18 Burst results for "Meredith Kercher"
"meredith kercher" Discussed on There Are No Girls on the Internet
"They can be, I mean, they're already so vulnerable. They deserve they don't deserve this. And I have to, I mean, do you think it's possible to have a different kind of media landscape for exonerees? Where they don't feel like they have to immediately continuously retell this traumatic thing that happened to them or else, you know, maybe the tabloids will make up their own story about what happened, you know? Do you believe in a world where a different kind of landscape is possible for these folks? I mean, sure, I'm trying to invent it along the way. But I think that the thing that I'm sort of experimenting with with my own journalism and my own podcast labyrinth is this sort of more like collaborative experience between the storyteller and their subject because I think that there's been this long-standing perspective that if you are at the center of your own story, you can't have a storyteller's perspective of that story. You can't have authorship over your own story because you're going to be biased or you're going to misrepresent things. And you can't be objective. But first of all, I want to point out that the storyteller is not by definition objective. Just because they aren't personally in the story doesn't mean that by telling the story they aren't putting themselves in the story and they aren't approaching that story from a certain perspective. And it's also totally discrediting the idea that someone who's at the center of their own story might have a valuable perspective about it. Like they might having had felt this human experience firsthand have some interesting human things to say that is worth being a part of the story. So I'm just trying to like convey that, yeah, not all of us are professional storytellers, but professional storytellers can help people tell their own stories. And of course, everyone should be held accountable to the truth, like as long as we're not like making up crazy conspiracy theories to account for non evidence. Evidence still matters in the truth still matters. But it's okay for you to give as a storyteller to offer someone the opportunity to voice their own experience. And that's still a valuable story. Oh, absolutely. You know, we're all experts in our own experiences. And I hate this myth of objectivity that if you're close to a story or it's happening to you or to your community, you couldn't possibly be objective. I feel like it's really at least in journalism. I feel like it's really been used to create a really sexist racist, classist narrative that like, oh, it is straight white men who are objective. Everybody else is just going to be biased. You shouldn't even listen. They're not going to be a reliable source of something that happened to them or their community. And it just really erases the fact that people know what's up with themselves. People know people are giving people the space to be experts in their own experiences and their own stories. And don't pretend that you don't have your own baggage that you're bringing to the story by who being whoever you are. Exactly, you know? So just take ownership like be self aware, like do enough like self auditing to be aware that maybe I might be approaching this story or that story from a certain perspective and let that be like acknowledge that in your own storytelling process and as you are encountering the person because they might be coming from a whole completely new perspective that you don't have access to and if you are automatically defining yourself as the objective party and them as the subjective party, you are automatically making like doing a hierarchy of whose prejudice and who's biased counts more than others. I find it interesting that your story is not often framed as a story of someone who was wrongfully convicted and then exonerated, right? I think there are probably so many people out there who think they know the Amanda Knox story heavy scare quotes, but they probably don't know Meredith purchase name. They probably don't know the name of the Italian prosecutors who like bungled this case. They don't know the name of the actual guilty party. And it just so interesting to me how what you went through obviously was a huge part of your life, but the way that that story is told often, I don't know at the same time denies agency of the actual major players of what happened to your roommate while also giving you this outsized role in that story. It's like, why aren't these other hugely huge major parties of what happened? Why are they not household names? Why are they not the names that are connected to what happened there? Why is it just you? Who actually was kind of a side character and all of that? Yeah, that's one of the things that I've always pushed back against with people is like when you think Amanda Knox, the first thing that you think of is murder, because that's, you know, that's ultimately what it comes down to. Amanda Knox murder. And I have never witnessed a murder. I've never participated in murder. I've never been, you know, the closest I've been to murder is I maybe what could have been murdered that night if I hadn't met Rafael a 5 days earlier and was spending the night at his house. That's my experience of murder. And the fact that that action that horrific action that happened to, first of all, my friend Meredith, who is the victim and people don't remember her. The fact that that action is not actually prescribed to her murderer and instead people think of me when they think of her murder, that just goes to show that it really does matter what you call a thing. And when you call Meredith kercher's murder, the Amanda Knox saga, you are doing a disservice to the truth, because I played no role in that. The Amanda Knox saga for me is I'm on trial for something I didn't do. And now I'm trying to reclaim my life in a world that doesn't want me to reclaim my life. You know? That's my experience. But it drives me crazy that it's so, so often that the person who actually committed this crime is referred to as an afterthought. Like he's either not named at all, he's called the other guy who was accused, you know, whatever. No one cares about that. And to me, that conveys that people don't actually really care about what happened to Meredith. They care about the scandal. And they care about the sexiness that they can project onto the sexy idea is what resonates with people more than the actual human experience. Yeah, and it's impossible to not see all the ways that you've become this character. So either it's like she's weird or she's like a American loudmouth or like a temptress. It's like, you kind of become this thing that this character that anybody can project whatever they want onto and it doesn't like who you actually are as a human who went through something traumatic is just gone on the conversation. Yeah, yeah, and then even when I'm it's found out that I'm innocent and I'm held fully innocent. Again, that mystique of who is Amanda Knox really. It's like, well, here's an idea. I have a podcast where I talk really openly about all my ideas and all my experiences. Have you considered listening to that? No, no, of course not because then Amanda is actually authoring her own experience. We want to talk about her. We don't actually want to talk to her. And it's just like, I mean, you aren't, obviously, you're talking to me. And I greatly appreciate that because honestly, like, what a freaking gift in the world to just talk to another human being like a real person. Like I can't tell you enough how much it means to me that you reach out to me and say, I actually care about what your experience is..
