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Renowned New York City Journalist Pete Hamill Dies at 85
"Died today. ABC is Aaron Carter Ski has more Talk. New York Times writer Dan Barry once said it would sound like Pete Hamill. Hamel chronicled life in a gritty New York for three city tabloids during a 60 year career. In the rowdy and raucous 19 seventies and eighties, Hamels columns tore down the bad guys and compassionately tended the fallen. The immigrant Vice President Agnew once dismissed Hamels writings as irrational ravings. A phrase Hamel adopted to name one of his books. He fractured his hip in a fall Saturday at emergency surgery, but died this morning. Pete Hamill was 85. Aaron Carter Ski ABC NEWS New York
Hiroshima survivors worry that world will forget
"Exactly 15 minutes past eight in the morning on August 6th, 1945 Japanese time at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshi MMA Miss Yoshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia, 10 Works had just sat down at her place in the plant office and was turning her head to speak to the girl at the next desk. That rather ordinary sentence is the opening to the extraordinary August 1946 New Yorker article titled Oshima. It was published a year after the United States dropped the first nuclear bomb on that city, a year in which the U. S government had gone to great lengths to conceal the human devastation caused And to depict the bomb as a conventional humane weapon. The writer of the Peace John Hursey, uncovered a very different story reporting on the ground in Japan, author and journalist Leslie Bloome chronicles foresees work and the reaction to it in her new book, Fallout. She joins me now from Los Angeles. Leslie Bloome. Welcome. Thank you. Start with Who? John Hursey Wass and how he came to be the one to tell this story. Oh, John. Her see was a young World War two correspondent who had covered action in different theaters throughout the war for Time magazine. And like many war correspondents, then he was pretty supportive of the U. S military. And he even wrote an almost overly complimentary wartime bio of General Douglas MacArthur and That the U. S military knew him entrusted him would be an important factor in my story and how he eventually got his story about Hiroshi MMA, and I don't want to give away too much. But I will say that how he got in was by being the perfect Trojan horse reporter, The perfect Trojan horse reporter. You've hooked us where we're intrigued when I got there. He didn't report this out as a war correspondent. He focused very much on ordinary people on he picked six of them. Why did he want to tell the story in that way? Well, I mean, the fact of the matter is is that the bombing of Hiroshima was widely reported when it happened, and it was reported as a very big end of days. Story mean there were pictures of the mushroom clouds that were released in pictures, the landscape devastation. But there were no pictures that were released or no stories that were released about the human toll that it happened on the ground there, and the government was really going to enormous lengths to cover up the reality of theater. Tomic aftermath in Hiroshima, Nagasaki They were very concerned with as the former secretary of war, put it, not being seen as having outdone, Hitler and atrocities. So her C and his editors at the New Yorker magazine became determined to tell the story from the point of view of survivors. You know, these are among the on ly humans who have ever experience what it's like to be on the receiving end of nuclear attack. He ultimately picked a widow with young kids, a young female clerk to medics, a priest and a minister with with a young family, and his idea was to create a sense of empathy. In his readers with these individuals, because, after all, not everybody could understand the physics of how the bombs works or visualized. You know, an all out nuclear attack that anyone could relate to being a mother or a father or colleague or doctor who's going about their everyday business. One catastrophe strikes I wonder if you would give us a sense of just one telling story of what he did find when he was there What it was that so shocked American readers who had no idea what was unfolding in Japan. One story that particularly resonated with him. He interviewed a young female clerk who was in her company when the bomb was detonated. This's the clerk I mentioned in the intro exactly one of the most famous introductions in journalistic history, and when the bomb exploded over her factory bookshelves fell upon her, and she was nearly crushed to death by books. And he thought How ironic it was to have somebody nearly crushed by books within the first moments of the atomic age, and literally when he was leaving here, Oshima and standing on the surprisingly intact train station platform, he thought that he was going to have to write about that line. And that's one of the incidents that most resonated with readers. So August 1946 The New Yorker publishes. What was the reaction? Both in the United States and around the world to this story. Well in her sees own words. The reaction was quote explosive mean, I try not to use that word in my book for obvious reasons. But he did, And the article was simply titled here, Oshima, and it comprised nearly the entire contents of the August 31st 1946 issue of The New Yorker. It's sold out immediately. You're even black market copies of it going for, you know, astronomical sums. It was syndicated in its entirety, and this is a 30,000 word story in newspapers across the country and around the world. And editors and reporters and readers were enraged. They were horrified by the testimonies in her sees here, Oshima, and they also began demanding to know what else was the U. S government withholding from the US public And then, when President Truman was asked by a reporter if he had personally read it, he retorted. I never read the New York ER. It just makes me bad. But the fact is, is that the government had been put very much on the defensive. That said, You know, they didn't want to look like they were on the defensive, but they were and they had to scramble to try to reclaim the narrative.
Marvel's Avengers: Retailer Says Spider-Man PS4 Exclusive Listing Not Correct
"Spiderman may be exclusive to the playstation version of Marvel's avengers a since removed product blurb on the retail website based dot listing for the upcoming Marvel's avengers game noted that Spiderman would be exclusive to the playstation four version of the game and by extension the playstation five version when that releases. Andy Robinson reported on the detail for Video Games, Chronicle Dot, com, and wrote it's not clear if the marketing blurb was supplied by publisher square, inex- However the company has previously confirmed has a global marketing deal with playstation and that there would be surprises for playstation players. That story is linked in the show notes and would be undeniably pretty big surprise for playstation players. It would make sense to considering Sony's part ownership relationship with. The character Spiderman has been a weirdly important element of Sony's business for some time. Sony makes money off all Spiderman Marvel movies and the playstation three pretty much wholesale news these Spiderman Font established by these Sam Raimi's spider man films for its logo, and then of course, there is the INSOMNIAC developed Spiderman game that Sony published which performed so well that it led Sony to finally put a ring on insomniacs finger and purchased the studio.
"Massive P welcome to the show is so how can welcome? No, I'm definitely lead to be. Thank you guys for having me. Our pleasure are plan. Let's get right into it. At the beginning of your career. You famously turned out a one million dollar deal from record executive Jimmy I of. What made you decide to turn down? That money were bank. Education I went to college. Even live together on. Thank being able to read read. These contracts are seen that. When I bet that deal? I wasn't going to be able to use my name for seven years. It was a lot of other things. We just a million dollars, but only have five dollars in my pocket time. I realized that. that wasn't gonna be able to do. With, my name on my brand for seven years, and it was owning control it. Okay. You own your masters all the music. You're basically pain. uh-huh, a twenty percent fees. To get into record, stores. And you have to do everything else marketing promotions. I think he had the best deal at the time of any black owned. Record Company in history interning. Money now, probably the best thing I ever did it my life. Story would have been different if you had taken that deal. Just been audience like everybody else. I DIDN'T WANNA. Be Audience from day one I wanted to be a one to be own of a company, so I realized. I, would you say to artists nowadays were still kind of struggling to get compensated fairly for for their music, I feel like These are of putting the wrong people around, because if you have a manager you have. A visor. Lit You sign those bills or attorney in. You need to get rid of those people. You have to start with him because none of these. Guys are going audit. These companies in nobody is exposing. Bad deals and these companies used to doing it, and so nobody ever win in the ninety s new. Orleans hip hop hand really been. On, the map, how challenging was it for you to kind of breakthrough witness sound at that time we talk about southern the music too close to this thing we had was a ghetto boys, but they newsy head and cross other markets yet, but once we got in. I feel like doors open. I got ending cash money came. All this talk of getting they just. Sound has been on the rise every since I. Remember Seeing your MTV cribs episode when I was like Middle School. One of the most expensive roles in. This room right here. Is probably about three million dollars. I mean honestly you in the episode was the first time I had understanding of credit points, certain things and you were like I paid for this cash paid for that in cash. Why has ownership always been so important to you? Ownership beauty control. They can't really you can't tell you. What do we have off figuring out? What can we do to own some things that we want to change the narrative, and even like doing doing this injustice that we have? We are blocked down right now. My thing is. This vitamin blocked back. Because now we have the control is we will have ingested the. We have the control so best. What ownership? DOCU series, coming out, no limit chronicles, and it charts the rise in success of no limit records, and also you know your career in the music industry. What something that you revealed in the Docu series that people will be surprised to know about you think people be surprised that no, that outboard I went to a Catholic school. I had to fight when I got back to the project. I mean I've been dealing with bullies all my life. And this was a student. So what I love about this documentary? You'RE GONNA be able to talk to all the all the people around me to millionaires I created the grateful people to Ungrateful People I. Want Everything Being I want. To be you know, but you have no idea
Former 49ers player Stubblefield convicted of rape
"Former NFL player, Dana Stubblefield has been convicted of the rape of a developmentally disabled woman. Prosecutors say she was lured to his home with the promise of a baby sitting job. The San Francisco Chronicle reports. He was found guilty of several sex related charges false imprisonment using a gun during the assault. The 49 year old Stubblefield faces 15 years to life in prison. He played for teams in San Francisco and
Andrea Freeman discusses her book "Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice"
