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NKorea, Meet 'The Teletubbies'

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Though Dennis Rodman failed to singlehandedly transform the West's relationship with North Korea, another unlikely group of colorful 1990s "diplomats"...

Doctor Who Christmas Special Delivers Record Ratings

Aaron Sagers | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

The 11th Doctor is out, but the ratings are in.


Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 02.28.2014 | Media

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launc...

Kanye West Is Finally Getting What He Deserves

Azeem Khan | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Kanye West is a larger-than-life figure, a self-proclaimed god, and according to him, the biggest rockstar on the planet. Whether or not you agree wit...

A War in Time of Peace: 'Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves' Revisited

Kevin Childs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Childs

There's a modern postscript to Gardell's drama: Benjamin visits Rasmus' grave for the first time and learns that a year after Rasmus died his father also died, perhaps of remorse and his mother was condemned to live on another 20 lonely years.

Al Jazeera America: News We Need to See and Hear

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Books
Geri Spieler

Al Jazeera came to the main stage during the Arab protests in 2011 known as the "Arab Spring." Broadcasting in English, the network was able to bring news of the unfolding events from regions no other network could access.

Media: Play Fair With Economic Reporting on Greece

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media
Robert Naiman

The Greek government is forecasting 0.6 percent economic growth in 2014, after six straight years of economic contraction. But the OECD doesn't agree with the Greek government's forecast of modest good news.

'Sherlock' Season 3 Is Back

Posted 11.29.2013 | TV

The Cumber Collective better be ready because "Sherlock" is back! The BBC's show starring Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the UK on New Year's Day...

Maureen Ryan

Building The Perfect Doctor | Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.21.2013 | TV

How do you build a character who lasts for 50 years and is beloved around the world? Simple: You don't mess with the Doctor. At least that's t...

Exclusive: Tom Baker to Appear in 'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special

Aaron Sagers | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Tom Baker has revealed in a recent interview that he would be in this Saturday's 75-minute "Dr. Who" special. "I am in the special," said Baker. "I'm not supposed to tell you that, but I tell you that very willingly and specifically; the BBC told me not to tell anybody but I'm telling you straightaway."

BBC Plans To Launch More #BBCtrending Channels

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - It's barely been three weeks since the BBC's global news division launched a new video and text strand to cover news of, with and for the hea...

Movie Review: Philomena

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Her name is Philomena Lee and, as played by Judi Dench in what should be an Oscar-nominated performance, she's a deceptively ordinary older woman with a mission.

Oprah: Old Racists 'Just Have To Die'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

Oprah did not hold back when talking about race in an interview with the BBC on Friday. She was in the UK to promote "The Butler," and forthrightly...

Together For The First Time

Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

"The Day of the Doctor" is upon us. BBC America will celebrate the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 2:50 p.m. EST. In ...

BBC Under Fire For Prince Harry Joke

Posted 10.28.2013 | Media

The BBC is under fire for jokingly suggesting that Prince Harry has snorted cocaine before. Comedian Jo Brand made the joke on the BBC1 quiz show ...

'The Day Of The Doctor' Is Upon Us

Posted 10.20.2013 | TV

"The Day of The Doctor" is upon us. On Saturday, Nov. 23, BBC will celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who" with one epic special. Above, che...

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 03.24.2016 | 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.