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Native American History Month

article Social Media Challenge: Native American History is American History (11/15/2019)
(USA) -- In 1990, November was declared Native American Heritage Month, dedicated to celebrating the rich and diverse cultures of the Native peoples who lived for...
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Sports Betting

article Yahoo Sports becomes the latest media company to offer sports betting (11/15/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Another major media company now officially has some skin in the legal US sports betting game. The Yahoo Sportsbook app and desktop platforms went live in...
article Panel: Media companies cautious as states legalize sports betting (11/8/2019)
(New York) -- U.S. sports betting legalization is expected to be a bonanza for media companies, but executives at an industry conference this week said they are moving...
article MGM Resorts, Yahoo Sports sign sports betting partnership deal (10/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A wide-ranging new partnership between subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International and Verizon Communications Inc. will result in a new sports betting...
article Yahoo Sports, BetMGM enter historic partnership in sports betting (10/28/2019)
(USA) -- When the United States Supreme Court overturned a federal ban on sports gambling in 2018, allowing individual states to decide whether to make sports betting...
article Sports TV Fans Likely To Be 'Sticky' With Pay Services, Fewer Cord-Cutters (9/24/2019)
(USA) -- A new study says regular TV sports viewers are not likely to be “cord cutters,” and they tend to be “sticky” with traditional pay TV...
press release Sportradar’s ad:s Launches Programmatic Ad Offering to Fundamentally Shift How Sports Betting Operators Run their Businesses (9/24/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports data and content, announced the launch of its programmatic ad solution. The offering comes from...
article Fox 29 launching sports betting show hosted by Garry Cobb, Todd Fuhrman (9/23/2019)
(Philadelphia) -- Fox has already backed a radio station in Philly devoted in part to sports gambling. Now it’s getting behind a new local TV show.
article theScore Raises $40 Million To Grow Media And Sports Betting Platform (9/9/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Score Media and Gaming Inc. recently announced it has entered into an investment agreement with a fund managed and controlled by Fengate Asset...
article As sports gambling becomes more mainstream, publishers place their own bets (9/8/2019)
(USA) -- When it comes to editorial coverage, the sports betting market is already getting crowded. Over the years, many sports publishers, including Bleacher Report,...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Sheldon Adelson-owned newspaper not owned by Adelson, lawyer asserts (11/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Lawyers are meant to have a good handle on a number of things, not the least of which is law – it is even included in their job title. However, a...
article Sheldon Adelson Wants ‘Hypocritical’ Las Vegas Sun Antitrust Lawsuit Tossed (11/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- LVS billionaire and owner of the Las Vegas-Review Journal (LVRJ) Sheldon Adelson has entered a motion to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed in September...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

White Earth

article Niijii Radio rises ‘out of the ashes’ to serve White Earth, nearby communitie (11/7/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A brick building off State Highway 59 that used to serve as the Callaway School is now home to the White Earth Nation’s sole independent radio...
article Niijii Radio rises 'out of the ashes' to serve White Earth Nation, nearby communities (10/28/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A brick building off State Highway 59 that used to serve as the Callaway School is now home to the White Earth Nation’s sole independent radio...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article Broadcasting esports: Is measurement the key to success? (11/6/2019)
(Internet) -- From measuring audience metrics to platform and tournament sponsorship, monetising esports is not without it challenges. IBC365 speaks with industry...
article Comcast, City of Philadelphia Break Ground on $50M Esports Arena (9/25/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Comcast Spectacor is one step closer to changing the sporting landscape in Philadelphia after it broke ground on its $50 million esports stadium...
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Sports Leagues

article BLOG: Washington Wizards' sports betting broadcasts could provide glimpse at future of Cavs and Indians on FSO and STO (11/5/2019)
(USA) -- When it comes to the future of sports on TV, NBC Sports Washington is ahead of the game. The regional sports network is expanding its predictive gaming...
article NBC Sports Washington expands Wizards’ betting-infused telecasts (11/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- NBC Sports Washington is expanding its betting-infused broadcasts of Washington Wizards games this season to a 20-game schedule which includes...
article How Legal Sports Betting Helped Drive NFL’s First Half TV Ratings (11/1/2019)
(USA) -- The NFL posted a strong television performance during the first half of the 2019 season, with TV audiences rising 6% to an average of 16 million viewers.
article NFL Game Pass Expands Global Footprint to Australia, Brazil, India, Japan and Mexico (10/7/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The NFL Game Pass streaming service will now be available in 181 different countries and territories worldwide, thanks to an expanded partnership between...
article NHL’s Hank Williams? Green Day song may be new hockey anthem (9/30/2019)
(New York) -- The NHL could be on the way to its version of ”Are You Ready For Some Football?” The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day...
article Making Sense Of Leagues’ Search for Sports Betting Data Fees: Case Study No. 8 (9/11/2019)
(USA) -- In this series, we will explore some of the important case law that is relevant to sports leagues’ argument that they should be compensated for “...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation rules panel confirms editorial board member (11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved a resolution confirming the nomination of Kristy Sturgill as an editorial board member for the Cherokee Phoenix...
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Penn National

