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Sports Betting

article ESPN Completes Cycle As All Major Broadcast Networks Now Embrace Betting: The Deal Rundown And Impact (9/18/2020)
(USA) -- The Worldwide Leader in Sports slid across the plate this week, the fourth of the big four broadcast networks to completely, unabashedly embrace legal sports...
article With Sports Bettors Stuck at Home, ESPN Sees Opportunity to Tap Into Viewer Thirst for Useful Wager Info (9/16/2020)
(Internet) -- ESPN kicked off a YouTube channel this week focused on sports betting as it tries to capitalize on the increasing demand for online content related to the...
article ESPN Cuts Sports Betting Deals With DraftKings And Caesars Entertainment (9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Dialing up its wagering efforts around sports, ESPN has made two separate sports betting partnerships -- one each with DraftKings and Caesars Entertainment to...
article ESPN Kicks Off YouTube Sports Betting Channel, ‘Bet’ Show (9/14/2020)
(Internet) -- Broadcast titan ESPN is enlarging its sports reach — this time on the streaming sports-betting front.
article Mike Greenberg explores sports' "craziest gambling stories" in new ESPN+ series (9/3/2020)
(USA) -- The 15-minute show, which tells the stories behind sports betting's craziest wins and losses, is part of a larger sports betting push by ESPN. The company...
article NBC Sports Names PointsBet as Official Sports Betting Partner (8/28/2020)
(Connecticut) -- NBCUniversal and PointsBet announced a multi-year, $500 million partnership by which PointsBet becomes the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports.
article Fox Bets on Howie Long to Spur New Interest in Sports Wagers (8/24/2020)
(USA) -- Howie Long has long helped Fox viewers understand the ins-and-outs of gridiron play. Now he’s going to encourage them to make a wager on what they might...
article Sports Illustrated owner gears up for deal with sports betting company (8/12/2020)
(New York) -- The owner of Sports Illustrated is gearing up to complete a deal with a sports-betting company before year end, Media Ink has learned. “It will be a...
article "Cousin Sal" Iacono Launches Sports Gambling Media Company Extra Points (7/27/2020)
(Internet) -- After years of guest appearances as the go-to gambling aficionado, Sal Iacono, AKA "Cousin Sal," has started his own venture with Extra Points, a...
article Content Keeps Bettors Nearby as Gambling Companies Wait Out Hiatus (6/2/2020)
(USA) -- As the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports across the globe, theScore saw its sports betting handle dry up. Still, theScore CEO John Levy said engagement on...
article Local company sells sports gambling news — even when there are no sports (4/9/2020)
(Iowa) -- With organized sports shut down worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic, it stands to reason that the burgeoning industry of sports gambling has been...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos win gaming magazine awards (9/17/2020)
(New York) -- There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. The good news is that Casino Player magazine revealed its Best of...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Donald Trump’s Indoor Rally: Network Correspondents Stay Outside, Critics Blast ‘Irresponsible’ Event (9/14/2020)
(Nevada) -- Donald Trump’s rally in Henderson, NV, didn’t get the kind of coverage that his most recent events have for one good reason: It was indoors, with many of his...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article NAC: Animation: bringing art to life (9/4/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Creating animated films takes months of artistic and technical work; from character design and storyboards to voiceover recording and digitizing....
article OP/ED: A real and present fear. What it's like to be a woman, Indigenous and a reporter in Canada (8/18/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Tensions were high when I arrived in Blue River, B.C., on July 24. I was there to cover a protest being held by townspeople upset with Secwépemc...
article Public broadcasters in Alaska face a convergence of crises (5/26/2020)
(Alaska) -- Public broadcasters in Alaska are getting help from financial assistance programs due to the pandemic but still face an uncertain future amid the state...
article GIAGO: How long before the digital media replaces print newspapers? (4/11/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The foreign journalists admitted to the Nieman Fellowship Program at Harvard came to America to learn about freedom of the press. In my Class of 1991...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Black Lives Matter

