The Recipes app is an extension of the magazine’s food column, the company says. Meanwhile, the Reader’s Choice app builds off the issue’s “2010 Photo Contest” feature and the Travel Guide is an interactive connection to a feature story on the Dominican Republic.All four apps were created in-house, Tauber says. For the Pictures app, Islands editors utilized the iPhone SDK developer program, which is commonly used by developers to create iPad, iPhone and iPod touch applications.“Response has exceeded expectations, with a solid rise in downloads for the Pictures app coming when we soft-launched it on Islands.com and Islands.com/Facebook,” says Tauber. “In terms of scans, the Recipes app is winning so far.”Earlier this year, Bonnier’s Wakeboarding and Sport Driver also utilized Microsoft’s HCCB tagging technology to direct readers online for additional interactive content.Tauber says Islands so far isn’t charging for the Pictures app in Apple’s iTunes Store but says it will experiment with different pricing models with future apps. “Right now we’re focusing on learning how to best use and execute them and gathering metrics that we can then share with clients,” he says. The team at Bonnier’s Islands magazine took some cues from sister title WakeBoarding when they put together their June issue which integrates tagging technology with mobile apps. Readers are able to access four apps developed by Islands editors by using a smartphone to scan 2-D barcodes within the issue’s pages.The cover features an app icon and URL for a “Pictures” app the Islands edit team created that is available exclusively in the Apple iTunes Store. It offers users a gallery of island photography, photo quizzes, and a photo feed of editors’ travels. The app also was promoted inside the magazine on the editor’s letter page, in a house ad and in a feature story.The magazine also used 2-D barcodes, created using Microsoft’s High Capacity Color Barcode technology, to unlock three free Web-based apps: Islands Recipes, Islands Reader’s Choice and Islands Travel Guide: Dominican Republic. “For this particular issue, each of the three Web apps organically fit as an extension of what was in the magazine,” Islands brand manager Chris Tauber says. “And repurposing content or drawing on previous research was fairly efficient for us in each of these cases.”
Malayalam film IllayarajaTwitterMalayalam film Illayaraja, which has been written and directed by Madhav Ramadasan, is set for grand release across UAE and GCC on May 2. Indywood Distribution Network booked good numbers of screens in these regions.Illayaraja is a drama film, which has been produced by Sajith Krishna, Jayaraj T Krishnan and Binish Babu under the banners of Movie Musical Cutz and Mumbai Cine Talkies. The film stars Guinness Pakru in the lead role, with Gokul Suresh, Deepak Parambol and Harisree Ashokan in supporting roles. Ratheesh Vega has composed its background score and songs and Pappinu has cranked the camera for it.Director Madhav Ramdasan has beautifully portrayed the life of a family residing in Thrissur and the happiness, the sorrows and the struggles they share under their small roof. He explores the likes and desires of the children, the attitudes of various sections of the society and the beauty in finding contentment in the little things.Mollywood has made movies on gifted young children earlier and they have become a great success with the audience. Ilayaraja is no different from them, as it is about child epitome, struggles of trying to fit into the society and the roles of parents who try to encourage their kids’ development could be seen. It is a feel-good tale with noble intentions. It is meant to cater to family crowds.Illayaraja is said to have scored particularly well in two departments, sound and photography. The actors in the movie have done a fantastic job. Harisree Ashokan as grandpa and Anil Nair as the loan shark have showcased a remarkable performance. The music in the movie beautifully blends with the story and the cinematography too received a special attention post its release in India.