article Penn National Gaming Wants Another Media Partner For Online Sportsbook (11/1/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National knows it doesn’t have an in-house sports brand to launch an online sportsbook in the 19 states where it operates. But the regional...
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Covington

article Trump Cheers On MAGA Teen Nick Sandmann As Libel Suit Against Washington Post Proceeds (10/30/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted his support for Kentucky teenager Nick Sandmann after a federal judge reinstated part of his libel...
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First Nations

article Who wore it best? Cree cousins dress as The Amazing Race Canada winners for Halloween (10/30/2019)
(Canada) -- The latest season of The Amazing Race Canada made such an impact on two Cree cousins that the girls will be trick-or-treating this Halloween as Anthony...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts And Yahoo Sports Enter Into Historic Sports Betting Partnership (10/29/2019)
(New York) -- Yahoo Sports and MGM Resorts International announced a historic partnership Tuesday that marks the latest in a steady pour of recent deals that will have...
article Yahoo Sports enters into ‘historic partnership’ with MGM Resorts (10/29/2019)
(USA) -- Seeking to replicate the success of FanDuel and DraftKings, a ‘historic partnership’ has been struck between industry giants, Yahoo Sports and MGM Resorts.
article Yahoo Sports partners with MGM Resorts in content deal (10/29/2019)
(USA) -- Verizon Media and casino giant MGM Resorts have announced a new partnership to integrate sports betting into the Yahoo Sports digital platform.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Video giant Twitch pushes Trump rallies and mass violence into the live-stream age (10/21/2019)
(Internet) -- At President Donald Trump's wild rally more than a week ago, roughly 20,000 people watched in person, and another 40,000 later on YouTube, as he mocked...
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Muscogee Creek

press release NAJA condemns Muscogee (Creek) Nation Council denial of citizen free press vote (10/16/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Native American Journalists Association condemns the Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council’s failure to pass strengthened free press...
article Muscogee (Creek) Nation council rejects ballot question on press freedom (9/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- With minimal debate or discussion, an attempt to incorporate press protections into the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s constitution fell short Saturday...
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Mascot Issue

article MORON ALERT: San Francisco station airs cringe-worthy graphic days before Indigenous Peoples’ Day (10/10/2019)
(California) -- KTVU, Fox’s owned station in San Fransisco is taking heat after running a lower third reading “Braves Scalped,” which many are pointing...
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Fantasy Sports

article DraftKings named as NFL's first official daily fantasy partner (9/30/2019)
(New York) -- The agreement gives DraftKings exclusive access to NFL branding for use across its suite of daily fantasy sports (DFS) products., with the partners also...
article Fantasy gamers watch more sports than other athletes: IFSG Report (9/30/2019)
(India) -- Fantasy sports players in India watch more sports than other sports persons. The revelation is made by the Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG) in a...
article FanDuel founder bets on love with new app (9/20/2019)
(New York) -- When folks look back at this decade's myriad fads and manias—from fidget spinners to Pokemon Go—odds are good they'll count fantasy...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Navajo Times get top Arizona newspaper honors (9/28/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Herald/Review and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspaper Association's annual awards announced Saturday night. It was the Navajo...
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Tobacco & Cigarettes

article Nation's No. 2 radio group says it won't air Juul, other e-cigarette ads (9/26/2019)
(USA) -- With vaping deaths a big concern to health officials across the United States, Entercom Communications on Wednesday banned e-cigarette advertisements on its...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article Controversial Shinnecock Sign Spotlighted In 'Daily Show' Segment (9/25/2019)
(New York) -- The national spotlight was on a a large electronic billboard erected by the Shinnecock Indian Nation on Sunrise Highway recently as the controversy over...
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American Gaming Association

article AGA Senior Director: Education critical to US sports betting recruitment (9/24/2019)
(USA) -- A panel of industry experts specific to the US sports betting market gathered to discuss issues around recruitment. Currently, operators, suppliers, affiliates...
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Election 2020

article First an Iowa forum ... and now the Native press is a campaign stop (9/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- Tomorrow Montana Governor Steve Bullock will sit down for a one-on-one interview at the Indian Country Today headquarters located at The Walter Cronkite...
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William Hill

article William Hill looking for U.S. media deals (9/20/2019)
(USA) -- London-based bookmaker William Hill (WIMHY +3.9%) is looking for broadcast deals in the United States, the Financial Times reports.
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Yocha Dehe Wintun

article San Francisco 49ers Announce Partnership with Cache Creek Casino Resort, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation (9/19/2019)
(California) -- The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday the addition of Cache Creek Casino Resort and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation as a proud partner of the team...
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National Indian Gaming Commission

article Lawsuit filed against news organizations (9/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- John Dossett, former general counsel to the National Congress of American Indians, is suing High Country News, Indianz.com and Indian Country Today...
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Cultural Appropriation

article OP-ED: Going native: The scent of racism (9/12/2019)
(Indian Country) -- In late August, the chic French luxury brand Christian Dior debuted an ad campaign for its fragrance referencing Native Americans. A number of...
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Facebook

article Facebook expands new tool aiming to shrink ‘news deserts’ (9/12/2019)
(USA) -- Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and...
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Sports in Las Vegas

