Quantcast
Last updated on April 17, 2014 at 9:08 EDT

Latest Unicode Blocks Stories

ACS Launches Sustainable Food Toolkit
2014-01-10 07:59:19

American Chemical Society As the world’s population swells beyond 10 billion people later this century, what can we do to sustain the farmland, energy and water supplies needed to keep everyone fed? That’s the challenging question that Sustainable Food, a web-based toolkit, addresses with an anchor video and dozens of resources. The toolkit is a project of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. "We basically have to double the amount of food...

2013-11-26 08:21:34

Total nears $31.3 million over last decade to advance STEM DETROIT, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $2.9 million to support 26 leading universities and partnering organizations across the country this year through its University/Organization Partner Program. The initiative provides funding to advance secondary education curricula in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information...

2013-08-01 20:20:49

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - FEATURES OPINION: Freedom to photograph in Canada is under threat By William Kowalski We need to be reminded that there is no law against public photography in Canada, says PEN Canada writer William Kowalski. No one here can ever be arrested for the simple act of making a picture or film, unless other laws are being broken in the process and police officers who are in uniform and executing their duties in public have no reasonable expectation of...

2013-08-01 12:20:36

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of July 2013. TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/...

2013-07-25 12:26:37

TORONTO, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - FEATURES OPINION: Calls to suppress Rolling Stone cover 'should make any journalist queasy' By Lynn Cunningham Rolling Stone's cover of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sparked widespread debate, but Lynn Cunningham says most of the critics likely never read the article -- which is "a masterful piece of investigation and storytelling." The Ryerson University journalism professor and former magazine editor argues it would have...

2013-07-18 16:24:08

TORONTO, July 18, 2013 /CNW/ - FEATURES Sun Media announces massive cuts and two Sun editors leave their newspapers By Eric Mark Do There was grim news for Sun Media this week as it slashed 360 jobs and 11 newspapers. The Winnipeg Sun editor was laid off just a day after the Toronto Sun editor stepped down, and the cuts will be felt across the country. The Lac-Mégantic train disaster: What The Montreal Gazette learned By Montreal Gazette managing editor Catherine Wallace  ...

2013-06-19 12:23:14

LETTERS OF LOVE: From A to Z. The Alphabet book that says "I love you" 26 times AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LETTERS OF LOVE: From A to Z is a different kind of alphabet book for anyone who wants to express heartfelt devotion to a special partner, a sibling, or a friend. With twenty-six sentiments of love, accompanied by beautiful photographs, there is one for each letter of the alphabet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130619/FL33964) This is...

2013-05-09 16:26:00

TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ - FEATURES Toronto Star reporters get mandatory training after newspaper publishes false allegations about MPP By Tamara Baluja Toronto Star reporters will get mandatory training on fairness and due diligence after the newspaper had published false allegations that Ontario MPP Margarett Best vacationed in Mexico while on medical leave. It issued a rare apology on its front page, citing an "egregious lapse of the Star's standards."...

2013-05-08 20:25:25

MUSIC VIDEO EXCEEDS 21 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE/VEVO NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Within five weeks of its debut, ARIANA GRANDE's hit single "The Way" featuring Mac Miller has been certified Gold by the RIAA for digital sales in excess of 500,000. This is the actress and singer's very first Gold record and a major milestone in her impressive career thus far. It's the first time a new artist has gone Gold in that short of time period since 2008. (Logo:...

2013-04-04 12:26:30

TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - FEATURES Does credibility take a hit when media companies own the teams their sports journalists cover? By Ryan Mallough With the start of baseball season this week, J-Source tackles sports journalism. How do you maintain editorial distance as a sports journalist when the company that writes your paycheque also owns the teams you cover? Is there a danger that coverage will turn into a public relations wing of the sports franchise? And what does this...