Donald Trump ‘incorrect’ over Time person of the year claims, says magazine
Dec12

Donald Trump ‘incorrect’ over Time person of the year claims, says magazine

Trump claimed he rejected request for an interview and major photo shoot but magazine says: The president is incorrect about how we choose person of the year Donald Trump was incorrect, Time magazine said, when he claimed on Saturday to have taken a pass on an interview and major photo shoot because the publication told him he was only probably going to be named its person of the year. On Saturday morning, former Trump campaign...

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Under-age social media use ‘on the rise’
Dec03

Under-age social media use ‘on the rise’

Image copyright Thinkstock Half of children aged 11 and 12 have a social media profile, despite most platforms’ minimum age being 13, a study from regulator Ofcom suggests. Children’s charity the NSPCC called on the government to act on the issue of under-age profiles. The media watchdog also said children were increasingly getting their news from social media, but most were aware of the concept of fake news. Just 32%...

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Garrison Keillor fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior
Dec03

Garrison Keillor fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior

Former host of A Prairie Home Companion acknowledges touching womans bare back but says story is more complicated than the version MPR heard Garrison Keillor, the former host of A Prairie Home Companion, has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him, the broadcaster said on Wednesday. Keillor told the Associated Press of his firing in an email. In a follow-up...

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Benetton’s controversial art director Oliviero Toscani returns
Dec01

Benetton’s controversial art director Oliviero Toscani returns

The man who is famous for his shock tactics is back at the brand where he made his name, but what can we expect the second time around? A newborn baby, still with umbilical cord. A nun and priest kissing. A white woman, black woman and Asian baby wrapped up together in a blanket. A man with Aids, on his deathbed, surrounded by his family. Three raw hearts, with the words white, black and yellow written on each. All of these images...

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Sia makes paparazzi butt of the joke by posting nude picture herself
Nov12

Sia makes paparazzi butt of the joke by posting nude picture herself

Singer takes on apparent attempt to sell naked image of her by publishing it on her Twitter account Sia Furler, the notoriously private Australian singer and songwriter, has reacted to an apparent attempt to sell naked pictures of her by publishing the image herself on Twitter. The singer, who regularly obscures her face with masks, wigs or even a paper bag when in public, posted the picture in a cheerful tweet that read: Someone is...

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