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Quiet on Set highlights how we don’t keep child stars safe – in Hollywood or online

Adonis Page/Shutterstock     By Edith Jennifer Hill, Flinders University   The new documentary Quiet on Set investigates children’s television station Nickelodeon from the late 1990s to the early 2000s. The five-part series highlights the abuse many child actors faced while working for the station. The child stars on these shows – now adults in their 30s – share their experiences working on the Nickelodeon sets. The series raises questions about […]

todayApril 15, 2024 9

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South Africa’s conservation model: why expanding the use of biodiversity to generate money is a good idea

    By Hayley Clements, Stellenbosch University; Alta De Vos, Stellenbosch University, and Matthew Child, University of Pretoria   South Africa’s government is calling for public comments on an updated version of its existing biodiversity economy plan. The National Biodiversity Economy Strategy aims to conserve biodiversity while also contributing to job creation and economic growth. It proposes to do this by promoting sustainable use of the country’s natural resources. The […]

todayApril 5, 2024 7

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Taylor Swift dominates iHeartRadio awards with six wins

Taylor Swift, SZA, and Ice Spice were some of the big winners at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles. Swift won six awards including Artist of the Year, while SZA took home four awards including Song of the Year for her hit Kill Bill. Beyoncé received the Innovator Award and her acceptance speech centered on the fortitude required to be an innovator.

todayApril 2, 2024 5

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Investing in art is often considered an activity only for the wealthy. Karabo Morule would disagree.

      By Taurai Maduna, bird story agency   For anyone unsure what art to buy or which artist to follow, Karabo Morule is a godsend. At the Investec Cape Town Art Fair in mid-February, while walking a group of patrons - all wearing eye-catching headphones - through the exhibits, she explained the exhibits and at the same time advised her group on which art they should potentially be […]

todayMarch 22, 2024 12

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This is how President Ramaphosa got to the 25% figure of progress in land reform in South Africa

      By Johann Kirsten, Stellenbosch University and Wandile Sihlobo, Stellenbosch University   Nearly three decades into democracy, land reform remains central to South Africa’s transformation policies and agricultural policy. We have over the years pointed out that the progress on land reform has been incorrectly reported. It’s been consistently understated. We have argued that, if the statistics are treated carefully, the progress has been much better than politicians […]

todayMarch 22, 2024 10

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Disney CEO Bob Iger Discusses Marvel Fatigue, Says Company Quietly Canceled Projects | THR News Video

Bob Iger is pushing back on the idea that there's superhero fatigue. The Disney CEO was interviewed at a Morgan Stanley conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, where he was pressed about what he is doing to turn the film business around. The executive noted that they're doing a lot and even quietly cancelled certain projects. "...You got to make those tough calls. We've actually made those tough calls. We've […]

todayMarch 7, 2024 6

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Jack Black asked to cover Britney Spears classic for Kung Fu Panda 4

Last week, the funnyman and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass posted a video on Instagram showing them hilariously dancing and lip-syncing to their cover of the iconic Britney song ...Baby One More Time in a hotel room. They added a panda emoji in the caption, suggesting that it would appear in Black's new animated film. At the Los Angeles premiere of the film on Sunday, the actor revealed he […]

todayMarch 5, 2024 12

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