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Spj Condemns Networks For "Checkbook Journalism"

The Society of Professional Journalists has employed strong language to rebuke news organizations who sidestep journalistic ethics rules against paying subjects for interviews. In a statement released at its Indianapolis headquarters, the SPJ said that...

Neve Campbell Overwhelmed By Oil Project

Neve Campbell is campaigning against oil companies with her new movie 'Dirty Oil'.The 'Scream' actress narrates the British film, which highlights the controversial about the practice of extracting oil from tar sands on the beaches...

Reality Show Contestant Dies During Production

The practice of assigning increasingly difficult -- and often dangerous -- challenges to reality-show contestants culminated on Aug. 19, when a contestant on a Pakistani reality show drowned in a lake in Bangkok during the...

Panic At The Disco To Keep Going

Panic At The Disco have vowed to continue, despite the departure of two members.Guitarist and songwriter Ryan Ross and bassist Jon Walker left the group earlier this week, but singer Brendon Urie and drummer Spencer...

Freelance Joke Writers Rile Wga

Although the practice apparently violates their contracts with the Writers Guild of America, producers of many late-night comedy shows frequently buy jokes that are submitted to them by email from an "underground network" of freelancers...

Ulrich Downloads Metallica Album

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed that he illegally downloaded the band's latest album DEATH MAGNETIC.The revelation is something of a volte face for the rock musician, who has been one of the most vocal...

By on 10 March 2009

James Whitmore, Famed For One-man Shows, Dead At 87

James Whitmore, who was the only actor ever to be nominated for an Oscar for a film in which he was the only performer, died Friday of lung cancer in Los Angeles at age 87....

Departing Fcc Chairman Wants Cable Companies Fined

Outgoing FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has proposed that fines be leveled against the nation's top cable operators for allegedly failing to provide documents to the commission related to their rate increases for migrating analog channels...

Violence Punctuates Notorious Screenings

Studio executives are likely to consider reviving the practice of opening so-called urban films on Wednesdays instead of Fridays following at least two violent incidents connected with the screening of Notorious over the weekend. (The...

Tv's Jack Bauer Makes Torture Popular, Doctor Claims

24 character Jack Bauer is behind a glamourisation of torture, according to a new medical report.Writing in the Lancet journal, Dr Homer Drae Venters of New York University claims the ruthless actions of the counterterrorism...

By on 28 November 2008

Bbc3 Commissions Second Series Of Lily Allen And Friends

BBC Three viewers can expect more Lily Allen on their screens after her chat-show was commissioned for a second series.Eight new 45-minute episodes of Lily Allen and Friends are in the works, a BBC statement...

By on 01 April 2008

Rowling Admits "Suicidal Thoughts" After Marriage Breakup

JK Rowling has admitted to feeling suicidal after the collapse of her first marriage.The Harry Potter author married Portuguese journalist Jorge Arantes in 1992 while working as an English language teacher and the pair had...

By on 23 March 2008

Rowling Admits To "Suicidal Thoughts" After Marriage Breakup

The Harry Potter author married Portuguese journalist Jorge Arantes in 1992 while working as an English language teacher and the pair had a child, Jessica, in July 1993.But the couple divorced in November of that...

By on 23 March 2008

Cd-burning 'Could Be Legal'

New government proposals regarding the UK's copyright laws could legalise copying music from CDs to a home computer.While millions of music fans regularly 'rip' discs to their computer before moving the files to their PC...

By on 08 January 2008

Kelly Pulls Out Of Strictly

Kelly Brook has withdrawn from BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing following the death of her father on Monday.The 28-year-old had vowed earlier in the week to continue rehearsing for tomorrow's live show in honour of her...

By on 30 November 2007

Spice Kids Attend Rehearsals

Geri Halliwell has said that the Spice Girls' rehearsals are going well, adding the group had family around them throughout the practice sessions.In her blog on the Spice Girls website, the singer said preparations for...

By on 07 November 2007

Google Unveils Copyright Filtering System

Google on Monday unveiled what it called "YouTube Video Identification" aimed at making it easier for movie and TV copyright owners to prevent the unauthorized use of their material on Google's YouTube site. "We're delighted...

Shakeup At Boston Legal

Four primary cast members of Boston Legal, Julie Bowen, Mark Valley, Rene Auberjonois and Constance Zimmer, have been fired, according to TV Guide columnist Michael Ausiello. At the same time, John Larroquette (Night Court, The...

Stars Appearing As Their Characters In Movie Promotion

Following the success of its publicity campaign for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan in which star Sacha Baron Cohen remained in character for TV and print interviews and...

Flynn Boyle Confirms Marriage

LATEST: LARA FLYNN BOYLE has confirmed she is now a married woman, after tying the knot with DONALD RAY THOMAS on Monday (18DEC06). The former star of THE PRACTICE met Thomas two years ago (04)...

Boxer Demands Probe Of Quashed Fcc Reports

California Sen. Barbara Boxer has revealed the existence of a second FCC study warning of the impact of greater media consolidation that may have been suppressed by commission members. On Monday, Boxer asked the FCC's...

Nicholson And Boyle Back Together?

Legendary actor JACK NICHOLSON and LARA FLYNN BOYLE have been photographed enjoying a holiday together in Saint Tropez, fuelling rumours the former couple have rekindled their romance. Nicholson, 69 and Boyle, 36, were spotted lounging...

Shatner, Danner And Garrett Early Emmy Winners

LATEST: WILLIAM SHATNER, BLYTHE DANNER and BRAD GARRETT were among the early winners at Sunday's (18SEP05) Emmy awards in Los Angeles. The former STAR TREK star won his second consecutive Best Supporting Actor In...

Lara Back On Tv As Casino Boss

Actress LARA FLYNN BOYLE is heading back to TV two years after being axed from drama series THE PRACTICE to join the cast of hit US show LAS VEGAS. The MEN IN BLACK II...

Manheim's Lesbian Dreams Dashed

Actress CAMRYN MANHEIM has a huge regret that's she's not a lesbian. The former star of THE PRACTICE admits she once felt that she fitted the stereotype of a gay female - and held...

Boyle Provides Bedroom Comforts For Dogsactress Lara Flynn Boyle Has Purchased Herself An Extra-large Bed - So Her Five Dogs Can Sleep On It With Her.

The former star of THE PRACTICE admits she likes to have her pooches with her at night, so she's made moves to accommodate them. She says, "I have a very large bed....

Rhys-meyers To Play Elvis

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has landed his biggest role to date - as legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY. The Dublin native, who has appeared in such films as BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM and ALEXANDER, beat...

Betty White Joins Boston Legal

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star BETTY WHITE is making a return to TV, with a recurring role in DAVID E KELLEY's hit new series BOSTON LEGAL. The 82-year-old actress has signed up to make multiple...

Sokoloff's Babysitting Nightmare On Desperate Housewives

Actress MARLA SOKOLOFF had a worrying time during her brief stint as a nanny on the hit American show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - because she'd never held a baby before. The former star of THE...

Manheim Gets Revenge On Danza

Actress CAMRYN MANHEIM settled a 10 year grudge against TONY DANZA this morning (07DEC04) - by making him strip on TV. The former star of THE PRACTICE worked with Danza on 1994 TV movie...

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