Turkish pop star jailed for mocking religious schools

Ankara, Turkey – Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested for “inciting hatred and enmity” by joking about Turkish religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Kolakoglu, was taken from her home in Istanbul for questioning and formally arrested late Thursday. He was then … Read more

How Sally Buzby Is Putting Her Stamp On ‘The Washington Post’

on a recent July morning, about 250 Washington Post The staff met to discuss the state of democracy, and in particular, how the paper is covering it. Post, which announced “Democracy Dies in Darkness” as its official slogan during the Trump years, and won a Pulitzer last spring for its January 6 coverage, recently adding … Read more

Blackface angered US soprano withdraws from Italian opera

Rome — Soprano Angel Blue says she will not perform at an opera in Italy this month because blackface was used in a different work staging the same stage this summer. The American singer posted a note on her AngelJoyBlue Instagram page saying that she will be kicked out of “La Travita” at the Arena … Read more

Constance Wu says she attempted suicide after ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ tweets

Constance Wu Making a comeback in the limelight. The actor took to Twitter on Thursday for the first time in nearly three years to announce his upcoming book, make a scene, and reflect on what led to her hiatus from both social media and Hollywood. Wu writes, “I was afraid to return to social media … Read more

TikTok’s viral mental age test can determine how old you are

If you’ve ever felt like your age doesn’t quite match the age inside you, you may have a different mental age—and now’s your chance to find out what it is. An online test has taken over TikTok, the culmination of the hashtag #mentalagetest. happened in more than 15.7 million videos on the app – And … Read more

Death of Gabby Petito: Inside Her Last Days with Brian Laundry

“You’re young and Brian is a little controlling,” said Rose, “but do whatever makes you happy, and I’m here to support you.” Meanwhile, Brian Stu. Moving Gabby away from Long Island to a home where she wouldn’t need to pay rent probably ensured in her mind that she would eventually have Gabby, family, friends, or … Read more

Company that bought Trump’s social media app faced subpoena

New York — Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp fell 10% in morning trading on Monday as the company reported summons and related Investigation It could also delay or halt the acquisition of the maker of Trump’s Truth Social app by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Justice Department’s subpoenas follow … Read more

Washington Post newsroom drama may cost this feature editor a promotion: report

A Washington Post features editor was denied promotion a few days after the newspaper’s Internet reporter Taylor Lorenz publicly criticized her According to a report, on Twitter for “miscommunication” associated with one of his stories. David Malitz, a deputy features editor who oversees coverage of culture, arts and entertainment, was up for promotion to run … Read more

Trump’s Truth Affects Social Stocks as Elon Musk Cuts Twitter Deal

millionaire Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter It has promoted the sale of shares to one of the platform’s rivals – former President Donald Trump’s budding Truth social network. Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp., SPAC planning to take Truth Social Public if it can achieve regulatory approval, were down 13% as of Monday afternoon, … Read more

Elon Musk is pushing big in Twitter bid, but now he faces federal heat

Now I know why he is called “Crazy Alone”. The bankers who covered Elon Musk — the electric car space travel And now, presumably, the social-media impresario — tell me his own board member came up with that name a few years ago, before it seemed an impossibility. $43 billion bid for Twitter. It was … Read more