Why all the fuss about another royal baby? History has taught us there’s much money to be made in a celebrity tot. And if the public’s fixation is any indicator, we can expect quite the “baby Sussex” effect. Meghan Markle, 37, and husband Prince Harry, 34–the celebrity duo also known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex–welcomed their first child on Monday. Up until now, the couple had been quite private about the pregnancy, keeping mum about the due date, gender, and even where Markle might give birth. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz,” read the new parents’ official Instagram account. “The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their … [Read more...] about The royal baby … by the numbers
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Jim Schachter thinks more people will tune into for high-quality audio journalism in 2014. Schachter, the VP of News at WYNC, understands that more people than ever are connected to listening devices, yet fewer people are engaged in audio storytelling, the kind you find on radio. Why? Everybody’s too busy playing Fruit Ninja. advertisement NPR is hoping that a recent infusion of $17 million can help it revamp its digital platform and provide high quality content independent from traditional radio broadcasts. Schachter says that will mean more work for him and his colleagues to produce news reports and talk show segments as standalone reports because formats and work flows will need to change. It’s all part of getting more stories into new types of apps, Twitter streams, and even algorithmically into playlists people are already listening to. What might that digital app future look like? NPR is trying to figure that out, currently in the middle of an app … [Read more...] about Can Audio Journalism Compete In The Age Of Apps?
As Avengers: Infinity War inches closer to claim the highest Hollywood grosser in India tag pipping The Jungle Book, which made Rs 187 crore, the superhero movie is breaking records of other English films released in the country as well.The 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has topped the list of Hollywood films that have made all-time highest weekend collections in India.With Rs 121 crore, Avengers Infinity War surpassed the weekend business of Fate of the Furious which is the eighth installment in the Fast and Furious franchise.#AvengersInfinityWar added ₹ 20 Cr Nett on Tuesday, May 1st in #IndiaClose Total: ₹ 134.82 cr NBOC. related news Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for South cinema Most watched series on Netflix: Binge worthy shows people are viewing across the world Bala joins content-rich super hits from Dinesh Vijan’s Maddock Films, all eyes now on #AajKal, Angrezi … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity War sets new record in India, becomes highest Hollywood weekend grosser with Rs 121 cr
In 2016, Hollywood flick The Jungle Book based on Rudyard Kipling's book became the highest grosser in India with collections of Rs 188 crore. But, the superheroes from Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 19th Avengers: Infinity War have now managed to grab more eyeballs than Jungle Book's protagonist, Mowgli. Avengers has so far garnered roughly Rs 196.59 crore in India.According to film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, Avengers: Infinity War will be the first film to gross over Rs 200 crore in India.In a tweet, he said, “Avengers Infinity War has a HISTORIC Week 1... Sets new benchmarks for Hollywood films in India... The SENSATIONAL numbers reaffirm the fact that well-made entertainment-driven films will always be the first choice of moviegoers.”Close In its second week, Avengers surpassed the lifetime collections of Jungle Book at the Indian box office. related news Ajith-starrer Viswasam dominates Twitter’s most influential moments, great year for … [Read more...] about Avengers: Infinity ups the bar for Hollywood in India, may surpass The Jungle Book with Rs 200-cr biz
Imagine that you’re the governor of Pennsylvania or Vermont, and you’re trying to figure out how to help your state cope with the impact of automation. What policies do you pursue first to ensure that people can succeed as the job market is rapidly remade? advertisement advertisement Actually, that’s a trick question. As a new study from Walmart makes clear, every state requires multiple sets of strategies, each one tailored to fit a particular “community archetype.” In fact, of the eight archetypes that the report identifies, Pennsylvania has seven of them within its borders. Even Vermont, with a total population just north of 600,000, contains four archetypes. On average, each state has five. “It really highlights the need for local solutions,” says Kathleen McLaughlin, the chief sustainability officer at Walmart, which will release the analysis today at the Bentonville Conference on American Life. Drawing on research from the … [Read more...] about New study shows what your community needs to do to survive the impact of automation