News-Journal's PR spin on status of DSC's Carol Eaton as described by Jon Kaney misleads public

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Beginning with the headline, "Daytona State president requested demotion to adviser,", the online Jan. 14 Daytona Beach News-Journal on Carol Eaton's new role as advisor was not only misleading, it was factually wrong.
It is true that Eaton's status had changed from lame-duck president to adviser, but the print newspaper erred in describing it as a demotion, drawing condemnation from DSC Board Vice Chairwoman Forough Hosseini.
The headline and lead paragraph imply that implies that Eaton requested the change in status, when in fact,

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.