article AP marks ‘Black’ as cultural designator (9/3/2020)
(USA) -- On June 19 the Associated Press Stylebook announced they would capitalize Black as a cultural designator, a decision made in response to the police killing of...
article A look at the inaugural diversity census at The Oklahoman (8/20/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoman has a long and storied history of serving its community. But, for The Oklahoman to succeed, we must have an inclusive and diverse workplace...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trans Mountain

article Danish journalist covering Indigenous opposition to Trans Mountain pipeline denied entry to Canada (8/24/2020)
(Canada) -- A Danish journalist working on a documentary about Indigenous resistance to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in British Columbia was banned from...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Whistle-to-whistle ban cuts minors' exposure to gambling ads (8/21/2020)
(UK) -- The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has hailed the impact of the so-called whistle-to-whistle ban on gambling advertisements during televised sporting events in...
article NBA Out Front With Gamblers, Providing In-Game Odds On Screen (8/12/2020)
(USA) -- The NBA is concluding a brief experiment today on its digital telecast platforms. But one professional observer sees it as more of a beginning than an ending....
article Baseball Is Back, So Fox Sports Has Launched a Redesigned App (7/20/2020)
(Internet) -- Fox Sports has released what it claims is a “completely redesigned” app for livestreaming games, real-time scores, breaking news and more — timed for the...
article NASCAR takes sports betting international with IMG Arena deal (5/22/2020)
(USA) -- NASCAR expanded its presence in the sports betting industry Wednesday, inking a deal with London-based IMG Arena that allows international sportsbook operators...
article Inside the SI Investigation that Exposed Pete Rose's Gambling (5/1/2020)
(Ohio) -- On August 24th, 1989, Major League Baseball banned Pete Rose after an investigation concluded the former Cincinnati Reds manager bet on baseball. Sports...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

article REGISTER: The New Normal with Victor Rocha Webcast Series- Week 11 - A World Without Sports (8/17/2020)
(Indian Country) -- You are invited to join our next weekly webinar, Tribal Gaming and the New Normal: A World Without Sports on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 1:00 pm...
article REGISTER: Tribal Gaming and the New Normal - Casino Health & Safety Update - The New Normal with Victor Rocha Webcast Series - Week 10 (8/11/2020)
(Indian Country) -- You are invited to join our next weekly webinar, Tribal Gaming and the New Normal - Casino Health & Safety Update: Lessons Learned From A...
article NIGA: The New Normal with Victor Rocha Webcast Series - Week 2 (6/8/2020)
(Indian Country) -- You are invited to join the second webcast in our new series, Tribal Gaming and the New Normal Presents the Business of Reopening on Wednesday, June...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Lumbee Tribe

article Lumbee Tribe member receives Native American Journalists Association Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship (8/14/2020)
(North Carolina) -- Robeson County’s Chad Locklear is among five recipients of the Native American Journalists Association Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship...
1 Article on this Issue

