Tag: media

Know the news in Utah

What is the purpose of a free press? Our founding fathers saw it as a safeguard for democracy. President Donald Trump sees it as a purveyor of “fake news.” And in tweets such as “91% of the Network News about me is negative (Fake),” he has helpfully revealed his definition: “Fake news” is any report

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Press Release: A Free Press is Essential to Our Democracy

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 16, 2018 A FREE PRESS IS ESSENTIAL TO OUR DEMOCRACY Salt Lake City, UT – As newspapers across the country participate in a coordinated campaign to remind American citizens of the importance of a free press, Katie Matheson, communications director for Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following

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Participants In Upcoming CD-3 Debate Announced

MEDIA ADVISORY REQUEST FOR COVERAGE: Friday, October 13, 2017 CONTACTS: Chase Thomas | ABU Education Fund | chase@betterutah.org PARTICIPANTS IN UPCOMING CD3 DEBATE ANNOUNCED Debate presented by the ABU Education Fund & the John R. Park Debate Society Sandy, UT –  As previously set forth in participation rules established by the John R. Park Debate Society,

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Letter: Trump plays the media like a cello

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune President-elect Donald Trump is a master at understanding media. Once again, he has played the media like Yo-Yo Ma plays the cello. After Jill Stein asked for a recount in some states, Trump tweeted that he’d won the popular vote — if 2 million fraudulent votes weren’t counted. In making yet

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Letter: Shame on media for skipping these debates

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Recently, the Alliance for a Better Utah Education Fund (ABU) partnered with the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society on four local debates: three house districts and one school board seat. ABU also attempted to schedule debates in the governor’s race and the Salt Lake County Council race. The

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For balance, we need Tribune and News

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations.” –George Orwell I’m old school. I still get the Salt Lake Tribune delivered every morning on my doorstep as I drink my morning tea. But I read the Deseret News online, too. I like the balance I get from reading

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Communications Director

The Communications Director will work closely with Executive Director and key members of the Board of Directors to develop and implement all aspects of Better UTAH communications. Media Working with Executive Director, develop a Better UTAH media plan Draft press releases and ensure their dissemination Organize press support for Better UTAH issues/actions Maintain an up-to-date

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