The Skiff: January 21, 2016

first_imgWelcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt A fox’s tail: the story of TCU’s campus foxes Twitter Twitter Facebook + posts The Skiff by TCU360TCU Box 298050Fort Worth, TX [email protected] The Skiff Linkedin The Skiff: Dec. 5, 2019 The Skiff: Nov. 21, 2019 The Skiff Facebook The Skiff The Skiff Previous articleTCU squanders lead against No. 6 TexasNext articleMy memory: the Tutsi genocide The Skiff RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Skiff: Nov. 7, 2019 ReddIt Linkedin The Skiff: Nov. 14, 2019 The Skiff printFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more infoVolume 114, issue 18: Remembering Rwanda: TCU student Yvonne Umugwaneza recounts her story of living through the 1994 genocideAlso: Blue Bell finds more traces of listeria; Twitter disruption silences swaths of U.S., Europe; Mardi Gras comes early this year, falling on Feb. 9; Stock Show Parade sees no shortage of Confederate Flags despite ban; MLK Day parade aims at more than legacy; Disney inquires about possible Kohlhausen movie; Rio Olympic, Paralympic ticket sales are lagging; Time is running out for discounted registration in Cowtown race; Instagram trainers dish on secret to staying motivated; Weekend sports roundup: Jan. 15-17; Sarah Palin endorses Donald Trump for president; New security measures at home athletic events; Mayor Price invites community to join in week of service; A look at some of Glenn Frey’s top songs with the Eagles; Horned Frogs come up just short against Texas Tech; Season ticket prices, Patterson statue highlight athletics town hall meeting Life in Fort Worthlast_img read more

Indian media conglomerate seeks colossal damages for two satirical videos

first_img to go further February 19, 2021 Indian media conglomerate seeks colossal damages for two satirical videos IndiaAsia – Pacific Online freedomsMedia independence Internet RSF_en IndiaAsia – Pacific Online freedomsMedia independence Internet Don’t confuse irony with defamation Follow the news on India In rural India, journalists face choice between covering pandemic and survival “We urge the Mumbai high court’s judges to dismiss this absurd BCCL complaint,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “As well as satire, the work done by Newslaundry’s journalists is based on indisputable facts, and irony should not be confused with defamation. It is healthy for the press to investigate itself in a democracy. By filing this suit, BCCL’s management is posing a dangerous threat to free speech and is clearly siding against the press freedom camp.” Using satire to make your point In a civil suit filed on 19 January, The Times Group is seeking the astronomical sum of 1 billion rupees (11.4 million euros) in damages for two videos posted on Newslaundry’s site that allegedly defamed Navika Kumar and Rahul Shivshankar, respectively the group editor and the editor-in-chief of its TV news channel Times Now TV. RSF reached a member of The Times Group defence team, lawyer Vijay Hiremath, but he refused to comment. March 3, 2021 Find out more News Organisation Pande, TV Newsance’s presenter, confirmed to RSF that every broadcast is preceded by thorough research and is based on the facts. “TV Newsance is media critique show that relies on humour and satire to get a point across. This would have been amply clear to The Times Group lawyers had they read our disclaimer right at the beginning of each episode.” News She added: “We simply highlighted how The Times Group reported on [Sushant Singh Rajpu’s suicide] and the ethical and journalistic questions around it. It’s not clear what The Times Group means when they say our show is ‘beyond the realm of satire’ but it’ll be entertaining to see them elaborate on this point in court.” June 10, 2021 Find out more The suit filed by BCCL’s lawyers, who did not respond when RSF tried to reach them, describes the content of the two videos as “false, baseless and highly defamatory.” As well as seeking damages, the suit calls for Newslaundry to remove the videos and issue an apology. Help by sharing this information India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 News News India is ranked 142nd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. April 27, 2021 Find out more TV Newsance show and its presenter Manisha Pande (center) are put under pressure by The Times Group’s lawyers (image: Daniel Bastard). In the other video, broadcast on 4 December, presenter Meghnad S. explained how several TV channels had recently tried to rig their ratings. While he was talking, the photos of many TV journalists, including Navika Kumar, were displayed. Newslaundry legal representative Nipun Katyal told RSF that the site would not comply with any of BCCL’s demands. “The allegations made by The Times Group are baseless,” he said. “As a webportal specialising in covering the media, it’s my client’s job to criticize the media and point out their failings.” Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Mumbai high court to dismiss the absurd defamation suit that Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL), a huge Indian media conglomerate better known as The Times Group, has brought against Newslaundry, a news website that provides satirical and investigative coverage of India’s media. The court is due to begin hearing the case on 22 February. Receive email alerts In one of the videos, an episode in Newslaundry’s weekly satirical show TV Newsance broadcast on 12 October, presenter Manisha Pande mocked Times Now TV’s coverage of the case of Rhea Chakraborty, a Bollywood actress who was pilloried by some mainstream media outlets after being wrongfully accused of inciting fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput to take his own life last year.last_img read more