CSKT

article Salish and Kootenai photojournalist brings tribal issues to national attention (8/10/2020)
(Montana) -- When Tailyr Irvine applied for funding to tell a story her community on the Flathead Reservation, and Native communities across the country, had been living...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Podcasts team up to keep Ashley Morin's disappearance in public consciousness (8/4/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- Numerous national and international podcasts are sharing an episode about Ashley Morin, a North Battleford, Sask. woman who disappeared two years ago,...
article Rally to Commemorate Murdered Native American Held Online (4/26/2020)
(North Carolina) -- On Saturday, a special online rally was held to commemorate missing and murdered indigenous women. The COVID-19 outbreak canceled a march scheduled...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article "What's At Stake Is The Public Trust": Mvskoke Media Wins Back Free Press Protections (7/24/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- In a 15-0 vote during a regularly scheduled national council meeting on Thursday evening, Muscogee (Creek) Nation restored free press protections for...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article Inuit TV could be coming to screen near you, from new Inuktut-language broadcaster (7/9/2020)
(North Canada) -- Nunavut may be getting a new all-Inuktut TV channel this year. Inuit TV plans to have Inuktut programming in dialects from all Inuit regions, including...
1 Article on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Coeur d'Alene Tribal Youth Create Summer Podcasts About Water Issues (6/30/2020)
(Idaho) -- This summer, a group of Coeur d’Alene tribal students is learning how to tell stories and make podcasts. The program they’re making tackles a...
article ‘We’re here, live in Idaho’: Well-known gambling YouTuber streams experience at reopened CdA Casino (5/10/2020)
(Idaho) -- When well-known gambling YouTuber Brian Christopher reached out to the Coeur d’Alene Casino this month about streaming live video of him playing gaming...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article The data is in: Fox News may have kept millions from taking the coronavirus threat seriously (6/28/2020)
(New York) -- It’s another one of those Trump Era realities best described as unsurprising but nevertheless shocking. Three serious research efforts have put...
article Battling lack of resources, Native stations provide lifeline with COVID coverage (5/18/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Public radio stations that serve Native American communities are striving to provide essential local news and tribal content during the COVID-19...
article With no good answer for his lost month of coronavirus preparation, Trump snaps at another female reporter (4/19/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- When President Trump was asked at Sunday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing why he didn’t warn Americans in February that the...
article AUDIO: COVID-19 Response: Tribal Concerns (4/2/2020)
(New Mexico) -- In episode 33, we learn about obstacles for tribes as they try to quell the virus' spread, including bureaucratic hurdles in accessing billions in...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Boudinot learned of Cherokee Phoenix legend as student (6/19/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The history of the Cherokee journalism is anchored from its beginning to now by the newspaper that started Native American journalism on Feb. 21, 1828, in...
1 Article on this Issue

Law Enforcement Incidents

article NAC: Defund the police? (6/19/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A majority of the Minneapolis city council pledge to dismantle that city’s police department. It’s an idea that’s gaining momentum...
1 Article on this Issue

UK Gambling

article Influential group of MPs calls for total ban on gambling advertising (6/15/2020)
(UK) -- Gambling adverts should be banned, an influential group of more than 50 MPs and peers has concluded in a report that calls for the biggest shake-up of Britain...
article Media rights from betting shops key factor in survival of Irish racetracks (5/22/2020)
(Ireland) -- Media rights and the potential reopening in July of betting shops in Britain are emerging as key factors in the survival of Ireland’s 26 racetracks...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Facebook

