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Making a Murderer plot, timeline, and questions breakdown.

<b>What is Making a Murderer and why do many people seem to be obsessed with it?</b><p>It’s a documentary TV show, all 10 episodes of which went live on …

More choice, smaller bills in store for TV viewers

In November, television industry insiders who gathered in Toronto for the annual CTAM Canada Broadcaster Forum were treated to a panel of real-life "cord-cutters" and "cord-nevers" – consumers who have cancelled their TV service, or never subscribed in the first place – bravely explaining why they …

New wave of women writers crashes into macho world of sitcoms ... and hilarity ensues

Photograph: Sky<p>The sixth and final series of Lena Dunham’s Girls will air in 2017.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/009adddcc18c214f0b1d50ca635d55c3f48f2176/0_60_5120_3069/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Rory Lindsay/C4<p>Raised By Wolves: Yoko (Molly Risker), Germaine (Helen Monks) and Aretha (Alexa …

Hozier review – congregation-worthy songwriter blues

First released in late 2013, Hozier’s low-and-slow barnburner Take Me to Church is a cathartic bluesy shuffler rather incongruously locked into a pop ultra-marathon. Breezing past 300m YouTube views, about to crack 500m Spotify plays and recently crowned 2015’s Song of the Year in a BBC public …

What I Learned In 12 Weeks Of Therapy For Social Media Addiction

I set out to treat an unproven disorder with an unproven form of therapy. This is what happened.<p>For two days last September, a 30-foot-long mirror sculpture stood at the center of a busy New York City plaza, reflecting the last of the summer’s harsh sun. Almost as though they couldn’t help …

Social Media

How social media changed teen life forever

<b>By Ashley Black, St. Charles East, Thomas Atseff, Lyons Township and Colleen Kaveney, Cary-Grove</b><p>Social media is one of the fastest-growing industries in today's interconnected world, attracting more users every day. At the forefront of this movement are teens--a Pew Research Center study stated 92 …

Social Media

How to Shoot Video for Film: 9 Things to Pay Attention To

<i>L.A.-based filmmaker Noam Kroll is currently working on his second feature. He keeps a production blog at his website</i> <i>NoamKroll.com</i><i>. Check out Kroll’s</i> …

Cinematography

How Our Smartphones Are Affecting The Way We Shop

Think your smartphone is all about Candy Crush and restaurant reviews? Think again. They're actually having an impact on the way you shop, too.<p>A new study by Interactions Marketing on consumer trends reveals that a whopping 91 percent of women surveyed conduct online research before making any …

When commercials 'Keep it real': The rise of realistic advertising

There I was just watching TV when out of nowhere, he appeared: The guy with one arm selling Swiffer dusters. When I first saw him, I didn’t know that his name was Zack Rukavina. Or that he’d lost his arm to cancer. Or that I was watching him interact with his real family while he spoke about all …

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

This is the best YouTube ad of all time — as voted by advertisers

YouTube celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and with that landmark in mind, the video platform asked the advertising community to reminisce over the past decade of YouTube ads.<p>Google whittled down the thousands upon thousands of ads uploaded over the years to a shortlist of 20, asking adland …

Advertising

These modern ads are even more sexist than their 'Mad Man'-era counterparts

The caveat tends to be: "But look how far we've come today! Times sure have changed!" But have they?<p>While demeaning ads were more omnipresent in the '50s and '60s, their modern counterparts can give vintage ads a run for their money. We've compiled some notoriously sexist vintage ads and put them …

Home Appliances

The Singularity of Adele’s Soul

At twenty-seven years old, Adele is the most popular living soul singer in the world. When she performs before a crowd, she eschews all the historical trademarks of the style—she rarely improvises; she assumes a stern, nearly pious posture behind the microphone; she doesn’t indulge in frisky, …

Soul Music

Backlash against fans for booing moment of silence for Paris victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> A moment of silence at a soccer game has grown into a dispute on social media, as video of that moment has gone viral.<p>Just before Tuesday's match in Istanbul between Turkey and Greece (a pair of countries with a rocky history), a moment of silence was observed for the 129 people who lost …

Extreme Domestic Abuse In Public! (Social Experiment)