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article Native American journalist takes issue with Kansas City Chiefs on Twitter (1/21/2020)
(Internet) -- Journalist Vincent Schilling is speaking out against the Kansas City Chiefs’ use of Native American mascots and imagery. On Twitter, Schilling, a...
article Sports editor apologizes for tweeting 'scalps' after game (12/30/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A sports editor for a New Mexico newspaper apologized this week after using "scalps" in a tweet to describe a high school basketball team...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Barstool Sports may be next for the latest gambling & media marriage (1/14/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Media content companies are fast becoming desirable partners for gaming companies trying to tap into the fast-growing $150 billion dollar legal sports...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Malta Gaming

article Malta Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia tops ‘10 Most Urgent’ list of press freedom cases (1/1/2020)
(Malta) -- The One Free Press Coalition, a united group of pre-eminent editors and publishers using their global reach and social platforms to spotlight journalists...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Gambling will overwhelm sports media in 2020 (12/25/2019)
(USA) -- Sports media will rush to embrace gambling in 2020. With sports book operators hungering for new customers in a growing number of U.S. states, sports leagues...
article How media companies like Barstool Sports and Bleacher Report are taking advantage of legal sports betting (12/15/2019)
(USA) -- Sports media companies plunged into the burgeoning market for sports betting in 2019, as the gaming category became legal in more US states. Some media...
article Bleacher Report to launch betting game show on Las Vegas Strip (12/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Sports fans will get a chance to test their knowledge at the Bleacher Report’s new live interactive game show, the B/R Betting Game Show, starting...
article Google confirms plans to okay online casino ads in four US states (12/5/2019)
(USA) -- Search engine colossus Google has decided it will allow online casino advertising by operators based in the four US states that currently permit intrastate...
article Ross’s venture fund invests in sports gambling startup (11/27/2019)
(USA) -- Billionaire Stephen Ross has invested in the sports gambling startup the Action Network, yet another move by a National Football League owner to capitalize on...
article Where Legal Sports Betting Goes, A Rush Of TV Ads Is Sure To Follow (11/23/2019)
(USA) -- When sportsbooks open in newly legalized states, one thing follows as surely as the posed, ensemble end zone gathering that comes after every NFL touchdown...
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...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Klamath Tribes

article Looking back: This week in Klamath Basin history (12/15/2019)
(Washington) -- 25 years ago: The Klamath Tribes and the state of Oregon signed a gaming compact today that establishes operating guidelines for a gambling facility the...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article TRAHANT: Newseum's past, its future and a pair of glasses (12/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Newseum is not an Indigenous institution. Yet it did represent. A practice that’s too often missing from most museums. But I had better...
article 'Things are shifting': Tanya Talaga sees change in Thunder Bay (11/30/2019)
(Thunder Bay) -- Eight years ago, Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga was sent on assignment to Thunder Bay. She went there with a plan of writing about why First Nation...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article New York getting a specialized gambling show (12/14/2019)
(New York) -- The future of sports TV is expected to involve a lot of gambling. ESPN has already added a daily betting show. FanDuel has its own cable program. And...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Vlogging shines spotlight on Navajo Nation (12/10/2019)
(Arizona) -- The popularity of vlogging is a fairly new concept that has emerged on the internet in the last few years. Navajo vloggers Natalie Franklin and Michael...
1 Article on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article Tribes send subtle message through advertising campaign (12/7/2019)
(California) -- Given a chance to say so directly, the leaders of Oklahoma’s largest tribal nations are hesitant to claim they serve the needs of Oklahomans better...
article Impeachment, opioid lawsuit, and gaming compacts discussions continue on Flash Point [3rd video] (11/24/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Each week, the Flash Point team tackles some of the biggest topics circulating in the Sooner State and beyond. State Representative (D-OKC) Mickey Dollens...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article PODCAST: Perspective on the Osage reign of terror (12/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- With a best-selling book and upcoming movie, the tragedy of the multiple murders of Osage people in the 1920s is getting a lot of attention. Descendants of...
1 Article on this Issue

Elizabeth Warren

article THAT'S RACIST: Happy Thanksgiving! Fox News host mocks Elizabeth Warren’s dip in the polls, calls her ‘Pocahontas’ (11/28/2019)
(New York) -- How timely. Fox News host Pete Hegseth mocked Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s slumping poll numbers and called her “...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey Gaming Regulator Advises Media to Avoid Advertising Unlicensed Sports Betting Websites (11/28/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s chief gaming regulator is advising all news and media outlets covering sports betting to avoid referencing or accepting advertising...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Covers Media Group licensed to expand partnerships in Indiana (11/26/2019)
(Indiana) -- Online sports publishing firm Covers Media Group, the corporate owner of Covers.com, has had its application for a Sports Wagering Registrant certificate of...
1 Article on this Issue

