As the World Churns 0412
As the World Churns0412
By Bob Nicolaides, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
It was a breath of fresh air as former Florida Governor, Cypriot -American, Charley Christ was welcomed by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow to offer his opinion about the January 31 Florida Republican Primary. His take on the candidates?The gentle Christ said he won’t endorse anyone as of now, but he’ll play the wait and see game. (Photo of Maggie Stavrianidis).
There were Prosecco bottles popping, waiters gliding around with platters of hors d’oeuvres and Arianna Huffington, in a sleek black dress, looking th epart of a Greek movie star. For all intents and purposes, this was a movie premiere starring, who else, Arianna.
But this was inside the Wanamaker Building in Greenwich Village, where AOL announced the summer launch of the Huffington Post Streaming Network, an ambitious online streaming videonetwork to start airing this summer with 12 hours of live-streaming videocontent a day, five days a week.
The plan is to ramp up programming to 16 hours a day next year. AOL is dedicating at least 100 employees exclusively to the new venture, said Roy Sekoff, who will head up the network as its president.
Huffington Post’s existing reporters and editors will also be expected to carve out time to appear on the network. So, no, it’s not the $315 million that AOL paid for what CEO Tim Armstrong referred to as the”the Super Bowl bet we made on Arianna.”
Nor will it initially match the $150 million that AOL has reportedly dumped into its network of hyper-local news sites, Patch. Instead, investment will likely be more modest, perhaps $10 million or so in the first year.
..His name is Demetrios Psillos and he is an illustrator. What he did most recently was an illustration of a veryangry Newt Gingrich for New York Magazine.
The NJ Hellenic American Federation has a plan that connects students with professionals in their oneof a kind “not to miss.” As such, it has held its annual career powerworkshop at the Cretan House in Highland Park, NJ with Maggie Stavrianidis,Human Resources Director at Johnson & Johnson as the special guest speaker. The workshop was held on Saturday February 18.