Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Individual giving AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crimestoppers Trust, the crime-prevention charity, has appointed design consultants This Way Up to develop their brand positioning. The design agency says that it “will rationalise the charity’s identity to help create strong and consistent messaging.” The rebranding is part of a drive to increase the number of actionable calls their hotline receives.Crimestoppers Director of Communications Jane Reay explains the charity’s plans: “We want the public to call us without fear of repercussions and to know that their call will really make a difference. To achieve this we felt the need to highlight our profile as a charity and to ensure clarity of message.” Advertisement This Way Up design consultants to rebrand Crimestoppers 27 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 16 April 2004 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
News Receive email alerts News May 18, 2021 Find out more Ethiopia arbitrarily suspends New York Times reporter’s accreditation May 21, 2021 Find out more Organisation Help by sharing this information EthiopiaAfrica Freedom of expression By releasing imprisoned journalists, unblocking access to news websites and lifting bans on media outlets that had been imposed by the previous regime, Abiy’s government has moved in a swift and spectacular manner in the 12 months since it took office on 2 April 2018.For the first time in more than 15 years, no journalists are being held in connection with their work. A total of 264 previously banned websites and blogs have been given permission to operate. Leading Ethiopian TV channels that had been forced to operate from bases outside the country, such as OMN and ESAT, can now operate in Ethiopia. In all, 23 publications and six TV channels have been approved in recent months.“In the past year, Ethiopia has gone from being one of Africa’s biggest jailer of journalists, only just behind neighbouring Eritrea, to being a country where journalists can now fulfil their role as a fourth estate and criticize the government without immediately being imprisoned,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk.“We urge the new authorities to continue the important progress that has been achieved by quickly keeping the promise to overhaul legislation that is extremely repressive for journalists, by improving access to state-held information, by abolishing Internet cuts altogether, and by acting as press freedom advocates internationally.”Hostile legislative environmentA commission that was established to review the draconian media laws is due to issue its conclusions in the next few weeks. In the past decade, a major arsenal of legislative weapons had been created to gag the media. It included a 2009 terrorism law that was used to sentence the well-known journalist Eskinder Nega to 18 years in prison just for speculating about the Arab Spring’s potential impact on Ethiopia.The 2008 law on mass media and access to information provides the authorities with broad powers for prosecuting journalists on defamation charges and for preventing the publication of content that could disturb public order. And, under the 2016 cyber-crime law, just sharing “defamatory” content is punishable by several years in prison.Under these three laws, dozens of journalists and bloggers were detained, prosecuted and given arbitrary prison sentences just for exercising their legitimate right to freedom of expression and information.Old habits die hardThe Internet, which was often disconnected under the previous government, has for the most part been restored but inter-ethnic conflicts prompted occasional cuts in 2018 that complicated accessing sources and sharing information for the journalists who were trying to cover these conflicts.Meddling in the editorial decisions of independent media outlets also seems hard to shake off. The executives of two TV channels, ENN and Tigray TV, were summoned by the regulatory agency in June because they had not provided live coverage of a ruling party rally.Finally, although the prime minister gave two press conferences immediately since he took office, access to state-held information is still very far from adequate and the law guaranteeing access is, for the most part, not being implemented.Ethiopia is ranked 150th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. RSF_en April 2, 2019 – Updated on April 4, 2019 New era for Ethiopia’s journalists Ethiopia’s Prime minister Abiy Ahmed speaks during a press conference at his office in Addis Ababa, on August 25, 2018. Michael Tewelde / AFP News to go further EthiopiaAfrica Freedom of expression Journalist attacked, threatened in her Addis Ababa home Follow the news on Ethiopia On the first anniversary of Abiy Ahmed’s installation as prime minister, Ethiopia no longer has any journalists in prison and hundreds of previously banned media outlets are now permitted. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Abiy to go further by giving journalists more legislative protection and by turning Ethiopia into a regional press freedom model. RSF condemns NYT reporter’s unprecedented expulsion from Ethiopia News February 10, 2021 Find out more
A number of campaign groups are to come together later this month to hold a mass protest against Budget 2012.A number of representatives from different groups met in Buncrana on Tuesday night, and they are to meet up again to organise a mass protest in Donegal in the near future.The protest will include campaigners from Can’t Pay Won’t Pay, Donegal Action for Cancer Care, Forum for Change, JML Diesel protest, anti-VRT and Joe Murphy who has organised a number of protests around the county recently.Joe Murphy says he’s hopeful that they can all together and hold a mass rally: Donegal protest groups called to unite for mass action Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Twitter Newsx Adverts Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – January 6, 2012 Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleIDA report net gain of over 200 North West jobs in 2011Next articleWoman jailed for hairspray attack on police News Highland Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey
