Whispers and Warnings For 04/08/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 04/08/2016

This young lady is going places! 🙂
Nine-year-old reporter breaks crime news, complete with video, then fires back at critics
“But her reporting did not impress some of the good people of Selinsgrove, and they let Hilde have it on Facebook on Saturday night…”

I have tremendous admiration for courageous journalists working overseas!
Calif. freelance photographer freed from Syria after 2012 abduction
“Kevin Patrick Dawes, 33, is originally from San Diego, officials tell The Washington Post. The release followed months of negotiations, said the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.”

“Newsworthy?” Ha! Gawker shouldn’t even be in business.
Hulk Hogan’s Lead Lawyer Explains How His Team Beat “Arrogant,” “Defiant” Gawker
“We then deposed Denton, Daulerio, several company employees and expert witnesses. Gawker’s counsel did not adequately prepare their witnesses, and Daulerio, among others, made admissions that severely undermined the ‘newsworthy’ defense and would later inflame the jury with their arrogance and defiance.”

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