click links in text for more info
SUMMARY / RELATED TOPICS

Joseph Medill

Joseph Medill was a Canadian-American newspaper editor and Republican Party politician. He was co-owner and managing editor of the Chicago Tribune, he was Mayor of Chicago from after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 until 1873. Joseph Medill was born April 6, 1823, in Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America to a Scots-Irish family, he read law in Ohio and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1846. Medill married Katherine "Kitty" Patrick on September 2, 1852, they had three daughters, Katherine and Josephine. In 1853, Medill and Edwin Cowles started a newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1854, the Tribune's part-owner, Captain J. D. Webster, asked Medill to become the paper's managing editor. Medill was further encouraged to come to Chicago by Dr. Charles H. Ray of Galena and editor Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune. In 1855, Medill sold his interest in the Leader to Cowles and bought the Tribune in partnership with Dr. Ray and Alfred Cowles. Under Medill's management, the Tribune flourished, becoming one of the largest newspapers in Chicago.

Medill served as its managing editor until 1864. At that time Medill left day-to-day operations of the Tribune for political activities, but White clashed with Medill over the presidential election of 1872. So, in 1873 Medill bought additional equity from Cowles and from White, becoming majority owner. In 1874, he replaced White as editor-in-chief. Medill served as editor-in-chief until his death. Under Medill, the Tribune became the leading Republican newspaper in Chicago. Medill was anti-slavery, supporting both the Free-Soil cause and Abolitionism. Medill was a major supporter of Abraham Lincoln in the 1850s. Medill and the Tribune were instrumental in Lincoln's presidential nomination, were supportive of the Union cause during the American Civil War; the Tribune's chief adversary through this period was the Chicago Times, which supported the Democrats. In 1864, Medill left the Tribune editorship for political activity, which occupied him for the next ten years, he was appointed by President Grant to the first Civil Service Commission.

In 1870, he was elected as a delegate to the Illinois Constitutional convention. In 1871, after the Great Chicago Fire, Medill was elected mayor of Chicago as candidate of the temporary "Fireproof" party, serving for two years; as mayor, Medill gained more power for the mayor's office, created Chicago's first public library, enforced blue laws, reformed the police and fire departments. But the stress of the job impaired his health. In August 1873, he appointed Lester L. Bond as Acting Mayor for the remaining 3½ months of his term, went to Europe on a convalescent tour. Medill was a strong Republican loyalist who supported President Grant for re-election in 1872; the breach with White came because White supported the breakaway Liberal Republicans, reformists who nominated Horace Greeley for president. It was at this time that Medill broke with Greeley. During World War II, the Liberty ship SS Joseph M. Medill was built in Panama City, named in his honor; the Medill School of Journalism and Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University is named in his honor.

The tree omits Medill's third daughter, who died in 1892. McKinney, M; the Magnificent Medills Anderson, Jeffrey Justin. Joseph Medill: How one man influenced the Republican presidential nomination of 1860 Roosevelt University, 2011. Tebbel, John William. An American dynasty: the story of the McCormicks and Pattersons Greenwood Pub. Group, 1968. "Medill, Joseph". New International Encyclopedia. 1905. "Medill, Joseph". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900

2016 M.A.M.A. awards

The 6th Annual M. A. M. A. Awards will be held on January 27, 2016; the TV3 Lithuania network will broadcast the show live from Žalgiris Arena in Kaunas. The nominations were announced on December 14, 2016. Note: Winners are listed in bold. Erica Jennings Ieva Narkutė Monika Linkytė Inga Valinskienė GJan Saulius Prūsaitis Merūnas Donny Montell Daddy Was A Milkman Ironvytas Daddy Was A Milkman Solo ansamblis Wolfsome Sisters Of Wire Liepa Maknavičiūtė Erica Jennings Donny Montell Saulius Prūsaitis Lemon Joy Merūnas Freaks On Floor Colors Of Bubbles Wolfsome Sisters On Wire Movo Solo ansamblis Deeper Upper Without Letters Sheep Got Waxed Ministry Of Echology Daddy Was A Milkman Black Water Keymono Radistai DJs Deep Shoq Ironvytas Mad Money Despotin Fam Yga Mesijus & Munpauz Freaks On Floor Colors Of Bubbles Lemon Joy Lilas & Innomine Leon Somov & Jazzu Marijonas Mikutavičius Leon Somov & Jazzu Donny Montell Merūnas Lilas & Innomine Waves – Freaks On Floor Muzika – Lietuvai – Merūnas #BLCK – Donny Montell Roboxai – Solo ansamblis Vaikas iš didelės raidės – Saulius Prūsaitis "Norim šokti" – Saulius Prūsaitis "I've Been Waiting For This Night" – Donny Montell "Tu privalai skambėt" – Lilas & Innomine "Lietuvos istorijos repas" – Šventinis Bankuchenas "Gaila" – Leon Somov & Jazzu "Nemiriau" – Despotin Fam "Kūną palikai/atsibudai" - ba.

"Lietuvos istorijos repas" – Šventinis Bankuchenas "Wild" – GJan "Aš turėjau gaidį" – Aistė Smilgelevičiūtė "Tu mano vasara" – Antikvariniai Kašpirovksio dantys "Be atšvaitų" – Lemon Joy "Kamanay" – Naratyvinis 100 G Alkobilis "Moteris" – Solo Ansamblis Deivydas Zvonkus Virgilijus Noreika Official website

Die Chefin

Die Chefin is a German crime drama, starring Katharina Böhm as First Police Chief Inspector Vera Lanz, a Munich police detective, shown in balancing her professional and private life. The show premiered on 24 February 2012 on ZDF. Vera Lanz is the First Police Chief Inspector of the Homicide division in Munich. After the mysterious death of her husband, a fellow Inspector, Vera raises her daughter Zoe alone. Successful in her professional life, Vera struggles personal as she's having an affair with the married State's attorney, her co-worker, Police Chief Inspector Paul Böhmer, is the former partner of her late husband, which provides tension between the investigators. In the first episode, Jan Trompeter completes Vera's team. First Police Chief Inspector Vera Lanz is working for the homicide division in Munich, having lost her husband in a mysterious death. She's a respected woman in her professional life, while struggling in her personal life. Vera is having an affair with the State's attorney and has to be lectured by her daughter Zoe that he's a married man.

Police Chief Inspector Paul Böhmer is the former partner of Vera's husband. Though he seems loyal and protective of Vera, there seems to be a lot of tension between them; as Paul hints that Vera's husband was a poor husband and Inspector, Vera slaps him. Police Inspector Jan Trompeter is the new colleague of Vera and Paul, who's good as his job and seems to have caught the eye of his boss. Medical Examiner Heike Steinbeck is working in a friend of Vera. State Attorney Marc Berger is involved in Vera's professional and private life. Though he's married, Marc has an affair with Vera. Zoe Lanz is Vera's teenage daughter, who's about to finish school and plans to move in together with her boyfriend. Georg Lanz is the father of Vera's late husband and is still investigating his son's mysterious death; the filming for the first season, for which the ZDF network ordered four episodes, started on 31 May 2011 and wrapped up on 8 August 2011. Intentionally planned for Saturday nights, Die Chefin became part of the network's famous Friday nights line-up, which provides many crime dramas like Der Alte or Ein Fall für zwei.

Die Chefin is the first Friday night crime drama. Die Chefin was positive. Der Spiegel wrote that Böhm could "believable show the balance between successful Inspector and struggling woman"; the online magazine Quotenmeter gave the show 80 out of 100 and wrote that "the opposing team of investigators can claim all sympathy"

Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You

Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You is the first part of the third full-length album of South Korean boy band Shinee, released on February 19, 2013 in South Korea under the seal of the label SM Entertainment and distributed by KT Music. The album contains nine songs, including the title track "Dream Girl"; the second album Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me was released on April 29, 2013. Both albums contain 9 songs each, for a total of 18 songs combined – a compilation albums titled The Misconceptions of Us was released on August 8, 2013; the album received favorable reviews from music critics, who praised Shinee's energy and forward-thinking pop. The album was commercially successful in South Korea—the title track topped the Gaon Digital Chart, while the album charted at number one on the Gaon Album Chart; the album sold over 137,000 copies during the first month of release and more than 180,000 at the end of the year and placing in the Top 10 of the most sold albums for 2013. On February 11, Shinee revealed that the title song "Dream Girl" was produced by Shin Hyuk and his team Joombas Music Factory and described the song as "an acid electro funk song".

Several days the group held the event "Melon Premiere SHINee Music Spoiler" where they revealed six out of the nine songs on the album to 100 music reviewers, as well as a song and a medley of three songs from Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me. Two of the directors for the album made an appearance to give a basic explanation about the concepts and meanings behind the project. Director Lee Sung-soo from SM Entertainment's producing department shared information about the songs and their meanings, while Director Min Hee-jin from SM Entertainment's visual and art directing department introduced Shinee's visual concept. Furthermore, the choreography for the title song "Dream Girl" was revealed, choreographed by Tony Testa, who worked with Shinee on Sherlock; the making of the music video was shown which showed the members jumping on trampolines and using running machines. Member Onew stated on the making of the two albums, "It's our first full album that we're releasing in a while, so we worked hard.

Minho and Key worked on the rapping, Jonghyun worked on the lyrics, Taemin worked on the choreography." Taemin described the album as one where each member's individuality shines through their voices, "We know each other best so a lot of our opinions went into this album." Jonghyun in conjunction said, "Taemin's delivery of the lyrics is good. Minho's falsetto is nice these days. Key is good at English. We know each other's strengths. We had fun working on the album."This album is about "my misconception of you", "the misconception of the world wrapped around me", "the misconception of reality". The lyrics can be interpreted as the dreams and visions of the world through Shinee's eyes, it showcases the original Shinee-esque side. In a video interview with Billboard, Shinee said the song titles to Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me were revealed in this album's opening track, "Spoiler." The album was distributed by KT Music. At the "Melon Premiere SHINee Music Spoiler" on February 14, director of SM Entertainment's Visual and Art Directing department Min Hee-jin stated on the album artwork, "The album jacket shows the fantasies of the members.

It has the ideal types they look for. Please break your misconceptions and prior judgement you have on Shinee." While talking about the title track Hee-jin stated the'Dream Girl' is not just a girl. The director described the dream girl as a projection of Shinee: "When we look for ideal types, we find someone, similar to us or different from us. So when we search for our dream person, we are searching for another side of us." To put it another way, it'd be, "Who is the me that I am looking for?"In regards to the teaser photos and album she stated, "I tried to include what I've gathered from talking to each of the members by putting their thoughts into images. Each of the images has some kind of idea, it should be entertaining to figure some of those puzzles out. Try not to miss any of the small details. We looked for fresh images. Instead of working with famous artists and photographers, we worked with up-and-coming talents with new ideas." "Dream Girl" was produced by his team of composers, Joombas Music Factory.

They described the song as "an acid electro funk song". It is written by Jun Gandi and composed by Hyuk Shin, Jordan Kyle, Ross Lara, Dave Cook, DK, Anthony "TC" Crawford; the song has a fuller sound, featuring electric guitars among various other synths and the beat is diverse and complex with a lot of tempo changes. The song is described as the most "Shinee-like song" in the album and tells about how the five boys meet their dream girl that only appear in their dreams, disappear in reality; the accompanying music video was filmed with choreography by Tony Testa. The song peaked at number 1 on the Gaon Singles Chart and number 3 on the Korea K-Pop Hot 100; the music video to the single was released on February 19, 2013 and features the members of the group doing unique tricks with mic stands that are noted to be the highlight of the dance routine. It's full of modern flair; the music video is the work of Digipedi, a South Korean video production company formed and led by the duo Seong Won-mo and Park Sang-woo.

A Japanese version, written by Hidenori Tanaka and agehasprings, was included as one of the three tracks on their eighth Japanese CD single "Boys Meet U", wh

Stefan Konstantin

Stefan Konstantin was the King of Serbia in c. 1321–22. The younger son of King Stefan Milutin, he held the appanage of Zeta, was the heir to the Serbian throne after his father had exiled his elder brother Stefan Uroš. After his father's death, a throne struggle broke out between Konstantin, Stefan Uroš and their cousin Vladislav II, he was killed by his younger brother in c. 1322, who went on to defeat Vladislav and gained the Serbian throne, as Stefan Uroš III. His father was Stefan Uroš II Milutin of Serbia, it is believed that Konstantin's mother was either Helena Doukaina, the daughter of John I Doukas of Thessaly, or Elizabeth of Hungary. As prince, he held the župa of Nevesinje between 1303–06. After the failed rebellion by his younger brother Stefan Uroš III, the death of his uncle Stefan Dragutin in 1316, Konstantin was given the title Young King, ruled Zeta. Stefan Uroš III had been exiled to Constantinople, but had been allowed to return in 1321 following talks between the Archbishop and King Milutin.

His father's endowment of the cathedral of Bari included a silver altar with Konstantin's inscribed name. His father died on 29 October 1321. Konstantin was proclaimed King in Zeta, started to issue coins from Skadar, which depicted him sitting on a throne, including a Latin inscription. Venetian chronicles mention him as "king". At the same time, his brother Stefan Uroš III and cousin Vladislav, Dragutin's son, claimed the throne. Details of the throne struggle does not exist; the Church supported Uroš III, on 6 January 1322, crowned him King of Serbia, after which, according to the hagiography by Grigorije Camblak, Konstantin was offered to "accept another dignified Empire, as the second son". He declined, as he trusted the strength of his army, in which there were foreign mercenaries. Konstantin's army was defeated, part of the troops switched to Uroš III's side. Konstantin was most captured or killed while retreating. Uroš III went on to defeat Vladislav, the ruler of the Kingdom of Syrmia, in late 1324.

According to A. Ivić, he was anti-king sometime between 1323, when he was killed. According to Serbian epic poetry, Konstantin was supported by the Bulgarians. Uroš III bribed Konstantin's army, which crucified him, sawed him in half, tossed him into the river; some chronicles have recorded stories of his alleged brutal execution, with the Dominican Pseudo-Brocard stated that Uroš III ordered him nailed to a tree, after which he was cut in half, while Mavro Orbin said that this was done by Vladislav, who had captured him. There exist a legend that his severed head was emptied and used as a cup from which Uroš III drank wine. Konstantine provided long lists of Byzantine and Serbian monarchs from the 11th century onwards, as his father had done before him. After Konstantin's death, his body was transferred and buried in the Church of St. Nicholas, Zvečan, in Kosovo, an endowment of the Nemanjić dynasty. According to Vasojevići folklore, the tribe was founded by Vaso, great-grandson of Stefan Konstantin.

The Vasojevići tribe, Vaso, the founder, is mentioned for the first time in a document found in an archive of Dubrovnik, dated 1444

Rings of Steel

Rings of Steel is a compilation album by German industrial rock/EBM band Die Krupps. It was targeted towards the US markets; the album combines tracks from I, II - The Final Option, the remix album The Final Remixes. It features remixes by members of bands including Biohazard, Clawfinger, KMFDM, Charlie Clouser, Einstürzende Neubauten, The Sisters of Mercy and Carcass. "Bloodsuckers" - 5:37 "To The Hilt" - 3:39 "Crossfire" - 4:46 "Language Of Reality" - 4:41 "Fatherland" - 4:37 "Worst Case Scenario" - 3:35 "Paradise Of Sin" - 4:01 "Iron Man" - 4:50 "Inside Out" - 5:11 "New Temptation" - 3:36 "Metal Machine Music" - 5:14 "Shellshocked" - 3:35 "Bloodsuckers " - 4:03 "Language Of Reality" - 4:09 "Worst Case Scenario" - 4:18 "To The Hilt" - 4:47 "New Temptation" - 3:57