For heaven’s sake, why doesn’t anyone update 24?

first_imgI was excited to come across this page on N24.de, the website of one of Germany’s two main 24-hour news channels. (The other one’s n-tv). It looks like a selection of BBC-style blogs by the people we see on the box.How wrong I was. The whole point of blogs, as I hope to be demonstrating with this series, is that they need to be frequently updated and timely. So why haven’t the 24ers added any posts to the “Reporters” section since August? They seem to have got some good catches there – Katrin Sandmann, as her online CV proudly tells us, has been a correspondent in Jerusalem, Amman and Baghdad. So why aren’t we hearing from her? The only real blog on the site that seems to be active is Political Editor Michaela May’s May Blog, but it reads like a few rushed pieces of incoherent smalltalk.The blogosphere has been a huge plus for the media in Britain and revolutionised the way some of us approach the press. How long’s it going to take for N24 to realise its importance?Cherwell 24 is not responsible for the content of external siteslast_img read more

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Charles Stang named Director of Center for the Study of World Religions

first_img Read Full Story Charles Stang, professor of early Christian thought, has been appointed the next director of the Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) at Harvard Divinity School, beginning July 1. He will succeed Francis X. Clooney, S.J., Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology, who is stepping down after leading the Center for seven years.Stang joined the HDS faculty in 2008 as assistant professor of early Christian Thought after earning his doctor of theology degree from the School the same year. He has been a member of the CSWR community for just under a decade and has participated in the CSWR’s advisory board.“Professor Stang has been a major contributor to the thinking about the future of CSWR,” said HDS Dean David N. Hempton. “I know his plans include efforts to continue to expand the engagement of the HDS community in the work of the Center. As an active participant in the larger Harvard University community, Professor Stang will also concentrate on continuing to draw our colleagues closer into the CSWR.”His research and teaching focus on the history and theology of Christianity in late antiquity, especially Eastern varieties of Christianity.“I am grateful, and humbled, to have been chosen to serve as the next director of the Center for the Study of World Religions,” Stang said. “I look forward to working with residents, staff, and my HDS colleagues to imagine and enact the next chapter in the life of the Center.”last_img read more

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Formula 1 qualifying results: Starting lineup for F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

first_imgAnother week, another Grand Prix at Silverstone, another pair of Mercedes at the front of the Formula 1 field. This time, though, Lewis Hamilton is not the driver who will start an F1 race in Great Britain on the pole.In a bit of an upset, Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas stole the No. 1 starting spot for Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. He did so with a blazing final lap in Saturday’s third qualifying session, barely edging Hamilton’s previously fastest lap time by 0.063 seconds. “Yes!”Career pole No. 1️⃣3️⃣ for @ValtteriBottas#F170 🇬🇧 #F1 pic.twitter.com/gX2eAm7MlE— Formula 1 (@F1) August 8, 2020Hamilton won last week’s British Grand Prix at the same track, one of the fastest on the Formula 1 schedule. Bottas likely would have finished second if not for tire trouble. Both Mercedes drivers ran medium tire compounds as they took the top to starting spots for this week’s race.The drivers who qualified third and fourth for Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, Nico Hulkenberg and Max Verstappen, respectively, did so on soft tires.Below are the complete qualifying results and the starting lineup for Sunday’s F1 race, the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.Formula 1 starting lineup for F1 70th Anniversary Grand PrixThe Mercedes of Bottas and Hamilton, the top two starters for Sunday’s F1 race, have been the dominant cars all season. Hamilton holds a 30 point lead over Bottas in the championship points standings.Hulkenberg’s third-place run in qualifying is impressive, as he is filling in for Sergio Perez as the Racing Point driver battles COVID-19. Below is the complete starting lineup for Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone.Pos.Driver1.Valtteri Bottas2.Lewis Hamilton3.Nico Hulkenberg4.Max Verstappen5.Daniel Ricciardo6.Lance Stroll7.Pierre Gasly8.Charles LeClerc9.Alexander Albon10.Lando Norris11.Esteban Ocon12.Sebastian Vettel13.Carlos Sainz14.Romain Grosjean15.George Russell16.Daniil Kvyat17.Kevin Magnussen18.Nicholas Latifi19.Antonio Giovinazzi20.Kimi RäikkönenWhat channel is the F1 race on Sunday?Race: 70th Anniversary Grand PrixDate: Sunday, Aug. 9TV channel: ESPNLive stream: Watch ESPN, fuboTVEither ESPN or ESPN2 will broadcast all 2020 F1 races in the United States using Sky Sports’ feed. All F1 races on ESPN and ESPN2 air commercial-free, and all practice sessions and qualifying air live and in replay across ESPN platforms.In addition, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all 2020 F1 races in the U.S.What time does the F1 race start Sunday?Date: Sunday, Aug. 9Start time: 9:10 a.m. ETThe 9:10 a.m. ET start time for Sunday’s race means it will start at 3:10 p.m. local time. ESPN’s broadcast starts five minutes earlier at 9:05 a.m. ET.Because nine of the 12 F1 races currently confirmed on the 2020 schedule will take place in Western Europe, expect similar Formula 1 start times for the next couple months.Formula 1 live streamFor those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four major OTT TV streaming options that carry ESPN — fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options.Below are links to each.fuboTV (free trial)SlingHulu (free trial)YouTubeTV (free trial)AT&T NowFor those who do have a cable or satellite subscription but are not in front of a TV, Formula 1 races in 2020 can be streamed live via phones, tablets and other devices on the ESPN app with authentication. Formula 1 schedule 2020F1 in July released an update to what is now a 13-race schedule that runs through at least the end of October, though the organization hopes run to a total of 15-18 races before the season ends in December.”We currently expect the opening races to be closed events, but hope fans will be able to join our events again when it is safe to do so,” F1 said in June. “The health and safety of all involved will continue to be priority number one, with Formula 1 and the FIA having a robust and detailed plan to ensure our races maintain the highest level of safety with strict procedures in place.”Below is the current confirmed Formula 1 schedule for 2020.DateRaceCourseStart time (ET)TV channelWinnerJuly 5Austrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring9:10 a.m.ESPNValtteri BoltasJuly 12Styrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring9:10 a.m.ESPNLewis HamiltonJuly 19Hungarian Grand PrixHungaroring9:10 a.m.ESPNLewis HamiltonAug. 2British Grand PrixSilverstone9:10 a.m.ESPNLewis HamiltonAug. 970th Anniversary Grand PrixSilverstone9:10 a.m.ESPNTBDAug. 16Spanish Grand PrixCircuit de Catalunya9:10 a.m.ESPNTBDAug. 30Belgian Grand PrixSpa-Francorchamps9:10 a.m.ESPNTBDSept. 6Italian Grand PrixMonza9:10 a.m.ESPNTBDSept. 13Tuscan Ferrari 1000 Grand PrixMugello9:10 a.m.ESPNTBDSept. 27Russian Grand PrixSochi Autodrom7:10 a.m.ESPNTBDOct. 11Eifel Grand PrixNurburgringTBDESPNTBDOct. 25Portuguese Grand PrixAlgarve International Circuit TBDESPNTBDNov. 1Emilia Romagna Grand PrixAutodromo Enzo e Dino FerrariTBDESPNTBDlast_img read more

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