Eric Stoller's Top Stories

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  1. Students 'offered money for photos of 'Jihadi John' Halloween costumes'
    Student reporters say they have been offered thousands of pounds to take and provide photographs of students dressed up as “Jihadi John” or the murdered UK hostage Alan Henning for Halloween. They claim they were also told that if they could get...
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  2. Obama administration has helped weaken and change the for-profit industry @insidehighered
    WASHINGTON -- Critics of for-profit colleges were disappointed by the final “gainful employment” regulations. They said the Obama administration caved to industry pressure and put out a watered-down, inadequate set of rules. The U.S. Department of...
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  3. Interest in midterms may be low, but local TV awash in political ad spending
    The upcoming midterm elections might be underwhelming for many Americans, but it could shape up to be one of the most profitable for local TV stations – one of the sources Americans turn to most for news about politics. Local TV has been receiving...
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  4. Slack’s One-Year-Old Software Business Valued at $1.12 Billion
    Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield Slack Workplace collaboration tool Slack didn’t exist two years ago. Now the company is one of the most valuable business software startups in the world. Slack Technologies raised $120 million in a mega-round of...
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  5. Ambitious sixth-formers: teaching needs you!
    If you’re in sixth form and thinking about your future career, teaching might not seem like the most attractive option at the moment. You may have heard about the strikes over unmanageable workload and disappearing pensions, the disregard for the...
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