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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Newspaper apologizes to Mississippi Choctaws for 'derogatory' story on casino referendum (11/20/2017)
(Mississippi) -- A newspaper publisher has apologized to the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and the tribe's citizens for an offensive headline. The Carthaginian...
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Sixties Scoop

article Woman finds her 3 siblings, separated by Sixties Scoop, in documentary airing on CBC (11/19/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- The woman at the centre of a film about four siblings' reunion after being split up as children as part of the Sixties Scoop, says she hopes it...
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Thanksgiving

article NAJA releases Responsible Reporting Guide for November-Related coverage (11/15/2017)
(USA) -- In its ongoing push for media professionalism, the Native American Journalists Association urges reporters to be responsible, and accurate, in their coverage of...
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Cultural Appropriation

article Sailor J Calls Out Native American Appropriation in Thanksgiving Parody Video (11/11/2017)
(USA) -- As Thanksgiving approaches, it's safe to say we can expect the usual onslaught of videos arriving to YouTube: the aspiring chefs creating full feast...
article Adam Sandler earns rave reviews at Cannes Film Festival (5/21/2017)
(France) -- It's not every day you hear the name Happy Gilmore referenced at the Cannes Film Festival.
article Steve Ladurantaye, editor of CBC’s ‘The National,’ reassigned after cultural appropriation flap (5/17/2017)
(Canada) -- Ladurantaye was among those who engaged in a Twitter conversation that was sparked by a contentious magazine article advocating for more cultural...
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Sports Betting

article Radio to turn off gambling ads during live sports (11/5/2017)
(Australia) -- Gambling and betting ads could be axed from live sports broadcast on radio during daytime hours following a review process launching today.
article Legalized Gambling Would Fuel Another Rise For ESPN (6/6/2017)
(USA) -- ESPN has a problem. It’s shedding subscribers fast. The ongoing trend soured an otherwise positive first quarter for parent Disney, whose theme parks and...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Journalist’s photos became iconic images of Las Vegas shooting (11/4/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- From the glow of his laptop inside the country music festival’s now-dark media tent, filled with people whispering and whimpering, David Becker...
article Media files lawsuit against Las Vegas police for public records in 1 October shooting (11/2/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is being sued by seven news organizations after refusing to release public records related to the Route 91...
article During Las Vegas shooting, journalists ran into gut-wrenching chaos (10/14/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been almost two weeks since the “Las Vegas shooting.” It still doesn’t feel real. Apparently that’s normal, I learned...
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Poker

article PokerNews reveal they are largely owned by The Stars Group (11/2/2017)
(Internet) -- This morning iBus Media (better known to you and me as PokerNews.com have revealed one of the worst kept secrets in the poker industry, namely that the...
article Poker Central Bets on $10 Monthly Subscription-Video Service (5/22/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Here comes another specialized over-the-top video service aimed at scooping up cash from fans of a niche subject. Poker Central, a Las Vegas-based startup...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Standing Rock journalist, filmmaker to speak at ASU indigenous series events (10/27/2017)
(Arizona) -- Myron Dewey (Newe-Numah/Paiute-Shoshone), an award-winning filmmaker, citizen journalist and educator, is the featured speaker in Arizona State University...
article Reflections on Standing Rock (6/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Thanks to a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, I had the privilege of visiting both North and South Dakota and speak with witnesses and...
article Standing Rock film festival centers around pipeline protest (5/29/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year while also fostering...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Bridgeport blog stokes rift between tribes, MGM (10/25/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A Bridgeport blog has stirred controversy over the third Connecticut casino with a post that claims “state legislative allies” of the...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article WATCH: Chris Christie talk sports betting on HBO's 'Real Sports" (10/24/2017)
(New York) -- Governor Chris Christie claims that major sports organization like the NCAA, NFL and NBA are hypocrites in the ongoinig battle of the legalization of...
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Native Voices

article TRAHANT: Exploring the 'business' of news in Indian Country these days (10/23/2017)
(USA) -- It’s tempting to think of “news” as the business model for Indian Country Today. What are the stories? Does it represent an authentic voice (...
article GIAGO: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news (9/25/2017)
(South Dakota) -- The last couple of weeks have been way beyond hectic. Jackie and I flew out to Anaheim, California, for the 34th anniversary of the Native American...
article GRAY: The easiest way to secure a Native free press is also the hardest (9/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- As Indian country debates the future of a Native press, I want to draw upon my experience as a publisher of a Native newspaper to throw a few thoughts into...
article GALANDA: Honoring Indian Country Today for Helping Shatter the Disenrollment Taboo (9/4/2017)
(Washington) -- For nearly the last decade, as disenrollment turned into an epidemic throughout Indian Country, our leading news outlet, Indian Country Today/Media...
article TRAHANT: Indian Country Today had its beautiful moments; expecting a new chapter (8/29/2017)
(California) -- Nearly every Native American journalist in the country can tell you what our national media ought to look like. We’ve all closed our eyes and...
article Entrepreneurial News: Veteran Journalist Fills a Niche with Indian-Country Coverage (8/12/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The forces that have decimated traditional daily newspapers in many markets have also created opportunities for entrepreneurial journalists to find a...
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eSports

