DES MOINES, Iowa—At magazine publishing giant Meredith Corp., top brass believes business can be divided into “problems” and “situations.” Problems can’t be solved with any amount of time and money. Situations, on the other hand, can.
Managing the difference, they contend, is the key to surviving a declining industry at its darkest moment.
Read more at: https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-navigate-a-collapsing-business-magazine-giant-meredith-axes-nostalgia-11558624030
Genealogy website GEDmatch, which has been used by police to help solve cold cases, is changing its privacy rules and making it harder for law enforcement to access its DNA data.
According to BuzzFeed News, GEDmatch users are now automatically opted out of making their profiles available for searches by police. In order to opt in, users
Read more at: https://people.com/crime/genealogy-website-changes-privacy-settings-police-say-cold-cases-harder-solve/
MONDAY, MAY 20
[EDITOR’S NOTE: Audio descriptions (AD) for tonight’s episodes of BEAT SHAZAM and 9-1-1 are available on the SAP Audio Channel.]
–“9-1-1” – (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) — CC-AD-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1
A MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE ROCKS LOS ANGELES
MONDAY, MAY 20, ON FOX
When a massive earthquake rocks Los Angeles, the first responders rush to rescue victims from a crumbling high-rise hotel both under the rubble and high above the ground. Athena must deal with wreckage from a collapsed freeway overpass and Maddie is thrown into the fire as she faces her first crisis as a 911
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Investigation Discovery (ID) today announced the lineup full of super-sleuthing experiences and star-studded panels for IDCON 2019. Themed this year as DANGEROUS MINDS, the network’s fourth annual sold-out event for true crime fanatics is taking place this Saturday, May 18 at a new venue, Center 415, in midtown. The 5th Avenue warehouse will be completely transformed into the ultimate crime lovers fan experience for the annual fan convention.
Esteemed journalist and ID host, Tony Harris will again emcee the event, bringing ID Addicts behind the yellow tape of their favorite TV channel. Harris will lead fans throughout the day’s jam-packed schedule, including exclusive panels headlined by ID’s beloved network stars, sneak peeks at upcoming programming, main stage demos, and one-of-a-kind interactive experiences catered to armchair detectives everywhere.
“With a new venue and a 63% attendance increase
Read more at: https://ringsidereport.com/?p=80336
ABC DOUBLES DOWN ON THURSDAY NIGHTS WITH TWO ADDITIONAL SEASONS OF ‘GREY’S ANATOMY,’ EXTENDING THE LONGEST-RUNNING PRIME-TIME MEDICAL DRAMA TO SEASON 17
‘STATION 19’ IS RENEWED WITH ‘GREY’S’ SHOWRUNNER KRISTA VERNOFF OVERSEEING BOTH SERIES, EXPANDING THEIR SHARED UNIVERSE
‘HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER’ TO RETURN FOR A SIXTH SEASON WITH SHOWRUNNER PETE NOWALK CONTINUING TO HELM
ABC has renewed record-breaking series “Grey’s Anatomy” for two additional seasons (Seasons 16 and 17). In addition, ABC has renewed “Station 19” for a third season and “How to Get Away with Murder” for a sixth season. Executive producer and showrunner Krista Vernoff will helm both “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19,” giving fans two hours of feels on Thursdays and providing a seamless crossover narrative on both series.
“I’m thrilled to continue at the helm of ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’
Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2019/05/10/abc-renews-hit-series-greys-anatomy-station-19-and-how-to-get-away-with-murder-895302/20190510abc02/
It was easy enough to forget about Harper Lee in those days. To Kill a Mockingbird had come out eighteen years before in 1960, and in all that time Lee had published almost nothing else. Three short essays for two glossy magazines, two tiny profiles that were favors for her friend Truman Capote, one satirical recipe for crackling bread in a novelty cookbook: in nearly two decades, that was the only writing she had put into the world. No second novel had followed the first, and she hadn’t given an interview in fourteen years. The last time she had so much as agreed to be quoted in print was another favor for Capote. In 1976, he had asked Lee to sit with him during an interview for People, which was running a profile of him. She had said a total of twelve words on the record, seven of which were,
Read more at: http://time.com/5584939/harper-lee-after-to-kill-a-mockingbird/
A former priest whose “sexual relationship” with a 14-year-old girl led to her pregnancy should not be booted from his current job as a public-school sixth-grade teacher on the basis of “hearsay” comments about the alleged abuse that still trail him, a state education arbitrator in New Jersey has ruled.
Indeed, the Cinnaminson Township Public Schools district that recently tried to oust Joseph Michael DeShan for alleged “conduct unbecoming a staff member,” had already investigated him in 2002 after reports of his 1988 “relationship” with the teen girl went public.
Read more at: https://people.com/crime/former-priest-who-allegedly-abused-impregnated-teen-girl-keeps-job-as-middle-school-teacher/
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL(TM) ANNOUNCES MULTI-PLATFORM CELEBRATION OF THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING
SIX-PART SERIES ‘APOLLO’S MOON SHOT’ REVEALS OUR DRAMATIC CHARGE INTO SPACE
THROUGH EXCLUSIVE ARTIFACTS, PREMIERING SUNDAY, JUNE 16
DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL RELIVING ‘THE DAY WE WALKED ON THE MOON’ FEATURES
MOVING FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTS FROM KEY FIGURES OF APOLLO 11, AIRING SUNDAY, JULY 7
‘APOLLO’S MOON SHOT’ COMPANION AUGMENTED REALITY APP WILL ENABLE USERS TO STEP ONTO THE MOON, TACKLE APOLLO CHALLENGES AND SHARE THEIR ADVENTURES, AVAILABLE THIS JUNE
NEW YORK – April 30, 2019 – Half a century after humanity’s historic first step on the Moon, Smithsonian Channel will launch a six-week celebration of this historic accomplishment. Six-part series APOLLO’S MOON SHOT explores the Moon program through unique and rare access to Apollo artifacts from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, while a companion augmented
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