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Afghan refugee families in New Bedford are experiencing culture shock

Helena DaSilva-Hughes, president of the New Bedford Immigrant Serving Center, didn’t lie when she said that the immigrants who escaped the murderous Taliban in Afghanistan come from a culture so different from ours. “We eat on tables with chairs, in their culture, the family eats on the floor!” she says. “Unlike here, there are no […]

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Stanley Johnson: Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries says she ‘does not believe’ PM’s father inappropriately touched fellow Tory MP Caroline Nokes | Political news

A government minister has defended Stanley Johnson, calling him a ‘gentleman’ after a fellow Conservative Party MP accused the Prime Minister’s father of touching her inappropriately. Nadine Dorries, the culture secretary, said she ‘didn’t believe’ what Caroline Nokes had accused the former MEP of. In response to comments, Mrs Nokes said she was ‘sorry’ the […]

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Korean Culture Club represents both culture and entertainment – Scot Scoop News

Contrary to popular belief, K-pop is not the only part of the Korean Culture Club (KCC), although many students seem to use the terms interchangeably, referring to the club as K-pop. Club. Carlmont KCC celebrates their country’s unique culture, including aspects of Korea’s famous entertainment industry like K-pop and other vital elements such as their […]

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People around the world share their biggest culture shock after moving to the UK

An Italian woman has revealed the biggest culture shocks she suffered after moving to the UK for six months. Speaking to a thread on Q&A site Quora, Kiara Bay, 21, from Italy, revealed the bits about British culture that utterly stunned her while living in London for six month. From Curry selling electronics instead of […]

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries makes a shocking discovery on Channel 4

A video of Media and Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries babbling after realizing Channel 4 isn’t paid by taxpayers goes viral. The Tory Secretary of State confidently suggested before a select committee that it was her job to make sure the British got their money’s worth. She said: “I would say that just because Channel 4 […]

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UK Culture Secretary ‘hasn’t made a decision’ on Channel 4’s future

UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has said she has not made a decision on the future of public service broadcaster Channel 4. The UK broadcasting and production industry is worried about rumors from the UK government that it intends to sell the network. Appearing before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee on Tuesday, Dorries […]

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Nurses describe their work during a pandemic

Culture shock and grief: nurses describe their work during a pandemic “I never expected to be as close to death as I am now.” Updated: 5:44 PM MST November 23, 2021 Hide transcript View Transcript WELL NURSES FACE A LOT OF STRSES RIGHT NOW, SASHA LENNINGER EXPLAINS SOME SAY THEY WERE NOT PREPARED FOR A […]

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Britons’ decision to remove gender categories raises concerns – UK Culture Secretary

UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has called it “sad” the Brit Awards’ decision to scrap the male and female categories at next year’s ceremony. She raised concerns that the move, which will instead see gender-neutral gongs, could prevent women from being “fairly represented”. It was announced on Monday that awards will be presented for Artist […]

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New Culture Secretary attacks left-wing critics who opposed her appointment

Nadine Dorries attacked left-wing critics who opposed his appointment as Culture Secretary, saying they had used him as “a means of political attack”. The politician, who is also a bestselling author, said there were a “vocal number” of predominantly male figures who were hostile to being given the role. Ms Dorries replaced Oliver Dowden as […]

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Culture Secretary condemns British Pop Music Awards for dropping genre categories

(Bloomberg) – Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has condemned a UK pop music awards jury’s decision to remove gender categories in 2022. The Brits Awards will be presented to Artist of the Year and International Artist of the Year, replacing Best Male and Female Solo Artist and Best International Male and Female Solo Artist. Tom March, […]

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Cultural Club Members Save Lives

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Culture Cannabis Club (culturecannabisclub.com), a California-based retail brand, emphasizes the importance of unity and giving back to surrounding communities. In November, Culture will host an event titled, The 10 Days of Giving, from November 19 to 28 at its five locations. This fundraising event was created to […]

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Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports issues MoU with Premier League on UK broadcast rights contracts – Commentary

Due to the disruption and severe financial consequences of the pandemic, the government has agreed to legislate, granting an exclusion order, to allow the Premier League to renew their current broadcast agreements with current UK broadcast partners for a additional three-year period from 2022 to 2023, without going through the normal tendering process. In return […]

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries urges tech giants to protect young people or face criminal charges

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries Online tech giants must remove “harmful” algorithms directing young people to “suicidal chat rooms” or risk steep fines and criminal prosecution, the Culture Secretary has said. Nadine Dorries has told social media companies to act now before the Online Safety Bill comes before MPs in the New Year. His remarks came […]