Previous articleMLA Pat Ramsey presents petition to keep Magee Campus crecheNext articleDonegal schools urged to get involved with Relay for Life News Highland WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Twitter Twitter Pinterest Pinterest News Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By News Highland – April 22, 2013 Derry police seek information on approaches to children Police in Foyle are looking to identify the occupants of a small blue van seen in the Bantry Road area around 6.30pm on April 21st.The two males inside the van, one of whom had white hair and one ear pierced, stopped to speak to three children.The occupants, or anyone with information, is asked to contact police at Strand Road. Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week
WABC(NEW YORK) — The tragic death of a baby boy, clad only in a diaper and floating in the East River off New York City’s South Street Seaport last summer has been declared a homicide, the city’s medical examiner announced on Friday.The boy’s father, James Currie, 38, went to Thailand immediately after his son’s death but ultimately returned to New York to face charges.In the wake of the devastating death, Currie pleaded guilty to a charge of improperly disposing of a corpse. But the medical examiner’s findings could change that.Currie remains incarcerated pending a May 16 court appearing — at which he could face new charges in light of the medical examiner’s findings.“While the exact cause of death cannot be determined,” the city’s Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson concluded in a statement, “various factors indicate beyond reasonable doubt that recent homicidal violence occurred.”Monty Campbell, a South Street Seaport tourist and Oklahoma firefighter spotted baby Mason Saldana’s body floating in the teeming river that runs the length of Manhattan’s eastern shores. The firefighter jumped into the river to save the child, but it was too late, and Saldana was declared dead at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.Campbell appeared distraught to learn the cause of death after all this time.“I’m just incredibly sorry,” he said, pausing, “for the family, and just thankful we did what little part we could to recover the body,” Campbell told ABC News. “But it’s just a sad, said situation.”That day Campbell, a chiropractor, was suffering from food poisoning after patronizing one of the city’s famous food carts. The couple had just come off the ferry from Liberty Island and were walking towards South Street Seaport, Campbell said.“I had to stop at like every bench to rest, so it was slow going,” Campbell said. During one break, his wife spotted something in the East River.“We assumed it was a doll, and then used our cell phones to zoom in on it and at that point we realized it was a baby.”The couple called 911, but Campbell said that after a couple of minutes he could no longer bear to wait.“I couldn’t take just sitting there, watching it float,” Campbell said. “So I handed the phone to my son and went out and retrieved Mason. We did a little CRP, but he had no pulse.”Campbell said that at no time during the ordeal did he have any interactions with Currie, the baby’s father and didn’t recall seeing the father and son together before the baby went into the water.Efforts by ABC News to reach a representative to speak on Currie’s behalf were not immediately successful. He is not listed as a client of the non-profit Legal Aid Society, and that organization could not provide any information about any lawyer in private practice that may currently be representing him. Calls to the child’s mother and three of Currie’s immediate family members were not immediately returned.The spot where Mason Saldana was pulled from the water is a half-mile from where Currie was caught on surveillance video entering the subway without the infant, court records said. Currie had earlier been seen on video walking near the river with a child carrier, police said.“The good news we will never see each other again,” one of the texts said. “I am not in the USA.”When asked where he was, Currie allegedly responded, “outside the USA.”When asked where the baby was, Currie allegedly replied, “You will never see Mason again.”Currie was escorted back to the U.S. by federal agents with Homeland Security Investigations aboard a Korean Air flight that landed Thursday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. He was placed under arrest by the NYPD.The charge of improperly disposing of a corpse is punishable by at least a year in prison and could be upgraded now that the medical examiner’s office determination has been released.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
kali9/iStockBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — All it took was 15 seconds for four gunmen to kill two people and injure six others at a house party near Rutgers University, a surveillance video of the attack shows.New Brunswick police released the video of the shooting that unfolded early Sunday outside a house party just two blocks from the south side of the Rutgers campus.The footage shows a car pulling up to a house at 1:18 a.m. and four gunmen jumping out with guns blazing and aimed at about 100 people gathered outside the residence, where a birthday party was taking place.In just 15 seconds, more than two dozen shots were fired before the team of gun-wielding perpetrators got back in the car and sped off.Two men mortally wounded in the shooting were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where they were pronounced dead. The six other people who suffered bullet wounds were taken to multiple hospitals in the area.While many Rutgers students live in off-campus housing in the neighborhood where the shooting occurred, authorities said the investigation shows that no students or staff affiliated with Rutgers were injured in the shooting or had any affiliation with the targeted house party.Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the gunmen, who left the street littered with shell casings and casualties. As of Monday morning, no arrests had been made.Witnesses told ABC News station WABC in New York that prior to the shooting a fight broke out at the house the gunman appeared to target.Jacob Beacher, a Rutgers University student, who lives nearby, told WABC that following the eruption of gunfire, he rushed out of his residence to see wounded victims lying in the street.“I ran up to one young man and I’m saying, ‘I’m here man,’ and he’s gargling blood, so I flipped him over so he won’t choke or suffocate, checked for a pulse,” Beacher said.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Statistical significance of the association between whistler-mode chorus enhancements and enhanced convection periods during high-speed streamsBy admin on May 9, 2021