article Hulu Dives Into eSports With Pact for Four Shows From ESL (EXCLUSIVE) (10/9/2017)
(California) -- Hulu has caught the eSports bug: It has ordered four original series about the world of competitive video-gaming from ESL, a major eSports content and...
article Watch Valve's 'Dota 2' Documentary About The $10 Million Esports Final (9/30/2017)
(USA) -- The International 7 was the biggest esports tournament ever, with a massive $24 million prize pool. The winners took home more than $10 million, and when it...
article Comcast Buys Philadelphia Esports Team (9/21/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Comcast Corp. is among the latest round of investors in the new Overwatch esports league founded by video-game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. The...
article How streaming is taking esports to the big leagues (8/19/2017)
(USA) -- Streaming and esports have been intertwined through their history. As the esports industry evolves to more resemble traditional sports, companies are starting...
article Inside the world of eSports, which is fast taking over sports TV (8/7/2017)
(USA) -- The next generation of sport has made it to the heart of New York City and your living room. Sixteen fresh-faced gamers traveled to the SNY studios in downtown...
article Live esports is coming to BBC Three (7/27/2017)
(UK) -- Big announcement. We’re going to bring you four hours of live esports coverage every weekend for the next six weeks.
article A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls Packing (7/19/2017)
(California) -- Every week without fail, some viewers of Misscliks, a channel on the video game streaming platform Twitch, pipe up with sexist or misogynistic comments....
article How Twitch TV continues to affect the iGaming Industry (7/19/2017)
(California) -- The iGaming industry continues to grow, evolve, and shock. Just when we get used to the new norm, some new technology or version is created to again grab...
article Vodafone Spain launches eSports channel (6/26/2017)
(Spain) -- Vodafone España has launched a Vodafone-branded version of the Twitch eSports channel. Esports Vodafone started broadcasting on Friday at 16:00 local time at...
article NBC is the next big TV network to jump into eSports (6/21/2017)
(Hollywood) -- Seemingly every big TV network wants in on eSports. NBC Sports has revealed that it's launching an international two-on-two Rocket League tournament...
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Oneida Nation

article Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribal organization (10/8/2017)
(New York) -- The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation. The tribe is donating the assets of...
article Former Indian Country editor blames demise on non-Indian gaming operations (9/21/2017)
(New York) -- In a report on Voice of America, a former editor at Indian Country Today Media Network is offering details on the demise of the operation. The Oneida...
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National Congress of American Indians

article Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribal organization (10/4/2017)
(New York) -- The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation. The tribe is donating the assets of...
press release Oneida Nation to Donate Indian Country Today Media Network Assets to NCAI (10/4/2017)
(New York) -- The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) today announced that it is assuming control of the assets of Indian Country Today Media Network (ICTMN),...
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Mining & Drilling

article Pipeline critics say blog post seeks to discredit them with ‘fake news’ (10/2/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Opponents of Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 and other pipelines have disavowed an anonymous blog post that linked them to a supposed attack on...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun offers online look at ‘Back of House’ (9/27/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun pulled back the curtain Wednesday, launching “Back of House,” an online TV series offering glimpses of the behind-the-scenes...
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Redskins

article Why Is Twitter Helping the Washington Football Team Perpetuate Its Racism? (9/12/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The 2017 football season started with the Philadelphia Eagles beating the team from Washington handily, 30–17. The loss marked Washington...
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Fantasy Sports

article Poulsbo resident Funston one of the original fantasy sports experts (8/24/2017)
(Washington) -- Brandon Funston’s unofficial professional start in the fantasy sports industry took place inside a Catholic church. He was 15, living in Sequim. A...
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Trump Adminstration

article Stephen Bannon once guided a global firm that made millions helping gamers cheat (8/4/2017)
(Colorado) -- Stephen Bannon had already been successful in Hollywood and on Wall Street when he flew to Hong Kong in mid-2005 to learn more about a promising new...
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Phil Ivey

article How to Beat a Casino (7/31/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A few years ago, an unassuming young woman named Kelly Sun teamed up with Phil Ivey, the world’s most famous poker player. Using some...
article ESPN Releases 30 For 30 Podcast Documentary About Phil Ivey Baccarat Case (7/25/2017)
(USA) -- Nobody likes to lose millions, especially casinos. That’s the main takeaway from ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcast about how Phil Ivey and Kelly Sun took...
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Muscogee Creek

article ‘Mvskoke Radio’ speaks with national Native journalist (7/7/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Mvskoke Radio’s Gary Fife interviewed Mark Trahant (Shoshone-Bannock) July 5, a Native American independent journalist who typically covers Native...
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MMIWG

article Indigenous women call reporter ‘white lady,’ demand she leave press conference (6/29/2017)
(Ottawa) -- A press conference with family members of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls devolved into shouts of “white lady,” “white man...
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Online Poker

