The Daily Populous

Saturday February 25th, 2023 evening edition

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Newspapers across the country are pulling the “Dilbert” cartoon after a podcast racial rant from creator and author Scott Adams.

Adams said on his his Coffee with Scott Adams online video program that white people should “get the hell away from Black people,” labeling Blacks as a “hate group.”.

The Dilbert cartoon is a satire on office politics and has been around for more than three decades.

It has spawned a media empire featuring dozens of books, a video game, an animated television series, and thousands of coffee cups and related merchandise.

In 1997, Adams received the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award, its highest honor.

Cleveland’s The Plain Dealer published a Letter from the Editor Friday, stating that it was “not a difficult decision” to ax the Adams cartooon.

He added that Advance Media, its publisher, was instituting similar moves at its other properties. »

Pregnant US inmate seeks jail release because fetus is ‘innocent’

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The mother, Natalia Harrell, 24, has been in jail for some seven months and faces a murder charge after fatally shooting another woman while taking an Uber in Miami last July.

Norris said he was hired by the father-to-be, and filed the petition on behalf of the fetus. »

BBC News Says Presenters Can Relax Formal Dress Code As “Sweaty & Dirty” Look Is More Trustworthy

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EXCLUSIVE: BBC News presenters have been told that they can relax their formal dress code in the pursuit of more authentic reporting as the broadcaster seeks to reinvent its 24-hour news channel.

One source said dress code changes were already happening on screen, pointing to weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker wearing a jacket and T-shirt on at least one occasion.

The BBC News channel will have a team of eight journalists who will serve as both correspondents and studio presenters. »

Researchers find 26 Australian species recovered from the brink of extinction

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Key points: Twenty-six Australian species listed as threatened no longer meet the criteria, according to the research.

Twenty-six Australian species listed as threatened no longer meet the criteria, according to the research Researchers attribute their recovery to targeted management, such as moving species to havens.

"Far more species have been added to the threatened species list than removed from it over the last 20 years," he said. »