Rights

NFL Agrees to New TV Rights Contracts Reportedly Worth $110B over 11 Years

Brett Carlsen/Associated PressThe NFL announced Thursday it signed media-rights deals with Amazon, CBS, ESPN/ABC, Fox and NBC, which will go into effect in the 2023 season.According to Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand and Ben Fischer, the league will collect $10 billion annually over 11 years.Commissioner Roger Goodell said:”These new media deals will provide our fans even…

Dems draw on civil rights history to push AMAZON union vote…

BESSEMER, Alabama (AP) — Some Democratic members of Congress and national union leaders on Friday sought to rustle up support for unionizing a massive Amazon facility outside Birmingham, comparing Alabama workers’ organizing campaign to the civil rights movement.Mail voting by about 6,000 workers at the sprawling distribution facility began in February and runs through the…

Rights groups call for review of Bangladeshi UN troop deployments

Seven prominent human rights groups have called on the United Nations to review its use of Bangladeshi peacekeeping troops after the world body denied claims by the country’s military that secretly bought mass surveillance equipment, exposed by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit, was used for peacekeeping missions. The Al Jazeera investigation, All the Prime Minister’s Men,…