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Media watchdog says Williams cartoon didn’t breach standards

SYDNEY (AP) — A media watchdog has ruled that a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams which attracted global condemnation after being published by Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper was not in breach of the Australian Press Council’s standards of practice. The depiction of Williams by cartoonist Mark Knight last September showed her reacting angrily to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Nation, Williams, Sydney, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Mark Knight, Herald Sun, Australian Press Council

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Tickets • Happiness From Music • Band Project Management • More

This week on MusicThinkTank, contributors shared articles on the difference between ticket brokers and ticket resellers, how to bring happiness into your life using music, how to run a band from a project management perspective, and more. Mark Knight | AWAL Flatter Unsigned Artists And Inhibit Independence Front Row Tickets | Ticket Brokers vs Resellers | What's The Difference Michael Veenswyk | iHaveit - A New Vinyl Music Collectors And Trading Platform Kevin Gar...
Tags: Music, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Mark Knight, Kevin Gardner, D.I.Y, Michael Veenswyk

News Corp defiant after 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon sparks global furore

Tabloid rails against ‘PC world’, republishing ‘infamous’ caricature by Mark KnightNews Corp in Australia has doubled down on a cartoon published by its Melbourne paper that has been widely derided as a racist caricature of Serena Williams.The cartoon by Mark Knight made international headlines as people – particularly in the US – argued that Knight had used the style of racist “Sambo” cartoons used to dehumanise black Americans in the early 20th century. Continue reading...
Tags: Media, Australia, US, Race issues, Australian media, Melbourne, News Corporation, News Corp, Serena Williams, Knight, Mark Knight, Mark KnightNews Corp

Australian Newspaper Doubles Down On Racist Serena Williams Cartoon In New Cover

Mark Knight suspended his Twitter account after his caricature of the tennis star caused international backlash.
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The racist Serena cartoon is straight out of 1910

Mark Knight's racist cartoon of Serena Williams is participating in a long tradition of visual imperialism, writes Rebecca Wanzo.
Tags: Cnn, Serena Williams, Serena, Mark Knight

Comic Riffs on controversy over Mark Knight's tennis cartoon in Australian newspaper

An Australian artist's racist Serena Williams cartoon receives swift and international blowback By Michael Cavna Washington Post Comic Riffs blog September 10, 2018 [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Washington Post, Serena Williams, Mark Knight, Mike Rhode, Michael Cavna

Australian cartoonist hits back over criticism of 'racist and sexist' Serena Williams sketch

An Australian cartoonist has defended a sketch of Serena Williams described as racist and sexist saying "I don't know how you draw an African-American person by not making them look like an African-American person" Mark Knight faced a fierce online backlash over the cartoon, published in Melbourne's Herald Sun on Monday, showing a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at the US Open.  Critics said the sketch drew on historical racist caricatures of African Americans, ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Washington Post, Cbs News, US, America, Williams, Jk Rowling, Melbourne, Herald, Serena Williams, Jim Crow, Nick Kyrgios, Osaka, National Association Of Black Journalists, Mark

Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena Williams sketch

Mark Knight's caricature, published in Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch Williams throwing a temper tantrum at the US Open
Tags: Williams, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Mark Knight, Herald Sun

Serena Williams: Cartoonist denies US Open depiction is racist

Mark Knight denies his US Open cartoon is offensive, saying "the world has just gone crazy".
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Serena Williams Cartoon ‘Not About Race,’ Artist Says. Experts Strongly Disagree.

Mark Knight, an Australian cartoonist who ignited outrage with his depiction of Serena Williams at the U.S. Open, says it had nothing to do with racism. Other cartoonists say there’s no way that’s true.
Tags: News, Australia, Williams, Discrimination, Serena Williams, Murdoch, Serena, Mark Knight, Rupert, Race and Ethnicity, Cartoons and Cartoonists, United States Open (Tennis

'Repugnant, racist': News Corp cartoon on Serena Williams condemned

JK Rowling and daughter of Martin Luther King Jr criticise cartoonist Mark Knight’s caricature of tennis star News Corp has come under global condemnation for publishing a racist, sexist cartoon depicting Serena Williams in its Melbourne paper.The carton by Mark Knight, published in Rupert Murdoch’s Herald Sun tabloid on Tuesday, depicted the tennis star having a tantrum on the court at the US Open after she lost to Naomi Osaka on Saturday. The depiction of Osaka has also been criticised as maki...
Tags: Media, US, Sport, World news, Australia news, US sports, Jk Rowling, Melbourne, Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation, Herald, News Corp, Serena Williams, Martin Luther King Jr, Osaka, Naomi Osaka

Cartoonist defends controversial portrayal of Serena Williams

After criticism from author J.K. Rowling, among others, Mark Knight says his drawing was accurate and was 'distorted' by social media.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Serena Williams, J K Rowling, Mark Knight

