Washington Post’s quiet suspension of reporter Paul Farhi latest drama for newspaper

The Washington Post suspended its longtime reporter Paul Farhi in March for five days without pay and the union representing him has gone to the courts to seek arbitration of his unresolved grievance over the decision.According to the Washington-Baltimore News Guild’s complaint to compel arbitration filed in the U.S. District Court on Friday, Farhi was suspended around March 10 by managing editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson on the grounds that he “jeopardized the safety of a colleague as well as the ability of The Washington Post to report in a foreign country.

More lanes on the Turnpike won’t solve congestion

By Kelcie Ralph and Nicholas Klein

New Jersey is at a crossroads. Gov. Murphy supports a $4.75 billion plan to add more lanes to an 8-mile section of the New Jersey Turnpike. He says the project is needed to fight congestion. Meanwhile, city leaders in Hoboken and Jersey City and others oppose it, saying the project won’t work.

This is not simply a case of locals standing in the way of regional growth. The two groups simply don’t agree on whether the project will work to relieve congestion. In this case, Gov.

Introducing Lovehoney’s new music-activated sex toys

If you think that nothing feels better than singing along to your favorite song at the top of your lungs, think again. Lovehoney’s new Juno collection(opens in a new tab) features four demure vibrating toys that use synch technology to buzz along to the beat. They’re designed to make your fave songs orgasmic — literally. Here’s the lineup, how the toys work, and how you can save 15% off your next purchase. Toys that rock your world

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Slip the music-activated Juno panty vibrator(opens in a new tab) into your underwear and make this the best festival season yet, or get busy in the bedroom with the love ring(opens in a new tab) and lose yourself in the music.

Fitbit wearables could soon get this big upgrade

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Since completing the $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit, Google hasn’t done much with it. Yes, it appears Fitbit will be part of the upcoming Pixel Watch in terms of app integration and complications, but so far the wearable maker has broadly been left to its own devices.Now there’s some evidence that Fitbit may be taking a very small first step towards promoting its new parent company’s interests. A breakdown of the latest Google Play Services software by 9to5Google (opens in new tab) shows evidence that Google Wallet is going to be added to Fitbit Pay, offering ways to pay that currently aren’t supported.

Zinnia Maldonado

August 19, 2022 / 12:14 PM / CBS New York CBS2 Zinnia Maldonado joins the CBS New York team from CBS Boston. While there, she had the opportunity to cover an array of national and breaking news stories such as the Boston Marathon, the Harmony Montgomery disappearance and the Celtics’ journey to the NBA Finals. Follow @ZinniaDee_TVPrior to CBS Boston, Zinnia was a reporter and fill-in anchor at FOX61 News. While in Connecticut, she covered a wide range of stories.Zinnia started her career as a Multi-Media Journalist for PBS, outside of Philadelphia.

Jetpack Joyride 2 Comes to Apple Arcade

Jetpack Joyride 2, the sequel to popular iOS game Jetpack Joyride, is available on Apple Arcade as of today. For those unfamiliar with the game, it is part of the side-scrolling runner genre, where players control jet pack-equipped main character Barry Steakfries through multiple levels.
Like the original, Jetpack Joyride 2 features one-touch gameplay, and players can touch anywhere on the iPhone or iPad’s screen to fire the jetpack to control Barry. The goal is to get as far as possible through the levels, avoiding all kinds of obstacles and collecting coins for prizes.

U.S. to set aside up to 50K monkeypox vaccine doses ahead of LGBTQ Pride gatherings

The U.S. will reserve approximately 50,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine from its stockpile for areas with upcoming gay Pride events, the White House said Thursday.

The supply surge will target large gatherings and supplement existing local allocations, said Robert Fenton, the White House monkeypox coordinator.

‘We’re already starting to work with jurisdictions on a number of events taking place in the coming days and weeks,’ Fenton said in a news briefing. ‘These courses will be made available to jurisdictions where the outbreak is most severe.

Brian Stelter out at CNN as network cancels media show ‘Reliable Sources’

CNN is parting ways with “Reliable Sources” host and media pundit Brian Stelter, with his last show airing on Sunday. “CNN will end its ‘Reliable Sources’ program on Sunday, August 21st. As a result Brian Stelter will leave the company. We appreciate his contributions to the network and wish him well as he embarks on new endeavors,” a CNN spokesperson told Fox News Digital. CNN’S BRIAN STELTER FLIP-FLOPS ON HUNTER BIDEN SCANDAL BY SAYING IT’S ‘NOT JUST A RIGHT-WING MEDIA STORY’Stelter said in a statement to NPR that he was grateful for his time at CNN and the show’s examination of the “media, truth and the stories that shape our world.

CNBC makes leadership change as business channel adapts

CNBC is getting a change in leadership as the parent company looks to integrate the cable channel more closely with NBC News.

The niche financial news channel announced Tuesday that Mark Hoffman, who has led CNBC since 2005, would be replaced by KC Sullivan, a sales executive at parent firm Comcast. The appointment could portend a new era for the business news cable channel.

Under Hoffman, CNBC largely operated as an independent entity apart from Comcast’s NBC News Group . The executive — a native of San Fernando — was a protector of the channel’s walled-off status within the company.

Week of Aug. 8 Basic Cable Ranker: FBI Mar-a-Lago Search Coverage Results In Week-to-Week Gains For Cable News

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All three major cable news networks—Fox News, MSNBC and CNN—gained scores of viewers when news broke of the FBI executing a search warrant at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida residence last Monday. The breaking news coverage was featured on cable news throughout the week, resulting in week-to-week and year-over-year gains for the top newsers.