National Society of Professional Journalists elect first-ever Latina president

The national Society of Professional Journalists has elected its first-ever Latina president following a contentious race. Rebecca Aguilar, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning TV reporter out of Dallas, is the new president-elect, pulling in 62.3 percent of the vote and defeating … Read more…

Exclusive interview with Anna Mastro, director of ‘Secret Society of Second Born Royals’

Spotlight Report were lucky enough to interview the talented director Anna Mastro. Mastro is the director of the upcoming Disney+ feature ‘The Secret Society of Second Born Royals’, premiering on Disney+ 25th September! The film is about a group of second … Read more…

Envy coupled with competition divides society into an upper and lower class, game theoretical study shows

Can class differences come about endogenously, i.e. independent of birth and education? Researchers pursued this issue in a game theoretical study. They were able to show that the basic human need to compare oneself with others may be the root … Read more…

TV News Roundup: Tony Hale to Play Twin Brothers in Hulu’s ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’

In today’s TV News Roundup, Tony Hale was cast in a dual role in Hulu’s upcoming adaptation of “The Mysterious Benedict Society” and Epix announced a slew of new series regulars for Season 2 of “Pennyworth.” CASTING Tony Hale has … Read more…

Mexican Journalist Carmen Aristegui: ‘Documentaries Are Great Tools for Our Society’

A concrete example of IDFA artistic director Orwa Nyrabia’s definition of a Frontlight title, Juliana Fanjul’s angry political sketch film “Radio Silence” started with a much-needed moment of light relief. Entering the auditorium with a backpack, the film’s subject—pioneering Mexican … Read more…

Melanoma Diagnoses Continue to Rise, Says American Cancer Society Annual Statistics Report for 2019

The American Cancer Society has released its annual statistics report for 2019, giving us even more reason to step up our sun-care routine. This year’s report found that skin cancer is still the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in … Read more…

How Toyota is helping Japan with its multibillion-dollar push to create a hydrogen-fueled society

With its nuclear sector nearly defunct, Japan has set its sights on hydrogen to fuel its economy. Toyota is leading the charge to spark change with its hydrogen-fueled cars and trucks and efforts to help build hydrogen refueling stations. Asia-Pacific … Read more…