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Sarah Palin Sends Very Mushy Thank-You Note To New BFF Adele

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

"Rumor Has It" that Adele and Sarah Palin are fast becoming BFFs. The singer told a UK TV show on Friday night that her success in the U.S. was thanks...

Adele Pranks Impersonators By Showing Up At Auditions In Disguise

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.22.2015 | Comedy

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A Future for Public Broadcasting

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Today, there are hundreds of channels -- and millions once online video really takes off. Is there any longer any purpose for public broadcasters? There are plenty of channels to choose from -- infinite once you include Amazon, Netflix, Apple TV (and we're just getting started with those).

BBC Sport And Online News To Be Cut As Red Button Services Face Axe

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

Spending on athletics and minority sports is to be cut by the BBC, with its Red Button services also facing the axe, as the corporation aims to save &...

Psycho in Paris

Francis Levy | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Take away the innocence and eroticism and just hold the knife and Hitchcock's famous montage of blood going down the drain. Does that approximate your reaction to the first news reports coming out of Paris?

iPhone News

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 11.08.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

So where is all that video? 2.5 million cameras shooting 24 hours a day -- video that is unquestionably honest, first person, as it happens, on the spot, from the source storytelling. Of all those millions of hours of video, how much of it have you seen on TV news?

Watch Adele Belt Out 'Hello' Like The Boss She Is

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.08.2015 | Entertainment

Adele followed up her first live performance in three years with a second that was just as powerful. Would we ever expect anything less?  The 27-...

Watch Adele's 'Hello' Video Majestically Narrated By Sir David Attenborough

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.03.2015 | Good News

Adele’s newest single seems to have taken over the world, so it is only fitting for it to receive a voiceover from the famed narrator of...

Police Use Terror Powers To Seize BBC Newsnight Journalist's Laptop

The Independent | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Media
Read More: Bbc, Media News

Police have used powers under the Terrorism Act to seize the laptop of a young Newsnight journalist in a case that has shocked BBC colleagues and alar...

Radio Station Invites Lonely 95-Year-Old Listener For On-Air Cup Of Coffee

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.24.2015 | Good News

When a 95-year-old man called into a BBC radio show saying he was lonely and missed his wife, they had just the solution: invite him to the studio for...

Journalist Jacqueline Sutton's Friends Skeptical Of Suicide Reports

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media

Friends and colleagues of Jacqueline Sutton, a British journalist who was found dead in an Istanbul airport restroom over the weekend, said they...

Find Azam Before It's Too Late

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

Finding Azam urgently requires worldwide action and commitment from each one of us. We need to issue a worldwide AMBER alert, we need full cooperation of local authorities, interpol, and the members of the international community to stop this disaster and prevent it from happening again.

Former BBC Journalist Mysteriously Found Dead At Istanbul Airport

Associated Press | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Iraq director of an organization promoting journalism in conflict zones has been found dead in unexplained circumsta...

The iPhone as a Weapon

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 10.15.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Political power no longer really flows from the barrel of a gun. Today, it flows from a video screen. Fortunately, you have one of the world's most powerful weapons in your pocket already. All you need to do is learn how to shoot (and edit).

'Game Of Thrones' Brushed Off As Just Sex And Dragons By British Author

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.13.2015 | Entertainment

You hear that? That's the sound of fan girls and boys getting ready for battle. "Game of Thrones" has attracted a considerable amount of negative att...

Media Wants Riots: Why Indians are Protesting Bias and Sensationalism in Media

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 10.06.2015 | World
Vamsee Juluri

These last few months of media reporting in and on India are sounding ominously like the media climate in America in the period between the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Iraq.

Henning Mankell: Theatre Resembles Life

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Since the very beginning of his career, Henning Mankell (born 1948) has taken an immense interest in theatre. As long ago as in the 1970s, he worked with Swedish theaters, writing and staging plays.

My Struggle Against Islamophobes

Atif Rashid | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion
Atif Rashid

I feel as though I'm in an almost-daily battle with Islamophobes whether online or in my mind trying to figure out why these people have so much hatred against Islam.

Demi Lovato Surprises Kids By Picking Them Up From School, Plays Parent

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

In what looks like the most fun TV segment around, Demi Lovato recently participated in BBC Radio 1's "The School Run." The segmen...

Pope Francis Should Have Taught Tolerance to UN's Kutesa, a Supporter of Uganda's anti-LGBT Law

Milton Allimadi | Posted 09.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Milton Allimadi

The law was voided by a Uganda court because Parliament didn't have a quorum when it passed it, meaning it can be re-introduced and some of Mr. Kutesa's fellow lawmakers have already discussed doing that.

Journalist Reporting On Sexual Harassment Gets Sexually Harassed On Camera

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.28.2015 | Media

It was a moment heavy with “irony,” says BBC TV reporter Sarah Teale. There she was, reporting about the sexual harassment that women face...

Media Ethics in Lebanon Lack Proper Implementation

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

There's no shortage of workshops on media ethics and concomitant codes of conduct in Lebanon, but how are those guidelines being implemented?

At U.N., Shakira fights for universal education: 'It's not a luxury, it's a human right'

Fox News Latino | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Global superstar Shakira called on the world's leaders Tuesday to boost investment in education for the earliest years of childhood and said that edu...

BBC Will Air A New Mystery Series By Storytelling Queen J.K. Rowling

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment

J.K. Rowling may have wrapped up her Harry Potter saga, but she's far from done spinning us yarns. Now the three novels in her Cormoran Strike myster...

Hacking TV: 9.21.15 Episode

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.22.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: The Emmy Awards ("The Grand Indulgence") as HBO Wins over Amazon and Netflix. Cab...