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Snapchat Spotlight, a new TikTok and Instagram Reels-like feature, announced in India
News & Analysis

Snapchat Spotlight, a new TikTok and Instagram Reels-like feature, announced in India

With Spotlight, Snapchat aims to 'democratise monetisation' for content creators in India.

Snapchat introduces a TikTok-like feature called Spotlight: How it works
News & Analysis

Snapchat introduces a TikTok-like feature called Spotlight: How it works

Snapchat will give away $1 million every day to creators who make these videos on the platform.

Broadway stories from Bengal: Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee's new documentary, Spotlight, explores the vibrant theatre culture of Kolkata
Arts & Culture

Broadway stories from Bengal: Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee's new documentary, Spotlight, explores the vibrant theatre culture of Kolkata

Public theatre used to be an all-inclusive entertainment and cultural space for those not just in the city but also those in the hinterlands, says Chatterjee, recalling the spirited theatrical tradition of northern Kolkata.

Timmy Failure movie review — Disney+ weaves a charming pick-me-up tale to celebrate power of imagination
Entertainment

Timmy Failure movie review — Disney+ weaves a charming pick-me-up tale to celebrate power of imagination

Spotlight-fame Tom McCarthy turns his camera to explore the antics of an 11-year-old detective with Disney+ Original Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.

Steve Golin, producer of Spotlight, The Revenant, True Detective, passes away at 64
Entertainment

Steve Golin, producer of Spotlight, The Revenant, True Detective, passes away at 64

Oscar-winning producer Steve Golin, who has financed films including Spotlight, The Revenant and Eternal Sunshine Of the Spotless Mind, passed away on Sunday, 21 April,

Spotlight on #MeToo: Tackling workplace harassment in Indian media
India

Spotlight on #MeToo: Tackling workplace harassment in Indian media

As the #MeToo movement rages on, #Spotlight is a watch on sexual assault and everyday harassment in the workplace. The project is an attempt to collate experiences, opinions and resources on sexual harassment in the Indian media and newsrooms.

Acclaimed podcast S-Town to be adapted into film; Spotlight's Tom McCarthy being roped in to direct
Entertainment

Acclaimed podcast S-Town to be adapted into film; Spotlight's Tom McCarthy being roped in to direct

S-Town is about an Alabama antique clock restorer from Woodstock, Alabama who sent an email to This American Life asking for help in a murder investigation

Ahead of IPO listing, Spotify expands to give a visual push to the music streaming service
News & Analysis

Ahead of IPO listing, Spotify expands to give a visual push to the music streaming service

Spotify has filed confidentially with US regulators for an initial public offering and is targeting a direct listing in the first half of 2018

The Post, Citizen Kane, Spotlight, All the President's Men: Eight essential films for an aspiring journalist
Entertainment

The Post, Citizen Kane, Spotlight, All the President's Men: Eight essential films for an aspiring journalist

As we look forward to the release of The Post on Friday, let's revisit some of the most memorable journalism films.

Cardinal Bernard Law, symbol of Roman Catholic Church’s worldwide sexual abuse scandals, dies at 86
World

Cardinal Bernard Law, symbol of Roman Catholic Church’s worldwide sexual abuse scandals, dies at 86

Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who became a symbol of the Roman Catholic Church’s worldwide sexual abuse scandals, died on Wednesday, the Vatican said. He was 86.

From VOOT to Viu, Sun NXT to Hoichoi, OTT platforms are offering a bounty of regional content
Entertainment

From VOOT to Viu, Sun NXT to Hoichoi, OTT platforms are offering a bounty of regional content

The entertainment sector has woken up to the huge potential of the regional OTT (over-the-top, or the delivery of video content via the Internet) market and along with established networks like Amazon, Netflix, ALTBalaji and Sun, platforms catering to exclusive regional content are spreading their wings.

After losing out to Apple, Microsoft's search engine Bing to focus on PC search market, says Satya Nadella
News & Analysis

After losing out to Apple, Microsoft's search engine Bing to focus on PC search market, says Satya Nadella

Bing , the second-largest search engine in the United States, was the default engine for Siri since 2013.

Apple to ditch Microsoft Bing for Google as the default search engine for Siri and Spotlight web results
News & Analysis

Apple to ditch Microsoft Bing for Google as the default search engine for Siri and Spotlight web results

Apple's deal with Google will hence include all web links and video searches on Siri. Image search results will, however, continue to be generated by Bing.

Spotlight journalist Michael Rezendes: 'Donald Trump's rhetoric has polarised Americans'
Life

Spotlight journalist Michael Rezendes: 'Donald Trump's rhetoric has polarised Americans'

Michael Rezendes, who was part of the Boston Globe Spotlight team's investigation into a sexual abuse cover-up scandal involving the Catholic Church (also the subject of the Oscar-winning film Spotlight, in which he was played by Mark Ruffalo), spoke to Firstpost about investigative journalism, Donald Trump and reporting in a 'post-truth' world

WWDC 2017: Apple announces new iOS 11 Messages feature called 'Business Chat'
News & Analysis

WWDC 2017: Apple announces new iOS 11 Messages feature called 'Business Chat'

Apple at the ongoing WWDC announced another iOS 11 feature called the Business Chat, which seems to be its idea of connecting businesses with users.

Noor effect: It's time Bollywood went beyond headlines and looked at what journalists really do
Bollywood

Noor effect: It's time Bollywood went beyond headlines and looked at what journalists really do

Bollywood is yet to give us a Spotlight, Zodiac, Almost Famous or even The Devil Wears Prada

Oscars 2017 predictions for Best Picture winner: Will it be a clean sweep for La La Land?
Entertainment

Oscars 2017 predictions for Best Picture winner: Will it be a clean sweep for La La Land?

Will La La Land win Best Picture at Oscars 2017? or Will Moonlight, Fences or Hidden Figures pip it to the top spot, signalling a positive sign for racial diversity?

Brazilian priest mentioned in Spotlight commits suicide in jail
Entertainment

Brazilian priest mentioned in Spotlight commits suicide in jail

Father Bonifacio Buzzi, 57, whose case was cited among the pedophilia cases listed at the end of Spotlight, was arrested again for suspected pedophilia.

French PM urges cardinal to take responsibility in abuse scandal; Vatican backs cardinal despite fresh attacks
World

French PM urges cardinal to take responsibility in abuse scandal; Vatican backs cardinal despite fresh attacks

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday, urged a cardinal who was accused of covering up the sexual abuse of young boys by a priest, to "take responsibility". The case has deeply embarrassed the French Church.