"I'm Jim Taylor skinner and this is the electorate I'm this episode? A have a conversation with Andrea Freeman. She's a professor at the University of Hawaii and author of the book skimmed. Skimmed, this book, which chronicles allies of America's first reviving set of identical quadruplets, the false sisters, the quadruple tra, born in nineteen, forty, six to any faults of Bratcher woman who had lost her ability to hear in seek as child. Pulling the birth of her quadruplets, the white doctor who delivered them saw an opportunity he sold the to use the sisters for marketing purposes to the highest bidding formula company. There was an exploitative relationship that fall quadruplets for the rest of their lives. GIVES US A book about Race Poverty Exploitation and food policy. Answer and I opened our conversation with her, describing the story of Anti foles and the birth of her quadruplets Foltz was a block and Cherokee woman she lived in reads Phil North Carolina and was married to a tenant farmer. Everybody called P. to his twenty years older than her. She lost the ability to hear and speak in childhood, and she had six kids already when she learned that she was going to have triplets, so because of the high risk of the multiple she went early to the hospital spent a few weeks there, and on the night of their birth she found out there was another little girl hiding behind her sisters, and she had the first recorded. Recorded surviving identical black quadruplets, and so the girls who were very adorable, became instant celebrities. There was reporting about them all over the country. Universal Studios sent a camera person the New York. Times reported it and suddenly Andy May, who was not used to the spotlight became famous. Yes, she had the unfortunate luck of having a really terrible doctor. Right to just put simply he was unethical. In every possible way to premises, was Dr Kleiner, yeah Dr Fred Cleaner he loved to speak vocally about his support of Hitler. He maintained segregated waiting rooms, and he took advantage of the fact that he delivered the quadruplets to begin experimenting on them on the day of their birth. He had theories about the healing powers of vitamin C, and he injected them all with. A fairly large dose on the day they were born then he decided that he would name the girls. Even though anime had picked out her own set of names, and he gave them all the first name Mary, and then the names of his wife, sister, aunt and great aunt, the next thing he did was auction the girls off to the highest bidding Formula Company to Become Their Corporate Godfather. So what was anti doing all of the time? Did she have any say as to what he was doing, so I know about the naming things with the naming she was. was trying to think of names and I think she was going over names with our sister or someone on our family, and they couldn't decide, so he took it upon himself to come up with a name. The name Mary like you mentioned, but all the other decisions are being made. Did he even consult with her I? Know this was nineteen forty-six, so she probably felt that with this white doctor, you know she was black and Cherokee the. She didn't have a lot of choices. Exactly so there's race and class wrapped up in there and no doubt gender and. You know every kind of oppressive element there is that he basically felt that he could do whatever he wanted, and she didn't have the power to stop him, and also her her abilities, and you know she could not speak or here, and he just completely took advantage of her. So do you know about the deal? He made with the with the Formula Company in relation to I mean. was there any justification as to why formula was needed? Because she actually breast feed, she could, but in those days it was not encouraged. Really for anybody is not like now, but especially for. Black Women and poor black woman. There would be no expectation that she would do that, so it's just one of the distinctions so like back then pet milk, the milk which you would, you talked earlier and formula. They were one in the same, okay, so. You talked about this earlier. This was basically just sugar and milk, so it wasn't very healthy. No, it wasn't very. It should have been given to two babies I. Mean Right, yeah, so so the deal that he cut with a formula company. It basically change the trajectory of their lives, so not only was marketing deal, but they were kind of entangled in this for their entire lives. There was something about him, not only did. He cut a deal with the companies, but there's something about the land. They had a house built on land that I think he owned yeah the way that he had the deal made, and he had his sister-in-law, who was also the first woman to ever be a state chief justice. She was the trustee of this deal and he organized it. It so that he and his family would benefit so pet milk purchased some land from his father in law, but the land was just you know Barron and hilly and impossible to actually get anything out of but he had a house built on that land with a nursery with a very large window, and then put an ad in the newspaper, so people could come and pay to look at the girls on the weekends, very reminiscent of human zoos and then he had pet milk pay for nurses, and the nurses were his nurses, and through them he was able to maintain access to the girls throughout their childhood and continue his experiments
After China consulates closure in Houston, group of men breaks into building
"Diplomatic tensions continued today. Bloomberg's Denise Pellegrini reports Beijing is slamming the forced entry to its Houston consulate by U. S personnel and vowing to respond quote as necessary. Federal agents and local law enforcement authorities broke into the consulate building late Friday, according to news reports, including One in the Houston Chronicle, The U. S government issued an order last Tuesday that the consulate must close within 72 hours, The Chronicle reporting among the personnel on site somewhere wearing shirts carrying the words U S Department of State. Beijing says that the U. S has broken diplomatic conventions by entering quote. China's national property. Denise
"Person, woman, man, camera, TV": Trump describes cognitive test
"Trump was interviewed last night on Fox, by Dr Mark Siegel trump was not taking his chances with any old fox host. Who might hold him to say account Oh. No, this was Dr Mark Siegel who said this about trump's leadership on the corona virus early on. Are you impressed by that? The number of Americans who've got that much confidence in the trump administration absolutely do I think that the task force that the president put together, and his leadership on this has been tremendous. That assessment was offered ten days after trump said these words now the virus that we're talking about having to do a lot of people think that goes away in April with the. As the heat comes in, typically, that will go away and April see goes, applauded trump every step of the way, and was there for the right man to conduct this interview about a very vital medical subject, gripping the country's attention, which is the president's lack of dementia or should I say? The president's repeatedly stated lack of dementia? Yes, at issue is the president's terrific brain. Because the President keeps returning to that issue, we must think it's a big electoral winner for him I. Mean Imagine a president who doesn't have early onset dementia in the dream of Alexander Hamilton it. It is why he authored all those federalist papers and didn't give away his shot to one day found the country led by a man who's not insane or model, brained King George. The second wasn't saying by the way and so here we are today. Forty three presidents later led by such a good man with such a good brain that he needs us all to know how good a brain it is keeps bringing up an interview after interview last night. He did so with an actual doctor with credentials that I just cited impeccable ones meaning he loves trump, but also. To remind you a little bit more about Marciel. He thought the Corona virus was great big ball of hype here. He was on March sixth. I'll test the flu. I'll test the coronavirus virus to calm. Fears and people are GONNA start to get the idea that it's not that widespread Siegel was privy to a different test yesterday as the president detailed the difficulty. Difficulty of the cognitive test that was administered a while ago. I gave you this test version of this task. What trump called the hardest parts of this test on the show? A couple of days ago I read some actual words that are actually read by Dr to a patient who might have say Alzheimer's and those words are face. Velvet Church Daisy Green. Now. The point of it is that they're random words. Not Obscure words but words unrelated to each other. In fact, I WanNa let you know that I am so dedicated to this idea that the words beyond related that I saw the official test. The last word was red, not green and I changed it for the just version of the memory test. I changed it to green because I thought that read was to associated with red velvet cake. Thus perhaps skewing the results such as my dedication to the process and adjudication of you, the listener as non demented. That is why I. Ask you to recall those words, can you? Can you do it those words? They were faced velvet. Church, Daisy Green. The president by the way tweaked the test in the discussion that he had with Dr. Siegel like a memory question it's. Like you'll go person. Woman Man. Camera. TV. So that say. Could you repeat that? So I said Yeah. Person Woman. Man Camera TV okay. So in his case, it wasn't unrelated words. It was notably things in trump's direct line of sight. So twenty seconds after the clip I just played when trump busts out the same sequence, you go person. Warming, man. Camera TV. It's not quite as impressive as the actual test. Because recalling the words, he said we're just going down the line. There's a person as a man. There's a woman camera TV that that black I, don't know if I got him in the right order. I wouldn't have got his high marks as trump by the way all of this this impressive world-beating. Demonstration of non dementia. I think it sets trump up pretty well after the presidency. Now there is a downside which is that he won't be able to put forward a diminished capacity defense, if the Manhattan District Attorney or Sdn y brings charges. Out there and Gangster Heaven Vincent the Chin Gigante saying no, you gotta start muttering and shuffled around in a bathrobe early on can't do it at the last minute of Fun Ghoul. But should trump be stripped of his assets and forced to raise money. He will now have the option of touring the country as Donald Trump and his feats of intellect and Memory Prowess Marvel as Donald. Trump remembers five words in order as he repeats the same story about having a friend who doesn't go to Paris anymore as he can flakes, the notion that windmills kill eagles. 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Looking to Drop a G on Jordans? StockX Can Help Spot the Fakes
"Limited edition sneakers have become one of the sites specialty areas since it's twenty fifteen launch stock x has authenticated three point five million pairs of Covid Air Jordan's co-founder Josh Lubar Tolsey NBC. One million of those have been done in the last six months alone, so why the sudden? Interest in top dollar sneaks apparently because of the buzz generated by the ESPN docu series the last dance the series featured Michael Jordan and Chronicle the Chicago Bulls six championship. Run in the nineteen nineties. As, the sneaker market has soared, so has the counterfeit sneaker market fraudsters try to push look-alikes all over the Internet, but Stock Act says responded by upping their number of so called authenticated to look for telltale signs of fakery. They pore over every. From colors and patterns to the exact size of the shoebox, according to town and Country Magazine. This attention to detail has paid off his big stock xs. Now valued at more than a billion dollars. Sneaker heads have another option to help them get an objective second opinion. Check check is a sneaker authentication APP that uses artificial intelligence despite fakes for a dollar sneaker. The APP walks you through the photographic process. The I. Powered Interface looks for discrepancies in design and color. Then a team of to authenticate also reviews the shoes. The Apple Deliver A. A verdict pass not pass or unable to verify, and if the sneaker cray's seems like just another passing fad, some China's he differently the Wall Street Journal reports Chinese investors are using sneaker trading platforms to invest as if the shoes were financial derivatives SOM- are even buying and selling shoe fractions Chinese. Banks have been sounding. The alarm and the behavior worried that the high end sneaker bubble is going to burst delivering a swift kick to overzealous investors. For now US platforms don't have the same problem, but in May. Sotheby's announced it had recently sold a pair of Nike. Air Jordan ones for more than five hundred fifty thousand dollars making them the most expensive pair ever sold the sneakers had been warned by Jordan in a game and autographed, according to CNBC research from Callan and company expects the sneaker resale market to reach thirty billion dollars over the next decade, even going so far as to call sneakers and alternative asset class.
China says US has ordered it to close Houston consulate in what it calls a provocation that violates international law
"Breaking overnight. China says the U. S. Has ordered it to close. It's Houston consulate. What it's called a provocation that violates international law. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said the U. S abruptly demanded the previous day the consulate cease all operations China, saying it will respond if the decision is not reversed in a statement. Early this morning. The State Department says it did it to protect intellectual property. Media reports out of the Houston area said authorities had responded to reports of a fire at the consulate. The Houston Chronicle, citing police said. Witnesses said people were burning paper. In what appeared to be trash cans that abrupt eviction coming the same day, the Justice Department accused to Chinese hackers of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars of trade secrets more recently targeting firm's developing a vaccine. For the Corona virus that was announced on Tuesday. Campaign targeted intellectual property and confidential business information held by the private sector. Including Cove in 19 related treatment, testing and vaccines. The hackers also targeted the online accounts of non government organizations and individuals, dissidents, clergy and democratic and human rights activists in the United States, China and Hong Kong. Into the indictment. These malicious cyber activities began more than 10 years ago and were ongoing as of the date of the indictment. During that time, the hackers stole terabytes of data from hundreds of targets, establishing themselves as a prolific threat to U. S and foreign networks. Activities outlined in the indictment are concrete examples of two concerning friends first. And one we've seen for some time. China is using cyber intrusions as part of its rob, replicate and replace strategy to technological development, Second and one that is perhaps less appreciated by the public and international partners. China is providing a safe haven for criminal hackers who, as in this case are hacking in part for their own personal game, but willing to help the state And on call to do so.
