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Sabrina Tavernise Joins “The Daily” as Co-host

She’ll be splitting the co-hosting duties with longtime anchor Michael Barbaro.

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The New York Times news podcast and syndicated radio show “The Daily” continues to grow as the program turned five this year. As the newspapers’ audio show hits the half-decade mark, it will be adding a new but familiar voice. 

Sabrina Tavernise, The Times national correspondent, who has been a frequent contributor to the podcast, will make the jump to “The Daily” full-time, the newspaper announced. She’ll be splitting the co-hosting duties with longtime anchor Michael Barbaro.

“I’m thrilled that Sabrina is joining me as a host and a full-time member of The Daily family,” said Barbaro in a statement. “My admiration for her began a decade ago as a reader, when I marveled at the creativity and humanity of her journalism.”

“When we started The Daily, that admiration deepened as I watched her adapt those same skills to audio to create some of the most distinctive episodes we’ve ever run. Her nose for news, empathy, fair-mindedness, and collegiality will all make her a fantastic host and partner.”

Barbaro and Tavernise will host “The Daily” on separate episodes each week. The Times states that splitting these duties will permit the show to progress in new directions.

“I fell in love with audio when I first worked with The Daily and its brilliant creators a few years ago,” Tavernise said. 

“The emotional power of hearing people’s voices — and the music and the drums — took storytelling to a whole new level. I felt like I was suddenly seeing colors, after a lifetime in black and white. I am so excited at the thought of joining this incredible team.”

As mentioned, Tavernise has contributed frequently on “The Daily,” working projects for the program, including The Battle for MissouriThe Abortion Wars, Roe v. Wade Part One and Part Two, and a five-part series on race and policing in Baltimore.

“Having a second host will make The Daily even stronger,” said Times editors in the announcement. “It will allow both Michael and Sabrina to dig deeper into stories and share responsibility for The Times’s flagship show, which — as Michael himself has told us— has grown too big for one person.”

“It’s hard to imagine someone better suited than Sabrina. She’s an exemplary Times journalist who shares Michael’s depth and breadth of reporting experience, passion for storytelling, and deep commitment to the medium of audio,” said Times editors Dean Baquet, Lisa Chow, Sam Dolnick, and Paula Szuchman in their joint email to staffers.

Over the past week, Tavernise in Ukraine on assignment for The Times, filing reports for “The Daily” from the front lines of the Russian invasion. 

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Twitter Introduces Crisis Misinformation Policy

“In times of crisis, misleading information can undermine public trust and cause further harm to already vulnerable communities,” Twitter said in a statement.

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When major developing news occurs, such as the Buffalo Mass Shooting last weekend, many jump on Twitter to get the latest information. However, as the details come out, some disinformation surfaces on the platform. 

In an attempt to help combat any incorrect details in real-time, the social media platform is introducing a crisis misinformation policy. This global guideline will steer Twitter’s efforts to boost credible information when a crisis moment. 

“In times of crisis, misleading information can undermine public trust and cause further harm to already vulnerable communities,” Twitter said in a statement.

“Alongside our existing work to make reliable information more accessible during crisis events, this new approach will help to slow the spread by us of the most visible, misleading content, particularly that which could lead to severe harms.”

Twitter stated that the policy has been under development since last year and will “determine whether claims are misleading, we require verification from multiple credible, publicly available sources.”

Some instances of Tweets that the company may add a warning notification to include: 

  • False coverage or event reporting, or information that mischaracterizes conditions on the ground as a conflict evolves;
  • False allegations regarding use of force, incursions on territorial sovereignty, or around the use of weapons;
  • Demonstrably false or misleading allegations of war crimes or mass atrocities against specific populations;
  • False information regarding international community response, sanctions, defensive actions, or humanitarian operations.

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NY Times Puts Hold on Entire Staff Return to Their Offices

Times prepared to have its entire staff return to the office on June 6th a few days a week, a date which the newspaper had previously moved back as well.

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The New York Times staffers were scheduled to return to their offices on June 6th; however, the rise in Covid-19 cases in New York City have caused the newspaper to pause on a return to their offices. 

“Based on the city’s guidance and the advice of our health experts, we are pausing the start of our Expected Phase of return to office until conditions improve,” wrote Jacqueline Welch, Chief Human Resources Officer, in a memo.

The Times prepared to have its entire staff return to the office on June 6th a few days a week, a date which the newspaper had previously moved back as well.

Furthermore, the company’s notification to their staff coincided with New York City increasing its Covid-19 alert level to “High” on Tuesday as daily cases in the U.S. have grown near 100,000 per day, a boost from 73,000 new cases daily average last week.

Employees who need to be in the building are encouraged to wear masks in public spaces while in its offices, including elevators, meeting rooms, and restrooms.

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FOX Nation to Debut Veteran-Themed Shows Later This Month

FOX Nation will also be extending its “Grateful Nation initiative,” offering all active military members and veterans a free one-year subscription to FOX Nation.

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FOX Nation is set to debut its veteran-themed programming Sunday, May 22nd. In a release, the network said it will air the 38th annual “America’s Top Ranger.” The competition pits some of America’s elite Army Rangers against one another in a grueling 70-mile obstacle course.

On Thursday, May 26th, the network will debut “The Unauthorized History of the Vietnam War” hosted by Bret Baier. The show will document how the Vietnam War left an indelible mark on a generation of Americans and changed the course of human events across the globe.

On Saturday, May 28th, “Heroes Honor Festival” will air from Daytona Beach, Florida. Country star Toby Keith will headline the event along with other musical artists.

On Sunday, May 29th, Bret Baier is back with a look at the most iconic ships of World War II in “Lost Ships of WWII.” The eight-part special will spotlight the director of undersea operations at Vulcan Inc. Rob Kraft and his team aboard the research vessel Petrel.

On Monday, May 30th, “The Story’s” Martha MacCallum dives into a series of stories and heroes you never knew from World War II in “Secret History of WWII.” The special will document America’s “Ghost Army”, Pearl Harbor and Japan’s code

FOX Nation will also be extending its “Grateful Nation initiative,” offering all active military members and veterans a free one-year subscription to FOX Nation.

Fox Nation’s Memorial Day Schedule: 

• America’s Top Ranger – Release Date: May 22nd

• The Unauthorized History of the Vietnam War – Release Date: May 26th

• Heroes Honor Festival – Event Date: May 28th

• Lost Ships of WWII – Release Date: May 29th

• Secret History of WWII –  Release Date: May 30th

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