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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Fall TV season brings a new-found commitment to diversity

    In 2008, when America's broadcast networks unveiled their new TV schedules, only one show was anchored by a minority and he was a black cartoon character voiced by a white actor. Six years later, prime time is undergoing a big, multicultural change. When...

    Wednesday's UCLA sound bites from practice

    Wednesday's UCLA sound bites from practice
    It’s a slow week for media access, mostly because it's UCLA's bye week, but it’s a busy week on the blog. The quotes are light today (actually, there’s only one), so that’s a good excuse to check out some of the other blogs we...

    UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct

    UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct
    In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...

    Health status of UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley remains a mystery

    Health status of UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley remains a mystery
    Every UCLA quarterback, except one, waited on a bench outside the locker room Wednesday morning. Then Brett Hundley burst out the door. Everyone stood up and headed into practice. Hundley, who injured his elbow against Texas on Saturday, was in full...