A Herald Sun Cartoonist Depicted Serena Williams With A Smashed Racket, Pacifier

Mark Knight's caricature of Williams depicts her with a smashed racket and a pacifier following her U.S. Open loss.
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Herald Sun Cartoonist Defends Racist, Sexist Serena Williams Cartoon

Mark Knight's caricature of Williams depicts her with a smashed racket and a pacifier following her U.S. Open loss.
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Religion and literature in a secular age

There is a long history of people exploring the relationship between religion and literature. We might go back to sacred texts from different traditions and think, for instance, about why there is such a vast array of literary forms in the Judaeo-Christian Bible. Or we might consider the role that religion plays in the literary tradition, from the clear Christian content of texts such as The Divine Comedy and Paradise Lost, to the extensive engagement with theological motifs, symbols, and ideas ...
Tags: Books, Featured, Religion, Literature, Journals, Charles Dickens, Charles Taylor, Taylor, Jo, Dickens, Mark Knight, Oxford Journals, Cambridge Companion, Litthe, Religion & Literature Collection, Religion And Literature

Did YouTube Betray Unsigned Artists?

Is YouTube doing unsigned artists more harm than good? This piece looks at the financial arrangement between musicians and the popular video sharing platform, specifically exploring how it affects unsigned musicians. _______________________ In this new post from MusicThinkTank, Mark Knight examines how the arrangement between YouTube and unsigned artists works against the latter, often leaving them hanging financially. "YouTube has the music industry in a head-lock, and as ad reven...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Vevo, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, Mark Knight, D.I.Y, YouTube & Video

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Music PR • Crowdfunding • Rehearsal Venue • More

This week on MusicThinkTank contributors looked at a reconsideration of how to approach music PR, music crowdfunding campaigns to keep an eye on, how to help your band relocate to a new rehearsal venue, and more. Mark Knight | It's Time To Reconsider Our Approach To Music PR Erica Ann Sipes | Making Sense Of A Song By Richard Strauss Via Botany Jeremy Young | 8 Music Crowdfunding Campaigns We’ve Got Our Eyes On And Why Emma Sturgis | 5 Steps To Helping...
Tags: Music, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, MusicThinkTank, Mark Knight, Emma Sturgis, Music Think Tank Weekly Recap, D.I.Y, Erica Ann Sipes, Richard Strauss Via Botany Jeremy Young

Music Think Tank Weekly Recap: Educational Benefits • Soft Skills • Make Money With Industry Gear • More

On MusicThinkTank this week, we explored the devaluation of online content, introduced the world's first Facebook Live festival, outlined seven key issues in a music production agreement, and more. Mac McIntosh | (De)Value Of Online Content? Mark Knight | The World's First Facebook Live Festival Byron Pascoe | Negotiating A Music Producer Agreement: 7 Key Issues Dixie Somers | Architectural Acoustics: How Your Music Hall's Layout Affects Sound Quality Re...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Glen Campbell, Music Business, Music Think Tank, Owen Davie, Mark Knight, FB Facebook, United States Facebook

This Week’s Shows: Aug. 7-13

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Nightmare Air, Pioneer 11, Sidizen King, Los Romanticos de Zacatecas, Brian Hill & the Noh Starrs, JP Saxe, Chastity Belt, William Tyler, KRS-One, Priests, Stu Larsen, Twolips, Zen Mother, Sure Sure, Alt-J, Billy Currington, Ahleuchatistas, Brick + Mortar, Current Joys, the Used, Neil Diamond, Steve Miller Band, Maggie Rogers, Ed Sheeran, Suzanne Santo, Billie Eilish, Mon Laferte, Buyepongo, Tyler Childers, Ethan Gruska, Jay Prince, Travi...
Tags: Preview, Ahleuchatistas, Alice Cooper, Alt-J, Betty Who, Billie Eilish, Billy Currington, Brian Hill & the Noh Starrs, Brick + Mortar, Brightener, Buyepongo, Chastity Belt, Chris Botti, Current Joys, Diana Krall, Dreamcar

Pillarstone hires general counsel for Europe growth: Reuters

Pillarstone, the platform set up by US private equity firm KKR to buy or manage non-core bank assets in Europe, has hired Mark Knight as a partner and general counsel. Knight was a partner in the European restructuring practice at law firm Kirkland and Ellis in London. Pillarstone said on Wednesday that Knight will support the continued development of its infrastructure and analyse and structure potential investments. It said he has experience in complex cross-border restructurings, and has advi...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, US, Trends, People, Italy, KKR, Reuters, Ellis, Knight, Kirkland, Mark Knight, John Davison, Pillarstone

Tonight in L.A.: Mr Little Jeans, XYLO, Haley Bonar, Run River North, Sad13, Echos, the Expendables, Jay Som, Asking Alexandria, Stooki Sound, Steve Grand