Episode 85, Apple updates to macOS Catalina 10.15.6 and launches new audio and news features - burst 1
"In this episode, we will discuss the recently released Mac Os. Catalina ten point fifteen point six update which introduces local news audio features in the Apple News along with improving the security and reliability of your Mac. This update, which is now available for downloading introduces several new features for Apple News and Apple News plus including audio stories of some of the most read feature stories from Apple News plus a daily audio news briefing hosted by Apple News Editors and curated local news collections, beginning in five cities and regions and expanding to more areas in the future. Apple News is also adding more top local and regional news outlets for readers and subscribers including the Charlotte Observer, the Miami Herald and the news in observer, which is located in Raleigh. North Carolina. Lauren Kern editor in chief of Apple News said the following about the new features. Apple News showcases so much great journalism and we're excited to help bring it to life in new ways with Apple News. Plus audio stories and a new Daily News Show Apple News today. We also greatly value are many local news. Partners are new local news feature highlights work for readers who live and are interested in those communities finished Kern. Let's delve deeper into some of the new features. Apple announced including Apple News plus audio stories. Beginning with the update Apple News will produce about twenty audio stories a week across a wide range of interests. Narrated by professional voice actors these are audio versions of some of the best feature reporting and long form pieces published by esquire essence. Fast Company G Q New York magazine sports illustrated. Time Vanity Fair Vo wired and more and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal audio stories are now available to Apple News plus subscribers in the US. Apple News plus is available in the US for nine dollars ninety nine cents. And for International Listeners Canada for twelve, ninety nine a month, the UK for nine, ninety, nine, a month and Australia for fourteen, ninety nine a month. Customers can sign up for a free one-month trial in the plan automatically renews after the trial and. Through family. Sharing up to six family members can share one apple, news plus subscription. I use family sharing, and for some. It's a great bargain. Next features are to apple news today with Apple. News today, a daily audio news briefing Apple News Editors and Co host guide listeners to some of the most fascinating stories in the news, and how the world's best journalists are covering them. Apple News today is free to all listeners available mornings Monday through Friday directly in the news APP in the US and apple podcasts. Productivity is a huge interest to me, and this is another way to learn the topics of the day. I am preparing for work or listening throughout the day. Audience Stories and Apple News. Today can both be found in a newly added audio tab located at the bottom of the news app where listeners can manage their Q. and get personalized recommendations both new audio features are available I. Phone, Ipod, touch and carplay. Apple Awful introduced support for the news APP in Carplay, so users can listen to audio stories and Apple News today while driving. Users will be able to sink listening progress across devices start listening to an audio story with carplay from your iphone and pick up listening to a reading it later at home. Also new is curated local news apple news introduced a new curated local news experience, currently available in the San Francisco Bay Area Houston Los Angeles New York and San Francisco featuring a variety of content from a diverse collection of local publishers, including a major newspaper in each city and region. Local news collections and Apple News include coverage of topics most important to local communities, such a sports dining and restaurants whether news and politics and more with curation by local apple news editors as well as personalization for each user. There is now even more local news apple news recently added even more top, local and regional newspapers. Do the Apple News plus catalog! A subscription to Apple News, plus in the US now includes access to the Charlotte Observer, the Idaho Statesman, the Kansas City Star the Miami, herald the news and observer and the state from Columbia South Carolina in Canada. Leading french-language newspaper lay divorce is now available to Apple News plus subscribers and the Globe and Mail. One of the country's most prestigious national newspapers will be available to subscribers later this summer. 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California gets 11,000 new coronavirus cases in 1 day
"Positive Corona virus cases have surged past previous daily highs with over 10,000 cases in a single day. Tuesday's data shows 10,532 new cases of covered 19 in the state, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The previous record for the day with the highest number of new cases with last Thursday at 9870 cases statewide. There are now over 346,000 confirmed cases of covered 19
Journalists of Color
"Before the interviews I wanNA share my theory. For why all of this exploded for journalists of Color Right now? It goes back a few years. So many of us went from covering the first black president to covering Donald Trump. And ever, since trump came down that escalator, announcing his campaign back in Twenty fifteen, when he denounced Mexicans as drug traffickers rapist. When he was that he would build a wall at the border and that Mexico will pay for it. Those journalists were told to avoid using words like racist or lie to describe some of trump's worse behavior. That kind of self censorship, especially on race for a lot of us, it became untenable after we had to cover the death of George Floyd and report on that video of a black man, being choked to death for eight minutes. On top of that we are now dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, which is laying bare racial inequities across this country. And Corinthian has given a lot of us time to sit and think. Notice what's going on in the world and in our lives and in our newsrooms? You have black journalists and other journalists of color who think of themselves as truth seekers in the same way that their white colleagues, too, but very often when they tell the truth about racism when they tell the truth about. Bright, white supremacy. They're labeled as activist. Highs! They dared to bring their blackness across the newsroom threshold. PSORIATIC McDonald's has been thinking a lot about race and the news. So I asked her as a black journalist in this moment. What does she want to see change so I would say what I want is actual structural change within newsroom leadership? I do not want the equivalent of painting black lives matter on a street in yellow letters, but in a newsroom. It's visible. By that doesn't really solve anything when it comes to pay discrepancies between. White male journalists and black female journalist who do the same job have the same level of experience and one is making thirty thousand dollars a year more than the other. The other thing is that. You cannot have. Newsroom leadership that is completely made up of six Cheddar straight white men. Even. Under straight white women. Zicklin or gender straight Whiteman that power needs to be distributed more equitably. You know the other thing died. I want to see I wanNA see US cover. Race honestly. right? Race isn't just something that black people, experience or something that non white experience, attempting that everyone experience and says and so. There needs to be a baseline of literacy rate when it comes to how we talk about race with an America how it operates within American history, and how that informs. President and what world. News media has played in that way. We have to consider that. The last time that we had a pandemic, the nineteen eighteen flu pandemic. We need to recognize that. The paper of record in Chicago the Chicago Tribune. Is Basically scapegoating black people who are fleeing the American south, basically saying Oh half a million darkies are basically invading Chicago. If that's objectivity as not the kind of objectivity that I want to participate in them. Yeah, yeah, I WANNA get personal a little bit You ended up being quoted in New York Times. Article about this reckoning talking about how you didn't have a great time at the Washington Post. You've tweeted about your experience as a black woman in newsrooms. What does this reckoning meant for you? And what have you been trying to get off your chest and this moment about your experience? In some of the newsroom's that we've been talking about my hope for this reckoning. is that. There is not one more class of you know young. Ernest! Twenty two year old coming out of journalism school I'm who basically have to go through this really damaging gauntlet. We're constantly sort of questioning yourself and your own worth and I think there are a lot of really talented journalists who have been driven from the field. Because at some point, they feel like they have to make a choice between their own mental health. Or being journalist. And they just self-preservation and I cannot blame them. and that is really a shame, because think about the people that those journalists now think about the stories that they could have told. The access they could have had picked the access to walk into certain spaces at their white colleagues cannot exactly and you know one of the ways, and this is not the only way that this is important, but one of the ways that this is important is. We need them to trust us. Our job is to tell their stories and to tell them accurately and to tell them fairly. And if people are are always getting pushed out the folks who might actually be able to empathize with them who know where they're coming from right I? There's a quote from their lake when I fall where she basically expresses the you know, she's probably the only person who covered public housing who's actually lived in public housing? That, yeah, that is. Expertise right that is. Valuable knowledge so I just I want us to be able to practice our profession with humanity. Yeah, and also it's like in this moment where it seems like more than ever before. At least in my lifetime, there is such a deficit of trust. Americans don't trust institutions. They don't trust journalism. They don't trust facts. Worst argument about whether or not mask can prevent the spread of Corona virus like in this environment if newsrooms don't act in fix some of this stuff. is going to create more mistrust in the media and these news outlets will become less relevant in a moment in which I would argue. They are needed more than ever before. Yes, and you know the thing is is and I've said this repeatedly at that American journalism does have a credibility crisis. The the credibility crisis that we have I think. Actually bears a lot of similarities to. Our current sort of Voter disenfranchisement problem. Being. In Journalism, we have not spent enough time. with the very same folks who are often disenfranchised when it comes to media coverage as well right. And when we think about the press and freedom of the press is an instrument of democracy we have to think about. enfranchising everyone, we have to think about making sure that they do find us credible. The folks. If they look at the newspaper, even look at a website or they listen to the radio and their conclusion is. That these entities are not telling the truth about them in their lives and held their lives are. For them yeah for them. That's a credibility issue for us. Yeah we can fix. It failed them. That means that. We have to develop far better relationships with folks who have historically been shunned or shut out of district of media coverage are only allowed to participate in very limited ways. You know I still very much believe in that adage, the journalism exist to comfort the afflicted and afflict comfortable. Thanks again to riot, not at McDonald's the culture writer for the undefeated and also this year. She was nominated a pilot sir. My mind. I wanted to hear from other journalists of color about their newsroom experiences. And they wrote in. Here if you, my name is Lavi Cima Guy side. I'm a naturalized citizen who came to this country as a young child. I worked at a bare he a newspaper for a long time and have fond memories of my time there. I had mostly white editors, and in fact, I've only had one non white supervisor in my over two decades in journalism. My name is John. Sepulvado, I mixed. I have Mexican Irish indigenous and Black Ancestry I worked in public media for fifteen years. There are tons of horror stories. There was the white woman editor who asked me if I like dog-fighting because she quote hurt. Might People like dogfighting? There was another white woman editor told me to smile more around the office because I quote have dark features and those dark features, scared herself and other white women around the office. One time a headline I, wrote for one of my own stories, led to a newsroom wide, meeting an emotional one, where a bunch of US had to persuade top editors to let us call the president's racism what it is! The most frustrating part was that I and others had to explain to our colleagues. Why our voices were important. And partly because they reflected the communities we covered. argued. Repeat, a thousand more stories like that. But at. A point I realized. That no matter what I did no matter how good I was no matter how hard I worked. I would always be seen. As something that is not. White. And my mobile was the leave the industry. All right time for a break. When we come back, we will hear from Latina, trailblazer who refused to leave the news business. Instead. She started her own media company to tell the stories that she wanted to tell. Hey another reminder asking you all to fill out that survey for us. Okay, it is anonymous. It is short and the link for it is NPR DOT org slash I B. A. M. Survey. All one word I BAM SURVEY NPR DOT Org. Slash IBM. Filled out I'll be really happy if he do thanks. This message comes from NPR sponsor discover. Sometimes, food is more than just food. It's an integral part of the community so this year discoveries, giving five million dollars to support black owned restaurants to places like Rodney Scott Barbecue in Charleston post office spies Birmingham back in the day bakery, and Savannah and hundreds more places in your local community all across the country. 