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Live news updates: Game developer Roblox tumbles after reporting decline in user spending

Game developer Roblox became the latest company in the video game industry to report a slowdown in growth, with a drop in a closely watched sales metric triggering a share price tumble in after-hours trading. The company, whose eponymous platform helps players design their own games, went public through a direct listing in March 2021, […]

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Back Forty: The science-denial playbook | Food and Environment Reporting Network

Back Forty will bring you periodic reviews, interviews and reporter insights about the stories they wrote. You can subscribe here or below. By Bridget Huber In The Playbook: How to deny science, sell lies and make a killing in the corporate world (Penguin Random House), Jennifer Jacquet, an associate professor in New York University’s Department […]

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Updated reporting guide to counter SDG woes

Sustainability standards setter GRI and the UN Global Compact have updated their guide to reporting on the SDGs. The new edition of ‘Business reporting on the SDGs: an analysis of the goals and targets,’ claims to be the most comprehensive inventory… Become a community member of Environment Analyst and get access to: 2 articles of […]

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Gaming

Minecraft chat reporting features are staying, says Mojang

Minecraft’s chat reporting and moderation features were initially announced last month and quickly saw community feedback decrying them for being unsuitable for the task. Despite some level-headed criticism and reasoning being levied against the tools, Mojang has said they’re sticking with them as is. MojangMeesh, the community manager on Reddit, put up a post explaining […]

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Focusing on Reporting the ‘S’ in Environment, Social & Governance

Environmental, social, and governance has become one of the biggest buzzwords in corporate America, transcending industries and markets. But up until this year, many investment managers, funds, and corporate boards have focused on the environmental, or the E, of ESG. The pivotal social movements and continued impact of Covid-19 over the past few years have […]

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Business

Pulitzer board rejects Trump’s calls to revoke prizes for reporting on Russian election meddling

From left, Washington Post Publisher Fred Ryan, Executive Editor Marty Baron, and National Security Editor Peter Finn, applaud as investigative reporter Tom Hamburger speaks to the newsroom after The Washington Post wins two pulitzer prizes, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Washington. Andrew Harnik | AP The Pulitzer Prize Board on Monday rejected former President Donald […]

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Survey: Young adults face higher rates of food insecurity | Food and Environment Reporting Network

Gen Z adults were nearly twice as likely to have experienced food insecurity in the first half of 2022 than other adults, according to a report by Purdue University’s Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability.  Among these adults — born after 1996, or 18 to about 26 years old —  30 percent experienced food […]

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Food is a factor in inflation double whammy | Food and Environment Reporting Network

FERN’s Ag Insider gives you the reporting you need every day to navigate the difficult terrain of food and agriculture policy. Editor Chuck Abbott has been covering this beat for nearly three decades — few journalists have the connections in the halls of power and the understanding of the issues that Chuck does. Executives and […]

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Finance

Attendance Allowance: Pensioners could lose £370 a month by not reporting to the DWP

Attendance Allowance is a benefit claimed by those of state pension age, who need financial assistance with a long-term health condition or disability. The most someone can get from the DWP payment is £92.40 a week, which means someone will get £369.40 a month. However, those claiming Attendance Allowance need to report changes in their […]

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Is the Ojai Pixie dust? | Food and Environment Reporting Network

This Story’s Impact BROADCAST ON 60+ PUBLIC RADIO STATIONS, WITh 330,000+ LISTENERS Ojai, California, has a charming main street, with tile roofs and Spanish-revival architecture. On weekends, crowds of the bohemian chic spill out of restaurants, boutiques and art galleries.  The Ojai Valley is surrounded by mountains, and as long-time resident Tony Thacher explains, “Starting […]