federal Communications Minister Paul Fletcher expresses concern over Council-funded publication Bundaberg Now is tagged as a “good news”Read More →

The Online Citizen went out of business this week. Source: Facebook Singapore-based news portal The Online Citizen (Contents) temporarily shut down its website and social media accounts after its license was suspended by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) for allegedly failing to disclose its foreign financial backers. The IMDARead More →

Stockholm, August 16, 2021 – Belarusian authorities should refrain from contesting the news site’s appeal against his designation as “extremist” and stop using the country’s anti-extremism laws to stifle independent reporting, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On May 18, authorities raided the offices of the independent newsRead More →

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – is pleased to launch coverage of economic news in the province this week by journalists based in Saskatoon and Regina. Saskatchewan’s best-known business journalist Alex MacPherson leads a team that includes Peter Lozinski, also in Saskatoon, and Evan Radford and Nathan Meyer in Regina.Read More →

Rana Ayyoub Marie Claire South Africa Indian officials again targeted Thread, an independent non-profit media outlet based in New Delhi. Last year the police filed a criminal investigation against editor Siddharth Vardarajan for an allegedly ‘divisive’ blog over the Covid-19 lockdown. This year, the authorities launched an investigation targeting journalistsRead More →

New York, May 17, 2021 – Russian authorities should unfreeze Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty accounts and stop labeling the media as “foreign agents,” the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On May 14, Russian authorities froze the local bank accounts of US Congress-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty for allegedlyRead More →