The linear (advertising/distribution) and digital (advertising video on demand/subscription video on demand teams in the international markets will be integrated into a single team. Through integration, the company will also enable each international cluster leader to craft a local-market aligned approach. … [Read more...] about ZEE announces restructuring, integrates digital assets and content team
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Sexy Costumes: Pizza. Superman. Trash can. Woolly Mammoth. Gypsy. Princess. Everything walks the street on Halloween. The weirder the costume, the bigger the Halloween kick. That night of October 31, you can dress as anything. As Lindsay Lohan said in Mean Girls: “The one night of the year when you can dress like a slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” But costumes weren’t always sexy. Not until the sexual revolution of the 1970s and the emergence of gay Halloween parades in San Francisco’s Castro Street and New York City’s Greenwich Village. Sexy and zany costumes became so popular that last year adults in the US spent nearly $3.2 billion for one night’s oomph (Source: National Retail Federation). … [Read more...] about Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve?
For the final initiative, Mastercard has hand-selected seven cities with which to partner with governmental leaders to facilitate city programs tailored to their populations. In Los Angeles, in tandem with the Mayor’s Fund, it will expand the Angeleno Card program, which has already provided $36 million of rent relief to hard-hit Angelenos; in Atlanta, it will broaden a similar relief program to help prevent evictions. The selected cities vary in size, from New York to Dayton, Ohio, with a view to extending reach to many more. “We want to be able to demonstrate that the work we do there can apply in big cities, small, and even the in-betweens,” Blow says. … [Read more...] about Mastercard will spend $500 million to expand financial access in Black communities
And in a year when more people want to take advantage of early voting, the lack of poll workers can gum up that process as well. “We’ve already seen the consequences,” says Ben Brown, founder and CEO of the AYA. “Poll worker shortages lead to reduced polling locations, long lines, confusion, and ultimately, voter disenfranchisement.” Early voting sites in Fairfax County, Virginia, have already seen long lines—but Hishta says Election Day, when most people are still expected to vote, will be the real crunch, and a turnover of poll workers will be needed throughout the day and night, especially in places like New York City, where polls close at 9 p.m. … [Read more...] about A new generation of younger poll workers is stepping up to protect the elderly from COVID-19
Delphi, which is now live, will not be limited to GiveDirectly. It has the framework to be used not only for hurricanes but also for other disasters, such as wildfires. Nawar adds that it’ll also save aid organizations time, and field costs by about 25%, by cutting back on the laborious fieldwork. Recently, the American Red Cross expressed interest in trialing it, and Diaz hopes—having made it open-source and easy to use—that it’ll ultimately benefit the humanitarian sector as a whole. … [Read more...] about This new tool pinpoints the communities most in need of disaster relief