Forget the cast of Gossip Girl, Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, and Lady Gaga. Mayor Mike Bloomberg brought in some serious entertainment power to really spice up his press conference this afternoon: Saturday Night Live. Well actually, it was just Seth Meyers. But he got to use the whole stage of S ... More >>
Murdoch, not pleasedDespite the last issue of News of the World being published yesterday, the phone hacking scandal haunting Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid -- and his whole News Corp. empire -- is only getting scarier, with new allegations continuing to surface. Over the weekend, another g ... More >>
Reuters via NYTAn idea getting thrown around on the Internet is that American news networks' coverage of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan is a form of "disaster porn." This post from Tokyo photographer Rikki Kasso's blog reposted on Tumblr sums up the argument: Please everybody do not re ... More >>
""recoverycouch.jpg" viaIt happens: some mornings you get to work without having been home the night before and you pull a freshly starched white shirt from the bottom drawer of your desk, you brush your teeth under the fluorescent light of the men's room with one of those little things you p ... More >>
Less than 24 hours after everyone decided that a special panel to evaluate Cathie Black as schools chancellor had to be in the tank for Mayor Bloomberg, the group voted an overwhelming thumbs down for the publishing exec. So much for assumptions. Black got just two out of eight votes on the ... More >>
What do Rupert Murdoch, a former Page Six gossip columnist, a guy who works at the News Corp commissary, and the founder of College Humor have in common? They were all part of what might be the greatest media prank of all time.
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