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On MLK day, O’Reilly declares himself ‘a brother’

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday said that he knew the difference between black musicians because he’s a “brother.” During a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day segment criticizing a New York Times columnist for pointing out that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would be more popular among racists than…

Colbert Super PAC urges South Carolina to vote for Herman Cain

The Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC has released a new TV ad in South Carolina that urges people to vote for Herman Cain in the upcoming Republican primary. The 30-second ad states that the people of South Carolina are frustrated with the current selection of Republican candidates.…

Daily Mirror editor says hacking may have happened there

LONDON — The editor of the Daily Mirror, the main tabloid rival to Rupert Murdoch’s market-leading Sun, told an inquiry Monday that phone hacking might have also happened at his paper. Richard Wallace told the Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press that any hacking at…

Fox News portrays MLK as ‘conservative’ abortion opponent

As festivities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were just getting underway in the nation’s capital on Monday morning, the conservative Fox News Channel hosted Alveda King, the civil rights leader’s niece, for a segment that attempted to portray Dr. King as a Republican-leaning anti-abortion activist. “You know, my uncle…

AP becomes first Western news bureau in North Korea

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The Associated Press said on Sunday it has formally opened a news bureau in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, becoming the first major Western news organisation to operate a fully-staffed bureau in the communist country. AP President and CEO Tom Curley said the opening followed months…

Iranian movie wins best foreign film at Globes

Iranian movie “A Separation” won the best foreign language filmaward at the Golden Globes, beating rivals from China, Spain and Belgium, as well as Angelina Jolie’s debut as a director. The movie by writer/director Asghar Farhadi tells the story of a married couple facing the dilemma of whether to leave Iran for the sake of their family. It…

Silent film ‘The Artist’ wins Globes, eyes Oscars

Silent movie “The Artist” topped the winners at the Golden Globesawards late Sunday, adding three gongs to its growing haul of prizes in the run-up to the all-important Oscars next month. The French-directed movie won best musical/comedy, best musical/comedy actor and best musical score, one more than family drama ”The Descendants” which won…

Elton John to Madonna at Globes: You don’t ‘have a f*cking chance’

Elton John tested the agility of the US censors before the Golden Globes show began, using an obscenity when describing Madonna’s chances against him in the best song category. Speaking on the red carpet, the British singer — up for an award for “Hello, Hello” from “Gnomio and Juliet” —…

Murdoch blasted on Twitter for anti-Google tweets

When News Corp. mogul Rupert Murdoch attacked Google on Twitter for its opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act, he had no idea what he was letting himself in for. “Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts around them. No wonder pouring millions into lobbying,” Murdoch tweeted…

Fox News’ Brit Hume: Urinating on Taliban not ‘despicable’

Fox News commentator Brit Hume argued on Sunday that it was not “despicable” for Marines to urinate on dead Taliban soldiers since the U.S. also kills them with drone strikes. A video uncovered last week by TMZ, showed U.S. Marines urinating on lifeless bodies who were assumed to be members…

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