On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 The Steering Committee of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press announced that they elected new officers, re-elected nine members and welcomed a newly elected member.
The top new journalists that were selected for the Reporters Committee executive leadership are:
- Chairman: John Henry, a freelance journalist who previously was news editor for The Associated Press in Washington and Washington bureau chief of The Houston Chronicle
- Chairman-elect: Jess Bravin, senior special writer at The Wall Street Journal
- Secretary/Treasurer: Jim Rubin, co-executive editor of Bloomberg News’ View.
Newly elected to the Steering Committee was Maggie Mulvihill, co-director and co-founder of the non-profit New England Center for Investigative Reporting based at Boston University, where she is also a clinical professor of journalism. A former Nieman fellow at Harvard University, Mulvihill is a former media lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in legal affairs and investigative reporting in New England. She is also a member of the board of directors of the New England First Amendment Coalition.
Steering Committee members re-elected to three-year terms were: Wolf Blitzer, CNN lead political anchor and anchor of “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer”; David Boardman, executive editor and senior vice president of The Seattle Times; Michael Duffy, assistant managing editor and Washington bureau chief for Time Magazine; Rick Dunham, Washington bureau chief for Hearst Newspapers; Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes Magazine staff writer; Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate; Tony Mauro, Supreme Court correspondent for the National Law Journal; Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports”; and Pierre Thomas, Justice Department correspondent for ABC News. About The RCFP: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press was created in 1970 at a time when the nation’s news media faced a wave of government subpoenas asking reporters to name confidential sources.
The Reporters Committee is a nonprofit organization that operates solely on donations and the sale of publications.
Editor’s Note: Congratulations to John Henry, Jess Bravin and Jim Rubin. We want to wish them the best while contributing to RCFP.
Steven Escobar & Diversity News Magazine Nominated for EXOTIFIT by Maria Amor’s Media Appreciation Season II
Dear loyal readers and fans, We are very happy and excited to share with you the great news the our own Steven Escobar have been nominated for EXOTIFIT by Maria Amor’s Media Appreciation Season II in the category of Exoti- Family Season II and this publication: Diversity News Magazine have been officially nominated in the category of Exoti-Media Season II. The announcement was made on Sunday, April 24, 2011 by Ms. Maria Amor from The Exotifit Family (Exoti-Angels & Exoti-Goddesses).
The media outlets officially nominated in the following categories were:
Exoti-Humanitarian Award- Season II
Em Salinas Roberts
Exoti-Photographer- Season II
Andre Cohen Fotography
Party By 5
Jeff Knight Photography
Exoti-Media- Season II
Diversity News Magazine
The Scoop LA
Queen B Sweet
Exoti- Family – Season II
“We intend to do this event four times a year and to show our gratitude and appreciation to all themedia, photographers and writers for their support throughout the year” said Maria Amor, President & CEO, Exotifit. Intl. Inc.,Founder & CEO, Exotifit For Humanity.
Also Ms. Exoti-Lady World Pageant 2011 contestants will be introduced officially to members of the media:
Christine Ames, Ms. Exoti-lady USA
Maricris Bautista, Ms. Exoti-lady Philippines
Lucie Volotzky, Ms. Exoti-lady Canada
Marie Bogacz, Ms. Exoti-lady El Salvador
Monica Farah, Ms. Exoti-lady Hungary
Elena Berman, Ms. Exoti-lady Ukraine
Samira Chatila, Ms. Exoti-lady Iran
Sohelia Mozzafar, Ms. Exoti-lady France
Nikki Storm, Ms. Exoti-lady Washington USA
Mercy Alpert, Ms. Exoti-lady Malasia
Laura Villescaz, Ms. Exoti-Lady Mexico
Soraya Fallah, Ms. Exoti-Lady Kurdistan
The event will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 from 4:00pm – 11:00pm at Maria’s Amor private residence estate. For event location and media RSVP please call (818) 983-3602.
The selection of the nominees was random selected by Maria Amor, Exoti-Angels & Exoti-Goddesses.
The final and official winners are selected and voted by Maria Amor, Exoti-Angels & Exoti-Goddesses which will be announced on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
EXOTIFIT by Maria Amor’s Media Appreciation Season II Official Nominees Announcement & Ms. Exoti-Lady World Pageant Press Conference is Sponsored by Ingrid’s Café from Beverly Hills, CA.
“It’s the sexiest workout ever”, says Maria Amor, founder of Exotifit, which blends diverse styles of musical dance with an invigorating soundtrack that gets you dancing to the rhythm. It’s far from a boring and unmotivating workout; it’s sexy. Exotifil is taught by Maria and some of her ExotiAngels, a
sister group comprised of some students and teachers who also perform at large functions and conventions such as the California Gift show and LA Fitness Expo.
Exotifit offers classes in groups or via private tutelage and also offers teacher certification for those interested in teaching Exotifit classes. Maria Amors’ Exotifit isn’t just a sexy and affordable workout for adults, but it’s a fun and energetic routine for children as well. Dances featured are African, salsa, chacha, tango, belly-dancing and many more. If you are looking for a fun, motivating workout, rush to your local fitness center for an Exotifit. For more information visit http://www.exotifit.com
About Ingrid’s Café:
Ingrid’s Bistro has been in business since 2006. It is truly dream the come true for Ingrid Bedrosian to have a petit Chateau where she can share her passion with her guests. Ingrid started with catering parttime while working in the Corporate World and Entertainment Studios full-time. She always dreamed and planned to one day have her own business and it happened in August of 2006. Her joy of cooking and baking for others is unlimited and you can taste the labor of love in every bite. All products are fresh
and organic and arranged very elegantly.
The restaurant owner has catered to well known celebrities who have dined at her bistro. She has made her place into a very European comfort for everyone. It has truly become a hidden but known place in Beverly Hills in such short time. Ingrid’s Café is the official proud sponsor of Diversity News Magazine for the term year 2011 to 2012. For more information visit http://www.ingridscafe.com/ or http://www.ingridsbistro.com
Editor’s Note: We feel honored been nominated with other outstanding publications and we want to thanks The Exotifit Family (Exoti-Angels & Exoti-Goddesses). Also we want to wish all the nominees good luck.