"meredith kercher" Discussed on There Are No Girls on the Internet
"At our back. Last year, Amanda spoke out about the film stillwater, which stars Matt Damon as a father who travels to Europe to see his daughter, who has been in prison for the murder of her roommate and lover in France. There's going to be a spoiler for the film in just a moment. Director Tom McCarthy said he was, quote, inspired by Amanda's experience. I was pretty fascinated with the Amanda Knox case back a long time ago. And did a pretty deep dive into it. Okay, so here's the spoiler. In the film, the character inspired by Amanda is revealed to have been withholding relevant information about the murder that she has not shared with authorities that she paid the man who actually killed her roommate and told him to get rid of her, but it was a miscommunication. She meant to throw her out of the apartment, not murder her. Amanda says, this isn't so much a fictionalization as it is trafficking in a specific falsehood that still persists all these years later. That even if she didn't actually kill Meredith kercher, she must have been involved in some way. On medium in a piece called who owns my name, Amanda writes, I continue to be accused of knowing something I'm not revealing. Of having been involved even if I didn't plunge the knife. So Tom McCarthy's fictionalized version of me is just a tabloid conspiracy guiltier version of me. By fictionalizing away my innocence, my total lack of involvement by erasing the role of the authorities in my wrongful conviction, McCarthy reinforces an image of me as a guilty and untrustworthy person, and with Matt Damon star power, both are sure to profit handsomely off of this fictionalization of the Amanda Knox saga. It is sure to leave plenty of viewers wondering, maybe the real life Amanda was involved somehow. Yeah, I mean, that was one of the reasons I was so interested to talk to you today, your tweets about the film still water, you know, I had never really thought about the idea of profit, right? So not just who is telling someone else's story, but who is making money off of it. And it seems to me that so many different Hollywood executives and actors, et cetera, et cetera, are it's okay for them to tell this deeply fictionalized story that purports to be about your life and make money from it. And it's like, everyone else, it seems like everyone else is allowed to a, tell your story. And then profit from it, except for you. You know, what does that like to experience? Well, it's so surreal that most people just assume that I am profiting off it, right? Like the number of people who reached out to me to be like, oh, congratulations on stillwater so great that you're getting another project and it's like, nope, nope, no one, no one talked to me about that. I have nothing to do with that. And no, I am in no way benefiting from it. In fact, I am just bearing the cost of whatever story they like to tell about me this time. So and you know, thinking about the Netflix documentary, this is something that I thought was some interesting where the filmmakers reached out to you and they said, we are not we only want to tell this story if you are part of that storytelling process. I can imagine folks coming to you and saying, listen, we're going to tell this story whether you want me to tell it or not. So you got to decide whether we're telling it for you or if you're going to be a participant. It almost kind of feels like a shakedown, you know, and it's like, oh, it totally is. How can we get to a place where you're not being shaken down to be forced to participate against your will in a story that is meant to be about you? I mean, I can't even imagine what that must be like to experience and how difficult that must be to navigate. Yeah, and again, it's not just a thing that happens to me. It happens to a lot of people. A lot of exonerees, wrongfully convicted people, come out of prison and they're told, if you don't tell your story right now to us, like you're never going to have another chance and no one's ever going to believe you. And of course you're walking out of prison, you know, you've been exonerated, but you're still carrying the stigma of the accusation you're still trying to figure out how to get back on your feet. And you like to be put on the spot and asked to process the worst experience of your life for someone else's entertainment product is and I guess what I was hoping to do by writing that essay for the Atlantic and doing like the tweets about still water in particular was because I wanted to point out that this is a way that we are treating real human beings without and I don't know if the people who are doing it realize what the human cost is. Because they're in their own little like echo chamber. Journalists are in their echo chamber and they're thinking, well, I have to get the scoop, but if I don't get the scoop now, I'm going to move on to the next story and try to get that scoop or the Hollywood filmmakers are thinking, oh, well, I'm just going to be inspired by something that happened in real life, and then I'm just going to let the writers room do what it does, and that's just how stories are made. And why would someone who was my inspiration feel any kind of ownership over that? It's my art. And it's like, well, did you did you pause to think? How this was going to impact the human being who is your purported source or inspiration? Do you, as a storyteller, as someone who is sharing information, oh, the person who is the source of that inspiration or your story, anything. And that's a question. I'm asking the question. And I'm offering a new perspective, which is, well, maybe you didn't think about this before, but here's how it's impacted me. Here's how when you keep telling a story over and over and over again about a girl on girl sex crime, you are actually misrepresenting what happened to my roommate who was raped and murdered by a man, and me, who had no part in a girl on girl sex crime. So do you understand that when you keep telling that story over and over again, that is what ends up being the definitive story about me, whether you intended that or not. And do you understand that that's also what's happening to people who are even more disempowered than me, because I can't tell you the number of people that I've tried to advise and who've reached out to me saying there's only one person who's ever interested like been interested in my story. And I don't know if I trust them. Should I trust them? Is this my only chance to tell my story? I don't know if I'm ready yet, but they're telling me that I have to do it tomorrow. And if I don't do it, these are all huge red flags for me that are just showing how like other people's lives are being taken from them in various different ways. And the last thing I want to see for someone who's just spent years in prison for something they didn't do is for them to feel like, oh, now my story is being stolen again from me, but in a whole new way. We owe exonerees in the wrongfully convicted, so much better. Like, they deserve so much better than as soon as they're out being put in these situations where.
"meredith kercher" Discussed on There Are No Girls on the Internet
"I'm Bridget Tod, and this is their no girls on the Internet. You're listening to the brand new season of their no girls on the Internet. And if you've been with us since the beginning, thank you so much for your support. It means a lot. And if you're one of our new listeners, we're so glad you're here. I'm Bridget Todd. I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about the Internet and how we show up on it. When we share parts of ourselves online, what gets lost. By now you know the drill that nobody's online presence tells the full story of who they are. We're all creating a digital highlight reel and none of it is really real. But what about the way is the Internet itself? Flattens out who we are and the full scope of our humanity. When you're viewing them through a screen, it's easy to see people as one dimensional caricatures distortions of who they really are. And if you think about your own online experience, I'm sure you felt this one way or another. Now, imagine what that would be like as an, exonerated for a high profile crime, of which you were falsely accused. That's Amanda Knox's reality. Amanda Knox's name is still synonymous with a crime that she did not commit. The murder of her roommate Meredith kercher, by Rudy gude in Italy in 2007. Amanda spent almost four years in prison before being acquitted in 2015. Since her release from prison, Amanda has worked to change the conversation around the criminal justice system and the people caught up in it through writing, advocacy and her podcast labyrinths. But in an online landscape that profits from distorting people according to the most salacious stories attached to them, true or not, Amanda continues to be flattened into a foxy knoxy caricature, the same caricature that led to her being locked up for a crime that she didn't commit. Understandably, Amanda is particular about what parts of herself she shares with the Internet. For instance, concerned her story would become fodder for tabloids and online trolls, Amanda and her husband Chris waited to reveal to the world they were expecting their first child until she was already born. Soon after I gave birth, and of course I didn't immediately tell the world that I had given birth because I was, I didn't want to emotionally and psychologically navigate the difficulty of tackling how the Internet and how the broader world was going to react to my daughter. In those first weeks of having given birth, like I just needed to be chill and secret and hidden and no one to know, but of course that means that no one knows and I still have to keep doing my job and responding to the world as if I don't have a two week old baby that's keeping me up at night, new suckling on me. Constantly. I loved how you chronicled your journey to become parents on Instagram. Did it have the desired effect you were looking for like revealing it in that way where by the time you were like, oh, we're expecting your child was actually already here. Was it didn't have the desired effects of just giving you all a little more space to not have to wonder how the Internet would react to this change in your life? Yeah, and then it also did a sort of, I sort of did a bait and switch kind of thing. Like I was when I was doing when I was sort of revealing on a daily basis like week per week photos on my Instagram. It was sort of like giving that sense to my followers, but also to the