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* Perform Last, Finish First? Waiting To Compete May Improve Your…
* RTE Television – Off The Rails
* Kiev 2005: EBU signs major sponsor deals
* The Most Sought After iPod in the World…Probably
* Charity concert
* Henry Girls knocked out of You’re a Star
* You’re A Star in-store signing cancelled
* The Local – King reveals his diet

Perform Last, Finish First? Waiting To Compete May Improve Your…CBS News
A new study suggests that judges and audiences alike tend to rate contestants who perform later more positively than those who perform early on in the competition. Researchers found scores in the Eurovision Song Contest ? a televised pop song competition that includes audience voting ? and in World and European Figure Skating Contests increased as the competitions progressed. For example, singers who appeared near the end of the Eurovision contests earned higher scores from judges and audience members than those who performed at the beginning of the program. Researchers say this phenomenon, known as the serial position effect, doesn’t merely affect performers, but it may also play a role in everyday situations such as job interviews and student exams. “A friend of mine asked to go last in a series of job interviews after hearing about my research,” says researcher W?nde Bruine De Bruin of Carnegie Mellon University, in a news release… A new study suggests that judges and audiences alike tend to rate contestants who perform later more positively than those who perform early on in the competition. Researchers found scores in the Eurovision Song Contest ? a televised pop song competition that includes audience voting ? and in World and European Figure Skating Contests increased as the competitions progressed. For example, singers who appeared near the end of the Eurovision contests earned higher scores from judges and audience members than those who performed at the beginning of the program. Researchers say this phenomenon, known as the serial position effect, doesn’t merely affect performers, but it may also play a role in everyday situations such as job interviews and student exams. “A friend of mine asked to go last in a series of job interviews after hearing about my research,” says researcher W?nde Bruine De Bruin of Carnegie Mellon University, in a news release. I like to think that she got the job because she has great job skills, but order effects may have tipped the balance for her.

RTE Television – Off The Railsrte.ie
30pm RTÉ ONE This WeekMeet the ExpertsCathy O’Connor – Personal ShopperThis is one lady with a true passion for fashion! Cathy’s life in the fashion industry has been both diverse and extensive. During her time as Fashion Editor of U magazine, Cathy styled and co-ordinated a number of fashion editorials. She has also styled music videos including Boyzone and Eurovision veteran Johnny Logan, and continues to dress some of the most stylish women in Ireland. Cathy O’Connor can be contacted at 0872842911
Bernie Sheehy – Shiseido Make Up artist. Bernie is a fully trained Make-up Artist who was exclusively trained in the latest makeup techniques by Shiseido International Make-up school in Paris. Bernie is currently the only person in Ireland who has been awarded this qualification. She has run many makeup workshops throughout the country and is responsible for ensuring that all the makeup artists adhere to Shiseido standards and guidelines.

Kiev 2005: EBU signs major sponsor dealsesctoday.com
“This vision strongly reflects the direction of Kyivstar, which strives to promote interactivity among individuals and break down barriers between communities. Therefore, our involvement with this event is our way of contributing to establishing communication and relations between the Ukrainian people and the rest of Europe,” he said. The Eurovision Song Contest has a rich tradition and heritage dating back to 1956. It is one of the few truly pan-European television programmes transmitted live via the Eurovision satellite network, in prime time on free-to-air television, and is watched every year by an average of 100 million viewers across Europe.

The Most Sought After iPod in the World…ProbablyPR Web – PR Web (press release)
Eurovision finalist Andy Scott-Lee has created an online buzz with his limited edition iPod. The signed iPod by Andy Scott-Lee has rocketed in price, with the latest bid at $1,200 since it went on sale on 1st March… uk handle the bids from Scott-Lee fans. The Eurovision finalist has signed the latest Apple iPod mini and it?s ready to be delivered to one lucky person. Andy, the brother of ex-Steps singer Lisa Scott-Lee, took time out of his celebrity lifestyle to sign his mark on the latest Apple gadget. Sieng Van Tran, CEO of Auction Assist, said: ?This is amazing. Andy Scott-Lee is certainly a hit with the public. The Auction Assist website and hotline has been going mad with young girls calling the Auction Assist to bid for the iPod.

Charity concertLakeland Radio
There?s a Concert at Grasmere Village Hall tomorrow night featuring a variety of talent including Cumbria singer Cory Spedding, who came 2nd in last year?s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Tickets are available from Barney?s Newsbox in Grasmere and Jesters in Ambleside. 70 percent of the proceeds will go to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund and the remaining 30 percent to the Rotary Tsunami Fund.

Henry Girls knocked out of You’re a Starrte.ie – RTE.ie
JADE sang ‘Pink Champagne’ by Ray Traynor, the Henry Girls sang ‘Dreaming’ by Fran King and Larry Hogan, and the McCauls sang ‘Love’ by Karl Broderick. Following tonight’s results show, the phone lines re-opened and will remain open until 9 pm on Sunday night. The winner, who will represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest, will be announced on the Results Show on RTE One at 9.

You’re A Star in-store signing cancelledrte.ie – RTE.ie
The new ‘You’re A Star’ album, due to be released, features tracks from seven of the show’s finalists, with songs previously recorded by The Killers, The White Stripes, Scissors Sisters, Avril Lavigne, Elvis Presley and Bill Withers. Two original tracks from ?ine O’Doherty and Jade have been included on the album, which also features five karaoke tracks. Ten contestants and eight wild cards competed in this year’s televised finals of the competition to pick Ireland’s ‘Eurovision’ entry, with four acts now remaining to battle it out in this weekend’s live final.

The Local – King reveals his dietThe Local
“We regret any mistakes we have made and are prepared to make up for them,” she said. htmlScience & Technology–>.

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