10RelFoz7,388 5New AmsterdamNBC100,534 6LegaciesThe CW10,638 9FBICBS45,869 2Murphy BrownCBS178,864 10The Cool KidsFox42,306 8God Friended MeCBS8,826 1Murphy BrownCBS67,956 4ManifestNBC162,101 ABC’s new drama “A Million Little Things” was the most engaging new broadcast TV show across social media following its premiere last week, with CBS’s “Murphy Brown” reboot with Candice Bergen also turning in strong numbers, according to data compiled by ListenFirst Media.Social posts for “A Million Little Things” garnered 220,349 social reactions the week of Sept. 24-30 across platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The show also had the most content shares, with about 15,000 for the week, out of all new broadcast shows for the fall 2018 season, per ListenFirst.“A Million Little Things” has been likened to NBC’s hit drama “This Is Us,” but it’s worth noting that “This Is Us” had a social-engagement score three times higher during its premiere week in 2016, as measured by ListenFirst. Popular on Variety 6The RookieABC94,785 5Magnum P.I.CBS17,313 Source: ListenFirst data for Sept. 24-30, 2018, measuring volume of post reactions, likes, shares, comments, and retweets across official TV pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Google+Conversation: 2018 New Fall Broadcast TV Shows 7Magnum P.I.CBS51,815 Also, the volume of social-media chatter doesn’t always correspond to TV ratings. The premiere of “A Million Little Things” averaged a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers, not exactly a knock-it-out-of-the-park performance.“Murphy Brown” saw solid results following its premiere, ranking as the No. 1 most-talked-about new fall show on social with almost 68,000 mentions and close to 180,000 social engagements. Other buzzed-about new shows included The CW’s “Legacies” and NBC’s “Manifest.”This season’s reboots like “Murphy Brown” and CBS’s “Magnum P.I.” are whipping up social conversation, but the overall reaction has been mixed, according to Jason Klein, co-CEO of ListenFirst. “While a large amount of viewers are praising the show content, others are complaining about the ‘lack of new content’ and are upset with ‘yet another revival,’ signaling possible reboot fatigue,” he said.Meanwhile, “Murphy Brown” also has proven to be politically divisive. Conversation about the show has been both positive and negative, with some viewers praising the brilliant jokes and others viewing it as “leftist propaganda” and expressing displeasure over Hillary Clinton’s cameo appearance.Here’s the breakdown of the analysis of the top 10 new fall broadcast shows, ranked by social engagement (all reactions to official posts) and conversation (mentions of a show).Social Engagement: 2018 New Fall Broadcast TV Shows RankTV ProgramNetworkListenFirst Social Engagement Score 3A Million Little ThingsABC48,265 4New AmsterdamNBC22,414 2ManifestNBC48,695 9CharmedThe CW7,616 Source: ListenFirst data for Sept. 24-30, 2018, measuring conversation volume (mentions and hashtags) on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ 1A Million Little ThingsABC220,349 RankTV ProgramNetworkListenFirst Interest Score 8Single ParentsABC50,994 3LegaciesThe CW172,057 7FBICBS9,975 ×Actors Reveal Their Favorite Disney PrincessesSeveral actors, like Daisy Ridley, Awkwafina, Jeff Goldblum and Gina Rodriguez, reveal their favorite Disney princesses. Rapunzel, Mulan, Ariel,Tiana, Sleeping Beauty and Jasmine all got some love from the Disney stars.More VideosVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9Next UpJennifer Lopez Shares How She Became a Mogul04:350.5x1x1.25×1.5x2xLive00:0002:1502:15
Tags: Air France, KLM Air France CEO resigns after employees reject wage offer Share By: The Associated Press PARIS — Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac announced his decision to resign Friday as Air France crews and ground staff held their 13th day of strikes over pay and rejected the company’s wage proposal.In an electronic vote Friday, Air France employees rejected management’s offer for a 2% pay rise this year and additional 5 per cent raise from 2019 to 2021. A report showed that 55% of responders voted against the proposal.Unions want a 5.1% pay rise this year, arguing that their wages have been frozen since 2011 amid restructuring and noting that the company’s profits are up.The company argued it must preserve its ability to stay competitive against low-cost airlines and big-spending Mideast and Asian carriers.“This is a huge waste that can only make our competitors rejoice,” Janaillac said of the failed vote.Air France-KLM shares fell earlier Friday after the company announced the strikes had already cost the airline at least 300 million euros ($359,000). Air France-KLM also forecast a “notably” lower income this year compared to 2017.More news: A new low for no-frills flying: easyJet assigns backless seat to passengerJanaillac, who had been in the post since July 2016, met with the company board Thursday to discuss the quarterly results and the forecast.After a protracted financial slump, Air France-KLM profits climbed last year as it expanded its global alliances and launched a new budget airline. The growth was helped by years of job cuts and other restructuring efforts.Janaillac warned last year that volatile fuel prices and geopolitical risks could threaten the company’s turnaround, but didn’t appear to predict the heavy toll that the strikes would take.Janaillac will formally resign at a Board of Directors’ meeting on May 9, the company said, adding that “it will be their responsibility to take the appropriate measures to ensure the continuity of the group and Air France during the transition period.”The CEO of Air France, Franck Terner, will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company. Monday, May 7, 2018 << Previous PostNext Post >>