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US President Donald Trump asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast

February 3, 2017 2:00 am
US President Donald Trump asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ratings at National Prayer Breakfast

President Donald Trump opened his first appearance at the National Prayer Breakfast with a prayer for the television ratings of the man who succeeded him as host of The Apprentice. “They hired a big, big movie star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to take my place. We know how that turned out. The ratings […]

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Greek top court cancels government auction of TV channels

October 27, 2016 12:00 pm
Greek top court cancels government auction of TV channels

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seen on a TV screen as he delivers a speech during the Syriza Party’s congress in Athens, October 13, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Greece’s highest judicial body has ruled that an auction of television licenses conducted by the government last month was flawed, delivering […]

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Pakistan bans airing Indian content on radio and television

October 20, 2016 12:15 pm
Pakistan bans airing Indian content on radio and television

An advertising poster for an Indian film is seen outside a movie theater in Karachi, Pakistan, September 30, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Pakistan is set to enforce a complete ban on airing Indian content on radio and television as of Friday, amid rising tensions between the two neighboring countries over […]

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Melania Trump with Anderson Cooper, of CNN defends Donald Trump: He was ‘egged on’ to make comments with Billy Bush

October 18, 2016 7:00 am
Melania Trump with Anderson Cooper, of CNN defends Donald Trump: He was ‘egged on’ to make comments with Billy Bush

Former Access Hollywood host Billy Bush encouraged Donald Trump to make inappropriate remarks about women in a 2005 video, Melania Trump told CNN’s Anderson Cooper in an interview scheduled to air Monday. The news network ran a story previewing Melania Trump’s first on-camera defence of her husband since The Washington Post published the 2005 […]

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North Korean media say US pressure, sanctions prompted North Korea to become nuclear power

October 7, 2016 2:39 pm
North Korean media say US pressure, sanctions prompted North Korea to become nuclear power

US Secretary of State John Kerry listens during a trilateral meeting discussing North Korea with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts (both unseen), in New York, September 18, 2016. (Photo by AFP) North Korean media say the US administration’s hostile policies toward North Korea led Pyongyang toward becoming a “confident nuclear power.” […]

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TV couple Som and Krystin Lisaius, who drugged baby with cocaine while breast feeding, get probation

October 5, 2016 10:00 am
TV couple Som and Krystin Lisaius, who drugged baby with cocaine while breast feeding, get probation

Krystin Lisaius and husband Somchai Lisaius were arrested on drug charges. Photo / Facebook A married former TV couple have been sentenced to a year of probation after their baby was found with cocaine in her system. The Arizona Daily Star reports that Krystin Rae Lisaius, 26, and husband Somchai Lisaius, […]

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Turkish police shut down pro-Kurdish TV channel

October 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Turkish police shut down pro-Kurdish TV channel

Turkish policemen are seen in the offices and studios of the IMC TV station during a raid on October 4, 2016, in Istanbul. (Photo by AFP) Turkish police have raided the headquarters of a pro-Kurdish television channel amid Ankara’s crackdown on media outlets following the failed coup of July 15. […]

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Donald Trump constantly demeaned women on the set of The Apprentice: AP investigation

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Donald Trump constantly demeaned women on the set of The Apprentice: AP investigation

In his years as a reality TV boss on The Apprentice, Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders who said he rated female contestants by the size of their breasts and talked about which ones he’d like to have sex with. The Associated Press interviewed more than […]

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Game of Thrones conquered the Emmy kingdom, Veep take top honours, and everything else you missed at the Emmys

September 19, 2016 11:00 am
Game of Thrones conquered the Emmy kingdom, Veep take top honours, and everything else you missed at the Emmys

Game of Thrones conquered the Emmy kingdom, honoured as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honoured prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs. Veep repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia-Louis Dreyfus, won a record-breaking sixth Emmy as best […]

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Former BBC DJ and radio presenter in the UK, Chris Denning admits to 21 counts of child sex abuse

August 22, 2016 9:00 pm
Former BBC DJ and radio presenter in the UK, Chris Denning admits to 21 counts of child sex abuse

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning has pleaded guilty to 21 historical child sex offences. A former BBC DJ and radio presenter in the UK, Chris Denning, has admitted abusing 11 children, some as young as eight, with one victim being abused at Jimmy Savile’s house. Denning, 75, will be sentenced […]

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Pakistani protesters launch deadly attack TV station in Karachi

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Pakistani protesters launch deadly attack TV station in Karachi

Pakistani policemen chase activists from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) politicial party during a clash in Karachi on August 22, 2016. (AFP photo) Activists of a key political party clashed with police and ransacked a private television station in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on August 22, leaving […]

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TV presenters told ‘lose weight before you can go back on screen’ – Egypt’s state-run television

August 18, 2016 8:10 am
TV presenters told ‘lose weight before you can go back on screen’ – Egypt’s state-run television

Khadija Khatab, one of the women taken off air, said the decision was “humiliating and even scandalous”. Photo / Twitter Egypt’s state-run television has suspended eight of its female presenters for being overweight – telling them they can return to the air only after they go a diet. The move […]

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Iran’s Arabic Al Alam TV website hacked

August 6, 2016 3:00 pm
Iran’s Arabic Al Alam TV website hacked

The logo of Iran’s Arabic-language Al Alam television news network (file photo) The website of Iran’s Arabic-language Al Alam television news network, has been hacked, marking the latest cyber attack against the Tehran-based channel. On Saturday, the official website of Al Alam was hacked by a group calling itself AMAR^SHG. The […]

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Russian television shows what the Kremlin thinks of Hillary Clinton

August 1, 2016 7:00 am
Russian television shows what the Kremlin thinks of Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is being painted as an enemy of Russia. Photo / AP To understand what the Kremlin thinks about the prospect of Hillary Clinton becoming the US president, it was enough to watch Russian state television coverage of her accepting the Democratic nomination. Viewers were told […]

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Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harrassment

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Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harrassment

Gretchen Carlson sues Roger Ailes for sexual harrassment. Photo / AP After a professional life spent in front of TV cameras, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson isn’t often at a loss for words. But asked how she felt as she watched Roger Ailes – perhaps the most powerful media […]

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