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It is attributed by NPR. which is why you hear NPR in the credits, but that will be changing USA is moving. As distributor. It means nothing's GonNa Change for you. Our listener that our audience is going to get way way way bigger. We're very excited. Announcement might have been confusing for listeners, but don't worry like. She said you'll still be able to hear the show. But the Journal of Color, especially in public radio that move meant that NPR was losing a hugely influential show dedicated to covering Latino stories in the US. And from its founding NPR has been well bad on race. More than seventy percent of NPR's newsroom is white and of the sources you here on NPR's air, those voices they are more than eighty percent white. People of Color who work in public media? We have been saying for years. Fix this including Maria Hosa. We're asking the question. Are you listening? Are you hearing? And that his own ready a power dynamic that is wrong. This notion is the assumption that they the they will always have the power I. Ask Maria what Latino USA leaving NPR means for this network, but I I asked her about blazing trails. One could see your path to be one of color who found her own company as a shining success, but one could also see your path as proving that the conventional spaces in media can accommodate of voice like you the way they should you know like. I'm so proud of what you're doing, but also the fact that you have to make your own production company shows at the NPR's and the PBS's and the CNN in many ways. Don't get it and can't help people like you tell the stories that you need to tell. I was thinking about that as I was thinking about our interview Sam because. My husband calls me Aguirre, a warrior, and then as I was thinking about our conversation, Sam. I was like well. That's great i. like that, but you know what I don't want. Journalists of color to have to be warriors at into order to be able to work as To work as journalists of Contians, who can bring their entire cells into the news room? Who are going to be seen who are going to not only be seen and heard but actually. Put into positions of power to be the ones who are listening and making the decisions about. Yeah, we want that story on the front page and the headline is going to say that exactly. I want you you know everyone has been using it. Everyone's been going to twitter sharing their reckoning story, the slight the knocked in that promotion. The being told you can't do this do that. Give me one of your reckoning stories from your career when I when I come to this country, I'm born in Mexico. My whole family's born in Mexico. We're raised on south side of Chicago. You know sixties and seventies, but as Mexican immigrants we also understood the essential nature of journalism and American independent journalism and so. My father was watching. Meet the press every Sunday and we were watching the today show and we watched sixty minutes, and because of the fact that it was so American in holding people accountable and I was like that's what journalism is so long. Story Short is many years later actually a decade ago go to sixty minutes when I'm out of work and needed a job actually and. They basically like look, can you Can you come back and talk to us? When one of the old white guys get secret is really and I, said and I just remember like. Like am I supposed to laugh? It's funny. Is that a joke as being? and. As we do in the media's people of Color, 'cause we're really good at laughing things off. Like. Yeah. Banter you know the the the the the we're so smart. On. Exactly Racism! Exactly. And I got into the subway at fifty ninth street onto my apartment in Harlem and I cried on the train. and. I was just like, but I am not. You know I'm knocking to let this take me down. And that was the moment that I decided to create food. Media Winds Rams history. Takes over Latino, USA. And Expands Latino USA grows the show and let the USA's audience twenty seven years in. Is in a continual upward trajectory. You love to see it. As I. Want to ask more about what needs to happen. We are in this moment now. Where so many journalists coming forward with their stories? But it's still unclear what newsroom leaders will actually do to fix this stuff you have been on all sides of media for profit nonprofit. Give me like a checklist of the big three or four things that mass media should do right now to effectively respond to the issues raised in this reckoning. Feel like this is a moment to be having that difficult conversation, which is pushing this reckoning that we're talking about to another level. I'm going. Give you an example, Sam it brings me joy, it brings me no joy to have to ask white men in senior editorial positions how they consider my role as a Mexican immigrant woman journalist. In relation to a president who insults every single one of those things that I do? And and And basis a lot of that on his white supremacy. Which is very challenging word to even use in our newsrooms right, but yeah. I don't feel comfortable saying it. I want you to feel uncomfortable having to answer that question. Because his white supremacy does not impact you in the way, it impacts me, and I am a journalist just like you. I am an equal journalist just like you so now. You helped me to figure out. Harmon handle that because that that impacts our might quote unquote objectively, you have to be able to recognize that you do not have an ownership of activity or an ownership of the media or an ownership of public media, or it's not yours to share yeah. Did any of the issues we've discussed about. In diversity and Unfair situations that journals of have to deal within this industry. Did those factor into your business decision. To leave NPR ex. Look I've had you know NPR's my family? IF NPR calls I'm going to say when you I was absolutely and Bureau Sam he's my family. You know we hung out once, but he's. He's my brother. Because we're digesting PR so NPR's my family Mi. Familia was my first job. But You know I started a company. And I have a team of very savvy business and media executives journalists. And when they said look, we have an opportunity here in in a competitive marketplace A. Somebody PR X.. Who wants to really go big? Yeah, I will say you know they are all of these. Underground email channels and slack channels and discussion boards were journalists of color are coming together to talk about all these issues and there's been a lot of chatter about your show. What says about NPR yeah? Why am I so disconnected? Oh my God. I thought I. Thought I was like connected because I'm on twitter and I got a fat. And what folks have been saying? People who love your show Oh my goodness. They're saying well. This speaks to the larger problems. NPR has always had with content may for people of Color. They don't market it enough. They don't support it enough. You have these program. Directors at various stations put a show like yours on at not great hours. This is the stuff that people are saying. Do you I mean like to the extent that you can elaborate on it, you know. Did you feel like NPR? Neglected or didn't promote enough your type of show. So of these issues at play with the race and diversity in space like NPR. Again. Let New USA right now is growing an audience at kind of extraordinary numbers I think we're one of the few public radio programs or previously distributed by NPR. That is growing an audience at these numbers. And so the fact that. We made this decision. Says everything about. WHAT NPR. Kind of thinks. About letting USA. Now having said that I don't know you know I. Don't know the internal finances at NPR. Maybe NPR's is is really facing a a real financial challenges that I'm not privy to. And so you know, but but when you're thinking about AH, show, that has this kind of. Audience Commitment There was a point not long ago. When one of your colleagues called me up, actually she works in. She's a Latina colleague at NPR in the newsroom, and she called me up and she said. Do you think that Latino USA has been this incredibly successful because of NPR or despite NPR. And no one had asked me that and I kind of like. ooh And I said well actually despite. Despite NPR, do you think you know 'cause? There are a lot of shows not produced by NPR. Distributed by NPR. Do, you think other shows like that in your same boat that were hosted by white people or felt to maybe India leadership more mainstream. Do you think they got more support than your show did pound for pound? Yeah How does that make you feel? Like I said, that's why. I didn't. See I've been feeling this for a long time, my love. News, so Gimme a word for the emotion. Well right now I'm glad that I'm with a partnership with Pr X.. That's not gonNA units not on the table so I'm like I'm looking to the future. That's why I'm like yeah I'm all about like? It's all about the dodge this morning, boxing teacher. was making us do the we've the. We've the constant, which by the way is really really hard, and that's just how I feel is a journalist of color in a survivor Mexican immigrant woman in this like it's always like whoo. Okay well and so. That stuff that you're saying like. How does it make me? That's rolled off me a long time ago, and it is a central part of what has moved me as a journalist as a woman of color in this country is that. Is like. Oh, you're going to try to silence me or tell me that I'm not objective or tell me that I have an agenda or tell me that is not going to be successful or tell me. Okay I might go home and cry. But I'm not GONNA give up. Thanks, again to Maria Hinojosa. She's the host of the Tino USA. We asked NPR for a response to what Maria told us and they gave us this statement. We have the highest respect and admiration for the Latino USA team and from Maria Hinojosa. We are proud. That Latino USA originated at NPR member station, K. U. T., and that since nineteen, ninety-four NPR has been the program's national distribution partner today, hundreds of NPR member stations bring the show to their listening communities. We are grateful. Maria entertain who are produced a consistently wonderful show and nurtured journalist who have gone on to work all over the public radio system. We are glad public radio listeners will continue to hear Latino. USA on their public radio stations across the nation. All right now. We're going to have a chat with someone who just began working with NPR Kelly. McBride NPR's newest public editor. I WanNa talk with her. About one particular part of this entire debate, the way in which we've been taught as journalists to do our jobs that most fundamental level leads to systemically racist outcomes. I am talking specifically about the idea of journalistic objectivity. This idea that reporters only report the facts. They keep themselves out of the story, and they eliminate all biased in their coverage. A lot of folks say well. That only works if you're man and straight. And White. I wanted to find out. Why are journalism so entrenched in objectivity and whether or not this standard is fair, so I went to one of the top journalism at experts in the country I am the senior vice president at the POYNTER institute. I am the chair of the Craig Newmark Center Ethics in leadership at the Poynter Institute and I am also the public editor for NPR that Kelly McBride. Kelly has advised newsrooms about difficult journalism ethics problems for years, so it made. Made, sense to begin by asking Kelly for her definition of objectivity in journalism, it really means that you will objectively pursue the facts in order to determine the truth, and there's all sorts of things that go into that right like there's how you frame the story how you identify who you're going to interview, and then really important is who else is involved in the story. So who edits it because that the the safety nets that are created in newsrooms are meant. To help an individual program against her own bias now the problem is if all the safety nets have the same biases that that doesn't happen right and that's. That's exactly what's been happier. Also objectivity has come to mean certain different things for different journalists. There are some. Who say well objectivity means that you have to. Pretend! That kind of you don't exist, and you have to just simply say what these powerful people are saying doing. You don't provide context you don't provide analysis. It's a kind of. Totally taking yourself all the way out of it to the point where you won't even tell people if you vote or not. And I think. This is the thing for me like there's so many different interpretations of what objectivity means, yet you know that's actually kind of a confederation of two different principals in journalism, so one is the principle of objectivity in this idea that that we are pursuing the truth in spite of our own biases, and that that we actually promised, swear to God that we're going to get it right because we have all these safeguards in place, even though they've failed numerous times in the past. But the other thing is is that in American journalism in particular? It was built on this business principle of aggregating A. Politically diverse audience, and then selling that audience to advertisers, so in in Europe you see much more you see much more of the journalism coming through a political lens because that's just how the business model grew up over there, but over here especially as in different markets, you went from multiple newspapers to a single newspaper. There was this motive that was really a business motive that you would bring in the entire political spectrum and if you were going to do that, you needed to convince that audience that you in the newsroom didn't have. Any particular biases it is refreshing to hear you as a leader in the industry acknowledged that some of this is about the principles and bedrocks of our journalism, and some of it's about business, and at the end of the day for whatever reason we have ended up with a definition of objectivity. That is as much about business as it is about telling the truth and I think what frustrates so many journalists, somebody younger journalists, journalists of color or women require journalists as at newsroom leaders are resistant to acknowledge that I read NPR's social media policy, and it's couched in terms of ethics and morality and idealism. But I also know that part of it is the bottom line is. Not Do anything of the public facing person at NPR. That would possibly damage NPR's revenue streams. And I mad. They don't just say that. Yeah? They don't mean to say that they. Don't I mean that's the thing is they? Don't. They really do believe, and I actually believe also that there is. That there is a line somewhere that we shouldn't cross, and maybe it is way up the continuum on just. If you're a political reporter. You can't help people who you're voting for. Maybe the line is all the way over there. Right, because of imagine that like if you were a political reporter in you were covering. Trump's campaign and you again. I'm voting for Biden though I was that guy. Did you tell people out loud. I didn't tell folks voting for in two thousand sixteen, and I wouldn't but I think gets. Those are the ones where I think everyone can agree, but there's there's there's other things like how much of me do I. Bring to a story when I'm covering police violence against black men. Am I allowed to say that's racist. Because I know what racism is experienced, it trust me and don't make me say racially tinged. Like those, and that's where it gets murkier well. You know you know where I. I experienced this. Yeah, so when gay marriage was was a hot hot issue, right? They were