Day: May 25, 2011

UPDATE: X-FACTOR USA JUDGE CHERYL COLE REPLACED BY NICOLE SCHERZINGER

TMZ reports that Britain’s biggest fraud abroad Cheryl Cole is no longer an X-Factor USA judge and has been replaced by former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. She will sit alongside Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and LA Reid on the judging panel. The website says the decision to replace Cheryl happened very recently. …………………………. If this is true then I am glad that US TV executives have finally seen sense! The decision to sign Cheryl on as a judge and to have Nicole []

UK NEWS: TWITTER WILL NOTIFY USERS ACCUSED OF GAGGING ORDER BREACHES

Via The Guardian Twitter will notify its users before handing their personal information to UK authorities seeking to prosecute them over alleged breaches of privacy injunctions, a senior executive at the company said on Thursday. Asked about the escalating dispute over gagging orders in Britain, Twitter’s general manager of European operations, Tony Wang, said: “Platforms should have responsibility not to defend the user, but to protect that user’s right to defend him or herself.” Twitter was thrown into the centre of the []

TV/FILM: BROWN PAPER DOLLS INTERVIEW

UK blogger Michelle Owusu at SceneTV recently caught up with Brown Paper Dolls, an LA-based production company made up of three ambitious and talented ladies, who aim to show and tell more diverse stories and perspectives through TV and film. The ladies from Brown Paper Dolls have also released a trailer for their production Milk + Honey, which is executive produced by British actor Idris Elba. Check out Michelle’s interview below. Who are ‘Brown Paper Dolls’? Who is involved and how and why was []