Bomb Squad called to detonate pipe bombs discovered inside Detroit Avenue home

first_img Facebook Pinterest By Jon Zimney – March 26, 2020 0 517 Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Bomb Squad called to detonate pipe bombs discovered inside Detroit Avenue home Twitter IndianaLocalNews Previous articleNTSB cancels meeting on Indiana crash that killed 3 siblingsNext articleIU postpones times for students to move things from dorms Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Google+ (Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC) The South Bend Police Bomb Squad was called to a home to detonate a pipe bomb found inside a home.The call came to St. Joseph County Police came in around 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, from a home in the 19000 block of Detroit Avenue.The South Bend Bomb Squad was also dispatched. The bomb squad safely and successfully detonated the device shortly before 5 p.m.The individual suspected of making the pipe bomb had previously lived at the home.However, at the time of the incident suspected individual was already detained in the St. Joseph County Jail for an arrest stemming from a domestic incident at the home this past weekend.Following the detonation of the device and the issuing of a search warrant, detectives discovered a second similar device.The bomb squad was preparing to retrieve that device from within the house to inspect and detonate, as well. Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Turkey 2013: Anaba, Duncan return to face France

first_imgGhana Under-20 coach Sellas Tetteh has made four changes to his attacking minded line-up to face France in Wednesday’s semi-final showdown in Bursa.All Stars versatile player Seidu Salifu has been drafted to the right-back position to take the place of injured Richmond Nketiah.Princebell Addico and Baba Mensah will partner in central defense – taken the place of suspended Lawrence Lartey and Joseph Attamah Larweh.Inter Milan youngster Joseph Alfred Duncan makes a return to the team in a central midfield role.Kotoko midfielder Michael Anaba replaces suspended Moses Odjer on the right wing with Frank Acheampong expected to operate on the left wing.Clifford Aboagye will play a holding role in the heart of midfield with Kennedy Ashia and in-form Ebenezer Assifuah operating upfront. The Black Satellites are seeking revenge against the Little Blues after they were soundly beaten by the same side 3-1 during their opening group A game.Expectation has reached fever pitch as the two teams gather their loins for what is expected to be a keenly contested game in Bursa.Both sides have shown their attacking proficiency with the Ghanaians raking in 12 goals while France have scored 13 times so far.Ghana’s Starting XI: Eric Ofori Antwi, Seidu Salifu, Baba Rahman. Princebell Addico, Baba Mensah, Joseph Alfred Duncan, Michael Anaba, Frank Acheampong, Clifford Aboagye, Kennedy Ashia and Ebenezer Assifuah.last_img read more

