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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Diversity News Publications

November 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Editorial, Featured, Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving 2011Our editorial, photography, marketing and public relation teams wish you and your family a “Happy Safe Thanksgiving Day and Weekend.”

Have you ever wonder what is Thanksgiving? and why is been celebrated? Wikipedia.org describes as follows:

 

Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. It has officially been an annual tradition since 1863, when during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving to be celebrated on Thursday, November 26.[1] As a federal and popular holiday in the U.S., Thanksgiving is one of the major holidays of the year. Together with Christmas and the New Year, Thanksgiving is a part of the broader holiday season.

The event that Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated to give thanksto God for guiding them safely to the New World.[2] The first Thanksgiving feast lasted three days, providing enough food for 13 Pilgrims and 90 Native Americans.[3] The feast consisted offish (codeels, and bass) and shellfish (clamslobster, and mussels), wild fowl (ducksgeese,swans, and turkey), venisonberries and fruitvegetables (peaspumpkinbeetroot and possibly, wild or cultivated onion), harvest grains (barley and wheat), and the Three Sisters:beans, dried Indian maize or corn, and squash.[2][4][5][6] The New England colonists were accustomed to regularly celebrating “thanksgivings”—days of prayer thanking God for blessings such as military victory or the end of a drought.[7]

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Since being fixed at the fourth Thursday in November by law in 1941, the holiday in the United States can occur on any date from November 22 to November 28. When it falls on November 22 or 23, it is not the last Thursday, but the penultimate Thursday in November. As it is a Federal holiday, all United States government offices are closed and employees are paid for that day. It is also a holiday for the New York Stock Exchange and most other financial markets and financial services companies.

THANKSGIVING DATES, 2011–2021

  • November 24, 2011
  • November 22, 2012
  • November 28, 2013
  • November 27, 2014
  • November 26, 2015
  • November 24, 2016
  • November 23, 2017
  • November 22, 2018
  • November 28, 2019
  • November 26, 2020
  • November 25, 2021

DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING

The day after Thanksgiving is a day off for some companies and many schools. It is popularly known as Black Friday, because of the heavy shopping that day helps put retailers’ books back into black. Black Friday has been considered by retailers to be the start of the Christmas shopping season since as early as the 1930s.

Source: Wikipedia
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Diversity News Magazine, New Policy Concerning Press Releases, Stories, Photos & Media Coverage

March 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Editorial, Featured, Notice

Hollywood, CA — Diversity News Publications PR announced on March 3, 2011 that Diversity News Magazine (www.diversitynewspublications.com) published by Diversity News Publications effective March 7, 2011 will implement a fee to post press releases or stories, including videos and photos. There will also be a fee to cover location events for requested services.
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For Press Releases posting the cost will be $39.99 for word content not to exceed 350 words with one photo or flyer. For requested additional 100 words the cost is $9.99 and for additional pictures the cost will be $5.99 each.
For Video Releases, clips, or movie trailers the cost is $75.99 (You provide embed code). Accompanying promo reels will run an additional $29.99.00 each.

For a Story Posting Package, the cost is $149.99 with 8 photos limited to 350 words. If you want additional items, you will pay the prices under Press Releases or Video Releases.

For Requested Location Media Coverage, the cost is $250.00 (includes Reporter/Writer, Professional Photographer, Video/Host & Camera), with a minimum of 2 hours. Additional hours are to be billed at $35.00. Raw unedited video interview for your use is $50.00; if edited, it is $149.99 (You can get it via CD or YouSend but you pay separately for the service).

“We did not wanted to implement this new policy, but we have expenses to pay every time the we do something for somebody.” said Maria Maty Escobar, President and CEO. She continued, “Almost every time that we go in the field we have to pay our photographers, our video editor, our writers and contributors. Publicists are paying wire service companies to distribute their content and even other online publications are charging different fees. Some Public Relations firms already pay for covering their event or publishing their content because they want to reach a massive audience.”

Diversity News Publications also controls and operates other online sites such as: “Diversity News Hollywood”, “Diversity News Online,” “Diversity News Los Angeles,” “Diversity News TV”, “Serenity Business To Business”, and “Steven Escobar Blog”. Many of our photos and articles get reposted on the above mentioned publications. If you want your photo or article to be published on our additional online publications you need to pay only $19.99 for each additional site.

Mrs. Escobar concluded “Diversity News Magazine tries to save money, but people need money and our associates deserve to be paid for their craft and they also have many expenses.We hope public relations agents understand that they get paid to brand a product, service or person, so it is fair for them to invest the money that they get from their clients and continue branding them.”

Diversity News is now a full media company offering video interviews on location and distributed through our YouTube Channels ‘Diversity News TV’ and ‘Diversity News Hollywood’. Diversity News not only publishes or posts your content, but you also get free marketing all over the internet in our other social media networks ‘Diversity News Magazine’ (Facebook), ‘Diversitynewsee’ (Twitter), ‘Diversity News’ (Current TV), ‘Diversity News’ (Stumble Upon), ‘Diversity News’ (Google Buzz), ‘Diversity News’ (Digg), ‘Diversity News Publications’ (MySpace), ‘Diversity News’ (WordPress), ‘Esteban Escobar’ (Linked In), and many more.

Public Relations Agents who do a combination of multiple red carpet, viewing parties, fashion shows, awards shows, charity events and more can contact Steven Escobar to negotiate a monthly fee versus a per service fee. You can email him at: diversitynewsppr@gmail.com or call his cellular at: (213) 321-9408. Anyone who is interested in advertising his products or services can also email: diversitynewspublications@hotmail.com to request a price list. Diversity News Publications PR division also provide Public Relation services to corporates or business owners only, if you are interested please email us at: diversitynewsppr@gmail.com


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