different cities or states that were making gay marriage legal. The Supreme Court hadn't yet decided in San Francisco the mayor of San Francisco. made it legal and a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle on a Saturday after weeks of covering it, the City Hall reporter went down and got a marriage license, and she was taken off the beat. Wow, and as in as an ethicist, right is a journalism ethicist. I was like wait a second. That can't be right. because. She was exercising in San Francisco. What was a legal right? You don't mean you didn't tell people who'd been divorced. They couldn't cover this issue because they'd you know somehow. Defiled the sanctity of marriage by? Getting divorced. So that was, that was where realized that you cannot penalize people for who they are. That's not fair. Yeah, because you end up with the only people that are untainted enough to do all the work are people who are only straight are people who are only men are people who have only gone to college and has a certain pedigree people who are an the deaths a problem, so bias is to right. It's just that we don't well. That's the thing, but these leaders aren't seeing those. Yeah, because they look just like them. I think now what is required to speak to the Syria. Systemic issues being raised in this reckoning. Going to have to be an acknowledgement that the movement toward writing these wrongs. It's going to be in some ways painful and you should do it anyway. From your conversations with newsroom leaders across the country. Do you think they're ready to accept that idea that this might hurt that? It might not just be. A statement and everyone shakes hands, and says sure good now now I mean nobody wants to voluntarily sign up for something painful. You do it because you know that what comes on the other side is worth head. There's individuals in every single newsroom who are part of the problem. Then somebody has to tell those people that if they want to keep their jobs, they have to stop being part of the problem, and that means that they're either going to have to be quiet. Or they're going to have to change or leave. Just leave well. That's I mean if they want to keep their job right like. Yeah and I've seen people. Who are these problem, people? I don't think I've ever seen any of them. Actually chain, but I've seen some of them. Learn to be quiet and let other people lead. And then they actually become the beneficiary. Of what comes after yeah. And then I. Think also so many lessons of me too I. Think are applicable to this meteoroid. Me To kind of work. Because a lot of folks were just literally canceled and they had to go, they were shamed. They were fired. And you said you can't be here anymore. And it was painful for them, and probably all the folks that liked them in love them but like. Sometimes, it's just that yeah. So my last question for you back to these two ideals that butt heads this idea of objectivity. But also this business idea of needing to be somewhat neutral to appeal to a large audience. And reworking probably reassessing, what objectively means a newsroom? What advice would you give to newsroom leaders? Writing up that next ethics guideline for their journalist about quote, Unquote Objectivity Post reckoning. Yeah, so this is where I'm supposed to come through with something really profound and I mean I. I am I. Am humble enough to say. That I don't have the answer yet. But I'm also arrogant enough to say that I believe after working through lots of really really hard ethics problems with newsrooms that I think we are going to find the answer and I think it's going to start by. Recognizing that there is a difference between. Revealing political bias. and. Revealing lived experience. And we need to start there and say your lived. Experience should not count as political bias. Thanks again to Kelly McBride joining us and thanks to everyone who, over the last week or so shared very very personal stories about life as a person of color in the newsroom. I heard from colleagues as well. And one thing one of those colleagues told me about all of this. She said so much of this work is convincing journalist. who think they've been doing it right for so long that maybe in some ways they've been doing it wrong. And then she said to me. This phrase really stuck with me, she said. How do you argue with the fish about the water there's. I. Don't know just yet how to do that. It's pretty difficult. It seems frustrating,
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"The new movie the outpost. It was the most downloaded film of the weekend, and it's an immersive experience. It's about an outpost in Afghanistan at the base of this valley. If you're just joining us, it was sort of a bizarre placement of this base. But what happened was there was a Taliban insurgency of massive proportion and the director of the film Rob Gloria's is talking with us. This was a true incident. It was chronicled in a book by Jake Tapper, and then you brought it to the screen. Yeah. Jake Tapper released that best selling book in 2012. It was great. You know, when I When I first time out to do it, I called Jake up and, you know, he just wants to talk movies. So I want to do is talk about politics. So we sort of have to divvy it up every time that way. Have a conversation just because you mentioned politics I want tojust also know this is not a political film at all. I mean, really like there's no, no, it's not Pro War antiwar, pro GOP Anti GOP Pro Democrats. Cetera. There's none of that. No, it's about it's about. We really focus on the eight dudes of lost our lives and the two living member to living survivors. By definition, They're living survivors who received the Medal of Honor. One is Ty Carter, played by Caleb Landry, Jones and the other Is Scott Eastwood on DH. He plays staff Sergeant Clint Roma Shay and And that's really worried for what it really is A chronicle of what happened in the battle and sort of the events that led up to it. I would tell you more than anything else. And you know you've got Orlando Bloom and it also it's funny that one should you know, Should you give everybody best haircut and the you know basic Army. Whatever that, you know, Whatever you call it, you lose track. I guess I'm trying to say of any celebrity in it all. It's all very immersive. How did you know that was clearly a desire on your part, too? You know these battle sequences and just the feeling over time is that we're actually there at the outpost. Well, you know, the one of the things that I did mark is that I shot most of most of the film every scene in one long tape in the battle sequences, things on these long, I think really fluid takes And so you know, there's you don't think you're in a movie. I don't think you don't see cutaways. You don't see You know Scotty's would shooting his weapon and then cut a bad guy going down. It's you know, it's all in the long fluid. Um, uh, shots and as a result, I think that you're you're deeply embedded in every scene. At least that's what we were. That's what we're going for. Well, All the reviews were saying the exact same thing isn't very well reviewed film. But I have to ask you, though, from a filmmaker's pinpoint as you're doing that all in one continuous shot. You have all of these things got here got bullets everywhere and you got stuff blowing up and you've got, you know, guys running this way and other people running that way and people climbing over, you know, I mean, there's a lot to choreographing end in one of those things doesn't happen. You gotta retake it again. Oh, so like, you know, that's exactly right. So we've got special effects. I mean, you already laid it all out on the special effects the actress to get it right. And I remember there was this one really, really magnificent Take That we did, and kid Landry Jones, who zeal just hauling ass hundreds of yards, and we're following in the hallway with the, uh you know this one camera and the camera operators exhausted when it's all done, but everyone we nailed it and everybody's cheering and high fiving and tight. Carter. The actual Medal of Honor winner is there and he's hugging and crying, and you got it exactly right and then our military experts Guy named Jericho Dem and comes up and says, No, no, no, no, no, You've got it all wrong. No, no, It's a mess back guy that I was holding his weapon like that doesn't look like one explosion. Supposed to look like I said them. Come on, man. It's a movie was okay. Well, if you want every military guy in America and the world elastic find, Okay. Let it all up again and do it again, You know, And that is the thing you you have to be loyal to story and also to the look of the film as He said before the break. You know you are connected to the military sort of in your own personal history. And obviously a lot of military people looking on this movie. Well, well, you know we've gotten look, I wrote an article today in the deadline and what I said was, it's really difficult to know the metrics of success are But to me how the veterans have reacted to this has been like, unbelievable. And and you know what Marc, also how the families of fallen reacted to this. That was really freaking way. Show them this movie last October, we flew them in the moms and the dads and the brothers and the You know the wives and the kids, and we don't know what they're gonna say after work, you know? The actual soldiers that were there, looking at the worst day of their lives depicted on screen. And these families are looking at their loved ones dying on screen. You know, a couple of people afterwards and you know, I I didn't realize they swore so much. Ah, but there was really in the end, very gracious. And they hugged us and they loved us because you know they're They're boys. They're men and their sons there. They're going to be remembered forever now and You know, That's not something every soldier gets. So you know, I know it sounds corny, more But you know, having been a soldier that is really it was really, really important to all of us. I think it's happened. The capper was a wreck that night, and it's really interesting to watch it because that guy's such a cool cookie when he's interviewing generals and senators and governors and ripping them new ones, and you know who he is, But you know, on a night like this It was a flop Sweating. So was so was I, but it was It was pretty amazing night. I mean, you have to. You really are trying to honor the memory of people and you're trying to honor those who fought so valiantly and the movie, I think does that with, you know, without knowing the history as deeply as you do, Obviously, I just I was riveted by it, and I think it's powerful, both emotionally and in every other way. The movie is called the Outpost. Rod Lurie is the director. It's got Orlando Bloom's got Eastwood mentioned Caleb Lander Jones as well, but it really transcends any kind of one performance. I think it's really one of those films that I was blown away by. So congratulations. Really nice job, Rod. Thank you, Marc. I I really really appreciate appreciate it. it. Thank Thank you you for for Allowing Allowing me me on. on. I'm I'm very very proud proud to to be be on on with with you. you. Mark Mark Johnson Johnson tonight. tonight. Thank Thank you. you. Robert Robert Florey. Florey. Alright, Alright, Rod Rod Lord Lord movies movies the the outpost. outpost. Thanks, Rod.
Dems: Nursing home virus effort 'chronicle of deadly delay'
"A report due out today from Senate Democrats finds the trump administration was slow to comprehend the scale of covert nineties impact on nursing homes and a disjointed federal response only compounded the devastating toll the report obtained by the Associated Press finds a lack of coordination among government agencies that has had ongoing consequences such as issues with access to corona virus testing and protective equipment senator Bob Casey says the findings amount to a chronicle of deadly delay the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services strongly defends its record an AP count that includes nursing homes and other long term care facilities finds nearly fifty two thousand five hundred deaths combining residents and staff I'm Julie Walker
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Daily Sal tops two thousand eighteen chronicle top twenty five football rankings. Final two thousand eighteen chronicle. Top twenty five football rankings are KTM rec L W comment. One day LaSalle twelve to one one twenty seventh street NCIS title, just short at state to liberty thirteen one to know NCIS title, but state one champs three Menlo Atherton thirteen to eleven CCS d one and state three AA champions four Wilcox four one six state three eight chaps most wins and bay area five valley. Christian eleven to three seven C C S D two champions overachieved six Saint Francis. Eleven three three w Cal. Champs two tough losses to finish seven Clayton valley. Nine two four hung with liberty for a half. Eight Pittsburgh seven four five win healthy. Probably second best team nine Bishop O'Dowd eleven to nine NCIS division. Two champions ten cardinal Newman. Eleven one eight flip of Cohen, ends brilliant season eleven Palo Alto tend to ten one of bay. Area's most improved teams twelve mclennan's twelve to twenty elite company with third straight state title thirteen SR valley nine four twenty two NCIS D one title was programs third overall, fourteen Rancho Kotite eleven to two eleven untimely injury to QB Jared Stocker fifteen Campo Lindo there. Eighteen three nineteen thirty two TD passes from junior grant Harper sixteen freedom nine four eighteen loss. Twenty eight to twenty one two s RV an NCIS finals seventeen Merrin Catholic. Ten four and are one of Mazi moyenne ads. Best coaching jobs. Eighteen Sarah seven five thirteen dream two thousand seventeen season too hard to match nineteen Antioch. Seven four fourteen. Lost big lead in NCIS D one upset loss twenty less Lomas, twelve to one fifteen scored five hundred eighty six points, but none in NCIS semis. Twenty-one? Monte vista seven four sixteen grade season, but B to be losses to s RV twenty two California. Eight four seventeen thirty five to thirty four season ending loss to freedom. Twenty-three Sacred Heart prep eleven to twenty three v c o t win costs. SHP nor Cal bid twenty four Lincoln SF thirteen o twenty-five SF s and CIF state six eight champs twenty-five Burlingame eleven to two n r c c s d for champs won ten straight to finish five bay area. Football teams claimed CIF champion Saturday the most in the region's history. One of those teams was not day LaSalle, which for the twenty seventh street season claimed the top spot in the chronicles top twenty five final rankings daily, Sal ranked eighth nationally going in dropped thirty five to twenty one open division game to top ranked mater dei Santa Ana on December eighth. The rest of the state championships were delayed a week later because of northern California Air quality issues from the campfire viewed county in the first rankings by the chronicle since the end of the regular season. State champions mclennan's for a and Menlo Atherton three AA and north coast section d one champion San Ramon valley, moved up the most San Ramon valley moved from number twenty two to thirteen MC Clemens twenty to twelve an M a from eleven to three m won five straight games from the end of the regular season, including a thirty three to twenty eight central coast section division one comeback win over number four Wilcock Santa Clara, fourteen one which one St. three eight championship despite a forty two seven loss today, less Al and the NCIS open division championship. Liberty maintained a firm. Hold on. The number two ranking with a state won a championship. The regions fifty champion Lincoln not only romps to fifty three zero win over mission in the San Francisco section championship. But took the state six eight title with a twenty four to thirteen win over orange Glen Escondido at C C SF the Mustangs, finish thirteen. Oh. And moved up one. Spot to number twenty four in the final rankings.