BRIEFLY SPEAKING…

The Scripps Howard Foundation is sending $3 million to the University of Maryland and Arizona State University to establish two “Howard Centers” that will train the next generation of investigative reporters.

“In today’s world there is a lot more information, there is a lot more data for the public to sift through and there is a lot more opportunity for misinformation. But there are also more resources for journalists to use and investigate,” asserted Liz Carter, president and CEO of The Scripps Howard Foundation.
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Tribune Media has renewed affiliation agreements with Fox for eight stations.

Terms of the deal are none of your damned business..

The stations are: KCPQ (Seattle), KDVR (Denver), WJW (Cleveland), KTVI (St. Louis), WDAF (Kansas City), KSTU (Salt Lake City), WITI (Milwaukee), and WGHP (Greensboro, N.C.).
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The battle to takeover Sky is set to intensify this week as 21st  Century Fox is expected to top Comcast’s $34B bid for the European pay-TV giant.

21st Century has until Thursday to enter a new bid, but is expected to do so by Wednesday morning, when it is scheduled to reveal its fiscal year and fourth quarter financial results.

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