My biggest regret is that we didn't send out fewer cameras – maybe 50. With them, we could have sent along film-makers who could have taught people how to use the equipment and, more crucially, how to make what we wanted. Too many contributions from the developing world showed a stiff interviewee reciting what he thought we (or local figures of authority) wanted. Naively, I hadn't realised how alien not only the concept of a documentary is to a lot of people, but also the idea that your own opinions are worth sharing (a lesson we sometimes prayed could be learned by narcissistic, bedroom-bound western teenagers). … [Read more...] about Life in a Day: Around the world in 80,000 clips
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Addressing the tensions between France and Turkey, both members of Nato, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab said: “NATO allies and the wider international community must stand shoulder-to-shoulder on the fundamental values of tolerance and free speech. … [Read more...] about Protesters burn images of Macron as demos erupt around world after French leader backed Mohammed cartoons
More than 1m days of work were lost in the NHS in England because of coronavirus-related sickness between March and May, according to official figures. The figures, released by NHS Digital, show that in May 340,900 full-time equivalent days were lost owing to Covid-19 related sickness, equating to 18.9% of all absences recorded. This is compared with 30.6% in April 2020 and 15.9% in March 2020. … [Read more...] about Lack of Covid tests ‘forcing NHS GPs and nurses to stay off work’
In response to the more stringent rules, the health and social care secretary, Matt Hancock, said: “I urge local people to isolate and get a test if you have symptoms, follow the advice of NHS test and trace, and always remember ‘hands, face, space’. By sticking to these steps, we will get through this together.” … [Read more...] about Troubled test-and-trace system drafts in management consultants
She added: “I have realised how much of a s***hole organisation Turning Point USA is, and am glad I got out of this bulls*** before I invested my whole life into it, let alone just my senior year of college.” … [Read more...] about Who is Charlie Kirk and what is Turning Point?