greater Internet in general because of course I know that the tabloids are constantly scanning my Instagram in order to steal photos of me and strip them of context and then vilify me. Like I was anticipating this and sort of addressing directly this feeling of anticipation and wanting more and wanting like acknowledging that as I'm getting bigger and bigger, it's very human and natural to be like, oh my God, the baby's next, the baby's next and then my goal at the very end of it was to show one image of my child and explain why I was not going to be sharing any other photos of her on the Internet because of how I knew both the Internet to be a thing that maybe you should opt into instead of automatically put into by your parents, but also because of how much my own social media and Internet life has been mined for content and mind for exploitation by tabloids and I did not want to sort of offer my own daughter on a platter. And so I wanted to give the sense of like, yes, we're all in it together and we all are really excited but also this is why I'm sort of withholding something from you and I was hoping to like make a point by revealing my pregnancy that way. Yeah, I mean, what is it like to be Amanda Knox on the Internet? Like what is that experience like for you? Well, it means that I am when I came home from prison after I was first acquitted. I knew that I was walking into a world where there would be a version of me in people's minds no matter what. That's just a reality. People heard of foxy knoxy now. They have a very clear idea of who I am, except it's not who I am. And so I'm going to be perpetually in conversation with that prejudice about me that as I'm walking through the world. And it made me acutely aware of how much my identity as it had been constructed, especially in the digital space, was not actually a product of my own making. And I think this honestly is very, very true of everyone. We all aren't totally the authors of our identities, especially online. We like to think, I think we have this false sense of security that like, oh, my Instagram feed is my own and oh, you know, when I present myself online, I'll people will understand what I mean when I say a thing. And the reality is that's not true. And we all are facing certain kinds of prejudices as we encounter people, especially across the distance of the Internet. As much as it brings us close, it also keeps us distant from each other because we're not physically there. And so I feel like I have a unique perspective.
"meredith kercher" Discussed on Woman's Hour
"Lady lavinia Norse, and you can hear the whole interview with her plus an interview with her solicitor, Sandra Poole, covering the arguments for and against those accused of such serious crimes remaining anonymous, as well as a discussion of the evidential threshold all on BBC sounds. Next, we're going to hear from Amanda Knox. 14 years ago the British student Meredith kercher was sexually assaulted and killed in a brutal attack in her apartment in Italy. She was just 21. Her death was shocking and horrendous for her family. But sadly, Meredith kercher did not become the most memorable name in the investigation that followed. That fell to Amanda Knox, Meredith's American flatmate. She was interviewed for many hours without a lawyer or interpreter, and was effectively tried by journalists, some of whom dubbed her, foxy Oxy. Eventually found guilty and jailed alongside Rudy gede for 26 years. She was freed on appeal in 2011, after four years in prison, and fully exonerated in 2015. This was her first UK interview for many years, in which she says she's not been able to restore her reputation or take back control of her story. Amanda Knox. I still don't know to this day if I am ever going to do anything in my own life myself that's going to define me as much as the accusation of something that I didn't do. Do you try when you meet people? Because people will recognize you. You haven't changed the way you look. You could have done all sorts of things that you've chosen not to do. And I think that's interesting in itself and some would say admirable that you're trying to be yourself in the middle of what has been a seizure of your identity in many ways. But do do people come up to you and say, hey, you're Amanda Knox, and then ask you about the case..
"meredith kercher" Discussed on The Psychology Podcast
"I was like, but I'm in gifting a little doggy but I'm literally taking different things. And it ever changed. So this idea of how gestalt perceptions really influence deeply how we see people not just from just a purely visual psychology point of view, but from a human whole person point of view, it's amazing how it's like an optical illusion in a way. You start to get to the evidence, you start to talk to the real Amanda knocks, which by the way, I'm thinking of calling today's episode the real Amanda Knox. Once you start talking to real Knox, maybe people gestalt will flip. But the point is the media control that gestalt. Yeah, yeah. And I think what's really interesting about your situation is these are people who had direct access to you. The thing that failed you in your experience was the education system not really recognized. I already have a whole my mom is a school teacher and I love her and she does an incredible work and I recognize that it's very, very difficult to be a teacher in this world. But I do have a problem with the education system where it seems like everyone is churned through the system that is very, very specific and doesn't actually acknowledge the different ways that people learn and the different skill sets that people have. It feels like this conveyor belt education. And if you don't fit this very specific role, then people treat you like your lesser. It's very interesting. And I think that maybe it's even more difficult and I have a lot of compassion for people who find themselves having their being sort of misidentified in their own communities because these are people who you know and love and care about, and they're the people who are determining who you are that doesn't match up with your understanding of yourself and with the evidence. In my case, it was thousands and thousands of strangers who had no access to me who were determining who I was for the sake of some kind of morality tale that they were trying to not only determine find a scapegoat to pin all of their horrible feelings about a terrible tragedy that occurred, but also they had like this the thing about my case is that I became this sort of blank slate onto which people could make judgments about women and about sexuality. And very, very much, there was like this morality tale being told about female sexuality where I was the I was the stand in for everything that people hate and fear, but also are intrigued about female sexuality. Oh, absolutely. And I think you wouldn't mind having your Monica Lewinsky moment in a sense where why aren't all the me too feminists jumping on this because it really when you really look at it and you're really honest when people are really honest about what happened. You know, a lot of had to do with your looks. You know, what the same thing have happened if it was just your boyfriend at the time Raphael who was convicted. This is a real I mean, this is a real gender and how we treat beautiful people in our society. Yeah, I mean it's a story here. Yeah, I mean, it is astonishing because on the one hand, Meredith also was a beautiful girl, and she was brutally murdered. And no one really paid attention to the person who actually brutally raped and murdered her. Like what was interesting about and there's also like a sort of tinge of racism here where the person who actually did this was a young black man who was disenfranchised and all of the things and because people at the time were like, well obviously he's just there's nothing interesting about him as a criminal. What's interesting in a criminal is a female who is a part of involved in a sexually motivated, violent crime. So the media totally overlooked the facts of this case in order to pursue a scandalous salacious story. And they're deep rooted reasons for that. Really deep. I mean, the more we keep digging, you know, you start to realize, wow, because it's not just simply a morality, you could easily, by the way, his name was I want to say his name Rudy Gwen, right? Was the one who murdered. Meredith kercher. So and he had been found just a couple even days before in a nursery or something broken and was found with a knife. You know, and it was only his fingerprints that were found in the room where marathon was murdered. So these are facts. His DNA on her body, like, yeah, he was it's interesting because the way that the media treated him as well is also a weirdly off, where one they sort of ignored him. And then whenever they made reference to him, at least in Italy, I'm actually not familiar with how they referenced him in the U.S. and in the UK. But at the time, they always always always referred to him as le royana, the person from the Ivory Coast, which is really interesting because, yes, he was from the Ivory Coast, but from what I understand, he moved to Italy and lived in Italy with an Italian family from a young age. So he really was an Italian. He just happened to be born in the Ivory Coast, but people just really wanted to associate him as an other. And then once they associated him as an other, they sort of sidestepped him and didn't really interested in the facts of his story, which is a young guy brought up in a family, but starts getting into trouble starts breaking and entering starts doing drugs, goes down this spiral of breaking and entering that results in the end with a brutal rape and murder. That story, very, very much got overlooked, and it's one that's worth looking into because that stuff happens. And we should try to stop that kind of stuff from happening. Anyway. Well, absolutely. Oh, absolutely. Had you ever encountered him before? I hadn't seen him around because he played basketball with the guys who lived in the floor below us. And so yeah, so he was around, but I don't think I even really knew his name until he was arrested. I remember like when I was in I remember the moment I was in prison, I was watching the news and they showed him being arrested. And they were like, you know, Rudy gaday, blah, blah, blah, arrested in Germany after fleeing the country. And I was like, holy shit, I recognize that guy. That guy? That basketball guy? That's the guy who did it, and then I kept thinking, oh, wow, thank goodness they found the person who did it. I'll.
