Hey Washingtonians, it’s that time of year: The Hill’s “50 Most Beautiful” list is once again upon us. Nominations for the 12th annual list open Wednesday and anyone is fair game. All you need is one nomination to be considered. Been...Show More Summary
Tom Cruise has always boasted that he does his own stunts. Whether it’s driving a race car in “Days of Thunder,” battling enemies with a samurai sword in “The Last Samurai”...... Or climbing the tallest building in the world, the Burj...Show More Summary
British actor and comedian James Corden took over hosting duty for Craig Ferugson on "The Late Late Show" on CBS Monday night. Corden, who is a big star in England, is not yet a household name in America. However, after just one night,...Show More Summary
New York, March 24, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities in Crimea to allow television and radio outlets based in Ukraine to broadcast in the region, following a statement made by Sergey Aksyonov, the Russia-appointed prime minister in Crimea, indicating that Ukrainian broadcasters that have been taken off...
Last night’s news about news orgs publishing directly to Facebook wasn’t a surprise, exactly — we’ve known this was in the works for months — but it’s been a good excuse to think about the permeable boundaries of modern digital media. Yes, you have a website, but it’s less a freestanding entity than a hub...
Do not insult Taylor Swift's grammar. The Princeton Review recently tried to use the singer's lyrics as an example of bad grammar — except they misquoted the lyric in question. In a section titled "Grammar In Real Life," the practice test states that "Pop lyrics are a great source of bad grammar. Show More Summary
Although its start can be traced back to an earlier program about the Iran hostage crisis, ABC’s “Nightline” officially began 35 years ago today. Frank Reynolds anchored the ABC News program, The Iran Crisis: America Held Hostage, which was launched on November 8, 1979, four days after the U.S. Show More Summary
Now that Hillary Clinton's initial press conference on her email troubles is a week behind us -- and, trust me, this matter is going to malinger through several more weeks and months of news cycles -- it's time to take a closer lookShow More Summary
On Sunday, we got the first teaser trailer from the latest film in Tom Cruise’s “M:I” franchise, “Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.” Filled with the usual jump cutting of action-packed moments while reintroducing us to Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team, the trailer concludes with a shot of Cruise hanging outside a large plane taking off. Show More Summary
Margot Robbie left jaws on the floor after her breakout performance in "Wolf of Wall Street." You know the scene. Pink dress. Long legs. Seductive purr. Leonardo DiCaprio hits the floor at the sight of her. Since then, the Aussie actress has captured roles in major blockbusters, set to release over the next two years. Show More Summary
Some lines from Faith Salie‘s “grammar rant” on today’s “CBS Sunday Morning”: “Whom is an endangered species. …I admit: I feel funny when I use the word whom as I’m talking to my diapered children, but I persist. …Once you give up on whom, what’s next? Are you going to leave the ly’s off your … Read More
The headline from WIVBTV News in Buffalo read, "Troubled Relationship Ends Tragically". Meanwhile, there was this headline in the Savannah Morning News, "Troubled Port Wentworth Marriage Ends in Murder". These are two examples of how...Show More Summary
During a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sean Penn told a fabulous Taps-era anecdote. Having worked on the 1981 film in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania with Tom Cruise, he and another co-star, Billy Van Zandt, welcome Cruise at the airport in LA when the actor followed with a trip out west. Show More Summary
On Thursday, CNN Politics shared a video spoof of Adult Swim’s “Too Many Cooks,” swapping sitcom characters for 2016 presidential hopefuls. CNN shared the video on Facebook on Thursday night with a pretty accurate description: “This CNN Politics video gets weird fast. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Alex Gibney's upcoming Steve Jobs documentary is reportedly "a blistering takedown" that is "deeply unflattering" of the late Apple CEO. So it's no surprise that Apple wanted no part of it. "They didn’t give us any help whatsoever," Gibney told Variety of Apple's lack of involvement with the film. Show More Summary
If you didn’t know already, former governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) is a bit of an axeman. Last evening at a campaign fundraiser/concert in Washington, he was once again spotted rocking out on his guitar. Although the event was not open...Show More Summary
For the 2008 basketball comedy “Semi-Pro,” he posed in character with Heidi Klum in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue as the film’s afro-rocking star, "Jackie Moon." At Comic-Con to promote the animated feature “Megamind” in 2010, in which he voiced the title character, Ferrell showed up dressed as the big-headed blue character. Show More Summary
The viral video \"Too Many Cooks\" has been viewed by over 7 million people, so it was inevitable that others would try to replicate the success of Adult Swim’s internet sensation. Little did we know that the digital team behind CNNShow More Summary
With the news this week that an anti-human trafficking bill stalled in the Senate, Fox is re-airing Greta Van Susteren‘s special on the issue. The report, which took Van Susteren to Southeast Asia in January and includes interviews with Cindy McCain, Sen. Bob Corker, and Rev. Franklin Graham will air on Fox Business Network Saturday night at 10pmET.
One of my proudest moments as a journalist took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the spring of 2009, when Danny Schechter and I both spoke out on behalf of Yevgeniya Plakhina, a young reporter who was fighting for freedom of speech on the Internet. Danny and I were in Almaty, Kazakhstan, to speak at the […]