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Entertainment News Archive - September 29, 2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- W magazine announces its first annual art contest: "W: The Art Project," searching for America's most talented young photographer.

LONDON, September 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Added Value is launching AV-id (TM), a digital insight and innovation platform that leverages the principles of social networking to help clients explore, develop and refine conceptual marketing ideas in real time. AV-id (TM) is the first of three new initiatives that Added Value is introducing to help clients answer the strategic marketing questions facing their business and brands. Added Value will also launch Character Creation, a new brand development approach developed to equip clients and their agencies with a more vivid and inspiring portrait of the qualities which turn well-known products into famous brands; and thirdly, a specialist innovation approach, armed with a proprietary new trends offer, and a hi-speed innovation process to help clients get innovation projects out of the pipe and into the market faster than ever before. Added Value claims AV-id (TM) provides clients with richer, deeper consumer insight and idea genera

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Love and family are dominant themes in new picture books by Jane Yolen, award-winning author of more than 290 books for children and adults.

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the United States Census bureau, nearly one-quarter of U.S. preschoolers are attending some organized child care facility, resulting in children spending an inordinate amount of time away from their parents.

PHOENIX, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attention: Experienced business journalists and prospective business journalism professors. The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering fellowships worth $2,000 for four days of study in business journalism Jan.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The most recent Executive Quiz results released today by The Korn/Ferry Institute reveal a significant improvement in the overall attitude of global executives about the direction of the economy, but lingering anxiety about labor markets.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safe Boating Council is pleased to announce the winner of its "Float Yourself" online photo contest, an online contest that allows users to add their face to humorous photos featuring characters wearing life jackets.

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Unicorn Media has announced the addition of high-quality video integration for iPhone applications, furthering the reach of their comprehensive video publishing platform.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'