"meredith kercher" Discussed on Terrible, Thanks For Asking
"I do a lot of arts and crafts. I have three cats who I adore. I do a lot of cooking, I'm a big swing dancer. That's not something that everyone knows, but I love Lindy hop. I also love to sing and one of my secret goals or not so secret goals is I would love to be a voice actor. I would love to do cartoons because I love silliness and I think that I would be good at it. If I could actually break into that world. I'm Norma mcnerney, and that was today's guest answering a hard hitting question. How would she describe herself to someone who knew nothing about her? And aside from swing dancing and singing and cross stitch, she revealed something deeply disturbing. She doesn't like sweets. She just doesn't care for them. She eats her oatmeal savory. And that's why you come to terrible things for asking, you come for the hard hitting stories. There's a reason why I asked Amanda to describe herself to a person who knows nothing about her. And that's because it hardly ever happens. It probably hasn't happened for over a decade, because as soon as people hear her full name, they already have an opinion about her. Today's guest is Amanda Knox. And as an experiment, I went on the terrible things for asking Instagram account and I asked if you had heard of a man denox, and what you knew about her story. And the answers really ran the gamut. Hearing just that name, without any other context, listeners said that Amanda Knox was framed for murder, guilty of murder. Weird ban innocent. Makes me never want to travel abroad, victim, villain, innocent, guilty. If you've never heard of Amanda Knox, she is so thrilled to hear that. And if you have heard of mandan Knox, you probably already have some predetermined opinion of her of her character of her innocence, and she's used to that. We're not going to get into the minutia of the crime that Amanda was wrongfully convicted and later fully exonerated for because there are literally tens of thousands of articles and documentaries and podcasts about it, and you can easily find those anywhere on the Internet. One of those documentaries was released on Netflix in 2016 and is one that Amanda actively participated in. But here are the key points you need to know just for the sake of this episode. In November 2007, Amanda was a college student, studying abroad in Italy. Her roommate Meredith was murdered in the apartment that she and Amanda shared with two other women. Italian law enforcement immediately pointed fingers at Amanda and the Italian man she'd recently started dating, despite there being zero evidence linking Amanda to Meredith's murder. We really got harp on this point, even without any evidence implicating Amanda she was convicted for Meredith's murder and spent the next four years in an Italian prison. In 2008, a man named Rudy guide was convicted of Meredith's murder in 2011, Amanda was acquitted of the crime and released from prison following a complicated appeals process that were not even going to try to explain. Amanda was then completely exonerated by the Italian government in 2015. All of this is Google able all of it comes up when you Google Amanda Knox. This is considered her story. First of all, the Amanda Knox saga when people think of that, what they're often thinking about is not even my own saga, because what they're thinking about is the murder of my roommate by this burglar named Rudy gaday. So Meredith kercher's murder by Rudy gaday is often what people think of when they think of the Amanda Knox saga. And that is not my story. I actually have nothing to do. I'm like a peripheral person in that story. And so there's that first sort of obstacle as I encounter the world where when I talk about my story, what people think I'm talking about is the murder of Meredith kercher by this other person named Rudy gay, when in fact, my story is tangential to that story, but it is not that story. My story is, I was a peripheral person to this story, but I got sucked into it as someone who shouldn't have been there in the first place and whose life was then defined by this other thing that I had nothing to do with. And I spent time in prison because of that. And I was mercilessly slut shamed in character assassinated in the media because of it, and my ongoing journey to reestablish myself in the real world is constantly encountering these obstacles because of that misappropriation of my identity in regards to this other story completely. So that is one of the key problems is it's like, what we are even talking about is not the same thing. Yes, yes. Because if things had unspooled differently, your Google results would be whatever you decided they are. It would be a story that you told to maybe a couple people in my roommate was killed when I studied abroad. It was really horrible. It would not be the headline for anybody who met you. And it wouldn't be Meredith's headline. Like, that's the other thing. It's like Meredith was a real person who was really murdered by this other real person, and people conflate her tragedy with my tragedy, and then the problem becomes, well, if there's a victim in this story, who is the victim we have to choose. And it's like, no, we don't, because what happened to Meredith was this deeply traumatic, horrible, horrible tragedy, and she was the victim of that tragedy. And then, after that happened, then something tragic happened to me as a consequence of that, but it's not like we have to choose. Like Meredith is no less of a victim because I also ended up becoming a victim of something different of someone else's bad decision making. There are lots of ways that people process their own traumas. And one of the difficulties that I have found is that in processing my own trauma in talking to people about it or even doing something like making jokes about it, I am constantly accused of being callous towards the true victim of this tragedy. And it's like, look, I have never made a joke about Meredith being murdered by Rudy gay. I would never do something like that. If I'm going to be making any jokes at anyone's expense, it's probably the Italian authorities who fucked me over. That is the kind of processing that I'm doing of my own experience..