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Mcclements estate football champion for three years in a row Oakland. Michael peters. Didn't waste words. A three peat is hard. The McClements football coach said after accepting the CIF for a division state bowl championship trophy Saturday at Laney college, the journey may have been hard. But the warriors made things look relatively easy on the field after the Clemens defense held Garfield Los Angeles to twenty two yards in the first half the offense took over in the second half. Jomar Julian rushed for one hundred seventy seven yards on twenty carries and freshman quarterback Dray in Paul through for a pair of touchdowns as the warriors rolled to thirty to six triumph. Mcclements twelve to becomes the third program to win three consecutive CIF bowls. The warriors are the first public school to do it and the first to win each bowl in a different division. The warriors claimed a five eight title in two thousand sixteen and a five AA title last season. Daily Al concord, which won four straight open division, crowns from two thousand nine to two thousand twelve and central Catholic Modesto division for two thousand twelve to fourteen are the other programs in the club for Peter's and the program the third title was possibly the toughest in addition to graduation taking a major toll on the roster. The warriors also had to deal with the loss of longtime assistant and equipment manager dean Hodges who passed away before the season. We said we were going to set out and do it for him said Peters who claimed Hodges as one of his closest friends. This isn't my best team, but they sold out and dug deep in their hearts and pulled out a win for him while the warriors defense was dominant from the get go the offense manage to six points in the first half. Garfield thirteen to tied the game six six midway through the third quarter on a seventy six yard drive that was aided by a pair of fifteen yard penalties. Mclennan's answered on the next possession driving forty two yards in seven plays and scoring on Addy Anderson's one. Yard dive for a twelve six lead. After forcing a punt the warriors tacked on another quick score. When Julian broke free for a seventy five yard run. I ran through the whole I saw the two defenders over pursuing. So I cut back. The senior running back said it was an instinct of move Peters wasn't surprised by the Ron or Julian's night as a whole he's just a grown, man. That's all I can tell you the coach said he runs hard. I'm still shocked that a lot of schools haven't come in offered him a scholarship, but they will Julian tacked on two point run for a six lead after three quarters. The warriors got a twenty six yard touchdown pass from Paul today. The Sanders and a second touchdown run. Twenty yards from Anderson to close out the scoring Paul finished with just one hundred forty two yards on ten of seventeen passing. Montreal Smith had an interception and fumble recovery for the warriors defense all of us wanted this Julian said all of us wanted that three Pete. We all had the drive to win this game all of that heart together, and we came out as a strong. Team chase. Bryson is a freelance writer.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Stitch fix falls air travel to soar television city sold number of the day. Twenty one percent. That's how much shares of stitch fix fell after it said that user growth will be flat in the current quarter. The online clothing service posted earnings of ten point seven million dollars ten cents per share Monday on revenue of three hundred sixty six point two million dollars exceeding Wall Street expectations. But it's disappointing outlook caused analysts to downgrade. The stock. The San Francisco company said it would focus on getting its customers to spend more instead of trying to reach new users sound stages sold CBS has sold the famed television city, it's Los Angeles headquarters and production facility to a real estate developer for seven hundred fifty million dollars shows made at television city include the young and the restless and the price is right. They will stay for at least five more years. The buyer is Hackman capital partners. And we'll have the right to use the. Vision city name CBS purchased the twenty five acre property in nineteen fifty when it expanded operations from New York to the west coast shows that have been produced at the historic venue include all in the family and the Carol Burnett show other number of the day two point five million. That's how many people that US airlines expect to travel each day during the Christmas and New Year's break an increase of five point two percent over last year. The busiest day is expected to be the Friday before Christmas. The least busy days will be Christmas Eve and Christmas day trade group airlines for America said Tuesday that it forecast forty five point seven million. Passengers will flan a US airline during the eighteen day stretch that starts Thursday December twentieth and runs through January six the Sunday. After New Year's day daily briefing is compiled from San Francisco Chronicle staff and new services for more items than links subscribe to the tech chronicle newsletter at SF chronicle dot com slash newsletter. Twitter at. Tech chronicle.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Without cycling commentator, Paul Sherwin summer won't sound the same summer is going to sound different over the weekend, beloved cycling commentator, Paul Sherwin died at his home in Uganda at age sixty two the causes suspected to be heart. Failure Sherwin a former British cycling champion and toward a France domestic became well known to American audiences for pairing with Phil Liggett to provide commentary on the tour to France, while the achievements now tainted of Lance Armstrong captured the imagination of the American public and caused a cycling boom that easy and entertaining commentary of Sherwin Liggett kept us watching through the scandals and beyond and while the taint of doping remained stuck to the sport. Even if we can't always quite believe what we see. It is always been a treat to watch the broadcast the tour to France. And then later, the tour of California has been compelling entertainment, part grueling sport event and part gorgeous travelogue, always comes. Need by the smart funny and intelligent, commentary of Sherwin Leggett. I met Sherwin in two thousand four when I hopped onto the final week of the tour de France to see Armstrong break the record for most victories in the world's most famous cycling race. I spoke to Sherwin in league in the press room before the time trial up Albadou as and as their fans would expect. They were gracious filling in a novice about the legendary climb and its place in cycling history. Liggett thirteen years throw-in senior generally received most of the credit for his emotional, witty commentary and phrases like digging into his suitcase of courage, but Sherwin was the ballast on the team keeping it on track. Dropping in historical tidbits on both cycling and countryside. This castle was built in fifteen seventy on Roman ruins Eddy Merckx once pulled over here for a nature break the to describe themselves as an old married. Couple traveling stage two stage in the same car. Perfectly in rhythm with each other. They were such a joy to listen to that one could tune into the tour. France early on July morning, just to see what was happening and still being thrilled. Three hours later. That's what makes great sports commentary. The ability to keep you entertained, even when the action isn't always compelling to make you feel like old friends are telling you, it's happening summer won't be the same without Sherwin and Killian is a San Francisco Chronicle columnist Email a Killian at SF chronicle dot com Twitter at and Killian.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Clay Thompsons love letter to Oakland by an Kellyanne. The warriors are on their longest road trip at the season when they returned to oracle December tenth there will only be twenty eight regular season home games left to play at the junction of eighty and sixty sixth avenue. The sand is slipping through the hourglass and though chase Santer will be dazzling. There's no doubt that when the warriors move something will have been lost forever. The fans know that and it seems soda the players. And that's why it was hard warming. The other night to hear Klay Thompson against Sacramento on Saturday. Thompson won the game on a strong put BAC of his miss after he scored he flexed his forearm in a fiery display. We usually don't get from the most laid back of the warriors main men. There was a buzz in the media about Thomson's display is he more demonstrative because he needs to be with Steph curry and dream on. Green both injured during the team's internal spat is he taking more of a leadership role is he feeling his prowess as he approaches neck summer's free agency. Why was he so animated Thomson explained knowing it's the last year in oracle? I'm just trying to enjoy every night and play with as much passion as I can. He said because I know it'll go by like that he snapped his fingers I won't be able to play in front of the same people, obviously. And the warriors will no longer be in the East Bay. So that helps me a lot Thompson said just realizing this is such a special ocupation. And we're so blessed with the crowd. We always have it so easy to get up. When there are twenty thousand people here every night and were selling out. I don't take it for granted. And knowing I was here when we kind of built this thing. It makes me enjoy it even more. Wow, simple words. But isn't it? Refreshing to hear an athlete voice. Exactly. What's important in sports? To know that he carries that feeling of privilege that he recognizes that he's experienced and participated in a special and rare thing building champion from the ground up and bonding with community we're so accustomed to sports stars taking things for granted for not really getting the role. They hold in our history and our hearts Thomson gets it.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. DA Roseanne exploring legal options after Ruben Foster's latest arrest. Santa Clara county district attorney Jeff Rosen said he has exploring the legal options after former forty Niners linebacker Ruben foster who is on probation for a gun charge in the bay area. Was again booked in jail over the weekend. This time in Tampa Florida on suspicion of domestic violence. Rosen released a statement on Monday morning one day after the forty Niners released foster twenty four following his Saturday arrest at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay on suspicion of one count of first degree misdemeanor domestic violence battery. We are sad though, not surprised and exploring the legal options Rosen said in the statement the cycle of domestic violence. It's frightening and frighteningly powerful every day. This office faces the challenges of keeping survivors safe and holding domestic violence, abusers criminally accountable foster who is out of jail after posting two thousand dollars is accused of. Attacking his on again off again girlfriend. Eliza NS Twenty-eight during an argument in their hotel room. Tampa police on Monday received a nine one one call of the incident. My ex-boyfriend took my phone and broke it and slap me in my face. The woman in the recording later identified as NS told the dispatcher the operator asked NS if foster was still at the hotel, and she answered that he had gone downstairs and has said she did not need paramedics for her injuries. And is is in Foster's tumultuous relationship has been marked by calls to police and legal trouble. Prosecutors charged foster with domestic violence after Anna's told police he attacked her at his Los Gatos home in February and is though later recanted her statements when prosecutors filed charges the district attorney's office, though, still preceded with the case setting up a dramatic courtroom confrontation during a preliminary hearing inmate and has testified that she made up the attack after foster broke off their relationship, prompting Santa Clara county Superior Court Judge to dismiss. The charges as we said when the judge dismissed the case against Mr. foster our commitment to domestic violence survivors is unwavering Rosen said Monday foster later, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor. Weapons charge. For an illegal rifle. Officers found on the floor of his bathroom and was sentenced to two hundred thirty two hours of community service and two years probation in July the NFL suspended foster for the first two games of the season. Following the plea team general manager John Lynch at the time said the forty Niners will continue to work with him on making better decisions and eliminating unnecessary distractions, but then in October officers in Santa Clara responded to a domestic disturbance incident between the couple after a neighbor called police. Investigators took pictures of the scene, but found no evidence of a physical violence and left without making an arrest. Officials said a forty Niner spokesman said Sunday the team was unaware of the October incident. The district attorney's office now has a number of options. Including refiling criminal charges against foster related to the February domestic violence arrest. Filing a motion to revoke his probation or both the whole idea was he was supposed to obey the law and stay out of trouble. And even a new case in another state can qualify as a probation violation said legal analysts you've Clark a former Santa Clara county prosecutor who now works as a private defense attorney. But recharging the case from February will likely bring a multitude of challenges for prosecutors specifically related to Anna says credibility, her prior statements would be admissible and unless she had a very credible excuse as to why those statements were not true. I think it's going to be a difficult case for the district. Attorney Clark said San Francisco Chronicle staff writer, Megan Cassidy contributed to this report. Evans Sarnoff he is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer, Email eastern off ski at SF chronicle dot com. Twitter at Evans, sir. Noffke?
