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Tag: 02.25.21

Where AI Can Really Help Public Radio

That would be transcription, which is prohibitively expensive to do for every segment but which makes it far easier for potential users to find...

What Was ‘The Mona Lisa Of Ancient Egypt’? A Gaggle Of Geese

"Called Meidum Geese, the painting was discovered in the 1800s in the Chapel of Itet at Meidum. Itet was the wife of the vizier...

What Happens When Public TV And Radio Stations Combine With Digital News Startups

"The cultures of public media (nonprofit, built around broadcast, sometimes a little sleepy) and digital news startups (often for-profit, built around text, real-time and...

Texas Ballet Theatre Loses Its Headquarters To Winter Storm

The snow and frigid temperatures that struck Texas in late February caused "a massive water pipe break" at the company's office/studio complex in Fort...

Writers Are Exposing Sexual Abuse – And Deeply Horrible Attitudes – In France

Why now? "While it is illegal in France for an adult to have sex with a minor under the age of 15, there is...

How Is The San Francisco Symphony Staying Afloat Right Now? [VIDEO]

"We can make music online and everything, but it's not the same as being onstage together." But there are benefits - like practicing in...

How Museums Use Consultants To Hide Behind Their Biggest Problems

“Consultants are hired to tell museums the truth,” says Adrienne Horn, the president of Museum Management Consultants and a former executive board member for...

London School Of Contemporary Dance Overhauls Everything To Become More Diverse

"The drive to create a more diverse dance curriculum and the aim to harness digital capabilities to prepare graduates for a post-Covid world means...

Rajie Cook, Who Designed The Pictograms We See Everywhere, Dead At 90

"In 1974 Cook & Shanosky Associates, a design firm started by Mr. Cook and Don Shanosky a few years earlier, won a contract to...

A New York Times Reporter Tries To Learn ‘Podcast Voice’

Alexis Soloski: "It’s recognizable enough that Portlandia and Saturday Night Live can parody it. It suggests intimacy, a rumpled authenticity. Because if someone were...

Podcasting Is Becoming Big Business. Will That Ruin It?

Even as media companies pour billions into the industry, "its formats and business practices are still developing, leading producers, executives and talent to view...

California Lost 175,000 Creative Sector Jobs In 2020

The latest edition of an annual study from the Otis College of Arts & Design found that "the creative economy lost more than 13...

Lincoln Center To Open 10 Outdoor Spaces This Spring

"The broad initiative, known as 'Restart Stages,' … plans for a cabaret-style stage, a dedicated area for families that will feature arts activities...

Major Layoffs Coming At London’s V&A Museum

"Vast cuts at the Victoria and Albert Museum are feared to be imminent, with curators and conservators in the line of fire. … Details...

Stage Actors In Paris Offer ‘Poetic Consultations’ By Phone

"'I am calling you for a poetic consultation,' said a warm voice on the telephone. 'It all starts with a very simple question: How...