"meredith kercher" Discussed on KOMO
"50s so it'll be a warmer rain and that means rain instead of snow over the past since by Thanksgiving too In the coming four weather center I'm meteorologist Shannon O'Donnell This is our 45° paddy Cole tyndall will be the first person of color to lead the King County sheriff's office executive Dow Constantine announced the appointment today as the position is no longer an elected one The sheriff's office itself can be free of political campaigning and under civilian control Called tyndall will serve until a permanent sheriff can be hired some time in mid 2022 One behind a police accountability movement was herself assaulted in downtown Seattle more from Cuomo's Jeff Poe July Reverend Harriet Walden who created mothers for police accountability says she was assaulted last week while on the way to see one of her sons She says it was a hate crime He called me all kinds of name It was melanin said the guy off okay Walden suffered bruises and an injured back in the attack Seattle police continued to investigate but no arrest has been made Jeff Pedro come on news King County council today voted to set aside $2 million from the general fund to help struggling white center The area has faced 5 fires and extensive vandalism since this spring and that's why council member Joe McDermott brought the proposal to the group But we have chosen making investments and I believe this is a compelling investment to make Two of the counselors voted against it concerned about the $2 million price tag but a majority of the council will lead the county should step up and help the area in unincorporated King County While the man convicted in the 2007 murder of Meredith kercher has been freed from Italian prison Rudy gada's planned January 4th release was moved up to today by a judge according to The Associated Press Today was the only person convicted in the 2007 murder which became the subject of a media firestorm after Seattle native Amanda Knox and who then boyfriend were placed under suspicion Knocks her boyfriend were initially convicted with those convictions were thrown out in 2015 after a long series of court fights New timeline for the future of a homeless encampment behind north Seattle's school in the.
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"We'll get world of national news with Nathan hanger making all right Paul thanks jury deliberations have begun now in the trial of the three white men accused of murdering a mod Arbery outside Brunswick Georgia last year but not before Cobb county senior assistant district attorney lynda dukowski got the last word Aubrey in violation of his personal liberty Before he finally tried to run around their truck after running from them for 5 minutes Prosecutor Linda do negotiate defense attorney say Greg mcmichael his son Travis and their neighbor roddy Bryan thought that 25 year old black man was a burglar and that they shot him in self defense dunikowski told the jury you can't claim self defense if you're starting the confrontation In Waukesha Wisconsin Virginia Sorenson It was a vigil last night for the 5 people who died when an SUV rammed into a Christmas parade over the weekend 39 year old Daryl Brooks junior is facing 5 counts of intentional homicide Brooks had been freed on a $1000 bail just 5 days before the crash He's pleaded not guilty to running down his son's mother with his SUV earlier this month In Italy a judge has released the only person definitively convicted of the 2007 murder of British student Meredith kercher Rudy guida was freed with three years left in a 16 year sentence for good behavior kercher's roommate American student Amanda Knox and her boyfriend were initially charged with the crime knock spent four years in prison before her conviction was overturned The masks are coming off at some universities even as students get ready for holiday travel and the winter threatens a new COVID surge indoor mask mandates are basically gone at Louisiana state the university of Tennessee system ended its requirement last week though it's keeping it at its Knoxville campus to protect its status as a federal contractor I'm Nathan Hager This is Bloomberg Asset managers What makes Moe's Moe's Well outside of our warm.
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"Coming from a very an African background, every Sunday, among the Sydney and my four sisters and actually do my hair. So for me here is actually that moment of connecting with different women, you know, of my family giggling and also that being actually affect our relationship with our hair. Because when something is so frustrating to deal with it, you end up despising it. More on that later. But first, Amanda Knox, a woman whose name became synonymous with a terrible tragedy, and who is still trying to reclaim her identity and the truth. 14 years ago this week, British students Meredith kercher was sexually assaulted and killed in a brutal attack in her apartments in Italy. She was just 21. Her death was shocking and horrendous for her family. But sadly, Meredith kercher did not become the most memorable name in the investigation that followed. Amanda Knox was Meredith's American flatmate, and prosecutors under global pressure to solve the crime, focused on Amanda and her boyfriend of a few days, Raphael, as the world's media descended, a narrative quickly emerged of a sexually voracious femme fatale and her accomplice, who they said had killed Meredith in a drug field sex game gone wrong. Amanda was dubbed foxy knoxy by the media. Aged 20 thousands of miles from home, with only a basic grasp of Italian, Amanda was interrogated by police for hours and hours without a lawyer or interpreter. During which she implicated a man who was later released and signed a statement that placed her at the crime scene, which she then recanted. Despite the separate arrest, conviction and imprisonment of rudiger for the crime. His DNA was found all over the crime scene, Amanda was also found guilty and sentenced to 26 years. She was freed on appeal in 2011 after four years in prison. After another trial reinstated her conviction, the Italian Supreme Court presided over an appeal which fully exonerated her in 2015 and pointed to glaring errors in the original investigation. Amanda now lives back in Seattle, is married, and has just had a baby. She's built a career as a writer, podcaster and campaigner. However, a decade on from her prison release, she says she's not able to restore her reputation or take back control of her story. She's got a particularly complicated relationship with the British media and hasn't conducted a UK interview for years, but has been compelled to speak out because of a new film still water, starring Matt Damon, which she says, drew on and profited from her experience without her consent..
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"Here on women's 8 four 8 four four text charging standard message rate, or on social media get in touch with me at BBC women's are email us through our website. In this exclusive woman's interview jointly with newsnight, I spoke to Amanda Knox this week and began by asking about her problem with that Hollywood film. I wanted to take it as an opportunity to point out a few problems with the way that my case and many other based on a true story cases are treated in not just the courtroom and not just the media, but also in Hollywood. How the most traumatic experiences of people's lives are treated like grist for a content mill. And are treated as entertainment products. So there are a number of problems that I had with still water. First of all, they used my name in my face to publicize a film that they then said was fictionalized, so it shouldn't reflect upon who I am, or what the outcome of the case was. However, the Amanda Knox character in their film was treated as indirectly involved in the murder of her roommate who she had in a sexual affair with. And my pushback was Hollywood has for a long time hidden behind the safety of this like Vale of fictionalization while at the same time being able to exploit real people's stories and point those real people's stories in order to sell their product. But furthermore, there was this issue of how my whole case has always been treated as my case. It's always been a little bit about me and Amanda Knox when I absolutely had nothing to do with this crime. And I wanted to point out how the identities like how we talk about real life tragedies and how we name them really matters. There was a real human being who was murdered, Meredith kercher, and there was a real human being who murdered her..