Saturday’s Los Angeles concerts: ► L.A.-based Norwegian electro-pop songstress Mr Little Jeans — aka Monica Birkenes — headlines the Teragram Ballroom in support of her new EP, “F E V E R S,” with Trace supporting. ► Sibling duo XYLO, back from a tour supporting the Naked and Famous, visits the Troubadour, with Corey Harper and the Jane Archives supporting. ► Haley Bonar plays the Echoplex (early show, 6:30 p.m.) along with fellow Minnesotans Night Moves. (The show was originally scheduled for R...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Portland, Pasadena, Preview, Alex, Steve Grand, Teragram Ballroom, Run River North, Sad13, Honda Center, Silverlake Lounge, Molly Malone, Catalina Club, Largo, Casey

This Week’s Shows: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Aurora, Porter Robinson, Alina Bea, King Washington, Fatal Jamz, Midnight Cities, Lasers Lasers Birmingham, the Naked & Famous, Young Thug, YG, Dream Boys, Ramonda Hammer, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, the Golden Tongues, Princess Nokia, Two Door Cinema Club, Nick Murphy, Somo, Daughter, Dragonette, Over the Rhine, Cory Hanson, Mount Kimbie, Honus Honus, My Bubba, Oliver Riot, Mondo Cozmo, Peter Murphy, Valley Queen, Mr. Little Jeans, Gary Clark Jr., Lee Fields & the Exp...
Tags: Music, Featured, Daughter, Los Angeles, Dave, House, Yg, Ice Cube, Jesus, Richard Thompson, Body Language, Preview, Alex, Helmet, Steve James, Rhine

DC Breaks - ‘Never Stop’ (Mark Knight & D.Ramirez Remix)

Toolroom Trax have teamed up with legendary Drum n Bass label RAM Records for a very special one-off release! Re-igniting their acclaimed production partnership, Mark Knight and D.Ramirez have combined once again to remix RAM favourites DC Breaks.… (in post DC Breaks – ‘Never Stop’ (Mark Knight & D.Ramirez Remix) from Data Transmission. More by this artist at )
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DJ PP & Jack Mood - Pump

DJ PP aka Gabriel Rocha was named by Mark Knight as one of the breakthrough DJ/Producers of 2010, Gabriel Rocha also known as DJ PP, is one of Uruguay’s top DJs, with more than 17 years experience. He… (in post DJ PP & Jack Mood – Pump from Data Transmission. More by this artist at )
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Jamie K & Gerry Gonza - Noize

It is a big day for up and coming house producer’s Jamie K & Gerry Gonza. Their new track “Noize” was just released on none other than Mark Knight’s legendary imprint, Toolroom Records. Take a listen below: Although… (in post Jamie K & Gerry Gonza – Noize (Original Mix) from Data Transmission. More by this artist at )
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Mark Knight - Yebisah

Mark Knight’s latest outing on Toolroom Records is a timeless, feel-good slice of musical hedonism that harks back to those glorious days when house was house, and nothing more. These days, the word ‘house’ is more often than… (in post Mark Knight – Yebisah from Data Transmission. More by this artist at )
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Extraordinary 'British Pompeii' settlement was preserved in water for 3,000 years

The Cambridge Archaeological Unit is excavating Must Farm, a well-preserved British site that has provided a glimpse into daily life during the Bronze Age. Described as 'British Pompeii,' Must Farm was destroyed quickly and its buildings sank into water, where the settlement was preserved for the next 3,000 years or so. Now archaeologists are finding everything from textiles to food to a wheel, and describe the site as home to "an extraordinarily rich range of good and objects." The excavati...
Tags: UK, England, Design, News, Turkey, Syria, Cnn, Britain, Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Pompeii, Historic England, Bronze Age, Must Farm, Anglo Saxon, Forterra

Mark Knight - Cough N Drop

As birthdays go, Mark Knight has flipped the script on this one, offering his fans the special gift of a brand new free track in the form of ‘Cough N Drop‘ a rave tinged tech monster that is… (in post Mark Knight – Cough N Drop [Free Track] from When We Dip. More by this artist at )
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This Week’s Shows: June 20-26

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Paper Route, Ceu, Steady Holiday, Franky Flowers, Disgorge, Nightgown, Britta Phillips, Hed PE, Cage the Elephant, Benjamin Clementine, Groves, Gold Star, You Won’t, Russ, Eliot Sumner, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Curren$y, Buckethead, Vulfpeck, Suuns, Rainbow Jackson, Naytronix, Part Time, Caught a Ghost, Buck-O-Nine, the Adicts, Donavon Frankenreiter, Case/Lang/Veirs, Aqualung, J. Balvin, Esme Patterson, Cub Sport, Ned & the Dirt, the Maybe Somedays, Nothing, Sonny & th...
Tags: Music, Real Estate, London, Featured, California, Berlin, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dave, Portugal, Jesus, Mars, Twin Peaks, Preview, Starr, NICK