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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...

Greenwich Is the Place to Be

Lisa Chau | Posted 09.21.2015 | New York
Lisa Chau

Suburban Jungle is an award-winning, first-of-its-kind service that has been featured in major media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall S...

Kim Cattrall's Inspiring Message To Older Women Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty

At 59, Kim Cattrall says women of her generation who are looking to find themselves best not waste their time trying to look younger. "I don't think t...


Michael Rosenblum | Posted 09.14.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

For most Americans, The BBC is the broadcasters that produces stuff like Downton Abbey (except that is ITV), and other Masterpiece Theater shows that they occasionally watch on PBS - maybe. But in Britain, The BBC is under fire.

London: Churchill's Bedroom

Barry Singer | Posted 08.24.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Touring The Churchill War Rooms with Phil Reed as our guide was one such pleasure. Built in 1939 as the Cabinet War Rooms, the complex comprises the bunker built beneath Whitehall for Churchill and his cabinet to hunker down in.

JK Rowling Rushes To The Defense Of Calais' Migrant Church

The Huffington Post UK | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.14.2015 | Religion

 JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to launch a stinging attack on the British newspaper Daily Express's front page, which features a critical ...

Free Media Initiative Brings Together Libyan Politicians and Citizens for Peaceful Dialogue

Conor McCormick-Cavanagh | Posted 08.12.2015 | World
Conor McCormick-Cavanagh

One woman from Benghazi, an eastern city in Libya, expressed her belief that "water and electricity are important, but we also need a constitution. We need to regain our political livelihood."

Tickety Boo

Sandy Thomas | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

He said "Tickety Boo." I thought I'd stumbled onto a set of Call the Midwife, and overheard Chummy explaining something. But no, it was the box office guy telling us how things worked, and then he said "tickety boo." Toto, we are so not in Kansas anymore.

The BBC Is Filming "Songs Of Praise" At Migrant Church In Calais And Some People Are Furious

The Huffington Post UK | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.08.2015 | Religion

The BBC's decision to film a special edition of 'Songs Of Praise' from Calais' biggest migrant camp has inflamed opinions, with critics branding ...

Save the BBC!

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

If you really think that The BBC would be better off as a commercial enterprise, here is what I would suggest. Why don't you come over to my place in New York, and we can have a marathon session of American commercial TV?

BBC Anchor Trivializes Iran Threat to Israel

David Harris | Posted 07.14.2015 | World
David Harris

I'm not new to media comments that go over the top, especially when it happens on the BBC in regard to Israel-related matters. Much has already been written on the topic and it's not for me to rehash it here. But your words were ill-informed at best, malicious at worst.

Mental Illness and Criminal Insanity: Is There a Link?

Liv Raimonde | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Liv Raimonde

Stereotypes continue to linger around mental illness. However it is time we as a society dig deeper and learn more about what it means to be mentally ill. People who suffer from mental illness are not the criminals. It seems to be the exact opposite. They are in fact more likely to be the victims.

Incredible 'Bad Blood' Cover That Even Taylor Swift Is Freaking Out Over

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 07.10.2015 | Teen

Taylor Swift just had a major fangirl moment -- for a fan! 18-year-old Alessia Cara is certainly not the first fan to upload a cover of T. Swift's ...

"One Day At a Time": Q&A With Robin Ellis, the "Original Ross Poldark," on Poldark, Cooking, and Life

Pam Stucky | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment
Pam Stucky

Masterpiece Theatre has done it again -- literally. Since early March, millions of people around the world have been captivated by the story of Ross Poldark in Poldark, Masterpiece's adaptation of Winston Graham's series, set in Cornwall in the late 18th century.

BBC To Slash More Than 1,000 As Viewers Turn To Internet

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | Media

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - The BBC said it will cut more than 1,000 jobs because it expects to receive 150 million pounds ($234 million) less than for...

Watch Obama Discuss Climate Change With Naturalist Sir David Attenborough

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama is a major fan of Sir David Attenborough, the celebrated British naturalist and TV host who has created and narrated numerous s...