“Cry No More” Performed by Heather Konar (An MIT Community Vigil)

Communications Officer for Graduate Education Heather Konar is joined by her brother Steve, a nurse on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and his wife Julie to sing “Cry No More,” by Rhiannon Giddens. On June 2, 2020, the Institute Community and Equity Office at MIT hosted an online vigil to bring the community together … Read more “Cry No More” Performed by Heather Konar (An MIT Community Vigil)

High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen- Press Conference (02 June 2020)

Virtual Press Conference by Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (Ksrelief), following the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 2020.

Zoom Stock Surges as Quarterly Earnings Smash Estimates

Zoom Video Communications Inc. reported quarterly sales that leapfrogged estimates, showing that a surge in demand for its video-conference service during the coronavirus pandemic has translated into more paying customers. The company also about doubled its annual revenue forecast. Revenue increased about 170% to $328.2 million in the period that ended April 30, the San … Read more Zoom Stock Surges as Quarterly Earnings Smash Estimates

First Take reacts to Joe Lockhart saying it’s time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark react to former NFL Executive VP of Communications Joe Lockhart saying now is the time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick. #FirstTake #NFL Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: … Read more First Take reacts to Joe Lockhart saying it’s time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick

How can racism and alleged police brutality in the US be brought to an end? I Inside Story

Anger and unrest have spread across cities in the United States over the police killing of yet another unarmed African American. Like others, the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was caught on video and went viral online. Images of police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck for several minutes, leading to Floyd’s death, … Read more How can racism and alleged police brutality in the US be brought to an end? I Inside Story

CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

A CNN reporter and his crew were arrested and released by police in Minneapolis early Friday, after a night of continued protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was handcuffed on the ground while police knelt on his back and neck. CNN’s Omar Jimenez, who the cable network said identifies … Read more CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

Trump escalates Twitter feud by signing executive order challenging liability protections | ABC News

Companies like Twitter and Facebook are granted liability protection under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act because they are treated as “platforms”, rather than “publishers”, which can face lawsuits over content. Read more here: https://ab.co/3dfLEG3 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Trump escalates Twitter feud by signing executive order challenging liability protections | ABC News

Trump Signs Social Media Executive But Experts Question What It Does

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he said would limit liability protections social-media companies enjoy after Twitter Inc. began selective fact checks of his posts on the platform. Under current law, companies like Twitter and Facebook Inc. are protected for users’ posts. The companies “will not be able to keep their liability shield” … Read more Trump Signs Social Media Executive But Experts Question What It Does

Trump Signs Executive Order to Regulate Social Media Companies Amid Twitter Fury

(May 28) Donald Trump has been raging against Twitter Inc. since the social media platform that helped vault him to the presidency slapped fact-check links on a pair of his tweets. Now, he’s poised to take action Thursday that could bring a flurry of lawsuits down on Twitter, Facebook Inc. and other technology giants by … Read more Trump Signs Executive Order to Regulate Social Media Companies Amid Twitter Fury

Trump Aims Executive Order at Social Media Giants Amid Fury Over Twitter

Donald Trump has been raging against Twitter Inc. since the social media platform that helped vault him to the presidency slapped fact-check links on a pair of his tweets. Now, he’s poised to take action Thursday that could bring a flurry of lawsuits down on Twitter, Facebook Inc. and other technology giants by having the … Read more Trump Aims Executive Order at Social Media Giants Amid Fury Over Twitter

Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Should Not Be Fact-Checked on Twitter

White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is the most “prolific user” of Twitter and should not be fact checked. “The President is saying, please stop suppressing conservative voices and folks who feel like they don’t necessarily are treated fairly there,” said Conway. “I thought using, using outlets that are decisively and proudly … Read more Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Should Not Be Fact-Checked on Twitter

Johnson government in danger of becoming ‘laughing stock’ – Tory activist Tim Montgomerie

Earlier we were joined by Tim Montgomerie, a Conservative activist who has said he is “embarrassed to have ever backed Boris Johnson for high office” following the Prime Minister’s support for Dominic Cummings. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) We were also joined by Alastair Campbell, who served as Director of Communications for Prime Minister Tony Blair. We contacted … Read more Johnson government in danger of becoming ‘laughing stock’ – Tory activist Tim Montgomerie

Beethoven, Quarantined

During the pandemic lockdown, MIT music professor Evan Ziporyn transformed his orchestra class into a remote, online learning experience at lightning speed. Absent the essentials of a space with good acoustics, access to instruments — and the physical presence of other musicians — Ziporyn and 40 undergraduates, now scattered across several countries, found new ways … Read more Beethoven, Quarantined