Leslie Jones' website hacked, nude pics posted, reports say

August 24, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Leslie Jones arrives for the “Ghostbusters” premiere. (AP) Leslie Jones’ personal website was hacked, according to multiple media reports. Reports say images of Jones’ driver’s license and passport were published on her website, along with nude pictures that appeared to be of the “Saturday Night Live” star and explicit videos. It is not clear if …

Renee Zellweger slams questions about aging in Hollywood

August 24, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

  Renee Zellweger would really appreciate it if everyone would stop talking about her face. The 47-year-old actress has been the subject of media scrutiny over her appearance for years. Now as she prepares to break her six-year hiatus from Hollywood with the release of “Bridget Jones’ Baby,” Zellweger is once again dealing with the …

Kate Gosselin explains tough decision to send son away

August 24, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Participant Kate Gosselin speaks about the NBC television show “The Celebrity Apprentice” during the TCA presentations in Pasadena, California, January 16, 2015. (Reuters) Former reality star Kate Gosselin opened up on her decision to send one of her kids away on a learning program. “Collin has special needs,” the former “Kate Plus 8” star told …

FBI: Russian hacked NY Times reporters

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

The intrusions, detected in recent months, are under investigation by the FBI and other US security agencies. Investigators so far believe that Russian intelligence is likely behind the attacks and that Russian hackers are targeting news organizations as part of a broader series of hacks that also have focused on Democratic Party organizations, the officials …

CEOs Must Create The Business Model Innovation Sandbox

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

The worst place to develop a new business model is from within your existing business model. – Clay Christensen The top 10 industries that are being disrupted the most by digital are media, telecom, consumer financial services, retail, technology, insurance consumer products, nonprofits, business and professional services, and education. 90% of the executives in these …

A changing media: Crisis or opportunity?

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

This is an excerpt from my chapter for Don’t Dream It’s Over: Reimagining journalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, a collaborative title exploring the past, present and future of journalism in New Zealand, commissioned and compiled by the good people at Freerange Press. I was an editor on the book, which is out this week. Read …

The Bachelor's Sean and Catherine Lowe (and Their Newborn Baby Boy!) Take Us on a Tour of Their Contemporary Home

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici Lowe are not only new parents to their baby boy Samuel—who they welcomed into the world in July—but they’re also new homeowners of a gorgeous, contemporary-style house that they bought just four months ago. E! News caught up with the season 17 Bachelor couple at their home in Dallas where they chatted about parenthood, …

Political Campaigns And Student Debt

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Wealthy people gain political influence by making large campaign contributions. The opposite is also true. Those who do not fund office-seekers can expect to be disregarded at decision-making time. This political precept is particularly applicable when it comes to young people and students. Survey data do not exist to indicate how much money young people …

Internet Deep Dives: We Googled Barb From Stranger Things so You Don't Have To

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Courtesy Netflix Readers, we have a confession to make: We love to Google. And not just for occasions like wondering whether the episode of The Bachelor is new or if Zac Efron has ever worn jean shorts (spoiler alert: they’re cutoffs). No, we prefer our Googling to come in the form of near-obsessive deep dives. If we’re …

Can We 'Love' Our Politican Enemies – Even Donald Trump?

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

“Love your enemies,” Jesus said. But does the daunting concept really apply to our hostile politics today? Can Democrats love conservatives? Is it possible for Hillary Clinton supporters to — gasp — love Donald Trump? Can Trump be loved even by Republicans who are convinced he is destroying their party? Yes, actually. As a staff …

Sea launch follows threat over military exercise

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

North Korea’s launch took place in the waters off Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, in the early morning. This comes amid the annual joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea, which kicked off on Monday. The annual drill includes 25,000 US troops, the bulk of which are already stationed in Korea, according to …

Newlyweds: 'The Financial Talk' Before The Walk (Down The Aisle)

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Now that same sex marriage is the law of the land, engaged gay couples are going to be having some serious chats about money if they want their love to survive the ever after. Before your walk down the aisle make sure you have “The Financial Talk.” By David Rae, CFP® Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ Used …

Fuller House Is Recasting 2 Familiar Faces from DJ's Past

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

ABC Fuller House is welcoming a few familiar faces back into the fold for season two—but they’re going to look very different from the last time you saw them. E! News has learned that the show is recasting two characters from DJ’s past who will resurface in the second season finale of the Netflix revival. …

Inside Hillary Clinton's Star-Studded Fundraiser With Hosts Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Twitter When Hillary Clinton‘s campaign lands in Los Angeles, some celebrities are bound to follow. It certainly was the case Tuesday afternoon when the Democratic presidential nominee attended a Hillary Victory Fund event where some familiar Hollywood faces stopped by to show their support. “Look who came over for lunch… #imwithher,” host Jessica Biel wrote on …

Trump: Obama's flood visit 'too late'

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

“We are heartbroken by the loss of life,” Obama said after seeing firsthand the damage in the state’s capital that has caused more than 106,000 residents and households to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. More than 60,000 homes were damaged, officials said, and 13 people were killed. “I think anybody who …

'Sad day:' Russia banned from Paralympics

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

Russia’s appeal against the blanket ban imposed by Paralympics officials was rejected Tuesday — ending any hope the country’s Paralympians had of competing in Rio. The Court for the Arbitration of Sport upheld the decision made by the International Paralympic Committee following allegations of state-sponsored doping. Follow @cnnsport A statement for CAS found that the …

Has Trump just changed his whole immigration policy?

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

More than a year later, Trump, now the Republican nominee, is preparing to wade back into the heated immigration debate. This time, though, he appears poised to lay out a more nuanced immigration policy — one that could foll back some of the unapologetically blunt proposals that helped carry him to victory in the GOP …

The Tesla Model S P100D really, seriously goes over 300 miles this time

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

The first time may have been a Pyrrhic victory. In April, an updated 90D emerged with a kinda, sorta 300-mile range and a new face. Tuesday, Tesla announced that a new 100-kilowatt-hour battery would deliver 315 miles on the EPA cycle and accelerate up to 60 mph faster than falling off the roof when equipped …

Amy Schumer reveals she was hospitalized in Hawaii

August 23, 2016,  has blogged 10974 posts

  A visit to Hawaii for most people is relaxing and fun, but not for Amy Schumer. The comedian says she was hospitalized this summer with bronchitis while shooting a film with Goldie Hawn in Hawaii. As a guest Monday night on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” Schumer said she had difficulty speaking, was …