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"Another exclusive interview today, with Amanda Knox, a woman whose name became synonymous with a terrible tragedy, and who still trying to reclaim her identity and the truth. 14 years ago this week, British student Meredith kercher was sexually assaulted and killed in a brutal attack in her apartment in Italy. She was just 21, her death was shocking and horrendous for her family. They have sent us a statement today which I will read later. But sadly, Meredith kercher did not become the most memorable name in the investigation that followed. Amanda Knox was Meredith's American flatmate, and prosecutors under global pressure to solve the crime, focused on Amanda and her boyfriend of a few days, raffaelli solito, as the world's media descended, a narrative quickly emerged of a sexually voracious femme fatale, and her accomplice, who they said had killed Meredith in a drug fueled sex game gone wrong. Amanda was dubbed foxy knoxy by the media. Aged 20,000s of miles from home, with only a basic grasp of Italian, Amanda was interrogated by police for hours and hours without a lawyer or interpreter. During which she implicated a man who was later released, and signed a statement that placed her at the crime scene, which she then recanted. Despite the separate arrest, conviction and imprisonment of Rudy gede for the crime, his DNA was found all over the crime scene, Amanda was also found guilty and sentenced to 26 years. She was freed on appeal in 2011 after four years in prison. And after another trial reinstated her conviction, the Italian Supreme Court presided over an appeal which fully exonerated her in 2015, and pointed to glaring errors in the original investigation. Amanda now lives back in Seattle, is married and has just had a baby. She's built a career as a writer, podcaster and campaigner. However, a decade on from her prison release, she says she's not been able to restore her reputation or take back control of her story. She has a particularly complicated relationship with the British media and hasn't conducted a UK interview for years. But has been compelled to speak out because of a new film still water starring Matt Damon, which she says drew on and profited from her experience without her consent..
In 'Stillwater,' an American Oil-Rig Worker Seeks to Exonerate His Daughter
"It's a familiar story. The stereotypical American goes abroad crass and brutally honest, but with a heart of gold, who breaks all kinds of rules to save the day. But while the new movie still Water may wink at this formula, it has its own story to tell about America's place in the world. You're innocent, so we gotta keep fighting. It doesn't matter that I'm innocent Dad. It's not about justice about finding peace. That's Matt Damon as Bill Baker, a former oil rig worker who travels to Marseilles, France, to see his estranged Daughter, Alison, played by Abigail Breslin. She's in prison accused of the murder of a local French Arab girl, but claims to be innocent, and Baker struggles with the unfamiliar language, culture and legal system as he attempts to free her The movie is out now in theaters and its director is Tom McCarthy, who won the Academy Award for best original screenplay for Spotlight in 2016. I began by asking him if the real life case of the murder of MEREDITH Kercher, which sent American Amanda Knox to an Italian prison in 2000, and seven before she was eventually acquitted. Inspired this film. I would say the seed was there. I started the script 10 years ago, Really? And I was sort of fascinated with that case, particularly the idea of An American student being imprisoned and then ultimately focusing on the relationship between as you point out her and her estranged father. So it started there and worked on this first draft of the script with another writer, and I just got into a place where it just was straight up thriller. I just felt it lacked dimension and Maybe authenticity, and I sort of put it down. I made the decision is director not to pursue it. Put it in a drawer for about 67 years and I picked it up again and I re approached it sort of from Page one with two new French writers. And we really talked right off the bat with Tamar. But again, in the way Debray about exploring the sort of you know all the dimensions of this story, the human dimension of it. The thriller Dimension suspends
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"Least diverse neighborhoods. Those are Predominantly or disproportionately coming from minority communities. What follows is that if you cut police services, you were actually going to reduce the number of services for those communities disproportionately. They're the ones that will be the most impacted, he says. There are 114% more SPD responses for a serious crimes. And 82%. More priority. 1911 calls coming from those 11 most diverse neighborhoods in the city, compared to the least diverse neighborhoods now in a statement to come, Oh news Seattle Interim police chief Adriana is called the report not surprising and that this report highlights where these potential further reductions could experience most directly. That report from Cuomo's Matt Markovich, The man convicted of murdering the roommate of an American student in Italy 13 years ago, is out of prison. Como's Kelly Blair has the reaction of the Seattle woman connected with the case. Seattle's Amanda Knox was studying abroad in Italy in 2007 when her roommate was murdered. British exchange student MEREDITH Kercher was found sexually assaulted and stabbed to death at the home she shared with Knox. Pretty good day was eventually convicted of her murder. But Knox and her Italian boyfriend also served four years in prison before their convictions were overturned. She spoke with Good Morning America about today's release. I don't need to know why he did what he did. I need to know. He cares. About what he did. Think cares what he did to merit us if he cares what he did to me to Rafael A Kelly Blier coma news. Hundreds of people gathered in the Vancouver Washington area over the weekend. Cuomo's manufacture reports they were there to honor a black man who was shot and killed by police. A vigil was held Sunday afternoon for 21 year old Kevin Peterson, Junior Hi Rhianna K. He is a member of the family. It feels really good that we have support from so many people. Sonny Wonder lives in Vancouver, and she spoke with our partner station K. To Kevin matters Kevin matters.
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"Matters and I really want to see change in Vancouver. I want to see accountability and justice. Peterson was shot 34 times by Clark County sheriff's deputies in a bank parking lot in late October. His death is still under investigation. With a 2021 legislative session just weeks away, lawmakers are gearing up to introduce a number of police reform bills come most. Carleen Johnson has more comes just two years after state lawmakers passed a sweeping package of law enforcement accountability provisions. Critics like Katrina Johnson, the cousin of Sharlene, a. Lyle's who was shot and killed by police say more must be done when it was filmed in front of her Children. She was 14 weeks pregnant and the police knew she was known to have mental health crisis. Johnson's comments came last week during a House Public Safety Committee. Republican representative Bride Clifford was part of that he serves the Tri Cities area, and he has a deputy in the Benton County Sheriff's Office. We're not hearing the stories of the many wonderful things the law enforcement do on a daily Faces to serve the people in their communities, and that's that's breaking my heart, According to the Seattle Times, roughly a dozen bills are being prepared by Democrats after this year of outrage and all the protests after the death of George Floyd, the hands of Minneapolis police Carleen Johnson. Come on news. Seattle's Amanda Knox has lived with speculation for 13 years that she had something to do with her roommates. Murder come with Kelly Blair reports. Now she's reacting to the news. The man convicted of the crime. Is free. Amanda Knox went abroad to study in Italy in 2007. Her life was turned upside down when a British roommate MEREDITH Kercher, was found sexually assaulted and stabbed to death at their home. Prudie Good day was convicted of her sexual assault and murder in 2008, but the following year NOC center Italian boyfriend at the time were also convicted and spent four years in prison before their convictions were overturned. Now Good day, has served his time and has been released. Knox talk with Good Morning America about the news. I continue Tuesday to be shocked that he Is the fore gotten killer and does not have to live with the burden of being forever. Associate ID with MEREDITH Steph Knox says it's a grave injustice. She is more associated with MEREDITH's death than the man convicted of her murder. Kelly Blier Coma News. Come on news time. We're coming up on 5 14 camo traffic.
