April 2011

Mehreen Kasana: Speaking Out Against Pakistan’s Moral Police

Over the course of the years since its independence from the British empire in 1947, Pakistan has tried to establish itself as a Muslim state that borders in between a liberal one and a more conservative Islamic country. The attempt… Continue Reading →

Obamacare’s Raunchy Ad: Hidden Message to Women?

There were consternation from many last week as ProgressNow Colorado rolled out its latest ad promoting Obamacare. The ad shows a woman holding a packet of birth control pills, while a suave-looking young man stands next to her with his… Continue Reading →

$105M to End Chronic Homelessness in L.A.

Los Angeles, U.S.A. — The Home For Good Funders Collaborative announced an unprecedented commitment of over $105 million in resources allocated in coordination across public and private systems to help end chronic homelessness. These resources will provide permanent supportive housing… Continue Reading →

AIDS Conference 2014 to be Held in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia — Responsibility for the next International AIDS Conference has officially been passed to Melbourne, at the Closing Ceremony of AIDS 2012 in Washington, DC. Washington DC Mayor, Vincent C. Gray, handed the iconic Conference Globe on to the… Continue Reading →

Documentation of Titanic Survivor on Display in the UK

The descendant of a survivor of the Titanic will travel from England to America to share letters and photographs of her great-grandmother, who was a women’s rights advocate and journalist and wrote an account of her rescue. As part of… Continue Reading →

7.6M Viewed Felix Baumgartner’s Jump on Discovery Channel

New York, U.S.A. — Discovery Channel’s ratings reached sky-high proportions with Discovery News’ live coverage of the Red Bull Stratos mission on Sunday, October 14. The broadcast titled “Space Jump Live” became the highest-rated, non-prime program ever in Discovery Channel’s… Continue Reading →

New Girl: Fox′s Newest Addition

Angelina Jolie: A First-time Director Finds Her Team

As a first-time director, Hollywood star Angelina Jolie wanted great talent on the crew for her upcoming movie In the Land of Blood and Honey, who could create a comfortable working environment. €œI wanted good people around this cast and… Continue Reading →

Campaign Ads: How To Free the Files at Your TV Station

Television stations are required by the Federal Communications Commission to keep a list of political ad buys and to make it available on request. Stations don’t post this data on the Internet, however, so the only way to get the… Continue Reading →

New Report on Disappearance of Egyptian Christian Women

Washington, U.S.A. — A new Christian Solidarity International (CSI) report released recently calls on Egypt’s Islamist government and the international community €“ especially the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton €“ to investigate and take strong measures to prevent the disappearance, forced marriage… Continue Reading →

NPG Hopes New Deportation Policy Is Overturned

Virginia, U.S.A. — Negative Population Growth (NPG) has announced that it stands in full support of the ten U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents who filed a lawsuit in Texas last week, hoping to overturn the Obama Administration’s new… Continue Reading →

Tommy Bolin’s "The Ultimate Teaser" & More

Santa Monica, U.S.A. — Rock guitar legend Tommy Bolin was honored on September 4, 2012, with a box set release of his lauded solo release “The Ultimate Teaser”€”a 3 CD collection featuring a re-mastered version of his classic album along with… Continue Reading →

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