Cincinnati vs. The World 3.4.15

Only 35 percent of Americans still find embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly trustworthy, while 21 percent now find him “very untrustworthy,” according to a recent HuffPost/YouGov poll.

Only 35 percent of Americans still find embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly trustworthy, while 21 percent now find him “very untrustworthy,” according to a recent HuffPost/YouGov poll. Several accusations have been made against the conservative host in recent weeks claiming that he embellished or lied while covering wars and conflicts. World +1

In a landmark decision, the Federal Communications Commission voted Feb. 26 to regulate Internet service as a public utility, effectively preserving the concept of net neutrality. The new guidelines, approved 3-2 along party lines, will ensure that no content is blocked and will prohibit the Internet from being divided up into “pay-to-play” fast lanes for those who can afford it and “slow lanes” for everyone else. World +2

More than 6,000 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since the start of the conflict in April, according to a United Nations report released on March 2. A recent influx of Russian troops and heavy weaponry into the region has intensified the fighting. The conflict has led to “merciless devastation of civilian lives and infrastructure,” the U.N. said. World -2

Cincinnati was the subject of a recent New York Times piece titled “Downtown Cincinnati Thrives as Riots’ Memories Recede.” The story focused on the revitalization of downtown and Over-the-Rhine thanks to investments from big area companies and other groups like 3CDC. It highlighted the city’s biggest projects, such as the streetcar and General Electric’s new global operations center. Cincinnati +1

THIS WEEK
Cincinnati: 1
World: 1

TO DATE
Cincinnati: 11
World: 7

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