Viewer offered BBC’s Steph McGovern £20 to 'correct' her northern accent |via`tko The Guardian (I like it! One of the reasons I love UK programming is that they show REAL people instead of the plastic Barbies we use in America.)
Mishal Husain and Aung San Suu Kyi. "Aung San Suu Kyi in anti-Muslim spat with BBC presenter" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/burmamyanmar/12204113/Aung-San-Suu-Kyi-in-anti-Muslim-spat-with-BBC-presenter.html
Online action by women to remove sexist magazines from grocery stores is final nail in the coffin for offensive mags / "Nuts" magazine to cease publication both in print and online / Good riddance!!! Well done ladies!!
iTunes and the US government are both reportedly overhauling their rules for licensing cover versions. But the music industry is conflicted about how to handle a great tradition of pop-scavenging - well it adds a quality control layer I guess but who are the people that decide which versions are good to go? Nanny state!!!!