How Four Corners’ Locking Up Kids exposed use of controversial ‘folding up’ restraint in West Australian youth detention centre

How Four Corners’ Locking Up Kids exposed use of controversial ‘folding up’ restraint in West Australian youth detention centre

Six years after a Four Corners expose of the Northern Territory’s juvenile justice system triggered international outrage and a royal commission, the program launched a forensic investigation of youth detention in Western Australia amid allegations of the use of excessive force and unlawful confinement. Journalist Grace Tobin gives an insight into the challenges of producing the story. Journalist Grace Tobin … Read more

Xi Jinping reportedly reaffirms relationship with North Korea

Xi Jinping reportedly reaffirms relationship with North Korea

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping. API/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping has reportedly doubled down on his country’s relationship with North Korea, saying he attached “great importance” to the association between the two nations. Xi was cited on Saturday by North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency as … Read more

WWE Survivor Series 2022 predictions

WWE Survivor Series 2022 predictions

WWE Survivor Series is all set to take place tonight (Sat., Nov. 26, 2022) from the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. It begins at 8:00 pm ET on Peacock in the U.S., and WWE Network everywhere else. Luckily for you Cagesiders, our staff of learned pro wrestling blowhards is here to help figure out just … Read more

The sense of dramatic thrust « parterre box

The sense of dramatic thrust « parterre box

In October, Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts had their strongest Giargiari vocal competition in memory. This month, they began their opera season with an Italian warhorse, La Traviata, which in the cast I saw showcased the first-place winner, Lydia Grindatto as Violetta. Operas to come this season are Don Pasquale (in February) and Don Giovanni … Read more

Can’t Hear What Actors Are Saying on TV? It’s Not You, Probably

Can’t Hear What Actors Are Saying on TV? It’s Not You, Probably

Some people turn on closed captions because they like how it helps them understand the plotlines of shows and movies, and multitask in front of the tube. Others turn them on because they can’t hear what actors are saying. That doesn’t always mean they are hard of hearing. Muddled audio is the top reason why … Read more

Miranda Lambert Announces First Book, ‘Y’ALL EAT YET? Welcome to The Pretty B*tchin’ Kitchen’

Miranda Lambert Announces First Book, ‘Y’ALL EAT YET? Welcome to The Pretty B*tchin’ Kitchen’

Throughout Miranda Lambert’s career, she has received countless accolades and honors, released eight solo studio albums, and earned 10 No. 1 radio singles, and now, she can add “author” to her successful resume. The country music superstar has announced that she has written her first book with Dey Street Books titled, Y’ALL EAT YET? Welcome … Read more