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2014-04-01 12:52:06

Depictions of African-American police officers in television and movies may have a real-world impact on police officers and the citizens that they serve, according to a new research project by Sam Houston State University associate professor of criminal justice Howard Henderson and Franklin T. Wilson, from Indiana State University. While the presence of African-American officers has been shown to increase the perceived legitimacy of police departments, the criminologists believe that media...

2008-03-03 03:00:20

(In Malaysia) BAKAT TV AMONG the first singing competitions to be produced locally. Artistes it unearthed include Shagul Hamid, Suhaily Shamsuddin, Zalifah Ibrahim, M. Sani, Frankie Cheah, Sugiman Jahuri and Sept 5. In 1975, it changed its name to Bintang RTM which would later give us the late Tan Sri Sudirman. THE AHMAD DAUD SHOW FIRST aired in 1975, it was arguably one of the first English- medium variety shows and was hosted by Datuk Ahmad Daud. BING AND BONG THIS was only...

2005-07-21 07:47:12

By Steve Brennan LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - How do you say "Who loves ya, baby?" in Polish? Will "The Munsters" make sense in Mozambique? NBC Universal will soon find out as it mines its vaults in search of old TV shows -- such as "Kojak" and "The Munsters" -- that can be reincarnated into new foreign-language productions. The studio's NBC Universal TV Distribution unit on Wednesday launched an original content unit that will partner with local media companies abroad to develop...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.