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Je Suis Nigeria

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.16.2015 | World
Michael Shammas

American media should not pretend as if nothing is happening as Nigeria continues to battle the ignorant cancer calling itself Boko Haram. Nigeria's struggle with radicalism is at least as newsworthy as our own.

Invidious Comparisons: Asymmetric Massacres in France and Nigeria

David Tereshchuk | Posted 01.15.2015 | Media
David Tereshchuk

A remarkably packed media week certainly flowed from the massacre at France's Charlie Hebdo magazine and the hostage killings at the Porte de Vincennes HyperCacher kosher food store.

Your Favorite BBC Titles May Be Leaving Netflix

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: A rep for Netflix reached out to HuffPost Entertainment to clarify what BBC titles will be leaving the site come February. The following t...

Shanghai Has a Sherlock Holmes Theme Cafe (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
La Carmina

Who would have guessed that Benedict was big in China? 221B Baker Street has been packed with locals ever since it opened in July 2013. The cafe is designed to look like Holmes and Watson's shared flat.

BBC Correspondent Accidentally Gets Super High During Report

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media

Covering Afghanistan is often serious business. So why then is BBC Middle East correspondent Quentin Sommerville giggling uncontrollably while reporti...

'Orphan Black' Sets Return Date, Debuts New Teaser | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

The clones are coming back. BBC America has set a return date for '"Orphan Black" and released a teaser in which the clones (including boy ones) dec...

So Downton Abbey: Gorgeous English Manors and Estates

Oyster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel

we can't go back in time, but we can try to emulate the Downton Abbey vibe by visiting England's most stunning hotels -- housed in the former manors and estates of the country's elite.

First 'Sherlock' Photo From New Special | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch in a top hat. Go forth, Internet. Here’s the first promo image for the "Sherlock" one-off special. BBC released the above look ...

New Turkey, Old Rules

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 01.14.2015 | Media
Alparslan Akkuş

It is not a secret that the Turkish government suppresses the media, but the tools they invent to punish the free press are pushing boundaries.

Beirut Seminar Targets Arab Media Hate Speech

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.15.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The seminar that included participants from Syria, Yemen, Qatar, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Algeria and Turkey ended with an eight-point statement to combat hate speech and promote actions to further ethics, good governance and self-regulation.

Joe Satran

The UK's Most Popular TV Show Is ... A Baking Competition? | Joe Satran | Posted 11.14.2014 | Taste

It's as heartwarming and comforting as a batch of cookies baked by your grandmother.

Here's The Teaser For The 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace on earth and goodwill to all men. Unless you’re  a certain TARDIS-dwelling Time Lord, in which case the...

Irina Dvalidze

Well, That Was SUPER Depressing. | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 12: Death in Heaven After last week's disappointingly shocking ...

(VIDEO) Wall Street Journal & BBC News Using TouchCast Interactive Video

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

TouchCast, the interactive video platform co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld, has been gaining traction in use by the BBC. Now it ...

Irina Dvalidze

That Was Disappointingly Obvious... | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 11: Dark Water With all the shade I've thrown at Steven Moffat ...

Controversy Over BBC's 'Rwanda: The Untold Story'

Yaa-Lengi Ngemi | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media
Yaa-Lengi Ngemi

When BBC investigates and reports on an occurrence or a subject, it commands respect and serious consideration. The story is about Rwanda. Specifically what happened or what "really" happened in 1994 in what the world has come to know as the "Rwandan Genocide" of 1994.

Irina Dvalidze

Has A Friend Been A Villain All Along? | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 10: In the Forest of the Night If we're being completely honest...

Benedict Cumberbatch Finally Knows How To Say 'Penguin'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is a man of many talents, but saying "penguins" is not one of them. Recently, a video of the "Sherlock" star repeatedly failin...

Welcome To The Clara Oswald Show

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 9: Flatline I'll admit my love of graffiti and digital art make...

China Blocks BBC Website As Hong Kong Clashes Escalate

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.16.2014 | Media

As clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong intensify this week, the Chinese government has reportedly blocked the website of ...

The Last Hurrah?

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 8: Mummy On The Orient Express Last week's episode of Doctor Wh...

Malala is Amazing AND Normal

Karen Hough | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact
Karen Hough

In the midst of my joy that Malala Yousafzai today was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, I'm also shocked and enraged at the response from Tariq Khattack, editor of the Pakistan Observer.

Watch Lorde, Elton John & 25 Other Artists Sing A Beach Boys Classic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

To mark the launch of BBC Music, all of BBC's television, radio and online networks premiered the track and video for a reworking of the Beach Boys' "...

Spoilers! The Moon Is Not Made of Cheese.

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 7: Kill The Moon Welcome to the seventh week of The Doctor acti...

'Sherlock' Has Never Looked Like This Before

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Thank goodness our ancestors couldn't get along. If not for past European conflicts, we may have never seen this first look at "Sherlock" star Bene...