press release Twitch kicks off partnership with the Raiders & Allegiant Stadium (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, today announced a partnership with the Raiders as a founding partner of Allegiant...
press release Twitch partners with NFL's Raiders, Allegiant Stadium (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The NFL's Oakland Raiders will partner with online live-streaming service Twitch at the team's new Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in 2020. The...
article Twitch partners with the Raiders to become founding partner of Allegiant Stadium (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Twitch has partnered with the Raiders as a founding partner of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas beginning in 2020.
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Dueling media campaigns show divide between tribes and state on gaming compacts (9/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- As Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma’s Native American tribes clash on renegotiating the tribal gaming compacts, dueling public relations campaigns...
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Other News

article KSUT launches Native Braids storytelling project (11/17/2019)
(Colorado) -- In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, KSUT, in collaboration with independent producer Adam Burke, announce the launch of Native Braids, a...
article Letter from the Editor: The times ‘they’ are a-changin’ (11/16/2019)
(Oregon) -- A pronoun in an article last week left some readers confused and others annoyed. Jayati Ramakrishnan, general assignment reporter, turned in a routine story...
article New York Times article on Inuit draws backlash for reliance on stereotypes (11/16/2019)
(Nunavut) -- When Francine Compton saw many Inuit frustrated by a recent article in the New York Times, she didn't want to read it. "I choose what I expose...
article A Tsuut'ina artist's Super 8 film has disappeared while in transit with Canada Post (11/15/2019)
(Alberta) -- An Indigenous artist is looking for answers — and 12 rolls of Super 8 film — that disappeared while in transit with Canada Post. The film had...
article We Are All on Native Land (11/11/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Indian Country Today — a media outlet covering Indian Country that was on hiatus less than two years ago — has roared back to life,...
article Paul DeMain Gave Voice To Native American Issues. Now He's Ready For His Next Chapter. (11/7/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Paul DeMain had been a journalist for about a year when the FBI came to serve search warrants on the chairman of the Lac Courte Oreilles tribe. It was...
article Last century’s Indians for Indians Radio Hour Show given restoration, modern audience (11/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Voices of long departed Oklahomans once broadcast on the radio are being revived for 21st century listeners. The University of Oklahoma Libraries is...
article At the pre-Oscars Governors Awards, a starry night for an industry in flux (11/1/2019)
(Hollywood) -- At the Governors Awards ceremony Sunday, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President David Rubin declared the room "an anxiety-free zone....
article Indian Country Today joins the Associated Press (10/28/2019)
(Arizona) -- On October 1, an Associated Press headline read, “Indigenous filmmaker strikes playful tone with showcase ad.” The story—one of the 2,000...
article When People Ask ‘Yo, Is This Racist?’ These Podcasters Find It Usually Is (10/23/2019)
(California) -- It’s a Monday night, and Andrew Ti and Tawny Newsome are at Earwolf Studios in Hollywood, taping an episode of Yo, Is This Racist? Tonight the...
article Oyate Today launches website (10/15/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The hit television show Oyate Today, filmed in Rapid City, has launched a new website to keep viewers informed of the program.
article Indigenous Teens Are Making TikTok Videos About Racism In Australia (10/15/2019)
(Australia) -- Eshia Anderson was scrolling through TikTok’s suggested sound clips in early August when she came across a familiar song — and an idea for a...
article Keepers of the Language: Journalist uses radio to 'visit' Nunavummiut in their homes (10/14/2019)
(Nunavut) -- Selma Eccles, a CBC radio journalist in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, turns on her mic every weekday afternoon for her mother. "I have a mother who's in...
article ‘Indigenizing research institutions’: Two journalists honored by The American Academy (10/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is the oldest honor society in the nation. Some of its members include Indian Country’s finest: Oglala journalist...
article Osage Nation And Muscogee (Creek) Nation Diverge On Press Freedom (10/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Two of Oklahoma’s largest tribes, Osage Nation and Muscogee (Creek) Nation, are moving in opposite directions when it comes to freedom of the press....
article NAC: Celebrating Indigenous podcasts (10/1/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Native media producers are making their mark in the growing podcast movement, taking Native perspectives directly to the public. Whether they’...
article Christine Genier named host of CBC Yukon's morning radio program (9/30/2019)
(North Canada) -- A new voice to CBC North will hit the airwaves next month. Christine Genier has been named host of CBC Yukon's morning radio program, previously...
article Professor Lends Native Voice to New ABC Show (9/30/2019)
(California) -- When Joely Proudfit was a young professor at San Francisco State, she began teaching a class – a version of which she still teaches today –...
article Belgian online gambling ops will curb ads if National Lottery does (9/30/2019)
(Belgium) -- Belgium’s biggest private gambling operators have voluntarily agreed to halt most of their advertising efforts but want the government to force the...
article 'Keep the Native kids woke': podcast Coffee & Quaq explores contemporary Indigenous Alaskan issues (9/29/2019)
(Alaska) -- Coffee & Quaq is a new podcast out of Anchorage, Alaska that looks at contemporary issues impacting Indigenous people living in the state. Host and...

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