Posts Tagged Social affairs

Sundance Watch: ‘Cobain’ premieres, women talk Hollywood

Frances Bean Cobain, left, daughter of Kurt Cobain and executive producer of the documentary film "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," embraces her mother and Cobain's widow Courtney Love at the premiere of the film at The MARC Theatre during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here’s what they’ve seen and heard:

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gov. Martinez donates $10K to cancer group

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is giving $10,000 to fund cancer research and awareness.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Arkansas legend Broyles inspires push for publicity law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The offers to license Frank Broyles’ name came in as soon as the Arkansas football legend retired last year, from Broyles books to Broyles tailgating grills and Broyles pre-cooked meat.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture

Corey Batey is seen during the Vanderbilt rape trial on Wednesday Jan. 21, 2015, in Nashville in Tenn. Brandon Vandenburg and Batey, along with two other former football players, are accused in the rape of an unconscious 21-year-old neuroscience major in a dorm room at the Nashville university. All four have pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, John Partipilo)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients’ judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Photographer sues Nike over Michael Jordan photo copyright

In this Sept. 29, 2009 file photo, a pedestrian runs past the famous Nike Air Jordan logo in front of the Niketown store in downtown Portland, Ore.  A photographer has accused Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of a soaring Michael Jordan, which he alleges the company later misused to create the profitable “Jumpman Logo.”  The lawsuit, filed in federal court on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, seeks unspecified monetary damages based on profits attributable to the infringement on the copyright. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,