The Nightshift: 19 April 2017


Editor’s Note: The Nightshift cleans out the article inventory. This post from 19 April 2017 is published now (late) to maintain the record of events. 
Good Morning,  It’s Wednesday, 19 April 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed.
Interesting Times. There appears to be some confusion in Washington about which direction a U.S. naval armada was headed when the White House noted it was steaming toward the Korean peninsula last week.  Turns out, it was 3500  miles away and headed for Australia. Precise communications is very important in tense times; hopefully, the reason for the miscommunication will be rectified so it doesn’t happen again. The Korean mess continues.
In Georgia, a rookie Democrat, Jon Ossoff is in the runoffs for the Congressional seat formerly held by Republican Tom Price. His popularity is seen as a sharp rebuke to the current policies of the Republican majority. He’s still got to beat an experienced Republican operative for the seat in Congress.
The media whisperers are on the scent: apparently Bill O’Reilly is on the way out at Fox News. Allegations about O’Reilly’s sexual harassment misadventures have exploded over the last two weeks and advertisers have defected. Anyone who felt that O’Reilly would ride out the storm wasn’t paying attention: if Fox would cut the founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes,  for similar alleged behavior then surely Bill O’Reilly–a network commentator–is not going to survive. Prediction: a major overhaul for Fox News, especially given the rise of MSNBC with an alternative political viewpoint.
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The Fine Print:  The Nightshift is a production of Perception Engineering and The Media Bunker. This post is number 1075  for this site. Thanks for reading. Now–catch up on the world. 

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