During high-speed solar wind streams, substorms occur repetitively and relativistic electron fluxes enhance significantly. It has recently been proposed that enhanced dawnside chorus waves lead to the energization of the relativistic electrons and that they are associated with the periods of enhanced convection that precede substorm expansions, rather than with the expansions themselves. In this paper, we have evaluated the statistical significance of this association using a total of 657 substorms during high-speed solar wind streams observed by the ACE spacecraft and whistler-mode chorus waves observed from the VLF/ELF Logger Experiment (VELOX) at Halley station, Antarctica. We find that similar to 66% of the substorm events identified at 0400-1400 MLT show the association with the chorus enhancement that starts to increase similar to 35 min, on average, prior to substorm onsets and remains elevated until declining back to near the preenhancement level in similar to 16 min, on average, after substorm onsets. Our statistical results suggest that a large number of the chorus wave enhancements at dawn to postnoon local times occur during the enhanced convection period of the substorm growth phase. This is distinguished from the chorus wave enhancement near midnight that is caused by substorm-injected electrons after onsets. We find that similar to 59% of the events identified at 2200-0200 MLT show chorus enhancements that start on average similar to 6 min after substorm onsets and remain elevated for similar to 32 min on average.
SJSU accepts applications on an ongoing basis for our pool oftemporary lecturers. To be considered for Spring 2021 courses,application must be received by December 15, 2020.The UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: November 21, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific StandardTimeApplications close: Letter of applicationCurriculum vitaeStatement of teaching interests/philosophyContact information for three referencesImages representing 20 examples of candidate’s original work(or URL of portfolio site)Some examples of candidate’s own published writing(optional)Images representing 20 examples of student work in addition toexamples of students’ writing Department SummaryThe Department of Art and ArtHistory , founded in 1911, offers BA, BFA, MA, and MFA degreesand is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art andDesign (NASAD). What we offer to prospective students:award-winning faculty and outstanding technical and administrativestaff; a “best-in-the-west” combination of facilities for making,exhibiting, and researching art across many media; commitment tocreative and critical thinking; opportunities to practiceinnovation across media; and a friendly and supportivecommunity.Brief Description of DutiesCandidate will teach one or more of two new undergraduate seminarsin Art: “The Artist in Contemporary Culture,” and “Medium andMessage.” The courses will have a hybrid format; although they areseminars, they will have a substantial studio component and will berequired for all Art students. Participation in departmentalmeetings and assessment and evaluation activities is a requirementof this position.The ideal candidate will encourage critical thinking and iterativeconcept development within class assignments. Interest ininterdisciplinary collaboration with peers working in all programswithin the Department of Art and Art History is an asset. TheDepartment of Art and Art History is a dynamic department thatencourages cross-disciplinary practice. We seek artists andresearchers with a desire to have a voice in curriculumdevelopment.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the CanvasLearning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided forthe SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not,must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-studentconnection in a common space as all students are directed to log into Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have accessto this system prior to the semester start date.Required QualificationsMaster of Fine Arts degree or Ph.D. in Art History, Visual Cultureor related field with considerable experience teaching studio artat the university level; a clear demonstration of artistic and/orscholarly achievement, as evidenced by a significant portfolio ofcreative work with research interests; familiarity with emergingareas of artistic practice and theory; ability to read and write ata high level and successfully direct and assess student writing;ability to break down texts and make them accessible to anundergraduate student audience; demonstrated awareness of andsensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural populationas might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training,teaching, and other comparable experience.Conditional AppointmentPlease be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget andenrollment considerations and subject to order of assignmentprovisions in the collective bargaining agreement betweenCalifornia State University and California Faculty Association.These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in whichavailable courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenureline faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.Salary Range – To commensurate with experience.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents:
77, passed away on June 10, 2017. Irene was a mother to Donna McManus and her husband James, Maryann (Sissy), Paul and his wife Wendy, Sean, Donald, Joseph and his wife Ruth Ann, and to Tracy Poon and her husband Christopher. She was a grandmother to 12, Jason, Edward, Kellie, Victoria, Olivia, Paul Jr., Crista, John, Joseph Jr., Nicholas, Brian and Camryn. A sister to Joseph Wawzynski and to the late Felix Wawzynski and Charlotte Brinkerhoff. Irene is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.