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NBCU News To Invest $6.5 Million In College Journalism Initiative

1 day ago   |   By Deadline

NBCUniversal News Group will invest $6.5 million over the next two years in NBCU Academy, a new multiplatform journalism training and development program for four-year university and community college students. The initiative includes $3.5 million in scholarships, the company, a division of Comcast, announced Thursday. The program includes on-campus and online training, hands on instruction...
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Lawsuit: Iowa Community College Program was Human Trafficking

Lawsuit: Iowa Community College Program was Human Trafficking

1 day ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, Iowa - Eleven students from Brazil and Chile have filed a federal lawsuit accusing a northwest Iowa community college, a recruitment company, a pet food manufacturer and a packaging company of human trafficking and involuntary servitude.
The lawsuit filed Monday in the Northern District of Iowa says Western Iowa Tech Community College and J&L Staffing, both in Sioux City, lured the students to Iowa in 2019 under a work- and study- based visa exchange program only to push them into factory jobs that had no educational value and were unrelated to the field of study.
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