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Winning trainers, Holland or for long to collide in Berkeley, handicap, Jerry, Holland or for won training titles at fifty one Golden Gate fields meetings from nineteen eighty six to two thousand seventeen. Jonathan Wong has won the past two and is well on his way to a third straight at the current fall season. This seventy two year old hall of Famer and the twenty nine year old upstart clash in Saturday's grade, three one hundred thousand dollar Berkeley handicap in which Hollander for runs gee-gee writer and Wong runs. Gobbo's? Macondo and myth. Cal g g writer has long been a large presence in the northern half of Holland or for statewide operation. Winning fifteen of fifty starts fourteen for thirty eight at Golden Gate fields with seven hundred six thousand four hundred thirty nine dollars in earnings Saturday marks his fifth straight appearance in the Berkeley. Handicap having finished second in two thousand sixteen and fourteen third in fifteen and eight in seventeen during one for thirteen slump in GDF's other grade three rd. Races for older horses. Gee-gee writer has won the all American stakes twice and the San Francisco mile. He's lasted a long time. And he's a good solid horse has been very good to us Hollander for said he went for a period where he didn't do so. Well, and now he's doing better. He's well made some of them last a long time and some of them don't Hollander for denies having extra incentive to beat Gabon Macondo whom won- claimed from him for twenty thousand dollars on July twenty seven at the state fair. I don't think of things that way. He said if I'm entering a race. I'm trying to win no matter who's in their Gabon's Macondo followed the claim with wins in a first level allowance and an optional allowance sixty two thousand five hundred dollars claimer at F, and the bulldog handicap at the big Fresno fair I claimed him because he was still eligible for the twenty thousand dollar non winners of two and the first allowance condition and thought he could win that Wong said he's just exceeded expectations. Many trainers wouldn't claim from Holland door for figuring. He was getting all their. Was out of a horse. Personally. I think that's overrated. Wong said I think there is room for improvement on those horses. There are little things you can change and fix to help a horse out myth. Cows owners sent him to Wong after four poor efforts in southern California long. Ran him in seven straight claiming events from sixteen thousand thirty two thousand dollars with two wins. And then myth. Cal finished second in starter allowance and the rolling green stakes before being well beaten in the grade to city of hope mile at Santa Anita. The addition of blinkers has really helped him significantly Wong said he's been a better horse, the twelve Horsfield for the one and one sixteenth mile Berkeley handicap is headed by to southern California invaders with success at Golden Gate fields editor who won the race last year and flamboyant who took the San Francisco mile on March thirty first and there is g g writer who ran one of his best races in fast win on October twenty six my horses have to improve to win. But we'll see said they're both doing well. Larry stoops's. Freelance writer.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Tiger Woods versus Phil Mickelson shows. What money can buy and what it can't one enduring lesson nearly fourteen years covering Gulf, the chronicle not much compares to Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson playing alongside each other. Especially in contention on Sundays their spirited simultaneous charges. Electrified Augusta National in the final round of the two thousand nine masters, even if they both alternately faltered, they're pairing three years later at Pebble Beach where Mickelson uncommonly crushed woods in the final round created similar buzz friendly reminder about Friday's much-hyped pay per view match. This is not the same. Not even close woods and Mickelson will play head to head for nine million dollars winner-take-all, and that alone will prompt a good number of people to forego over nineteen ninety nine they will see a contrived exhibition not memorable competition on a grant stage. This is November in Las Vegas. Not April and Augusta. It just doesn't matter. Sports captivates us. Because the games are meaningful authentic. Well, maybe not in baseball steroid era and unpredictable, but everything about Friday's made for television event seems forced scripted and even a bit slimy. Take several cringe worthy moments during Tuesday's promotional news conference woods and Mickelson who for years had zero use free other tossed out flowery compliments as if they were lifelong best buddies near the end of the session Mickelson said without laughing. It will be a major championship intensity on Friday, then to complete this theater of the absurd. Woods and Mickelson complied with a request for a stoic face to face staredown like two heavyweight boxers. Please Friday's matches about money naturally. A vehicle for people who are crazy rich to become even richer, the two best golfers of their generation are trying to squeeze out more revenue before they fade from public view. Mickelson is forty eight and woods turns forty three next month. They each one a PD tour event this year for the first time since two thousand thirteen making. For compelling stories, especially with woods, given his fall from grace and repeated back surgeries, but it was telling when Justin Thomas the world's fourth-ranked player said there was zero percent chance. He would watch this tiger Phil tussle Rory macelroy echo Thomas last week into by look if they had done it fifteen years ago, it would have been great macelroy told reporters. But nowadays, it's missed the Mark a little bit, fair point woods and Mickelson squaring off in two thousand five six or seven with tiger dominating the PGA tour and Phil finally winning an occasional major might have resonated more. Plus, they really disliked each other back, then that's one fascinating confounding element of this whole thing that unlikely of Lucien of the tiger Phil relationship, the tension traces to their junior golf days in southern California. When Mickelson reportedly looked down on the young, prodigy and woods grew resentful. Sports Illustrated's Alan ship once told of woods in his amateur days. Watching the masters on television as one of Michael's? Typically, aggressive putz scooted farther and farther past the whole would simply said role. They're infamous writer Cup pairing in two thousand four widen the divide but woods clearly softened in recent years. Maybe he really was humbled by his personal travails. And by the injuries that limited him to one official tour start between August two thousand fifteen and January two thousand eighteen Mickelson accelerated the thought and their relationship by sending encouraging text messages while woods recovered from his back surgeries woods responded by doing the same. As Mickelson chased victory at the Mexico championship in March now curiously there, essentially business partners making promotional spots appearing together at news conferences, leaving open the possibility of more matches. If this one proves successful. They're throwing lots of gimmicks at the wall and hoping some stick woods Mickelson and their caddies. We'll we're microphones during Friday's which could reveal lively insightful banter or more scripted stage nonsense. The telecast will carry a strong gambling flavor. Fitting for a Vegas show at glitzy. Shadow creek, golf course odds will be displayed to gosh, the potential success of impending shots and woods and Mickelson are making high stakes side bets with the money going to charity, including two hundred thousand dollars on whether Mickelson birdies the first hole. It's quite the elaborate production pushing golf into a strange new frontier, and it will test the limits of tiger and fills mass-appeal Ron critic is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer, Email Arkwright, check at chronicle dot com. Twitter at Ron critic.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. On warriors, ride and raiders road. All the news that fits the bottom of the birdcage by Scott, Osler what the warriors must do. Now is twisted the narrative, so. What the warriors must do. Now is twisted the narrative, so the so called turmoil and discord is all in the minds of critics in haters and the attackers only strengthened the warriors team bond. Draymond green is the perfect man to lead this counterattack. This has been bothering me and admittedly. I'm not strong on payroll economics. The raiders have three first round draft picks. First rounders, get hefty contracts won't signing three first rounders forced the raiders to scrimp on the rest of their roster. The Mavericks are a lottery team, but I fear any team that has shooting coach who can raise the Andre Jordan's free-throw percentage from fifty eight last season two eighty two. Now that weird update in my column speculating that DeMarcus cousins might be a better fit for the warriors. And Kevin Durant. If it's one or the other I should have noted that even if Durant leaves it's doubtful. The warriors could resign cousins. He would have to accept a. Token, raise to six point four million dollars at least ten million under his projected market value. But the fun talking point remains the thirties must alert the ravens that a quarterback who runs will not work in today's NFL rookie quarterback. Lamar Jackson ran twenty seven times for one hundred seventeen yards Sunday in the ravens win Jackson. Didn't take a knee during the anthem. So he likely will remain employed. Hey, raiders, if the Coliseum doesn't work out for you next season. Why not take your show on the road? It would toughen you up Vegas has already made you two soft go global Mexico City London Beijing Moscow. Your theme song could be Pancho and lefty live and on the road. My friend was going to make you free and clean. Now. You wear your skin like iron your breaths as hard as kerosene.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Could Draymond green versus Kevin Durant. Make the warrior stronger, Draymond green might have thrown his team into momentary crisis this week. But he also threw down the gauntlet to the rest of the league on Thursday after a team shoot around in Houston. If you're one of those other twenty nine teams in the league, you've gotta beat us. Green said in his first statement since being suspended for his argument with Kevin Durant. We not going to beat us. We're going to continue to do what we do. If you think you saw something before good luck with us. Now, we're not going to crumble off of an argument any may be right because the fairytale that the warriors have been living for the past few years is made up of living breathing ego driven players who are individually worth GDP of small countries. So of course, there are behind the scenes disputes and clashes this drama may have opened a much-needed steam valve may have released. Some of the pressure may have put everyone's cards on the table instead of having questions of free agency and player surpremacy lurking. In the background. This may make everyone take a hard look at themselves. Do we wanna be individual countries? Or do we want to show strength in numbers? Just us. This whole week has had the feeling of a past the area dispute Joe Montana versus DVR with a hint of adolescent, girl. Twilight mania team Jacob or team Edward do. We have to pick sides do the teammates have to pick sides. Probably not the members of the team have been living with these personalities and issues for longer than they've been exposed publicly the ability of green and Durant to walk into practice together on Thursday, talk fist-bump shoot together and play together against the rockets. Doesn't mean this is over not by a long shot. Green has reportedly appealed his fine. His harsh punishment this week by Steve Kerr and general manager. Bob Myers suspended one game without pay may continue to not him. Why was he punished so severely by leaders who have gone out of their way to have his back? It leads one to believe that Monday nights. Outburst wasn't an isolated incident. And that green has been pushing the envelope for awhile. Maybe even been warned repeatedly the encored incident that unleash this storm wasn't particularly noteworthy green was in the right on the court Duran looked selfish on the court. But it was the word set on the bench that revealed the Fisher. It's no secret. I'm emotional. Green said I wear my emotions on my sleeve. Sometimes it gets the best of me, and it doesn't work in my favor. But I live with that because works to the good more as my resume shows though, he vowed not to change on Thursday. Green was far more open and conciliatory in his comments than Durant was the other night. Durant may continue to carry a grudge. That's something. He's pretty good at basketball teams are studies and collective psychology. And the warriors have always had potentially combustible elements. Durant notoriously has thin skin. Green is an expert at finding the thinnest part of anyone skin to see if he can Pierce it. Both men are elite grudge holders and go out of their way to find things to feel. Victimized about to fuel them. I've had my own standoff with green I didn't understand why I was being frozen out. He was angry over something. I wrote and our relationship was initially rectified through a sitdown orchestrated by a warriors employee emotional and intense green is a warrior through and through a combination player assistant, general manager, welcome wagon Durant. In contrast is aloof. He is both by his arrival through free agency and his personality. More of an outsider green probably more than anyone else on the team has been irritated by the sense. That Durant is holding teams future hostage to his pending free agency. I've read a lot is this the end of the run did I ruin it. Or did I force Kevin to leave green said at the end of the day, whatever Kevin decides to do what clay decides we had great years together. I support everyone wholeheartedly one hundred percent as a man as a human being you've got the right to do what you wanna do with your life. Yes. That was the past tense. We had great years. Together. So maybe Durant does leave and maybe green will alternately be part of the reason. But maybe as most people are beginning to assume Durant was going to leave anyway. And this incident just got the issue out in the open put it on the dinner table where the family can deal with it. But this season isn't the past tense. It's the present. And maybe green is right instead of being gleeful that the warriors are in crisis. Maybe the rest of the league has to be even more worried about them now and Killian is a San Francisco Chronicle columnist Email a Killian SF chronicle dot com Twitter at an Killian.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. You're twenty teen tax cut has kicked in but pay attention to withholding by Kathleen Pender, many people expecting a bigger refund. Thanks to the federal tax cut that took effect. This year may be in for an unpleasant surprise when they file their twenty teen taxes, whether they know it or not most Americans have already been getting a little more in their paychecks since late February or early March when the Internal Revenue Service reduced the withholding rate for federal income taxes to account for some but not most of the sweeping changes in last year's tax cuts jobs act for people with simple situations the paycheck Bob should roughly equal their tax cut. But if they were expecting it to arrive in the form of a bigger refund than they got last year, they might be disappointed for those with more complex situations. The extra money they've been getting in their paycheck could exceed what they're do under the act they could wind. Up with a much smaller refund or bigger balance do than last year when they file their twenty eighteen return, the IRS has been urging people to estimate their twenty eighteen taxes. And if necessary file a new form w four with their employer. That's the form payroll processors used to determine how much tax to withhold from worker paychecks. But few people have heeded that advice people who don't pay enough tax throughout the year could face a penalty in the form of interest on their balanced do in most cases, the penalty is in huge. And there are ways to avoid it..
