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Plagiarism is the bane of quality journalism

Please consider signing and sharing this Change petition set up by Ginger Gorman. Many freelance journalists have seen their work being ripped off by unscrupulous publishers and sadly by other journalists. 86 mots de plus

Freelance

Presentation of Amnesty Petition to ZASA President

This is to inform the General Membership of ZASA that the Chairperson of the Amnesty Petition Commission Mr. Charles Yamba will be handing over the petition documents to the ZASA President tomorrow for his signature and onward submission to relevant Authorities. 36 mots de plus

South Africa

Ringless voicemail spam won’t be exempt from anti-robocall rules

(Source: arstechnica.com)

A petition to exempt ringless voicemails from anti-robocall rules has been withdrawn after heavy opposition.

In March, a marketing company called All About the Message… 479 mots de plus

Technology

Activists kick off recall of Judge Aaron Persky in Brock Turner case

Activists in Northern California launched a campaign to recall a judge for what they say is a pattern of lenient sentences for sex crime convictions, including the punishment in the well-publicized Brock Turner case. 471 mots de plus

National/World News

Maureen Johnson's 'Truly Devious': Read an excerpt

In March of 2016, EW announced Maureen Johnson’s next series, Truly Devious, a saga about an elite (and probably haunted) boarding school called Ellingham Academy and the bright students who try to solve the murder of a classmate (an internet celebrity, no less). 6 166 mots de plus

Books

Petition Aiming To Rename Saint Louis As The More Accurate “Sinner Louis” Gets 40,000 Signatures In One Day

Alongside Imo’s Pizza, toasted ravioli, Ted Drewes ice cream, and “where did you go to high school?” inquiries, the city of Saint Louis is famous for car break-ins, murder, and a rivalry with Detroit for the top position on “most violent city” lists. 322 mots de plus

Satire