TODAY, Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, is the Winter, 2022 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

The topic is posted right here.

Whispers and Warnings For 01/08/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 01/08/2016

Good Riddance!
Missouri lawmakers call for communication professor’s firing after she (allegedly) threatened a reporter
“The University of Missouri professor who called for “some muscle” to toss a reporter out of a demonstration on public property could be the one who gets bounced, after state lawmakers on Monday demanded that she be fired.”

Hey, American Future Systems! How’s that stinginess working out for you now?!
Pennsylvania newsletter publisher to pay $1.75M for making workers clock out for bathroom
“A Pennsylvania company that publishes business newsletters will pay about $1.75 million to thousands of employees who had to clock out while going on short breaks, including for the bathroom.”

Looks like he only succeeded in drawing more attention to the book that he claims defamed him.
Book publisher seeks dismissal of defamation suit
“A federal lawsuit filed by a convicted murderer who claims a book about Mafia boss Russell Bufalino defamed him should be dismissed because it was filed past the statute of limitations, the book’s publisher says in court papers…”

We’ll be keeping an eye on this one!
Spotify Threatened With Another Class-Action Lawsuit As Disputes Over Royalties Intensify
“A class-action lawsuit recently filed against Spotify by Michelman & Robinson, LLP on behalf of Cracker frontman and college professor David Lowery will soon have company, Billboard has learned…”