Facebook Execs Criticize Company For Trump Stance; Zuckerberg Pledges $10M In Racial Justice Funding — Deadline

As the struggle over President Donald Trump’s use of social media continues, a half-dozen Facebook executives have taken the unusual step of publicly criticizing the company’s permissive stance on Trump’s messages. Twitter has flagged tweets by Trump in recent days. An infamous one warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” was appended with…

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‘Graduate Together’ With Barack Obama’s Commencement Message Draws 20.8 Million Viewers Across TV & Digital — Deadline

The one-hour primetime special, Graduate Together: America Honors The High School Class of 2020, which featured a commencement address by former President Barack Obama, drew 20.8 million viewers across TV and digital platforms, according to Nielsen Media Research and organizers…

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COVID-19 Has Killed More Than 100,000 Americans — TIME

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Four months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the nation’s coronavirus death toll has surpassed 100,000, hitting 100,047 as of 6 PM eastern on May 27, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. That’s the most confirmed deaths of any country…

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Marty Cohen Dies: Longtime Mentor, Editor & Post-Production Exec For Spielberg, Amblin, DreamWorks — Deadline

Marty Cohen, a longtime editor and post-production chief who worked on more than a dozen Steven Spielberg films for Amblin and DreamWorks and whose producing credits include such hits as The Hunger Games and Godzilla, has died. He was 67. An Amblin spokesperson said Cohen died May 17 of natural causes after a long battle with heart disease.

Cohen “mentored countless post-production workers in our industry with good humor, a real love of the moving image, and abiding wisdom.”

via Marty Cohen Dies: Longtime Editor & Post-Production Exec For Spielberg, Amblin, DreamWorks & More Was 67 — Deadline

Recipe: Take green salad up a notch with blackberries and herbed goat cheese

The tangy side dish can also be made with apples, kumquats or tangerines.
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Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the Meghan Markle cellist: Your weekend quarantine must-watch

See young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason in conversations and in concert with his sister in L.A. Chamber Orchestra’s free online series.
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