Famed blogger, journalist, and Deadline founder Nikki Finke has died at 68 from “prolonged illness,” according to an announcement made on Deadline Sunday (Oct. 9). Known for her razor-sharp tongue and unabashed criticism of the entertainment industry, Finke leaves behind a celebrated and complicated legacy. She is survived by a sister, brother-in-law, and nieces. Memorial services will be private.
1,430 Workers Fired for Not Getting the Vaccine
Is it good New York is doing this or is this too extreme? 1,430 government workers got fired by Mayor Eric Adams for not getting their COVID vaccinations. The number of those who are infected by COVID-19 have significantly decreased as people are showing proof of vaccinations in New York City. Mayor Adams stated, “City workers served on the frontlines during the pandemic, and by getting vaccinated, they are, once again, showing how they are willing to do the right thing to protect themselves and all New Yorkers.”
95% Of Federal Workers Complied With Biden’s Vaccine Mandate
A recent report on the Politico website states that around 95 percent of the 3.5 million federal workers have complied with president Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. The Biden administration was requiring federal workers to be fully vaccinated by today (Nov. 22), but a senior administration official said that those who are in the process of getting vaccinated or requesting an exemption are considered as “in compliance” with the mandate.