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Thailand Censors Cnn, Blocks Cnn And Bbc Websites

The military junta ruling Thailand has come under new attack by domestic human rights organizations and international journalists groups after it censored CNN's broadcast of an interview with former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra conducted in...

Cramer Quits As Head Of Cnn International

Chris Cramer, the British-born managing director of CNN International, which reaches an overseas audience of some 200 million, abruptly resigned Wednesday after serving in his position for 11 years. Cramer, who came to CNN from...

2007: The Year Of Hdtv For Directv

Virtually all the popular channels currently available in standard definition will be beaming in high definition over DirecTV by the end of this year, president and CEO Chase Carey said at the Consumer Electronics Convention...

Cnn Bringing Back Long-form Tv Documentaries

Hoping to revive the moribund long-form investigative documentary on television, CNN said it will launch CNN: Special Investigations Unit on Saturday, Jan. 20. It said that the program will feature reports by Christiane Amanpour, Anderson...

Showbiz Review Of The Year

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw 2006 has been a year of showbiz scandal. Careers have been made and destroyed and marriages have started and ended. If there's one lasting and poignant message for celebrities to...

Brown's Kids Pull Out Of Chat Show Over Widow's Interview

JAMES BROWN's grown-up children refused to be part of a TV tribute to the late soul legend on CNN show LARRY KING LIVE on Wednesday night (03JAN07) when they discovered his widow would be taking...

Brown's Widow Fears She's Lost Home

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE fears she has lost the mansion she has called home for the past decade as part of a shady tax-saving move pulled off by her late husband. Hynie...

Brown's Widow Was Battling Pill Addiction When Soul Great Died

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE was battling a painkiller addiction in hospital when she learned her husband had died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Brown insisted his wife take time off to seek help for...

How To Air An Execution?

As images of the hanging of Saddam Hussein quickly surfaced on the Internet, U.S. television news executives wrestled with the question of how much of the video should be broadcast. Initially the Iraqi government refused...

Cnn Airs Ford's Views On Iraq

A never-before-aired interview with the late President Ford in which he criticized President Bush's decision to invade Iraq was broadcast Thursday on CNN. In the interview, conducted by the Washington Post's Bob Woodward two years...

Music Review Of 2006

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw It's been another busy year in the music world. Songs have topped charts, albums have flown off shelves and musicians have kept up the grand old tradition of rock and...

As The Nation Goes, So Go The News Nets

The apparent national shift in political sentiment seems to be reflected in the ratings for the cable news networks, with Fox News Network dropping out of the top ten cable outlets. MSNBC, on the other...

Iraqi Journalists Being Killed In "Staggering" Numbers

Iraqi journalists aiding U.S. news media are suffering far greater casualties than their American counterparts who are forced to live in fortified compounds and travel while embedded with the U.S. military, CNN Baghdad correspondent Michael...

Ex-cnn Chief To Fly Pro-war Bloggers To Iraq

Former CNN news chief Eason Jordan has invited conservative bloggers Michelle Malkin and Curt (who does not disclose his surname) of FloppingAces.com, to fly to Iraq at Jordan's expense to investigate a controversial Associated Press...

Ex-cnn Chief Jordan To Launch Iraq Website

Pioneering cable newsman Eason Jordan says he is launching a website, IraqSlogger.com, next week that will attempt to provide "nonpartisan" information about the war in Iraq principally from Iraqi natives. Jordan joined CNN in 1982...

Jolie Confirms Mom Is Battling Cancer

ANGELINA JOLIE has confirmed her mother is battling ovarian cancer, but she expects her to win her fight against the disease. Taping an upcoming chat with CNN chat show host LARRY KING, the actress insists...

France Launches Its Own Version Of Cnn

France on Wednesday launched a French-language all-news satellite network that will compete worldwide with CNN and the BBC World Service. The channel is the brainchild of French President Jacques Chirac, who complained at the outset...

Former Adult Film Star Slams Federline Affair

Former adult film actress KENDRA JADE has slammed reports she had an affair with KEVIN FEDERLINE while he was still married to pop star BRITNEY SPEARS. Media reports claim the two met in Las Vegas...

Griffin In Mid-air Scare

US comedienne KATHY GRIFFIN had a mid-air scare on a flight to a show recently when a light bulb burned out in an airplane toilet, forcing pilots to make an emergency landing. The redhead comic...

Cnn Co-founder Amazed By Growing Audience For Msnbc

CNN co-founder Reese Schonfeld has taken note of MSNBC's continued rise in the ratings -- particularly against Headline News. "Six months ago Headline and MSNBC were running neck and neck, now it isn't even a...

Capone-n-noreaga Ask Fans To Vote On Reunion Album

Hip-hop duo CAPONE-N-NOREAGA have healed their two-year rift and are asking fans to decide if they should record a new album together. N.O.R.E. - real name VICTOR SANTIAGO - admits he lied about the reasons...

Karmazin Wanted To Buy Cnn

While Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone may fret over the company's recent inability to put together a deal to buy MySpace, the company's former President and COO, Mel Karmazin, said Thursday that he wishes he could...

Cnn Anchor Calls Iraq "A Mess"

CNN correspondent John Roberts, who recently returned from Iraq, says that U.S. television has been unable to convey the extent of the chaos that currently wracks that country. "The place is a mess. It's an...

Baldwin Not So Bitter Towards Basinger

ALEC BALDWIN has hinted his bitter divorce and custody battle with ex-wife KIM BASINGER is over after taking time to praise her mothering skills on US TV. The movie star has been embroiled in a...

Bush's Daughter Robbed

One of US President GEORGE W BUSH's daughters has had her purse and mobile phone snatched in Argentina. BARBARA BUSH, 24, was reportedly robbed on a night out at a restaurant in Buenos Aires on...

Baldwin: 'Maybe I'm Difficult To Live With'

ALEC BALDWIN fears he's difficult to live with after splitting with longtime girlfriend NICOLE SEIDEL. The movie star partly blames his busy life and his custody battle with ex-wife KIM BASINGER for the split and...

Cnn Host Sued After Woman's Suicide

The family of a Florida woman who killed herself after being aggressively interviewed by CNN host NANCY GRACE about her son's disappearance are suing both Grace and bosses at CNN's HEADLINE NEWS. Members of...

Richards Banned From Comedy Club

LATEST: Comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS has been banned from a Los Angeles comedy club after hurling racially-charged insults at black audience members during a stand-up routine there. Richards, who played quirky COSMO KRAMER opposite Seinfeld in...

Seinfeld Star Richards In Race Attack

Former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS left comedy fans stunned during a Friday night (17NOV06) performance at Los Angeles' Laugh Factory when he blasted a pair of African-American hecklers with a racist rant. The funnyman, who...

Hotel Chain Blocks Cnn

Stoney Creek Hospitality Corp., a Midwest hotel chain, has blocked CNN from the selection of TV channels it provides to guests, claiming that an Oct. 18 report showing Iraqi insurgents shooting U.S. troops was "shocking...

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