7 Tutorials for Better Titles, Text, and Motion Graphics

first_imgGive your bland titles and text graphics a kick! Here are 7 in-depth tutorials to help take your titles, text, and motion graphics to the next level.Going back to the earliest days of black-and-white silent films, text and titles on screen have always been an integral part of film and video. We still see text used in a wide variety of video formats today. From your biggest motion pictures to your shortest social media videos, text can convey information, speed up exposition, or simply identify people and places.While adding text isn’t that difficult, if you really want your videos to shine, there’s no excuse for at least trying to go the extra mile. Really working on positioning, adding motion, and/or other effects can be a great way to make your titles and text much more dynamic and enjoyable to viewers.Perfect PositioningIn Jason Boone’s tutorial above, we get some insights into one of the smallest (but perhaps most powerful) new features in the latest update to Adobe Premiere Pro — the use of rulers and guides.If you’ve used After Effects or Photoshop heavily in the past, these might be familiar to you. They’re super helpful in allowing you to create and add custom overlays and guides for working with different types of video exports.You can read the full step-by-step instructions here.Easy Title Motion GraphicsIf you’re comfortable with working in Adobe After Effects, here’s an easy motion graphics tutorial from the folks at SonduckFilm on how to create some effective title techniques. Follow their suggestions for adding shapes, reveals, and masking to your typography.Create Call-out TitlesAnother more in-depth After Effects tutorial for a very specific skill set — great for travel or informational videos — a “call-out” graphic can help illustrate stats and figures for all types of projects using simple keyframing and tracking.Follow the full article write-up here.Smooth Text AnimationMoving back to Adobe Premiere Pro, here’s a solid tutorial from Ignace Aleya on how to master the art of creating smooth text animations. This is a perfect tutorial for anyone looking to add that extra layer of sleekness to some basic lower-thirds or text on screen. Adding some motion, blur, and the right timing for your keyframing can make all the difference.Anime Speed LinesOkay, so while this technique might evoke a look you’ve seen primarily in Japanese animation over the years, it’s actually a pretty cool trick to add action and emphasis.In this After Effects tutorial, you can pick up the basics of these speed lines and find creative ways to add them into your anime and non-anime projects. Read more on the process here.Basic Logo AnimationsIn a very cool, very in-depth tutorial put together on Broken, we get a great primer on creating some basic (and complex) logo animations. This is not just great for client work — if you’re lucky enough to be working with some big names like they have in these examples — but also for your own projects if you have a logo you’d like to spice up.Free Animated Text TypefaceAnd finally, because it’s always nice to end things with a perk. We have some completely free animated text presents you can download and add to your videos right away. These pre-rendered text elements are ready to go for Premiere Pro, and they’re fully customizable in After Effects.You can download the FREE assets here!For more text and motion graphic resources, check out these articles.5 Things You Should Consider When Adding Text to VideoAnimate Your Text with Handwriting Motion GraphicsHow to Shoot Practical Floating Text in Your VideoVideo Tutorial: How to Loop an Animation in Adobe After EffectsHow to Animate a Text Stroke in Adobe After Effectslast_img read more

Street Smart and Book Smart

first_img Essential Reading! Get my first book: The Only Sale Guide You’ll Ever Need “The USA Today bestseller by the star sales speaker and author of The Sales Blog that reveals how all salespeople can attain huge sales success through strategies backed by extensive research and experience.” Buy Now It’s not easy to be street smart. To be street smart, you have to spend time on the streets. That puts you in contact with unsavory characters, the kind that typify the hustler that embodies the negative version of that word.You get street smarts when people try to take advantage of you, when they try to bully you, or when they try to bamboozle you. The people you meet on the streets are tough, they aren’t afraid of conflict, and they’re not afraid to engage in a physical confrontation.When you’re street smart, you learn to read people. You know when someone is trying to pull one over on you. You know when someone is trying to take advantage of you. You also know how to communicate with different types of people, and you almost certainly know how to use humor to defuse a stressful, tense, or bad situation. You don’t get your street MBA without learning these things.In business, in sales, and in life, street smarts will carry you a long way.But book smarts are important too. I know right now that there are influential people telling you that you don’t need book smarts. There are countless articles and blog posts and YouTube videos that show you how expensive college is, and suggesting that you are better off becoming an entrepreneur right out of high school. Right now, the poor liberal arts degree gets no respect.If you want to be a good, happy, and effective human being, it’s important to get book smarts. You want to understand the big themes that run through human history and the big ideas in human endeavors, including business. Understanding how things work and what people made in the past gives you a context for future decisions. Studying the arts and sciences allows you to see a bigger picture, and it provides different lenses with which to view things.In business, in sales, and in life, book smarts will help you succeed.These two types of “smarts” are not mutually exclusive. In fact, the combination of book smarts and street smarts is lethal. If you’ve got one, getting the other will give you superpowers.last_img read more

