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13 min ago | Brand Republic

David Abraham MacTaggart lecture: full text

Read the full text of David Abraham's speech, called 'After The Gold Rush: Sustaining creative risk in UK television for the next generation', given at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.


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4 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

Mariyana Kukusheva: Bulgaria Unable to React to Russian Food Ban

An interview of with Mariyana Kukusheva , head of the Federation of Bakers and Confectioners in Bulgaria , about the impact that Russia's decision to restrict food imports from the EU is having on Bulgaria.


Related Topix: The Federation, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Halloween Retro 101: the Rocky Horror Picture Show

There are so many things that can be said The Rocky Horror Picture Show . This is a film that has to grow on certain people, but as for everyone else - well, let's just say it's an obsession.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Life, Halloween, Holidays, Transgender, Celebrities, Tim Curry


Mental Health Meets 'Moneyball' In San Antonio

Leon Evans, director of the community mental health system for Bexar County and San Antonio, broke through barriers that had hindered care.


Related Topix: Antonio, Moneyball, Celebrities, Brad Pitt

Basingstoke Gazette

Councils agree to fund A 340K youth centre for the town

The project will be funded by Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council , after feedback from Romsey Future, a project which aims to collect people's views on the town's facilities, stressed the need for a new youth centre.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Youth

KOLD-TV Tucson

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.


Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, Missouri, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Daily Reporter

Vampire Weekend member makes a Broadway play sing

The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune.


Related Topix: Youth, Sound of My Voice, The East

Russia Taday

a Why Ukraine is not a cause for Hollywood celebrities?

Bryan MacDonald is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and teacher. He wrote for Irish Independent and Daily Mail.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, Celebrities, George Clooney, Ukraine, World News, Milla Jovovich, Opinion

The Newberg Graphic

City aims to calm traffic on busy bike corridor - Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:00

Portland transportation officials unveiled last week their plans for traffic and bike changes on North Williams Avenue.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Abraham

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Coulter Column: In the Michael Brown Fiasco, It's No Facts, No Peace

It's important to remember that, in police shooting cases like the one in Ferguson, Missouri, the initial facts are often wrong.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Journalism


Why we left Nada Surf off our list of underrated '90s bands

Last week we posted " 9 of the best '90s bands you didn't think were the best '90s bands and the awesome stuff they're doing now," and encouraged you guys to leave comments of who you think we should have included and who we should have left off.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


The Media and the Mob

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority.


Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Opinion

WTEN-TV Albany

Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.


Related Topix: Eric Holder, Missouri, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Advertiser

Centre closing for repairs

Aileen Johnson Kathleen Slater, Eileen Hopper, Ken Harris and Dorothy McNally from the Blackhill Art Group, one of the many local organisations which the soon-to-be renovated Blackhill Community Centre.


Related Topix: Hopper

'Big Time Rush' Star -- American Airlines Smashed My Custom Guitar

" Big Time Rush " lead singer Kendall Schmidt is having issues with the airlines again after his custom made guitar was destroyed in flight ... and he demands American Airlines pony up.


Related Topix: Kendall Schmidt, Kendall

Filling the gaps: Crowdfunded reporting in Ferguson, Missouri

As violence continues to flare in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown and the heavily-armed police response to resulting protests, the mainstream media has also come under criticism.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Journalism

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Air Force Times

Security Forces Museum, closed Friday, is already missed

Jackie Chavis looks at the new USAF Security Forces Museum exhibit honoring the eight Security Forces Airmen killed in conflict since 2005.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Antonio

Slam X Hype

We Predicted The Winners For This Year's VMAs.

With this year's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards approaching , our staff sat down to discuss who we think will go home as the winner with the 'Moonman' for each category.


Related Topix: Music!, MTV Video Music Awards, Pop/Rock, Sia, Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Rap, Eminem, Celebrities, Katy Perry, Music, Entertainment

Daily Mail

'No urine was drunk and no leaves were eaten, at least not by...

'I can't go out but the support is really keeping me going during this stressful time.


Related Topix: Missouri, Boat Disaster

KCCI-TV Des Moines

'Agitators' in Ferguson called 'a disgrace'

"Agitators" triggering chaos and violence amid the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, aren't all locals.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri