Local News Finds Creative Way Around March Madness Copyright Rules

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March Madness isn’t worth a recap if you can’t actually watch the tournament’s biggest highlights. But a clever local news station found a slam-dunk way to get around footage copyright laws.

WCJB TV20 in Gainesville, Fla., couldn’t legally show highlights of the University of Florida Gators’ win over the University of Dayton on March 29. Instead of waiting for footage rights to recap the game, sports anchor Zach Aldridge recruited his coworkers to recreate the game’s biggest moments in an office conference room.

Armed with a small ball and miniature basketball net, the WCJB TV20 news team recreated play after play. Aldridge even did a dramatic reenactment of Gators center Patric Young crying with joy at the end of the game Read more…

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6 ‘Rules’ of Dating That Apply to Your Job Search

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We all know a — ahem — “friend” who spends hours crafting the perfect text message to a potential date: carefully choosing words, paying attention to length and tone and finding the emoji that’s just right. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s possible that you’re increasingly familiar with this practice.

It makes little sense, then, that these same meticulous message-crafters will often fire off a professional email without so much as a proofread

The job search and the dating game share some common ground when it comes to finding the perfect match. If you’re looking for “the one” — whether it’s your dream girl or your dream job — waiting for the phone to ring can certainly be anxiety-inducing. Most of the time, success boils down to putting your best face forward, being sincere about your wants and needs, and, yes, even making compromises Read more…

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