Pistons survive Blake Griffin’s ejection, top Hawks

first_imgGrace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pistons: G Wayne Ellington had nine points on three 3-pointers in his first start since signing with the Pistons on Feb. 9. Ellington averaged 8.4 points with Miami this season before he was traded to Phoenix and then waived. Luke Kennard moved to the bench.Hawks: G Kent Bazemore had 12 points as the fill-in starter for rookie Kevin Huerter (left ankle sprain). Huerter is not expected to play in Saturday night’s game against Phoenix. … Young leads all Eastern Conference rookies with 19 double-doubles.DRUMMOND’S DOUBLE-DOUBLESDrummond recorded his fifth straight game with at least 15 points and 15 rebounds. He leads the NBA with 20 games with 20 or more points and rebounds.PLAYOFF PUSHThe Pistons, who have won five of six, are eighth in the Eastern Conference’s eight-team playoff standings, one-half game behind Charlotte. Casey said before the game, “Our playoff push begins tonight.”UP NEXT:Pistons: At Miami on Saturday night.Hawks: The Suns will take a 16-game losing streak into Saturday night’s game and have won only four of 31 road games. Thon Maker sank a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 16.7 seconds remaining and the Pistons overcame Griffin’s absence to beat the Atlanta Hawks 125-122 on Friday night.Reggie Jackson scored a season-high 32 points, Andre Drummond had 26 points and 21 rebounds, but the Pistons struggled to overcome Griffin’s third-quarter exit following his second technical foul of the period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“The tape pretty much speaks for itself,” Griffin said. “I shouldn’t have been back here (in the locker room), but it was an unbelievable job from our guys.”Griffin drew his first technical following a brief battle for the ball with Dewayne Dedmon. After hitting a 3-pointer less than a minute later, Griffin yelled at the Hawks bench and drew the technical for taunting with 4:19 remaining in the period. With the second technical, the ejection was automatic — much to the dismay of Griffin and coach Dwane Casey. LATEST STORIES MOST READ PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img Nikola Jokic helps Nuggets beat Mavs as Luka Doncic out with sore ankle US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Detroit Pistons forward Thon Maker (7) looks on after hitting a winning three-point basket as teammates celebrate during the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)ATLANTA — The Detroit Pistons were upset to see Blake Griffin ejected — especially when they believed their best player didn’t deserve the punishment.Even so, the Pistons answered their coach’s call to add fuel to their playoff push.ADVERTISEMENT ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Griffin scored 15 points, ending a streak of four straight games with at least 25.Drummond made two free throws to tie it at 122 with 43 seconds remaining. Trae Young, who led Atlanta with 30 points and 10 assists, missed on a short floater.The 7-foot-1 Maker, playing in only his fourth game with Detroit following his Feb. 6 trade from Milwaukee, sank the go-ahead 3-pointer from the corner.“It means a lot, but we shouldn’t have to dig ourselves out of a hole like that,” Maker said.Young and Vince Carter each missed 3-pointers on Atlanta’s final possession.Detroit led 88-77 when Griffin left the game. The Hawks immediately began to cut into the lead, pulling ahead 101-100 on Carter’s 3-pointer early in the fourth quarter. Bruce Brown’s three-point play gave the lead back to the Pistons.The Hawks have lost five of six but seemed energized in their return from the All-Star break. Atlanta took a big first-half lead of 14 points at 59-45 with a 12-0 run. Young scored on an explosive drive; set up Dedmon’s jam with a behind-the-back, through-the-legs dribble ; and sank a 3-pointer to cap the run.Jackson had 15 second-quarter points — matching Young — as Detroit cut the Atlanta lead to 70-68 at halftime. The Pistons took the lead early on the second half on two free throws by Jackson.Dedmon had 14 points and 12 rebounds.TIP-INS Casey said each technical was “questionable” and said “I’ve never seen that in my coaching career.”Hawks forward Vince Carter said he was too far down the court to hear what Griffin yelled.“I don’t know what he said, but he was barking and directed it at coach,” Carter said.Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce said he wasn’t upset even if Griffin’s taunt was directed his way.“I don’t know what he said, but it was aggressive and it was in front of the official and it was toward our bench, maybe toward me,” Pierce said. “Guys do it all the time. I don’t take it personally. … It’s just the technicality of it, you can’t taunt a bench when you have a tech already.”ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