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Blue Oyster Culture Club will give a pre-Thanksgiving concert

Nov. 18—For years, the Blue Oyster Culture Club’s pre-Thanksgiving concert was a tradition in the area. After taking two years off, the 80s tribute band hopes to make these shows an annual event again. “It’s always more amplified, even in normal times. So, having not had the chance to do it for two years, I […]

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Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries warns BBC she is listening to fee opponents

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries warns the BBC she is listening to opponents of the license fee which funds the broadcaster – and says ministers plan to make the system ‘fit for the future’ The Culture Secretary said ministers are looking at the £159 payment Former minister Alun Cairns demanded a reduction, saying it was like […]

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Blue Oyster Culture Club to Give Pre-Thanksgiving Concert | Music

For years, the Blue Oyster Culture Club’s pre-Thanksgiving concert was a tradition in the area. After taking two years off, the ’80s tribute group is hoping to make shows an annual event again. “It’s always more amplified, even in normal times. So, not having had the chance to do it for two years, I think […]

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Statement from Yorkshire following the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee hearing

Statement from Yorkshire following the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee hearing ©REUTERS Professor The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE said: “It is an incredibly difficult day for everyone associated with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. “The emotion of Azeem Rafiq’s compelling testimony before the select committee today was evident, and his experiences are heartbreaking […]

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Yorkshire CCC racism scandal: How to watch the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee hearing

YORKSHIRE CCC: have been rocked by a racist scandal. Photo: Getty Images. Former chairman Roger Hutton will be questioned by MPs while Rafiq is also due to appear before the committee. Read more Read more England star Adil Rashid corroborates Azeem Rafiq’s allegations against Michael… Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise […]

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“Nothing is the normal price”

A TikToker from New Zealand raises her eyebrows after sharing the great ‘culture shock’ she faced after moving to America. The video is from popular user Jazz Thornton, who posts videos under both the names @jazzthornton_ and @notjazzthornton. On the latter account, the New Zealander revealed something strange that she noticed when she temporarily moved […]

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Eliminating the Shock of Culture Shock: Helping Students Through Transitions, Part Two

Culture shock is deeply personal; its effects on body and mind vary. Some may feel lonely and homesick, while others feel frustrated with how things are working in the new place. These feelings can test a student’s confidence and cause psychosomatic symptoms such as headaches or trouble sleeping or eating, all of which will negatively […]

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Online Safety Bill: Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries vows to crack down on tech companies – as leaders could be jailed for breaches | Scientific and technical news

The minister responsible for the new law regulating online behavior has told social media bosses to ‘remove your harmful algorithms today’ – or face swift criminal prosecution. Nadine Dorries said she worked with officials to do the project Online security bill harder to go after tech companies that she says “have the ability to fix […]

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The Jive Culture Shock returns for the second season!

The Jive Culture Shock returns for a second season on Saturday. Episodes will air weekly online and tickets can be purchased on Quicket. The “mini-musical-cultural” was filmed at the Artscape Theater under strict Covid-19 protocols. The massively popular and uniquely Capetonian musical production with Cape Minstrels & Malay Choirs, Jive culture shock, returns for a […]

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Nadine Dorries: Culture Secretary urges public to use news websites to tackle big tech misinformation

The Culture Secretary called on the public to use trusted news sites in the fight against misinformation such as vaccine conspiracy theories. Nadine Dorries hailed the “well-researched and well-researched” work of journalists as “our first line of defense” against fake news such as Covid-19 “vaccine conspiracies” facilitated by tech giants. In a post supporting the […]

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JTG discusses ‘culture shock’ when he joined Ohio Valley Wrestling in WWE

In a recent interview with GOW Media 216, former WWE Superstar JTG opened up about the ‘culture shock’ upon joining WWE’s Ohio Valley Wrestling, what wrestlers were looking for him for, and more. again. Here are some of the highlights (via Wrestling Inc.): JTG on ‘culture shock’ when he first came to WWE’s Ohio Valley […]

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Why Journalism Matters by Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries

Journalism matters. It’s the theme of this week’s national campaign to celebrate the role a free press plays in British society, and it’s a powerful statement of fact. But why? It’s not just to have something entertaining to read with our morning bowl of cornflakes. Our democracy depends on it. Good journalism exposes wrongdoing and […]

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Culture Secretary: Government and public must support our world-renowned news industry

Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries writes in support of the news industry’s annual Journalism Matters campaign Journalism matters. It’s the theme of this week’s national campaign to celebrate the role a free press plays in British society, and it’s a powerful statement of fact. But why? It’s not just to have something entertaining to read with […]