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"But this year it's more like 100 to 150 cases of possession, distribution, production and other crimes involving child pornography or inappropriate communication with a minor. Deputy King County prosecutor Laura Harmon says Unless it's someone you're kids no like a school friend. They have no idea who they're talking to. When a stranger contacts them online through social media or gaming platforms. You're starting without me, saying that they're involved. No boy. Hundreds frequently lie about 13 Houston and then holds no be translucent INGE's or even try to meet them in person, Harmon says. Some maps also have a geo location feature that could give a predator your child's exact location if it hasn't been turned off. Ryan Harris Co. Moh news. The man convicted of murdering the roommate of an American student in Italy 13 years ago is out of prison come most. Kelly Blair has the reaction of the Seattle woman connected to that case, Seattle's Amanda Knox was studying abroad in Italy in 2007 when her roommate was murdered. British exchange student MEREDITH Kercher was found sexually assaulted and stabbed to death at the home she shared with Knox. Pretty good day was eventually convicted of her murder. But knocks in her Italian boyfriend also served four years in prison before their convictions were overturned. She spoke with Good Morning America about today's release. I don't need to know why he did what he did. I need to know. If he cares About what he did. If he cares what he did to merit us if he cares what he did to me to Rafael A Kelly Blier coma news. Come on news time now for await hundreds of people gathered in the Vancouver Washington area over the weekend. Como's Manda Factor, reports there were there to honor a black man who was shot and killed by police. A vigil was held Sunday afternoon for 21 year old Kevin Peterson, Junior Hi Rhianna K. He is a member of the family. It feels really good that we have support from so many people. Sonny Wonder lives in Vancouver, and she spoke with our partner station K. To Kevin matters.
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"Sports attended 40 after the hour. Bill Swartz Come on is hundreds of people gathered in the Vancouver area yesterday to honor a black man who was shot and killed by police. Vigil was held for 21 year old Kevin Peterson. Junior Sonny Wonder if lives in Vancouver and spoke with our sister station K. To Kevin matters, Kevin matters and I really want to see change in Vancouver. I want to see accountability and justice. Peterson was shot 34 times by Clark County sheriff's deputies in a bank parking lot in late October. His death is still under investigation. With the 2021 legislative session just weeks away, lawmakers are gearing up to introduce a number of police reform bills come most Carleen Johnson on the story comes just two years after state lawmakers passed a sweeping package of law enforcement accountability provisions. Critics like Katrina Johnson, the cousin of Sharlene, a. Lyle's who was shot and killed by police say more must be done it was doing in front of her Children. She was 14 weeks pregnant and the police knew she was known to have mental health. Chrissie Johnson's comments came last week during a House Public Safety Committee. Republican representative Bride Clifford was part of that he serves the Tri Cities area, and he has a deputy in the bench in county Sheriff's Office. We're not hearing the stories of the many wonderful things the law enforcement do on a daily Faces the serve the people in their communities and that's that's breaking my heart, According to the Seattle Times, roughly a dozen bills are being prepared by Democrats after this year of outrage and all the protests after the death of George Floyd, the hands of Minneapolis police Carleen Johnson. Come on news. Seattle's Amanda Knox has lived with speculation that she had something to do with her Italian roommates. Murder for 13 Years Come was Kelly Blair reports. Now she is reacting to news. The man convicted of the crime is free. Amanda Knox went abroad to study in Italy in 2007. Her life was turned upside down when a British roommate MEREDITH Kercher, was found sexually assaulted and stabbed to death at their home. Prudie Good day was convicted of her sexual assault and murder in 2000 and eight But the following year, NOC center Italian boyfriend at the time were also convicted and spent four years in prison before their convictions were overturned. Now Good day, has served his time and has been released. Knox talked with Good Morning America about the news. I continue to stay to be shocked that he is the for gotten killer and does not have to live with the burden of being forever. Associate ID with MEREDITH Steph Knox says it's a grave injustice. She is more associated with MEREDITH's death than the man convicted of her murder. Kelly Blier Coma News. In the news time. 3 14 Come on Traffic.
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"The cove in 19 pandemic has forced so money to work from home. That would be yet another shot to the bars, restaurants and shops that rely on that based Cole Miller. Come on, you scum on news time. 209 homeless people staying at the Red Lion Hotel in Renton may have to move out. Come June tonight, the rent in City Council could vote on an ordinance that would prevent the hotel from operating as a homeless shelter. It was back in April that officials move people from Seattle's downtown shelter to the hotel, but the city of Renton says they never approved that decision. Right now about 250 homeless people are staying in at in Renton at the Red Line in Seattle native Amanda Knox, speaking out after the man convicted in the 2007 assault and rape of Knox is former roommate MEREDITH Kercher, that British exchange student The man was set free from prison. Knox was convicted of Kercher's murder. But her conviction was later overturned. Rudy Guede, a who's the only other person serving a sentence and creatures death, and was granted permission this month by an Italian court to finish the rest of his sentence with community service. I do wish that he had been fully held accountable for what he did. That he acknowledged what he did, Knox tells ABC is good Morning America that she is shocked that he is the forgotten killer to tenant. Come on news time for an update on sports from the Beacon Plumbing sports desk back to the drawing board for the Huskies and the Seahawks and the Cougars. Here's Bill Dismal football weekend with a capital D, beginning with Washington's 31 26 Saturday loss to Stanford. Huskies fell 23 and one they play at Oregon, one o'clock Saturday. Last night. Washington State spotted US CIA four touchdown lead in L. A. And they fell hard to the undefeated Trojans. 38 13 ws You host California this Saturday night. See heart 17 12 upset victims at home yesterday against the New York Giants. Seattle's offense was held in check Russell Wilson throwing just one TD pass to Chris Carson. I think we had a few opportunities have touchdown drives and like I said earlier. Situational part of the game, and they made their place You know, in key situations, the eight and four Seahawks fell into second place in their division. They have the windless jets coming Blumenfield next Sunday. That same building has Major League Soccer's Western Conference final at 6 30 tonight. Sounders take on Minnesota United winner goes to Columbus for MLS Cup and top ranked Gonzaga Basketball has closed down all activities through December 14th because of covert cases in the program, Sports A 10 and 40 After the hour Bill Swerts Come on, is a woman fell into a hole in an organ volcano but survived. A B C's today, Norman reports Caroline's son Bomb was out skiing with her husband Friday on Mount Could an active volcano in Oregon. When the 35 year old suddenly fell into this hole called a few. Meral, a sensation was like someone pulling Chair out from underneath you. A funeral is event in the side of a volcano, which emits carbon dioxide and water vapor. The one son bomb was unknowingly on was covered by snow. I was terrified, very concerned that the snow was gonna fall in on me and suffocate me. Luckily, a bystander saw her fall