10 months agoDONE DEAL? Claims Ramsey has SIGNED Juventus pre-contract

first_imgDONE DEAL? Claims Ramsey has SIGNED Juventus pre-contractby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has AGREED to a pre-contract with Juventus, it has been claimed.Sportmediaset says he is preparing to head to Italy after penning a four-year deal with the Serie A giants.And Ramsey, 28, will pocket £145,000-a-week at Juventus.A host of Europe’s biggest clubs have been linked with a move for the popular ace.However, it now looks certain that Ramsey will be lining-up alongside Cristiano Ronaldo for the Old Lady next season.He has made over 300 appearances for the North London side. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

11 days agoChelsea whizkid ​Mount content with different England role

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Chelsea whizkid ​Mount content with different England roleby Freddie Taylor11 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea star Mason Mount was content with his position in the team for his first full England international start.Mount played in the 2-1 loss to the Czech Republic on Friday in Prague, admitting that he found it a little difficult playing in a central role, as he is used to playing off the left flank for Chelsea.But the 20-year-old knows that he must adapt to different positions to be successful.He told reporters: “Obviously, I am more used to playing off the left and coming in. It was not too much different – but obviously I was a bit more central.”A couple of days before the game we were working on shape and how we wanted to play – me being central but Jadon coming in as well off the line and trying to combine. But the Czechs made it difficult for us.”It is something you learn from. We will look back on the game and take a lot of negatives which we can improve on, but we will also take some positives. We can improve on that.” last_img read more

Jim Harbaugh Blasts Nick Saban In Twitter Response To Satellite Camp Rant

first_imgJim Harbaugh argues with a referee.ANN ARBOR, MI – NOVEMBER 25: Jim Harbaugh head coach of the Michigan Wolverines talks with the referee first half against the Ohio State Buckeyes on November 25, 2017 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)It happened, everyone. Jim Harbaugh is taking direct shots at Nick Saban on Twitter. This afternoon, Saban went on a lengthy rant against satellite camps, which Harbaugh has been the loudest proponent of over the last two seasons. Saban mentioned Harbaugh directly during his screed, though he was fairly diplomatic when bringing up the Michigan head coach. From“I’m not blaming Jim Harbaugh, I’m not saying anything about him,” Saban said. “I’m just saying it’s bad for college football. Jim Harbaugh can do whatever he wants to do. I’m not saying anything bad about him if he thinks that’s what’s best. There needs to be somebody that looks out for what’s best for the game, not what’s best for the Big 10 or what’s best for the SEC, or what’s best for Jim Harbaugh, but what’s best for the game of college football — the integrity of the game, the coaches, the players and the people that play it. That’s bigger than all of this.Apparently, that doesn’t matter to Harbaugh, who put an unnamed Saban on blast moments ago.“Amazing” to me- Alabama broke NCAA rules & now their HC is lecturing us on the possibility of rules being broken at camps. Truly “amazing.”— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) June 1, 2016Jim Harbaugh won’t stop until he’s taken shots at every single rival coach in the college football world.last_img read more