Lorraine Kelly's show has sparked complaints after it used a photo of the Himalayas illustrating how the lockdown had drastically reduced pollution - but it turned out to be photoshopped. She discussed the pictures last month, amazed by how different the landscape looked before and after the lockdown, with the mountains on the horizon now visible, all the smog disappeared. She was speaking to producer Mike Gunton, who created documentary The Year Earth Changed, when they discussed the striking images. "We’re seeing the Himalayas before and after. Before people in Pakistan couldn’t see them," Lorraine said. "You can see the split-screen there. That was before when it was just like smog basically, and then look at that, crystal-clear views. Remarkable isn’t it?" But viewers noticed the washing line was exactly the same right down to the items hanging on it, and realised something was amiss. One tweeted: "How the earth changed in lockdown #lorraine this photo has the same … [Read more...] about Lorraine Kelly slammed with complaints over photoshopped Himalayas photos
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advertisement advertisement advertisement David Oyelowo’s pedigree of being a classically trained stage actor has largely translated into his career in film with weighty roles in Selma , The Butler , Nightingale , and so forth. So when the opportunity to make his directorial debut with the kid-centric fantasy The Water Man came about, his fear was double-fold: stepping behind the camera and going left of what people have come to expect from him as an actor. advertisement advertisement “I tend to gravitate towards roles and projects that are terrifying to me,” Oyelowo says in an upcoming episode of Fast Company’ s podcast Creative Conversation . “This is a story that I knew, and it’s been confirmed, that people will be like, ‘But you do those important movies? You do those historical movies. Why have you gone off and done this family-adventure movie?'” Directed by and starring Oyelowo, The Water Man follows Gunner … [Read more...] about David Oyelowo’s directorial debut, ‘The Water Man,’ is a love letter to the ’80s . . . and love itself
“I feel like there are more reasons to be excited about improvised music today than at any time during my 41 years on the planet,” the jazz critic Nate Chinen tells Rolling Stone . He has a point, and you don’t need to be a diehard fan of the genre to appreciate it. Crossover stars such as Kamasi Washington and Esperanza Spalding are receiving generous mainstream attention, alongside innovators like pianist Vijay Iyer and guitarist Mary Halvorson. Meanwhile, Thundercat, Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and others are seamlessly fusing hip-hop, R&B and electronica with their jazz mastery, introducing elements of a century-old art form to new audiences. And five nights a week on national television, Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste showcases his ebullient New Orleans spirit alongside Stephen Colbert. In short, the contemporary jazz scene is bursting with promise — but how did we get here? See Also Review: Kamasi Washington's New … [Read more...] about What’s Behind the New Jazz Resurgence?
Days before NASCAR celebrates its past, the sport looked to its future. Amid smoke and lights, the Next Gen cars for Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota roared into the public’s view for the first time , a few days before the Cup Series convenes at Darlington Raceway for its throwback weekend . A sport with roots to moonshiners racing the law, seeks to show that innovative spirit more than 70 years later. And do it with a car unlike any other in NASCAR’s history. “Simply put, this car will make our sport healthier and stronger,” NASCAR President Steve Phelps said as he stood before each of the three models Wednesday. But it won’t just be a car that impacts NASCAR’s future. It will be a mindset. The sport needs to be aggressive in how it positions itself, following a trend it has taken in the last year that included banning the Confederate flag , shaking up the schedule and pointing toward a future with a hybrid engine. The car plays a role. It provides a … [Read more...] about Friday 5: NASCAR’s future rides on more than Next Gen car
BOSTON (CBS) — This season has been one big struggle for Jake DeBrusk. Ahead of Thursday night’s game against the New York Rangers, the Bruins forward said that, plain and simple, he has not been having much fun this year. “The games aren’t fun when you’re struggling,” DeBrusk admitted in his Thursday morning Zoom session. READ MORE: Jason McCourty Signing With Dolphins Goal-less streaks will do that to a player who has plenty of experience lighting the lamp, and DeBrusk has had his share of those this season. Heading into Thursday night, it had been 13 games since DeBrusk last scored a goal. His season-long struggles have led to Bruce Cassidy dropping the talented winger out of Boston’s top six, a spot he had claimed for his own for much of the last three seasons. Finding the back of the net is a great way to bust out of a slump, but it’s not the only way. Aggressive, hard-nosed play is the first step, since it usually leads to scoring chances. That’s exactly how DeBrusk … [Read more...] about Having Some Fun Again? Jake DeBrusk Snaps His Goal-less Streak