The trial, that started on Monday and is slated to last for up to four months, is starting with lengthy legal, procedural arguments. Prosecutors are expected to open their case around Jan. Varley, who married into one of the families that helped build Barclays, Roger Jenkins, the one-time chairman of the Middle Eastern banking arm, Tom Kalaris, an American former wealth division CEO and Richard Boath, a former European divisional head, are charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.
Organizations such as trade unions, religious groups, corporations or clubs may have their own newspapers, but the term is more commonly used to refer to daily or weekly publications that bring news of general interest to large portions of the public in a specific geographic area.
The United States had 1, general-circulation daily newspapers in -- 14 percent fewer than it had inbefore the arrival of television. The news in general-circulation newspapers is gathered and then written up by reporters. Photographers shoot pictures to accompany the stories and graphic artists contribute charts and diagrams.
Editors assign reporters to stories, check over those stories, write headlines for them, determine where they will be placed in the newspaper and work on the paper's "layout" -- the arrangement of stories, photographs and art on each page. An editor-in-chief or an executive editor usually supervises the paper's news staff.
The newspaper's publisher has overall control of its business and news operations. General-circulation newspapers play a role in commerce through the the advertisements they carry; they provide readers with information of practical value, such as television schedules, weather maps and listings of stock prices; and these newspapers provide a source of entertainment through their stories and through such features as comic strips and crossword puzzles.
However, one of the most important functions of the general-circulation newspaper -- a crucial function in a democracy -- is to provide citizens with information on government and politics. Leaving newspapers free to perform this function was considered important enough by the first Congress so that they specifically protected it in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, ratified inwhich, among its other guarantors of free expression, prohibits Congress from passing any law "abridging the freedom Human beings exchanged news long before they could write.
They spread news by word of mouth on crossroads, at campfires or at markets. Messengers raced back from battlefields with reports on victories or defeats.
Criers walked through villages announcing births, deaths, marriages and divorces. Stories of unlikely occurrences spread, in the words of one anthropological report, "like wildfire" through preliterate societies.
These early efforts to exchange news are discussed in the book "A History of News" by Mitchell Stephens. With the arrival of writing and literacy news reports gained added reliability and, in advanced societies like that of Rome and China, became more formal.
Rome had a particularly sophisticated system for circulating written news, centered on the acta -- daily handwritten news sheets, which were posted by the government in the Roman Forum from the year 59 B. China, too, had early government-produced news sheets, called the tipao, which were first circulated among officials during the Han dynasty B.
The printing press was used to disseminate news in Europe shortly after Johann Gutenberg invented the letter press, employing movable type, in the s. One of the first printed works that might qualify as news was an Italian account of a tournament printed in about A letter written by Christopher Columbus, reporting on his discoveries, was set in type and circulating in Barcelona before Columbus arrived there in April of In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, thousands of printed newsbooks, short pamphlets reporting on a news event, and news ballads, accounts of news events written in verse and usually printed on one side of a single sheet of paper, circulated in Europe and, to a lesser extent, in the new European colonies in America.
The first news report printed in the Americas described an earthquake in Guatemala and was printed in Mexico in HILLSBORO Star-Journal. Vol. , No. Wednesday, January 2, from the first arrest. Brady L. Blazek, 25, was arrested Friday by sheriff’s deputies on a warrant for failure to report an accident.
He was also arrested on suspicion of possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Three people and one business have a little. Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun Vegas Golden Knights center Brandon Pirri (73) celebrates after scoring in the third period of a game against the Los Angles Kings at T-Mobile Arena Tuesday, Jan.
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Mr. Aldene Gordy “Daddy Dordy” Smith, age 81, of Milner, passed away on Saturday, December 22, at his residence. Mr. Smith was born November 14, , in Milner, GA to the late Euel Aldene Smith and the late Martha Genie Gordy.