into the mountain and race to help pull her out. You had a rope that he was able to You like secure himself to use and then lower the rope down to me. Son Bomb A frequent skier says she took precautions, like wearing a helmet, crampons on her feet and having water. Not been wearing a helmet and hit my head I wouldn't have been in the state says I got myself out of there. And while funerals covered by snow can be tough to spot expert day, you can sometimes smell them saying that they, um it's sort of a rotten egg smell. As for Caroline, the sheriff's department says she's really lucky that someone spotted or falling in because the air inside funerals can be toxic. NBC's Ginny Norman Pope Francis is going to visit the Middle East Vatican has just announced the first visit the pope will be making after months of being grounded due to Cove it I'm a B C's Meghan Williams in Rome, Pope Francis will be heading to Iraq and early March. It will be the first papal visit and more than a year after the coronavirus put air travel on hold for the Catholic leader. The Vatican made the announcement Monday morning, saying the plan is for the pope to go there from March, 5th to eighth. With Baghdad. The airplane, muscle and other towns on the itinerary. Protecting Iraq's shrinking Christian population is of great concern to the Vatican after the 2000 and three U. S led war that toppled Saddam Hussein. The number of Christians there dropped from 1.5 million to about 300,000. The Vatican said the pope's March visit will take into consideration the evolution of the worldwide health emergency. Meghan Williams. ABC NEWS Rome Buskers in Berlin get around the ban on live music by performing in store windows. The clever get around means buskers can entertain without breaching coronavirus regulations as there's a glass barrier between them and the audience. They don't get cold, too. Approach. It provides a lifeline for singles and dances as an income has shrunk drastically because of the pandemic, and it's open to all kinds of the former's. From Cabaret to stand up. Comedy from wrap top. I'm Charles Sennott asthma, but imagine how unsettling it would be to walk down a street in Berlin and have someone shouting German comedy at you Make. It's funny for them. I don't know for me to be off putting to 14 a coma news time for an update on traffic.
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"Barr considers resigning. The FDA will consider Visors Corona virus vaccine later this week Now, if approved millions in long term care facilities in the U. S could get the very first doses by the end of the month. Aske Open cases continue to skyrocket here in Massachusetts health experts call in the state to tighten restrictions. The D. C U Center in Worcester reopens is a field hospital and begins accepting its first patients. The man convicted in the 2007 assault and rape of British exchange student MEREDITH Kercher is free. This morning Broody GT was released from prison after an Italian judge rules he can complete the rest of his sentence by doing community service. Kercher's death became an international story after the 21 year olds, then roommate Amanda Knox. And her boyfriend were initially charged and convicted in her murder. Those sentences were later overturned this morning, Knox tells ABC is Good Morning America, She is shocked. The only person serving a sentence for Kercher's death has been allowed to walk free, continue to stay to be shocked that he Is the fore gotten killer. The one who was quietly tucked away convicted of a lesser crime. And does not have to live. With the burden of being forever associate ID with Married of staff. Prosecutors say that Knox had cell Aceto were accomplices in Kercher's death, although gives was the only Edna found at the scene. Cove in cases continue to climb across Massachusetts and hang on miss bringing another testing option to the South Shore. WBC's Brooke McCarthy has details. Residents in Hingham have voiced their concern over long lines of testing sites across the cell shore. And in response, the town is opening a new site on Thursday. You know, we we just hope that this will help, not only the residents and employees of Hingham But our neighbors on the so short in providing one additional testing location. The new site will provide PCR tests at the old light plant building on Cushing Street, says chair of the hang of Board of Selectmen Mary Power, she says, to remember to bring your idea insurance card and, of course, a mask before heading to the sight lines for long. Sometimes they would drive to places and signed that. You know, even getting there very early in the morning. They may not have gotten there early enough to get a test. The site will be open Monday through Saturday. From 7 A.m. to 4 P.m. and hang on. Brooke McCarthy, WBZ Boston's news radio. The bicycle stayed put this year, but the wheels keep on turning for an annual cancer fundraiser event for Dana Farber. WBC's art Cohen has more on a different but successful. Hand mass challenged $50 million, bringing up 41 year total. $767 million since 19 eighties. The Pan Mass Challenge where thousands ride their bicycles across Massachusetts to raise money for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, faced its own challenge in the year of the pandemic. It wasn't safe to gather all those people together. So PMC founder Billy Star says they found another solution on their own are term that we coined the Belgian Why do the embraces reimagined your PM to say your bike ride? And this year, the virtual ride recruited people from across the country and across the globe feature that Starr says will continue. Art Cohen WBZ Boston's news radio 6 18 Monday morning looks like a pretty decent sunrise on tap for us with clear skies just 28 degrees here in Boston. And there's a wind chill, pushing the real field temperatures into the teens. Oh Corona virus is taking a swipe at college enrollment these days, and probably no surprise. A recent study finds a 10% drop in enrollment at community colleges in America. Four year programs are off some 2%. However, more and more college campuses are getting ready for a return to normal, many schools say managing the pandemic. Will allow them to welcome kids back on campus for the spring semester. A new research shows students in the United States air flunking class by as much as three times what would be considered normal. And that remote learning is creating a lost generation of students and WBC's Drew, Mo Holland tells US school districts continue to flip flop during the pandemic. Cambridge in Framingham, Public schools are backing up the bus, switching to all online learning for at least this week as Kobe cases spike. Meantime, state officials call on Boston Wooster Springfield, all those public schools to open up classrooms for special needs students and King Philip Regional High School and rent them ready to go back to a hybrid model. After initially pushing that off Because of a fear of a post Thanksgiving, Serge had been determined that the anticipated surgeon positive cases has been managed, and we feel comfortable allowing students to return to the hybrid model of learning. I Thank you. Thank you around and around. We go on the school front, True Mo Holland WBZ Boston's news radio, and even as we watch the potential for a Corona virus vaccine here in the United States It's like we're still going to be struggling on the opening bell at Wall Street today, still several hours to go, but down, futures are down about 130 points Well, the pandemic is causing closures that two restaurants in Salem Old Main Street Pub will be shutting down for the winter and Chinese buffet will be closing permanently. That takes effect tomorrow. Many restaurants, of course, unable to spin a profit in this challenge, dear of 2020. Following the cancelations of many haunted happenings events in Salem this year. Chick fil A is suing Tyson Foods and several other top American poultry producers. Accusing them of illegally coordinating with one another to keep prices high. Fast food chain, the latest to join an antitrust litigation accusing poultry companies of fixing prices beginning way back in 2008 listening to Tony Easy during your commute is an easy way.