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Martha Coolidge: Blaming DGA For Lack Of Female Directors Is "Dangerous Side-Path"

Veteran director Martha Coolidge, a former president of the Directors Guild of America, wholeheartedly supports the ACLU’s call for an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation into the woeful underemployment of female directors. 1,883 more words

News

DGA Denies ACLU Claim of Secret Hiring List

The DGA has hit back at the ACLU over the civil rights group’s charge that the guild recommends directors for particular projects. In its recent letter to the EEOC calling for a government investigation of the lack of job opportunities for female directors, the ACLU claimed that “the Directors Guild itself reportedly uses short lists to recommend directors for particular projects, but the lists are not transparent or publicly available.” 2,063 more words

Controversial

Directors Guild blames networks, studios for gender bias

LOS ANGELES — The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the “deplorable” dearth of female directors in Hollywood, following a call by the American Civil Liberties Union for an investigation into the industry’s “systemic failure” to hire female directors. 530 more words

Entertainment

Irked DGA Acknowledges Anti-Female Bias But Tells ACLU Don't Blame Us - Update

UPDATED, 3:48 PM: The DGA, whose membership includes 1,271 women directors vs. 9,210 male directors, agreed with the gist of the ACLU’s report but is clearly irritated about being lumped in as part of the problem. 416 more words

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Protect your network with DNS Firewall

If you run your own mail server, you will quickly find out that 90% of the e-mails you receive are spam. The solution to this problem is e-mail filtering, which rejects or deletes unwanted spam. 833 more words

Malware

David Chase Analyzes The Sopranos Ending

David Chase Analyzes the Sopranos Ending

In the above article David Chase, creator of The Sopranos, analyzes the last scene.  Everyone that watched it remembers the controversy that it created at the time.   65 more words

TV

'Tight knit' San Diego disc golf community honors fellow player with memorial tournament

Ricky Wysocki edges Philo Brathwaite for the victory at the Daniel Boe Memorial A-Tier


Last February, the San Diego disc golf community lost a beloved member when 25-year-old Daniel Boe died in a single-car accident on the way back from the Memorial Championship in Arizona. 982 more words

Disc Golf