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  1. For more on story.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Landmark

    In less than two weeks 43 photographers from all corners of the U.S. and 13 foreign countries will be converging on Platte City for the 66th annual Missouri Photo Workshop. An open-to-the-public welcome dinner will greet the photographers and dozens of MU staffers on Sunday, Sept.


  2. Twitter Helps Land South Korean Spy Chief in JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Adweek

    Tweeting has famously landed people in heaps of trouble: In fact, nine months ago, it got PR pro Justine Sacco fired and thrown into social-media no man's land. But getting thrown into jail? Thank you for not doing that , America.


  3. Report: Dolan keeping vow to leave Phil aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | CBS Sports

    New York Knicks owner James Dolan promised to stay out of the basketball operations side of the business when he hired Phil Jackson as president, and, according to a profile by the New York Times ' Scott Caccciola , he is doing just that to this point. Dolan, speaking from band practice leading up to JD & The Straight Shot's gig opening for the Eagles at Madison Square Garden -- yep, of course this is a real thing -- said that he'd told Jackson he could call him if necessary during free agency, and the call never came.


  4. American Psycho Skipping Second Stage for Broadway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    Following this afternoon's announcement that Second Stage Theatre had dropped AMERICAN PSYCHO from its 2014-15 slate, the New York Times "Two Broadway executives said on Friday that the California-based Act 4 had been talking to New York producers recently about shifting gears and bypassing Second Stage in favor of a Broadway run, which has long been a goal of the Act 4 producers and the show's director, Rupert Goold. The Second Stage production would have cost Act 4 Entertainment an undetermined amount of money in development costs."


  5. Back To School: Better Grades Don't Require Abuse of Prescription DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 |

    The pressure to get good grades in order to be accepted by the best colleges and universities, combined with an often crushing load of extracurricular activities, has convinced an increasing number of high school students that the only way to stay ahead is through the use - and frequent abuse - of prescription drugs. "It's throughout all the private schools here," said DeAnsin Parker, a New York psychologist who treats kids from affluent neighborhoods like the Upper East Side, in an interview with the New York Times.


  6. MSCI considers changing rules to accommodate Alibaba, Reuters reportsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 |

    Muddy Waters founder says Alibaba could defraud investors, NY Times reports Alibaba could defraud investors if it wanted to do so, as any Chinese company could be fraudulent, short-seller Carson Block, the founder of Muddy Waters, told The New York Times. "China is to stock fraud as Silicon Valley is to technology,' the newspaper quoted Block as saying.


  7. Colt Coeur Sets #Parityplaysfest, Dry Land Special EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    This past year, a brand-new organization called The Kilroys solicited nominations from over 140 theatre professionals for their favorite new plays by female-identified playwrights. In June they published The List -- the top 46 of these plays.


  8. CBS, NYT wonder about the war/non-war coalition of the grumblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Hot Air

    Barack Obama's crumbling voter coalition turns out not to be his biggest problem at the moment. Both CBS and the New York Times worry more about Obama's grumbling war coalition against ISIS - or to use the administration's terminology, the grumbling " very significant counterterrorism operation " coalition.


  9. TRU to Present Mediation Techniques for Producers (and Everyone):...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 |

    Theater Resources Unlimited in association with JAMS presents Mediation Techniques for Producers :Dealing with the Off-Stage Dramas on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12-4:30pm at JAMS Conference Room at The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue , 34th floor, NYC. The workshop fee is $75 and is available at .


  10. NYT details how Apple and the nation's top banks created Apple Pay in complete secrecyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    Apple's effort to create a mobile payment system -- now known as Apple Pay -- truly began to pick up steam during the Summer 2013, according to the New York Times are often intent on bypassing established players in the payments space, the Times relays that Apple's willingness to work with traditional financial institutions was welcomed by participating banks and is perhaps why Apple was able to receive favorable rates in the process. While the Apple Pay process itself is relatively simple -- hold up your iPhone to a payment pad and verify your identity with Touch ID -- the work done behind the scenes was complex, required a tremendous amount of resources, and in typical Apple fashion, was kept as hush-hush as possible.


  11. Zach Braff on crowdfunding Wish I Was HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    NEVER AGAIN: Although Zach Braff had huge success in crowdfunding his latest film Wish I Was Here, he says he would not do it again. "Listen, google 30 interviews that I've addressed that in," says the American actor, writer and director.


  12. Alibaba road show reaches finish line at warp speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

    Alibaba, which rode China's emergence as an economic superpower over the last 15 years to become a massive online marketplace for everything from forks to forklifts, is said to be wrapping up its roadshow for what could be the largest U.S. initial public offering ever. When Alibaba founder Jack Ma launched the company's road show in New York on Monday, investors arrived with bells on.


  13. Appleton: ESPN president draws unnecessary line at pro gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Fresno Bee

    That seems to be the logic behind ESPN President John Skipper's recent comments during a live interview on the main stage of 's media convention in New York. Skipper joined the likes of former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson and Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp as keynote speakers at the event, which looked at the growing relationship between technology and the media.


  14. Rental subsidy program hit with budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Real Deal

    Under the $400 million-a-year program, low- and middle-income tenants are able to pay for apartments in private New York City properties. The city Department of Housing and Preservation will now rescind dozens of vouchers, and has stopped issuing new ones.


  15. Spectropia, or How to Make Ghosts in Your HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Bowery Boys

    Above: The cover of the New York edition of Brown's optical illusion book One of the hottest books in New York City in the fall of 1864 was an optical illusion collection that conjured ghosts through a simple trick of the eye. Spectropia, or surprising spectral illusions showing ghosts everywhere and of any colour was both a parlor amusement and picture-filled chapbook written and illustrated by J. H. Brown , an early skeptic of the spiritualism movement.


  16. Milestone Films Co-Founders Introduce Belcourt Series Via Skype SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Nashville Scene

    Maybe a diverse 10-film package of visually dynamic movies rarely shown to local audiences is reason enough to turn out for tomorrow's noon screening of Andrzej Wajda's Ashes and Diamonds , the first movie in The Belcourt's retrospective Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema . But if you need another, the screening is being introduced via Skype by two heroes of indie film distribution, Milestone Films co-founders Amy Heller and Dennis Doros.


  17. Miami Women Share Domestic Violence Stories in Video InstallationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Miami New Times

    ... that this whole Ray Rice thing has come out, and that's basically what the whole project is about," Del Buono told New Times . "I spoke to the women there and filmed only their mouths...It's called 'Voices,' a project specifically to let them have a ...


  18. 'SNL' Replaces Cecily Strong as 'Weekend Update' AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | RollingStone

    Saturday Night Live is continuing to experiment with format and casting for its upcoming 40th season. According to The New York Times , Michael Che who worked on the sketch series last season as a writer will be moving to the "Weekend Update" desk, replacing Cecily Strong, who will now shift back to the regular cast.


  19. Meet Your New SNL Weekend Update AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | People

    Live from New York, we have a new co-anchor for Weekend Update! Michael Che, a writer on Saturday Night Live last season and a correspondent for Comedy Central's The Daily Show , will join Colin Jost as co-host of the popular SNL segment - replacing Cecily Strong, who will now have more time to work on sketches. "Michael is a strong writer, and he's really funny," showrunner Lorne Michaels tells The New York Times .


  20. Michael Che Replaces Cecily Strong On 'SNL Weekend Update'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | HollywoodLife

    Live from New York, it's notCecily Strong. The female 'Weekend Update' anchor has been replaced by newcomer Michael Che.