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Who's Who? The Faces Behind ‘The Fifth Estate' (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Infamous the world over, the name Julian Assange has become synonymous with controversy. As the man at the center of DreamWorks’ The Fifth Estat...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

BBC Chief Admits 'Very Serious Mistakes'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The head of the BBC promised on Tuesday to refocus the world's largest state-funded bro...

Laura Fraser -- Breaking So Good in Breaking Bad

Dar Dowling | Posted 11.18.2013 | TV
Dar Dowling

Fraser is so good in Breaking Bad that the Emmy season buzz had her in the running for a well earned guest star Emmy nod.


Posted 11.18.2013 | Media

Hey, BBC guy! That thing you picked up wasn't an iPad, like you thought it was. It was a pile of printer paper! (h/t)...

WATCH: Napping 92-Year-Old Man Gets Swept Into Flood Waters

Posted 09.12.2013 | Fifty

The dramatic rescue of a 92-year-old-man in Colombia gives a whole new meaning to the word "lucky." Roberto Blanco was napping by a river when he w...

La Maison de la radio

Francis Levy | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Everyone knows that radio is transcendent and that of the other electronic media television and movies aren't even a close second. And one of the grea...

Former 'Doctor Who' Stars 'Protest' BBC ... Or Do They?

Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

Former stars of "Doctor Who" were spotted protesting at BBC headquarters. According to several reports, Peter Davison (the Fifth Doctor), Colin Baker ...

Reporting Syria: Assad, Chemical Weapons and the International Media

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

Following the invasion of Iraq our media has more responsibility than ever to ensure that stories coming out about the Syria crisis are examined forensically and reported accurately and that the media are not used as a tool to bump a reluctant public toward supporting for war.

NYT Chief In Huge Fight With BBC Boss Over Scandal

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 11.06.2013 | Media

LONDON — A war of words between media titans over who approved oversized severance payments to outgoing BBC executives is set to move into the U...

A Few Answers About 'Answer Me'

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Answer me this: What 60 year-old song co-written by a German and an American reached No. 1 on the UK singles charts by two different singers at the s...

FIRST LOOK: James Corden And Mathew Baynton Are 'The Wrong Mans'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

"The Wrong Mans" is Hulu's latest foray into original scripted programming, courtesy of "Gavin and Stacey" stars James Corden and Mathew Baynton, who ...

Britain Has to Lead With Soft Power

Indra Adnan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Indra Adnan

Cameron, like Blair, cries: we can't stand idly by, wringing our hands. Damn right: take action but not of the killing kind.

'Luther' Movie In The Works?

Posted 09.03.2013 | Black Voices

Golden Globe award-winner Idirs Elba and his popular BBC crime drama series, “Luther” may have a possible future in theaters, according to the sho...

OMG, I Think I've Got TADD!

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 10.19.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

We seemed to have lost our viewing attention span. What's happened to us? How do folks without a DVR cope?

Can Half The Ads Bring Twice The Value? BBC Thinks So

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.16.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

NEW YORK - Many video ad practitioners bemoan a persistent lack of quality ad space in the industry. But one exec thinks online operators should learn...

'Love Actually' Star Turned Down 'Doctor Who'

Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Bill Nighy turned down the lead role of "Doctor Who." The "Love Actually" star said he won't reveal when he was asked to take on the role, just tha...

WATCH: So THIS Is How You Do It

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media

"Look, will you two shut up just for a second?! We're trying to have a civilized discussion here." -- BBC Radio 4 host James Naughtie, to two shouting...

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.12.2013 | Media

Celebrity-focused magazines and their corresponding websites saw surges in sales and traffic after Kate Middleton gave birth to the royal baby last mo...

5 Reasons HBO Needs to Renew Family Tree

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV
Megan Smolenyak

HBO is apparently on the fence about renewing Family Tree, the mockumentary series dreamed up by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock. It may be that...

The 5 Stages of Accepting a New Doctor Who

The Second City Network | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Sorry, dudes. You thought he was the man that never would, but he has to. And it's not just happening to you, it's happening to everyone, but probably you the hardest. You swear this next Doctor will never blow your socks off, no matter how hard he tries.

A Black Actor Turned Down 'Doctor Who'

Posted 08.06.2013 | TV

A black actor turned down the lead role in "Doctor Who," one of the show's writers Neil Gaiman said. Gaiman took to his blog to answer reader ques...

The New Doctor Isn't All That New To 'Doctor Who'

Posted 08.04.2013 | TV

Peter Capaldi was announced as the new Doctor of "Doctor Who" on Sunday, Aug. 4, but this isn't his first foray into the world of TARDIS travels. I...

Meet The New Star Of 'Doctor Who'

Posted 08.05.2013 | TV

Peter Capaldi was announced as the new Doctor during a "Doctor Who" special on BBC America and BBC One on Sunday. "Being asked to play the Doctor i...

'Doctor Who' Fans, Rejoice!

Posted 07.28.2013 | TV

Here's some news that will delight Whovians and viewers afraid of spoilers: The "Doctor Who" 50th Anniversary special will air at the same time around...