Month: August 2011

UK TV: CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER 2011 LAUNCHES ON CHANNEL 5

Last night I tuned in to the launch of Celebrity Big Brother 2011 (now on Channel 5) and laughed, cringed and laughed again. Before last night’s show there were rumour’s flying all over the place that singer Bobby Brown, former Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson and actor Charlie Sheen would be entering the house this year, but no such luck! Check out the full “celebrity” line up below. Amy Childs – Amy found fame on The Only Way Is Essex and has now []

UK NEWS: HEAT, FHM AND ZOO REPORT SALES SLUMP

Digital Spy reports that magazine titles Heat, FHM and the ‘delightful Zoo’ Magazine have all seen their sales slump during the first half of 2011. According to the website ‘FHM’s sales fell by a fifth year-on-year, while Heat dropped 21.8% year-on-year. Zoo fell 32.1% and has now shed around half of its readers in two years’. Click HERE to read more…. This isn’t really surprising news.  Print publications worldwide are seeing their sales slump too. Online media is the present and future.

UK NEWS: VOLUNTEERING SPEED DATING IN LAMBETH

Following the recent public disorder, many residents called to ask us how they can help out. We have been amazed by the response and so we are co-ordinating a ‘volunteering speed dating’ event at 6pm on Wednesday August 17 to capture your willingness to get involved in the community.  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE….. Have fun folks!

UK NEWS: WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENT AT ITN

Applications are now open for ITN’s Work Experience Programme to commence on 12th September 2011. This is a two week placement that can take place in ITV News, Channel 4 News or ITN Productions. It is open to anyone in the UK over the age of 18. Applicants to the work experience programme for ITV News and Channel 4 News will work alongside experienced news specialists and have the opportunity to learn what it takes to produce a high quality news programme. []

ISLAND DEF JAM AXE STAFF AND EXPAND ‘CREATIVE TEAMS’

Via Allhiphop.com Legendary hip-hop label Def Jam went through serious downsizing last week, when over 20 employees were laid off. Over twenty staffers, along with industry executives Jonathan McHugh and Chris Hicks were dismissed from the Island Def Jam/Motown record labels. According to reports, McHugh and Hicks will continue to do consulting work for the label and other companies. The news of layoffs come almost a month after Island Def Jam CEO Barry Weiss denied a report by TheWrap, which stated the []

POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR FEMALE RAPISTS IN ZIMBABWE

The Voice reports that police in Zimbabwe are hunting down a group of women who have been sexually assaulting young men at gunpoint. They believe the trio, who kidnap “young men” before sexually assaulting them, carry out the act for ritual purposes, because in some cases the women use condoms to collect the man’s sperm, fuelling further speculation that the crimes are ritualistic. Click HERE to read more…. This is insane!