Kickapoo Tribe

press release Kickapoo Nation to publicly address community for first time (11/26/2019)
(Kansas) -- On December 5th, Tribal Chairman, Lester Randall, of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas will headline a public event in downtown Viroqua at the historic Temple...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Tulsa Press Club honors former Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker as 2019 Headliner of the Year (11/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tulsa Press Club will honor Cherokee Nation Businesses Executive Chairman and former Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker as the Tulsa Press...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native American Heritage 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...
1 Article 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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

press release There's a month left to weigh in on CBC's next broadcast licence (1/16/2020)
(Canada) -- The CRTC is inviting all Canadians to answer a series of questions ranging from how the broadcaster could improve its programming to whether that programming...
article Indian Country Today names former Ponemah man as national correspondent (1/15/2020)
(Arizona) -- After having grown up in the small community of Ponemah in the Red Lake Nation, Dalton Walker is about to have the chance to tell the stories of Native...
article Indian Country Today adds two national correspondents (1/10/2020)
(Arizona) -- Joaqlin Estus and Dalton Walker will join Indian Country Today as national correspondents. Both journalists will begin in January. “It’s clear...
article The man behind the satirical Walking Eagle News finally says the things he never could as a journalist (1/10/2020)
(Manitoba) -- The headline was to the point, as usual: “Woman whose ancestors stole entire continent suspects Indigenous person shoplifting.” Tim Fontaine...
article Guatemalan indigenous journalist charged with terrorism released from prison (1/10/2020)
(Guatemala) -- A court in Guatemala City released indigenous journalist and activist Francisco Lucas Pedro on January 3 after he spent 13 days in detention since his...
article Barstool Sports is close to selling to a casino company you’ve never heard of (1/10/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Barstool Sports, the high-profile, controversial, and fast-growing sports media company, may soon have a new owner: A low-profile casino operator.
article #YDL … Being a female Native reporter in Washington (1/9/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Capitol Hill is a place where I attend hearings, interview representatives and senators, and report stories frequently. This morning I realized how...
article Sports editor apologizes for tweeting ‘scalps’ after game (1/4/2020)
(Arizona) -- A sports editor for a New Mexico newspaper apologized in late December after using “scalps” in a tweet to describe a high school basketball team...
article The modern West: a roundup of our best photos of the year (1/2/2020)
(Indian Country) -- In 2019, High Country News photographers captured dynamic landscapes and complicated relationships, deepening reader's understanding of the...
article Why 2 small Canadian films are making a splash in Hollywood (12/28/2019)
(Hollywood) -- Two homegrown films are finding success in Hollywood on their own terms — by putting Canadian stories and settings front and centre. The Body...
article SMITHSONIAN: Eighteen Podcasts to Listen to in 2020 (12/24/2019)
(Internet) -- By 2020, the podcast will be a whopping 17-or-so years old; the Apple Podcasts catalogue contains more than 700,000 unique offerings, not counting episodes...
article Cultural resilience, colonialism and challenges for Indigenous journalism (12/23/2019)
(Canada) -- Journalism can be a solitary endeavor. I’ve spent most of my career working in a small bureau, wandering around Mi’kmaq and Wolastoq territories...
article NFL viewing on Twitch up 34% (12/23/2019)
(Internet) -- The NFL’s efforts to expand its audience to younger fans through online streaming is ‘gaining yards’ after its second season on Twitch...
article Jody Wilson-Raybould is Canadian Press newsmaker of the year for 2019 (12/18/2019)
(Canada) -- The SNC-Lavalin affair cost Justin Trudeau two cabinet ministers, his most trusted aide, the top federal public servant and possibly a second majority...
article Judge says mischief charge against journalist who covered Muskrat Falls protest can proceed (12/18/2019)
(Labrador) -- A judge says a criminal mischief charge against a journalist who was covering a protest at the Muskrat Falls work site in Labrador can proceed.
article 'Coming home' to Indian Country Today (12/17/2019)
(Arizona) -- Indian Country Today will start 2020 with Karen Lincoln Michel taking on the role of president of the non-profit company. Lincoln Michel is Ho-Chunk and is...
article Sports Betting, Fantasy Sports Boosting NFL TV Ratings, Says Giants Co-Owner Tisch (12/9/2019)
(USA) -- Expanded sports wagering in the US is providing an assist to the country’s most popular professional sport. NFL television ratings are rising and some...
article "It's heartbreaking": Newseum to close amid financial trouble (12/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Approaching the Newseum from afar is like walking toward a temple. A stone tablet inscribed with the First Amendment looms several stories tall...
article From the Editor’s Desk: Expanding our Alaska Native news coverage in The Cordova Times (12/2/2019)
(Alaska) -- The Cordova Times Report for America position will cover an Alaska Native news beat. I’ve spoken with other newspaper editors that agree that there are...
article Christian Allaire: Vogue’s most fashionable Ojibwe (11/30/2019)
(New York) -- Seen on social media wearing the latest cowboy boots, leather pants, western fringed shirts, a smart blue ascot, or any other chic, contemporary styles,...

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