Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

June 24, 2017

… week that the report confirms the steadfast position of the district attorneys office and that the grand jury debunked the media witch hunt for agency corruption. Mike Blake / Reuters Would an illegally operated informant program have job descriptions and calendaring of events? Grand jury thinks it must. That narrative does not stand up to factual validation, the report reads. The grand jury says it found no evidence of a strategic plan or schedule for jail snitches, no formal training, …

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

June 23, 2017

… have a creative mindset. Its about the way you work yourself out of problems. We look for people who can bring solutions quick thinkers and problem solvers. The Takeaway: Creativity comes in many formsyour employer should respect yours. RB: I love that. So being a household name in the photography industry, Im sure you have hundreds of applicants for every position. What makes someone stand out, from their resume to the interview? KC: A well crafted resume goes a long way one that tells your …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… entrepreneurs concede that Google and Facebook have won and everyone else has lost,” Wilson wrote. Terry Kawaja, founder of investment bank Luma Partners, predicts that nine out of 10 current ad tech companies will disappear without successful exits. Publishers are in a similarly grim position. Most legacy magazines and newspapers still rely on print for the bulk of their ad revenue, and their online share is becoming even more marginal as their audiences shift from desktop to less …

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Facebook’s Instant Articles are getting more ads after publishers began to flee

June 9, 2017

… didn’t. Publishers weren’t finding success and began to walk away. While The New York Times was a launch partner, the media outlet dropped Instant Articles last month. “The simple answer is [Instant Articles] simply wasnt performing for us on an advertising and subscription conversion front,” Kinsey Wilson, editor for strategy and innovation at The New York Times, told Mashable in April. “Were not testing an ideological position. We continue to work closely with …

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News Daily: General election special – BBC News

June 9, 2017

… Soubry has called for her to “consider her position” – political code for calling for her to resign. Another senior MP tells me: “I can’t see how she can stay.” A minister texts to say the Tory party is an “absolute monarchy, ruled by regicide and that’s the territory we are in”. One Tory source says it is “50:50” that she will quit during the morning. Read Laura’s take on events Who are the big winners and losers? The …

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The Saudi Prince, the Sheikh and a Gulf Renegade

June 9, 2017

… share MBS's vision, he said. Failure in Yemen could also “undermine MBS's position in Saudi Arabia,” he said. Younger Emir In shutting off Qatar, they're punishing a country that just didn't play ball. Its independent wealth from a gas field the country shares with Iran enabled it to develop foreign policies that diverged from its neighbors. It financed the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Hamas in the Gaza Strip and armed factions opposed by the Emiratis …

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Hey Corporate America, Please Sponsor This Column!

June 5, 2017

… grubby world of commerce. As high-minded professionals, we are in the position of waving righteous fingers of alarm at the endless commercialization of our society. ExceptI find myself dealing with a different emotion: Pure, unvarnished envy. How come athletes can turn their visibility into big bucks, while the journalistic community cant? First of all, its not as if TV has a past wholly free from corporate contamination. In the first years of the medium, countless programs bore the names of …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

… said. “Weve collected about five million impacts, and we have enough of a database now that you can really see differences in impact profiles. We think were at the point where we can tune helmets to be optimized for playing position, skill level, because players see different types of impact profiles depending on those factors.” Ide said integrated sensor tech and position-specific helmets will be expected in helmets in as little as five years, and individual “impact …

May 28, 2017
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Alec Baldwin: People Love Me Because of Trump

… them would tank their health because the stress of it made them into smoking and drinking and drugging furnaces. They just became these insane maniacs chasing the glory of this admittedly very rare position: movie stardom at the highest level. Who doesnt want to be (Jack) Nicholson in terms of your creative output? Who doesnt want to be somebody who, the force of your performance alonenot camera work and spaceships and girls busting out of some outfit, you know, sexbut the force of your acting, …

May 15, 2017
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