Connectivity was the theme in Austin Saturday when Kevin Bacon made his first trip to the SXSW Film Festival for a chat about his career and the 20th anniversary of the “six degrees” game that famously links him to every other actor in Hollywood. Show More Summary
“The possibilities are inspiring,” says veteran newsman Dave Marash in describing his new job as co-news director of Sante Fe’s public radio station. An official announcement named Marash, and former print journalist Zélie Pollon, as KSFR-FM’s...Show More Summary
THE STAGE IN A PAROCHIAL HIGH SCHOOL auditorium in Anaheim, California, partially collapsed during a performance Saturday night dropping about 40 students to the stage pit.
WASHINGTON — The Chinese government is cracking down on Muslim Uighurs, who were blamed for a deadly attack at a train station last week in Kunming, China. Reuters reported that several attackers used knives to kill 29 people and the Chinese government blamed the Muslim Uighurs in the western Xinjiang region. China has struggled with […]
Today’s paper has it right: Saturday’s Amarillo Globe-News A1 || Sunday’s page one (newseum.org/PDFs)
A few years ago when I went skydiving for the first time, I learned about the backup parachute. This is a second chute, just in case the first one failed. While no one wants to think about the primary parachute failing, it was comforting to know we were prepared … just in case. That’s kind [...]
After a long hiatus, I finally get to teach Employment Discrimination again! I'm excited, but also a bit out of the loop, since I haven't been teaching or researching in this area for awhile. I['m looking for good "hot topics"...
I’ve been thinking lately about the value of what we consider news versus the value of journalism, which are not always the same thing. And then today’s New York Times comes along to provide more fodder. Ask yourself this: Who is going to come away from today’s Times with a deeper, richer understanding of the […]
CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning interviews Newsmax co-founder Chris Ruddy about his plans to take on Fox News Channel with the June launch of a new cable news network called NewsmaxTV. “The boomer market, which we’re focusing on, has 80 million Americans. Show More Summary
3rd Ave Transit Mall Seattle from HazelScher on Vimeo. (H/T: Will Green)
The DSP-13 Series Mag Presence Detection System is comprised of the DSP-13M and the DSP-13S.
"SNL" host Lena Dunham spoofed hit show "Scandal," essentially playing her "Girls" character reacting inappropriately to high-tension situations. In a mission involving the Mexican ambassador, Dunham tries to keep up with the other political fixers, but is overwhelmed by their ability to do everything so quickly. Show More Summary
The Military Times got a hold of DoD’s new proposal to Congress for altering the military retirement system for troops who make a career out of the uniformed services. It’s pretty difficult to understand, well, more difficult than the current “50% of the average top three years of earnings” system, but a lot of it […]
Greentech Media got an early look at GE's new space frame wind turbine tower in advance of its official debut at next week’s European wind industry conference. The space frame advances the potential of GE to deliver taller towers capable of more power production at a lower cost. read more
Lady Gaga is following in the footsteps of Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Dave Grohl and other musicians who have taken the SXSW stage both as a performer and as a keynote speaker. Ms. Gaga will be sharing her wisdom (which we're betting...Show More Summary
What would happen if Lena Dunham's HBO series "Girls" was set in biblical times? Dunham found out when she starred as Eve in a parody of the story of Adam and Eve called “Girl.” And just like the original, there's plenty of nudity, Shoshannah hair buns, an aptly named Adam, and a twentysomething just trying to find her place in the world. Show More Summary
Later this morning on “Reliable Sources” Brian Stelter interviews Chris Ruddy, the co-founder of Newsmax who will launch a new cable news network in June, NewsmaxTV. Ruddy is gunning for Fox News Channel’s audience, and tells Stelter how he plans to do it. Show More Summary
Cecily Strong and Colin Jost opened "Weekend Update" by inviting Matthew McConaughey (played by Taran Killam) on the news show. After the anchors congratulated the actor on his Oscar win, McConaughey responded in true McConaughey form, " Don't congratulate me, congratulate the man I was a week ago. Show More Summary
Hatch Mott MacDonald announced that Don Flood, PE has joined HMM as its new group marketing manager.
I am more than fortunate in that I am able to be around some of my great-grandchildren and I pray that my health holds out long enough to be able to talk to them when they are old enough to understand and remember what we say to each other.