Samaritan Magazine

Samaritan Magazine

 Portnow said Sunday night that women need to "step up" after only one woman won a major award at the Grammys. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
February 2, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Academy CEO Neil Portnow set off a firestorm with recent comments about women in the industry (or lack thereof) that are deemed out-of-touch. He's now recanted, as Karen Bliss explains.

At the Princess Maragret Hospital / Photo: Mark Blinch
January 12, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Having succeeded in the music industry at HMV and BMG, the indefatigable team leader turned his attention to a cause that was close to his heart. Along the way, he helped raise a king's ransom.