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Republicans are out of step with a divided America. Can Barack Obama's second term heal the country?
Wednesday 07 November 2012
There's at least one year, and possibly two, before the President's opponents call him a lame duck. That means opportunities aplenty to be a transformational president
Monday 29 October 2012
The Premier League will change broadcast partner in the United States from next season after announcing a two-year deal with the NBC Sports Group.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
If the turtles, groupers, rays and alligators that inhabit the Tampa Aquarium woke up with a hangover yesterday you can't blame them. On Monday night, the fish tank galleries were packed with convention VIPs invited to drink considerable volumes of booze as guests of the American drinks industry. Those spotted enjoying the liquid networking included David Corn, the distinctively un-conservative writer at Mother Jones, and Fred Karger who tried earlier this year to run as America's first gay presidential candidate. The night turned distinctly Austin Powers when two scantily attired mermaids dived into a tank to frolic with shoals of shimmering fish.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Beloved star's comeback sparks network bidding war after new drugs help control his symptoms
Tuesday 21 August 2012
NBC is making it official: Michael J. Fox is coming back to series TV more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinson's disease.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Nobel peace laureates led by Desmond Tutu condemn controversial reality show
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Controversy over the coverage of the Olympics on American television deepened today when NBC was accused of deliberately editing footage of the women’s team gymnastics in order to create what critics called “fake suspense.”
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Twitter's decision to suspend the account of The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, Guy Adams, was a spectacular own goal. Mr Adams's supposed crime was to encourage his followers on the site to email an NBC exec to complain that the network's coverage of the Olympics was subject to unnecessary delay.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
It became apparent yesterday that Twitter has been caught up in a storm of its own making when it emerged that it was the social networking site that had alerted NBC to the critical tweets by The Independent’s Guy Adams, which resulted in him being banned from the site.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent Guy Adams has account frozen after criticising US TV network
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- 2 It’s shameful that our universities have accepted gender segregation under pressure from the most oppressive religious fanatics
- 3 Sir Ian McKellen hits back at Damian Lewis' 'fruity actor' claims
- 4 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 5 Selfie at funeral: Cameron squeezes in on Obama snap at Mandela memorial