press release Poker Central launches PokerGO (5/22/2017)
(Internet) -- Poker Central launched PokerGO, a poker subscription service that will feature many of poker’s biggest live events – such as the Super High...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Argus Leader reporter subpoenaed in tribal marijuana case (5/15/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Prosecutors plan to call a Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter as a witness in a trial related to a marijuana operation that the Flandreau Santee Sioux...
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Millennials

article Millennials dump traditional media channels for sports viewing (5/15/2017)
(UK) -- Millennials spend less time watching traditional television, which is is making it more difficult for established sport broadcasters to rely on them as regular...
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Other News

article Indian Leader Celebrates 120 Years (11/21/2017)
(Kansas) -- The world’s oldest Native American student newspaper The Indian Leader celebrated 120 years of publication with an evening of speakers followed by a...
article Editorial: Journalism Department’s Hopeful Start at Teaching Indigenous Reporting (11/15/2017)
(New York) -- Steve Bonspiel, editor in chief of Kahnawake’s weekly-newspaper The Eastern Door, has been named Journalist-in-Residence at Concordia’s...
article Tim Giago: There are always two sides to every story -- even in Indian Country (11/13/2017)
(South Dakota) -- This is a short note for those folks who went bananas when they read my column last week about the American Indian Movement.
article Native American journalists break free of mainstream media (11/6/2017)
(USA) -- Is a new era for Native American media in the United States opening up? Three Native American journalists talk about challenging stereotypes and bringing a...
article James Giago Davies: Enjoying the freedom to think out loud and put it into print (11/3/2017)
(Indian Country) -- It has taken several years to compile over three hundred Iyeska Journals and sports columns, usually written in just under an hour in a variety of...
article 95% of TV Adverts Gambling Related During Soccer Matches (11/2/2017)
(UK) -- UK residents are being bombarded with gambling related adverts while watching soccer matches on television at home, according to a recent survey conducted by...
article You Are Looking Live at Brent Musburger in the Casino (10/31/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- “You are looking live ...” was his signature intro over a sweeping camera shot, but instead of a snow-capped Lambeau Field or sunny Los...
article SOUNDCLOUD: A new era for Native American Media? (10/30/2017)
(USA) -- RFI’s Zeenat Hansrod talks to three Native American journalists in the United States to understand why there is such scarcely any Native news on...
article Research suggests American Indians are finding 'image power' with social media (10/30/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Throughout the United States’ history, American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities have struggled with misrepresented portrayals in...
article Native American Heritage Month Recognized With Special Programming Lineup on KCET in Southern California (10/24/2017)
(California) -- Four Documentaries Broadcast Starting November 12 Highlight Calif. Native Peoples as Well as Seneca, Navajo and Mohawk Cultures.
article Tomorrow on ‘Dominick In The Morning': Why are American Indians Over-Represented in Montana’s Correctional System (10/23/2017)
(Montana) -- American Indians are over-represented in Montana’s correctional system. According to the Montana Department of Corrections, American Indians make up...
article Step aside, YouTube: Inuktitube a 'one-stop-shop' for online Inuktitut videos (10/23/2017)
(North Canada) -- Inuktitut videos have a new home on the internet: it's called Inuktitube, the YouTube for people who speak Inuktitut. It's a four-year-old...
article ‘We’re still here’: New Native-focused radio station aims to lift indigenous voices (10/9/2017)
(Alaska) -- "Trail of Tears and we still here. Wounded Knee and we still here. Sand Creek and we still here. Cortés and we still here. Slavery and we still here....
article Indian Country Today Closes: Is Philanthropy Awake? (10/3/2017)
(USA) -- Founded in 1981, Indian Country Today announced earlier this month it was ceasing operations. According to publisher Ray Halbritter, the “Indian Country...
article LGA Calls for Greater Restrictions on Gambling Advertising (10/2/2017)
(UK) -- Council leaders from the Local Government Association (LGA) have called for greater restrictions to be imposed on gambling advertising in order for better...
article Arizona Republic, Navajo Times claim top newspaper honors (9/30/2017)
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Republic and Navajo Times earned top honors Saturday at the annual Arizona Newspaper Association awards that recognized journalistic excellence...
article Indian Country Today Closes: Is Philanthropy Awake? (9/29/2017)
(USA) -- Founded in 1981, Indian Country Today announced earlier this month it was ceasing operations. According to publisher Ray Halbritter, the “Indian Country...
article The Story Is Not Over: When the Native Press Is Strong, So Is Indian Country (9/29/2017)
(New York) -- Indian Country Today, a national voice for Indian Country, went dark while its owners look for a new buyer or a new business model. The “press,...
article Media called out for clichéd First Nations coverage (9/28/2017)
(British Columbia) -- Earlier this month, the Native American Journalists Association created what it called “a new tool” for newsrooms covering Indigenous...
article Media called out for clichéd First Nations coverage (9/26/2017)
(Vancouver) -- Earlier this month, the Native American Journalists Association created what it called “a new tool” for newsrooms covering Indigenous...

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