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Westgate, One Year On

Anne Soy | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Anne Soy

A year after one of the most horrifying attacks on Kenyan soil, there is little around Westgate Shopping Centre to remind us of the siege last year in which 67 people died.

Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby Admits He Sometimes Doubts The Existence Of God

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.18.2014 | Religion

Even the Archbishop of Canterbury struggles with doubt. During a BBC interview, the Most Reverend Justin Welby admitted that at times, he questions...

Scotland Should Vote Yes for Independence, Yes for the Future of the Scottish People

Anne Stevenson | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Anne Stevenson

The proud words of Scotland's unofficial national anthem, "O Flower of Scotland" are a lot like the American anthem -- if we'd lost the Revolutionary War to the British.

Well, We Didn't See This Doctor Who Monster Coming

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.21.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 3: Robot Of Sherwood At last! Steven Moffat gives us a Doctor W...

Weak 'Doctor Who' Episode Is Redeemed By Juicy Season Hints

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 09.07.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 3: Robot Of Sherwood 'Robot Of Sherwood' treated us to a lighth...

The Coalition Against ISIS

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Unlike the neocons that ran Bush's failed foreign policy, President Obama is not going to be rushed into another ground war. He believes he needs a strong coalition, including Arab countries, and a more inclusive Iraqi government, to ensure a broader and more enduring solution.

Doctor Is Kind Of A Jerk In Brand New Episode

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.31.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don't read ahead if you haven't watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 2: Into The Dalek Steven Moffat has never shied away from liter...

I Love My Radio: My Stroll With Owen Bennett-Jones

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
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Ebenezar Wikina

After twisting both knobs back and forth for a while, I finally caught a shortwave signal and guess whose voice I heard? Mr Owen Bennett Jones' presenting news hour on the BBC World Service.

Doctor Who Premiere Gives The Closure We Needed

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 08.24.2014 | TV

SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read ahead if you haven’t watched Doctor Who series 8, episode 1: Deep Breath Steven Moffat takes questionable pleasure in...

Maureen Ryan

New 'Doctor Who' Gives Capaldi Room To Shine, But 'Intruders' Just Frustrates

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

With the launch of a season of "Doctor Who"-- complete with a new Doctor -- and the debut of the spooky drama "Intruders," things are busy over at BBC...

Richard Nixon: Honk If You Think He Was Guilty

Michael Winship | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In those early August days, events would reach a crescendo but none of us knew the final outcome, and that was Alistair Cooke's problem.

'Sherlock': Brainy Modernity's Last Bow

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

In the hands of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes has reappeared, but this time as a manipulative intellectual lacking in empathy or warm feelings.

BBC Confronts Gender Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media

The BBC Trust's annual report draws out a clear proposal to "improve the representation of women on air." The report, which outlines the news organ...

Why Google's Removal of News Links in the EU Is a Good Thing

Evan Leatherwood | Posted 09.08.2014 | Technology
Evan Leatherwood

The furor over Google's removal of news links in the EU will, I hope, alert people to the dangers of allowing a single, commercially motivated entity to effectively be the sole gatekeeper and organizer of the Web's information.

'Green News Report' - July 8, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record...

BBC Fighting Its Addiction To False Climate Change Balance

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media

BBC journalists are being told to stop giving so much time to guests who deny that climate change is happening. The broadcasting giant has been har...

This Is The Kind Of BS That Women In TV Have To Deal With

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media

This is Susanna Reid. Reid is a very successful television journalist in the UK. She is so successful, in fact, that she was poached from the B...

Google Is Removing Negative Coverage Of Powerful People From Its Search Results

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.04.2014 | Media

The implementation of the European Union's so-called "right to be forgotten" policy is already having a worrying impact on the media, with at least tw...

Dolly Parton Rocks Our World Performing 'Jolene' At Glastonbury Festival

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

Back in 1973, Dolly Parton wowed the world with her now-legendary song "Jolene." Now, over four decades later, she's done it all over again with an in...

The First Thing You Do in War Is Take Over the Communications System, or Why I Love Sheffield Doc Fest

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media
Vivian Norris

Money and the enormous wealth gap has lead to a non-democratic representation in the media sphere and that now extends to so-called public television.

If You Thought There Was Only One British Accent...

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy

Have you ever thought that there was only ONE British accent (and then wished you had it)? If so, you're in for a brilliant awakening. In this sho...

The 'Teletubbies' Are Making A Psychedelic Comeback

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.16.2014 | Entertainment

Say hello to the new and improved "Teletubbies." The show that gave more than a few of us nightmares in our youth is coming back to television aft...

BBC News Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media

The BBC will reportedly cut as many as 600 jobs in its news and radio divisions over the next two years. The corporation plans to announce between ...

Cherry Ames, a Rebel With a Cause, Who Would Surely Shake Up the VA

Joseph Cooper | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

A 1940s Juvenile Fiction heroine was a "disruptor" - who lowered temperatures, raised spirits, and healed WW II wounded. --------------------------...

(VIDEO) BBC Research: Mobile Is Best Device To Reach Affluent Consumers

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- Research commissioned by BBC Worldwide shows the top 20% highest earners are fully engaged and readily reachable by mobile advertisers. "Se...