World AIDS Day is celebrated around the world on December 1st each year. It has become one of the most recognized international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness, commemorate those who have passed on, and celebrate victories, such as increased access to treatment and prevention services.
UNAIDS took the lead on campaigning for World AIDS Day from its creation until 2004. From 2004 onwards the World AIDS Campaign’s Global Steering Committee began selecting a theme for World AIDS Day in consultation with civil society, organisations and government agencies involved in the AIDS response. For more information visit World AIDS Day, 1 December
It looks like Amazon went shopping and picked up Whole Foods in a surprise acquisition. Amazon has been doing some brick and mortar stuff lately but this is kind of a surprise. Now your whole paycheck can go to Amazon for media to milk.
To my friends in the UK, GO VOTE! Your voice needs to be heard June 8th. Every vote matters. It will impact everyone in the future. You have a chance to make a difference. Be the change you want to see. Take a friend or two to the polls. You can make history.
Police in Manchester, England, confirm 19 people dead at Manchester Arena following an apparent explosion after a concert by Ariana Grande. About 50 people have been injured.The statement says police will treat the incident as a terrorist attack until they know otherwise.
Music is to bring people together for a common experience. Things like this should never happen, but they do. God be with those who have passed and those who are injured as well as Ariana Grande tonight.
Rocker Chris Cornell, who gained fame as the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at age 52, and police said Thursday that his death is being investigated as a possible suicide.
I didn’t know a whole lot about Chris Cornell until I saw a interview with him on CBS News. He was a leader in the early grunge rock scene. Recently he had been doing some soundtracks for movies. He seemed like a brilliant talent that is now no longer with us. A tragic loss for his family and the music community.
This is the time of year that TV shows are renewed for another season or cancelled. Networks are looking at ratings, cost of production and other factors in their decision making. A lot of people are nervous right about now and others are on the phones with their agents to get them work. Some shows I liked this past season are coming back while others have gotten the ax. I am hanging on for a few more shows that are in limbo. We shall see what happens.
Yes I still love broadcast TV. I grew up on it and appreciate what it brings to the culture of the nation.
Reporters and on-air personalities are among the roughly 100 ESPN employees who are expected to lose their jobs this week, in a cost-cutting move at the network that has lost millions of subscribers in recent years.
ESPN is a sports network that airs on cable TV across America. They have been the network of note for sports fans for years. Today they did a mass layoff of reporters and on-air personalities that are the face of the network. It’s a part of the changing face of how people view and consume entertainment.
May my friends in the UK be safe and comforted during this time. Incidents like these happen far too often. I hope that as more is learned about this situation that justice will prevail.