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Sacred Heart sixty miles from home forced to turn bus around by Mitch Stevens, twenty minutes out of Morgan hill and a couple of hours from gametime Sacred Heart cathedral football coach, Barry, McLaughlin, got the call. Turn the bus around and comeback. HSE athlete director Phil freed said the game has been postponed the six PM central coast section open division three quarterfinal game. At live oak was one of thirty three playoff games in the bay area called off Monday because of poor air quality caused by the campfire in Butte county, the Irish were likely last to get word, and certainly the most inconvenienced McLaughlin had read the AQHA index around Morgan hill all day and was hopeful the rematch with the acorns SHC was eliminated at live oak in a first round CCS game last year would be one of the few CCS. Games. Played all but four of the fifteen CCS games were postponed by early afternoon by five pm. They all have been called off the Irish were sixty miles from home. They returned roughly ninety minutes later unscathed optimistic and still together. Sure, we were disappointed to get the word and not to play McLaughlin said, but none of us lost perspective. Y we had to turn around. There's a greater good at play here. If air-quality cooperates the Irish five and five we'll get back on that bus Friday for a seven PM game. Like almost all football teams in the postseason. SHC needs to remain patient and sharp getting in practice time could be a challenge this week. That was another reason McLachlan was hoping the Irish could get in the game. This is the third time. The game was rescheduled on the way down the kids were definitely focused on the game. He said we were very much locked in. It was. All business coming down when they got the news they regrouped quickly they're teenagers. But they know what's going on. They know people lost their lives and homes in the fire playing a high school football game. Can wait the Saint Ignatius at Sacred Heart prep. Atherton d three game was changed for a second time with a new venue after Saturday. Afternoons game was postponed to Monday night at Sukhoi a Redwood the game has been rescheduled back to Sacred Heart prep at one pm Saturday. The sl SHP game is the only one slated for Saturday. The rest are scheduled Friday night.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Good news for as ballpark plans. But don't pop the champagne yet by Scotto slur for sports. Good news for as fans, I think I asked team president Dave cavalier. Do the ace still expect to pick a ballpark site. By the end of this year's your promised. The answer delivered by Catherine anchor team vice president of communications and community. We are still on track to announce our plan by the end of the year. That's big v as need to make that pick the Coliseum site or Howard terminal on schedule if they hope to open their ballpark for the twenty twenty three season. Kvass update is good news considering the as recent complaints about lack of response to their efforts to negotiate for use of the Coliseum property. Don't pop the champagne corks yet with any as ballpark talk. There usually are huge gaps in information and ugly. Historical references. I have no doubt that the as will announce their side by the end of the. A year says longtime pro sports executive Andy Dollah JR. My favorite skeptic. They did. So in two thousand six for Cisco field in two thousand nine for deer. It unstained in two thousand eleven for victory court in two thousand thirteen for Coliseum city and in two thousand seventeen for parole to college rim shot please all at stake is the future of the team in Oakland any major delay or setback in ballpark plans. We'll have a domino effect if the as fall behind or off their twenty twenty three opening timetable that is likely to collide with their promise to goose team payroll to a respectable level thus jeopardizing their hold onto the stars of the future. Like, Mike Chapman stars of the future. Tend to align themselves with teams that have a future Chapman just finished his first full season in the big leagues and to be in his prime in twenty twenty three. If ballpark plans lag or fall through Chapman's future in Oakland grows. Him think positive as fans and ignore Dollah? Who tells me I'll meet you at the gondola in two thousand twenty three.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. South Carolina's will must champ not focused on elections by chronicle new services from sports will must the South Carolina football coach might have authored the perfect definition of one track mind while most of the country was riveted to midterm election results must champ apparently was unaware that. There was even an election Tuesday. According to yahu and must champ was asked by a reporter what effort he had taken to teach his players many of whom could vote for the first time this year about voting. He had no response. The follow up question was whether he even knew what was happening Tuesday. I do. Now, he said, I'm getting ready for Florida. Troy aikman. The Cowboys hall of fame quarterback said in a radio interview, Tuesday that big changes are needed in big d I'd say there has to be a complete overhaul of the entire organization. Aikman said, you can't just simply. Replace head coaches and say now, it's going to be better. No, it's been shown that it's not better. And you have to address how everything is being done with Monday nights. Twenty eight to fourteen loss to the titans Dallas fell to three and five and is looking at its seventh non playoff season in nine years under head coach Jason Garrett.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Mary hotel. Temp says she was fired after speaking to the chronicle by Rowland Lee from business. A temporary hotel worker at San Francisco's Mariot marquee said she was fired after speaking to the chronicle about her claim of unpaid wages, Maria Coller, say Salinas resident said she was fired Thursday by Marriott contractor environmental service partners which hired temporary cleaners to replace striking hotel workers. The Mariot strike has spread to eight US cities and is in its fifth week in San Francisco with workers demanding higher pay and safer working conditions. The conical reported on Thursday that Kelly said she not been paid for three days of work, California law prohibits employers from firing or retaliating against an employee after he or she made a written or oral complaint that he or she is open on paid wages. Callous is the second Marriott marquee worker. This week to say, they were fired by environmental service partners. A Hayward firm another worker who gave his name as Carmelo has filed a federal charge alleging. That he was fired on Tuesday. After speaking to a union organizer before his shift, Carmelo and callous have both alleged unpaid wages Kelly said she lined up at two AM in Salinas on Thursday to board a bus that transports workers to the Marriott marquee in San Francisco. A supervisor named Veronica told her she could no longer work at the Marriott marquee. Callous said. Kelly spoke to the chronicle on Tuesday during a lunch break outside the Mariot marquee. Carmelo said callous was one of more than a dozen workers who haven't been paid on time when Francke came to the line and took my name. She told me that I couldn't work anymore. I asked why. And she said because I took my lunch break to speak with reporters. Kelly said in Spanish, I told her how is this possible? This is unjust. I was speaking with my friend Carmelo in. If I knew that I couldn't go out during my lunch break, I wouldn't have. She said Veronica told me, she didn't know those were her orders. They fired me unjustly, and I have the right to speak. She. Said they're trying to intimidate me. Environmental service partners has not responded to the chronicles inquiries about alleged labor violations since Wednesday on Friday woman who answered the company's phone said, she wasn't authorized to speak and said, the company would respond later, we suggest you contact ESP with any concerns about their pay or employment practices. Marriott said separately on Friday. San Francisco's board of supervisors held a public hearing on the strike around one thousand hotel workers who are members of the unite here. Local to attended the meeting Marriott. Ceo Arne Sorenson declined an invitation to speak at the hearing said supervisor Hillary Ronen who said she was insulted by the Marriott officials decision not to show up while Mr. Sorensen was unable to attend. He did send a thorough response to supervisor Ronin on the current negotiations in San Francisco, we do not negotiate in the press and therefore will not be commenting on these specifics. The. Company said.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Oakland mayor on what went wrong with the raiders by Scotto slur from sports. The happy feet raiders are nearing the end of their most recent stay in Oakland, and who's to blame for owner. Mark Davis moving his team to Las Vegas. Not Oakland says mayor Libby, chef I had a recent phone conversation with chaff who is up for reelection Tuesday, and is considered the favourite. The interview was regarding the as and their search for a site for a new ballpark in Oakland. When our as discussion ended, I said, can I ask you a raiders question? They should not have traded Khalil Mack chef shot back the curse of the MAC. I think the raiders are suffering from the MAC curse shaft who was elected mayor in two thousand fourteen was born and raised in Oakland and said, she's always cheered for the local teams through her first three years in office. Shaft tried to negotiate with the raiders on a new stadium at the Coliseum site in April last year, the raiders announced their NF. Fell sanctioned decision to move to Las Vegas. My question to the mayor. Do you think the raiders made a good faith effort to stay in Oakland? Hell no shaft shot back unequivocally. No. There was no good faith there at all. So owner Mark Davis seemed dead set on moving his team to Vegas deadset. No effort whatsoever. I can't speak to the time before I was mayor. And I want to recognize that the raiders I think when I came in as mayor. There was a lot of years of legitimate frustration that they were feeling but during my time as mayor no good faith efforts were made. No every plan through the years has been complicated. By the fact, that the Coliseum land is owned jointly by the city and county. And by the fact that the raiders a showed little or no interest in working with one. Another also any deal, including proposals with outside developers would have required using part of the site for commercial development which Davis opposed but chef was aggressive in pursuing a deal between the time. She took office. In January twenty fifteen and Davis final decision to move to Las Vegas in January twenty sixteen the mayor brought plans and ideas to the table, but the raiders were not eager participants. I Ashraf whether it bothered her that she and Oakland officials have been cast in the role of villains by Davis. And some of his team's fans for not trying hard enough to keep the team. You know, honestly, I have been pleasantly surprised chef said, I think that actually the residents of Oakland had been refreshingly supportive, and understanding that the city took a principled stand. And while we were all sad that we lost our beloved team. We did. So in principle, I actually have been encouraged by the amount of understanding, and in many ways support that I got from how I handled the matter chef is probably getting even more support these days as the raiders are in freefall with they want a seven record and head coach Jon Gruden presiding over what looks more each day like a complete rebuild the benefits of which won't be much. Good to Oakland fans since the raiders are likely to move. Out after the season when they're Coliseum. Lease expires. I mentioned a shaft that Davis had a few years ago that he would be happy to build a no frills stadium in Oakland for under a billion dollars. And now his team's share of the new Vegas stadium. Costs will probably approach what he would have spent to stay in Oakland shaft said how we were going to finance the new stadium in Oakland was through more development on the giant surface parking lot, which he refused to give up a single parking space. And I understand that they're not going to have the parking spaces at the Vegas stadium. So again, I think there is ample evidence that there was not a good faith effort to stay because the deal that we presented with Ronnie Lott was an absolutely viable shuffle ready deal that the raiders walked away from did that shocker. Yes. Yes. I shouldn't say I was completely shot because the raiders had stonewalled for the entire time that I was mayor, but the NFL allowed them to do that when their own league policy state that they're going to give the hallmark it every chance to be successful. That was surprising. And that was very disappointing. The raiders through team president Mark Bayden declined to respond to shafts comments. Multiple sources told me that Davis rejected any plan or proposal at the Coliseum site. If that plan called for one less parking space than is. Currently there Coliseum site has about eight thousand parking spaces, the new Las Vegas stadium will have fewer than three thousand spaces on site. According to the Las Vegas sun. There will be fourteen thousand spaces offsite with most fans shuttling to the stadium. The lot proposal backed by predominantly African American group of investors and initially given NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's stamp of approval would have set aside fifteen acres for the as if they chose to stay at the Coliseum site. The group plan to build hotels and restaurants on the site. The city would kick in two hundred million dollars for infrastructure. The raiders did not actively participate in those negotiations. Oakland ficials have said that before the raiders announced their moved to Las Vegas. The city had not been able to meet direct. With Davis for more than a year in a dear John letter to Oakland. Goodell said a key sticking point was Oakland refusal to tell the as to take a hike. Davis has said that what finalized his decision to move to Vegas was Oakland tripling the raiders rent at the Coliseum in early twenty sixteen after the league shot down the raiders attempt to move to Los Angeles. So the team owner who was aggressively attempting to move his team to LA was angered by the perceived disloyalty of Oakland and its mayor.
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"You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Warriors must pay forty million dollars in Reno debt to Oakland. Alameda County judge rules by Megan Cassidy from sports the Golden State Warriors must pay off the estimated forty million dollars in remaining debt incurred by Oakland and Alameda County for renovations to oracle arena. And arbitrator has ruled a nineteen ninety six demolition and redesign of the arena's interior cost about one hundred fifty million dollars to be paid over a thirty year period since then the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum authority has collected an annual payment from the basketball team of seven point four million dollars to help pay off the debt, but warriors are departing for San Francisco in twenty nineteen and team leaders had planned to stop making payments at that time attorneys for the city and county argued the NBA champions were trying to scuttle the remaining debt and both sides agreed to let an arbitrator make the final call. We are pleased by today's ruling and believe that it's the warriors not the Oakland and Alameda County taxpayers who should repay this debt. Call ASEAN authority chair and Alameda County. Supervisor Nate Miley said in a statement, we issued these bonds in nineteen ninety six in collaboration with the team and with an agreement in place. We've simply asked the warriors to honor their agreement. The disputes came down to the interpretation of nineteen ninety six contract signed by the warriors and the Coliseum authority. The joint powers entity created to finance and manage the sports complex. That's also home to the as and raiders essentially, the disagreement was over the side's interpretation of the word terminates the paragraph at issue says that if the warriors terminate the agreement prior to twenty twenty seven they are obligated to pay the outstanding project that an court filing attorneys hired by the team said that Klaus would apply only if the warriors were actually terminating the contract, rather they said they are allowing the agreement to expire in June twenty nine. Eighteen as they depart for San Francisco judge Rebecca westerfield, the arbitrator in the case noted in her ruling that warriors president Rick welts testified that the team's decision to leave. The arena was a deliberate choice. This action by the warriors deliberately electing not to exercise an option and thus bringing the license agreement to an end can be construed as a termination for any reason westerfield wrote and her Thursday ruling attorneys for the warriors and the Coliseum authority were made aware of the decision Monday. This was an after the fact attempt by the warriors to rewrite the party's deal, and it would have left the people of Oakland. Alameda County holding the bag Daniel pursell and attorney for the city and county said in a statement warrior spokeswoman Lisa Goodwin said the team obviously disagreed with the arbitrators interpretation of the license agreement. Of course, we are reviewing our options at this time. She said in a statement. But as we've always said, we will fulfil any debt obligations that we owe.