Debra Messing slams E! for wage equality during live Golden Globes red carpet interview

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‘Unclear, unfunny, delete’: editor’s notes on Milo Yiannopoulos book revealed

Court submissions over far-right provocateurs memoir reveal concerns over weak arguments, boasting and racism Court documents filed in the US have revealed the editorial concerns of the publisher Simon & Schuster about the manuscript of the alt-right controversialist Milo Yiannopouloss autobiography Dangerous. Having reportedly secured the book for an advance of $255,000 (200,000), Yiannopoulos set [&hellip

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The Best Comments From Milo Yiannopoulos’ Editor On His Spiked Manuscript

The book, Dangerous, was to be produced by Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of the publishing giant, but was dropped in late February following intense criticisms by other authors and the general public. (The same month, Yiannopoulos made comments seemingly defending pedophilia, in addition to his regularly scheduled promotion of racism, sexism and other forms of [&hellip

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Murdoch Solves Empire Succession by Getting Rid of the Empire

For decades, investors, analysts, busybodies, columnists and gossips have loved to chew over the ultimate media-dynasty question: When Elisabeth Murdoch Sumner Redstone, long neglected. That inadvertently touched off one of the most tangled and

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‘You’ll never work again’: women tell how sexual harassment broke their careers

Actors, writers, assistants, comedians and journalists speak out about the toll that sexual assault and harassment in the workplace took on their futures As women come forward with accusations of sexual harassment in politics, media, entertainment and other fields, following the flood of allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, it is striking how many of [&hellip

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Priti Patel wanted to send aid money to Israeli army, No 10 confirms

International development secretary failed to inform Theresa May of the plans after secret meetings with Israeli figures including Benjamin Netanyahu Priti Patels position in the cabinet was increasingly precarious after it emerged she had failed to inform Theresa May of departmental plans to send aid money to the Israeli army. The UKs international development secretary [&hellip

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Sky threatens to shut down Sky News

In a submission made to the CMA last month, but published by the regulator on Tuesday, Sky said it “would likely be prompted to review” its position if “the continued provision of Sky News in its current form unduly impeded merger and/or other corporate opportunities available in relation to Sky’s broader business”. This would particularly [&hellip

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It’s the Worst Time Ever To Release The PunisherJust Like Every Other Time

Just days before this year's New York Comic Con, Marvel and Netflix cancelled their panel for The Punisher. The mass shooting in Las Vegas a few days prior had left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured and "it wouldn't be appropriate" for the violent, gun-heavy show to participate in the convention at that [&hellip

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Beijing pressured Australian publisher into canceling book release, author says

Hoping to find a new publisher for this book on issue of vital importance to Australia’s future https://t.co/XldDoMZlXZ — Clive Hamilton (@CliveCHamilton) November 12, 2017 “After extensive legal advice we decided to delay publication of Clive’s book ‘Silent Invasion’ until certain matters currently before the courts have been decided,” the publisher said in a statement. [&hellip

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6 Famous Writers Who Secretly Wrote Insane Pieces Of Trash

Writing is like sex — it’s exhausting, it involves more bodily fluids than anyone is entirely comfortable with, and the only way to get better is with practice. That’s why every writer has one or two dark secrets lurking in a bottom desk drawer somewhere. Some are unfortunate enough to have those secrets housed in [&hellip

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