article Facebook’s New App Wants Sports Fans Looking at Their Mobile Phones (5/29/2020)
(Internet) -- Facebook has created an app that’s designed to lure the eyeballs of sports fans from their televisions to their mobile devices. The app, dubbed Venue...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Dorsey defends decision to fact check Trump tweet: 'More transparency from us is critical' (5/27/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his platform’s decision to fact check and place warnings on two of President Trump’s tweets this week,...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Arizona Memory Project Preserves Navajo Times' Beginnings (5/27/2020)
(Arizona) -- MARK BRODIE: The Navajo Times newspaper is publishing news right now in the midst of a crisis for its people, as the Navajo Nation has seen some of the...
1 Article on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article AGA President Bill Miller Calls on Media to Stop Referencing Unregulated Offshore Sportsbooks (5/17/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Bill Miller is urging media outlets covering the evolving sports betting industry to refrain...
1 Article on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article YouTube channel highlighting Deadwood casino reopenings (5/13/2020)
(South Dakota) -- You can find anything on YouTube. You can find favorite songs, movies, information on how to fix a car or get weeds out of your lawn. After this week,...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Slot machine player YouTube stars to help bring back Vegas tourists (5/2/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos across the country have been shut down for weeks, but that hasn’t stopped Joshua O’Connell and others from experiencing the of rush a...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article MONET: I testified to the U.N. about being harassed as a female journalist. It helped me see the ills of my own industry. (9/19/2020)
(New York) -- Public speaking has never been a problem for me, but this time was different. I surprised myself at how nervous I was before making my remarks. It wasn...
article What Is Responsible Gambling? An Interview with Jennifer Shatley (9/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Sept. 13-19 marks this year’s Responsible Gaming Education week. Those outside the hospitality industry might not know exactly what responsible...
article Not just about not forgetting: Blackfeather wants press to remember a day that means so much to him (9/16/2020)
(North Carolina) -- Before I get into the details and set up of this story, I want to issue an apology. As Managing Editor of the News of Orange County, I am sorry for...
article New head of CBC North will be Indigenous, corporation says (9/11/2020)
(North Canada) -- The head of CBC North is retiring, and the corporation is determined to hire an Indigenous person to replace her. After nine years leading the national...
article Veteran Native Journalist Ramona Marozas Brings Her Talents to Native Report (9/9/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Ramona Marozas referenced back to an American Indian naming ceremony of several members of her family on the shores of Lake Superior on the Bad River...
article ThreeSixty Journalism: Just the beginning for Native American nonprofit MIGIZI (9/6/2020)
(Minnesota) -- As protests swept through a south Minneapolis neighborhood, flames and destruction found their way to the home of Native American nonprofit MIGIZI. The...
article Indigenous journalist says OPP charges cripple his ability to cover Six Nations land struggle (9/4/2020)
(Ontario) -- Karl Dockstader said his heart broke Wednesday evening when he sat his two daughters down to explain that the Ontario Provincial Police had arrested and...
article How A Podcast Is Connecting Idaho Indigenous Youth With Their Elders — And Science (9/3/2020)
(Idaho) -- When white settlers took land from what is now known as the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in North Idaho, the oral history of the land and its people was put in...
article KSUT and Rocky Mountain PBS launch Native Lens - watch stories here (9/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- KSUT Tribal Radio, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain PBS are excited to present the launch of Native Lens, featuring submissions from three Native...
article Wayne Bruno–The man behind ‘Best of the Rez’ (9/2/2020)
(Montana) -- One of the Glacier Reporter’s long running columns has poetically described life in Browning and surrounding communities, a familiar topic to those...
article NBCUniversal vice chair Ron Meyer has blown over $100million gambling (9/1/2020)
(USA) -- Disgraced former NBCUniversal vice chair Ron Meyer has blown over $100million gambling, sources close to the Hollywood executive told DailyMail.com.
article New podcast holds up Indigenous voices on climate change (8/23/2020)
(Canada) -- A new podcast is bringing together Indigenous perspectives on climate change and decolonization. It's called Story-telling/Story-listening: Decolonizing...
article NAJA to host board candidates forum, online vote to elect 2020 candidates (8/20/2020)
(USA) -- The Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) will hold an online election Aug. 26 through Sept. 10 to determine incoming board members.
article FansUnite Introduces Nationally-Recognized Gaming Expert Chris Grove to Board of Directors (8/20/2020)
(USA) -- FansUnite Entertainment Inc. (OTC: FUNFF) (CSE: FANS), (“FansUnite” or the “Company”), a technology company providing leading online...
article NAC: Gut check (8/4/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Digestion is hard work that requires several internal organs functioning together. It also requires a complex balance of microorganisms that thrive...
article NBA launches betting-centric telecast for select games of restart (8/3/2020)
(New York) -- The NBA on Monday announced the launch of an alternate telecast centered on sports betting for select games, the latest broadcast enhancement for the NBA...
article "What's At Stake Is The Public Trust": Mvskoke Media Wins Back Free Press Protections (7/24/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- In a 15-0 vote during a regularly scheduled national council meeting on Thursday evening, Muscogee (Creek) Nation restored free press protections for...
article Indian Country Headlines for Wednesday July 22 (7/22/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A news round up from ICT for July 22, 2020.
article Indian Country Headlines for Monday, July 20th (7/20/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A news round-up from Indian Country Today for July 20, 2020.
article Media Roundtable: How Native & Indigenous Journalists Are Changing The Media Landscape (7/17/2020)
(Indian Country) -- On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing the state of journalism with Native reporters. According to 2017 data...

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