Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended over 'lewd messages'

Fox News host Eric Bolling suspended over 'lewd messages'

US television network Fox News has suspended one of its presenters after he was accused of sending lewd photographs to three female co-workers. Eric Bolling, a long-time host at the network, allegedly sent the messages on separate occasions several years ago. His lawyer described the claims as “untrue and terribly unfair”. Fox News said an investigation was under way. It is the third high-profile harassment case to hit the conservative cable news outlet recently. Citing…

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ICYMI: Entertainment news catch-up

ICYMI: Entertainment news catch-up

A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days. Angelina Jolie came under scrutiny after speaking to Vanity Fair about her new film where she explained how they used a casting game which involved giving money to poor children then taking it away. She fiercely denied playing tricks on the children and claimed the magazine misreported her. Vanity Fair stands by Angelina Jolie audition story The BBC announced a…

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Entertainment news round-up: 1-7 July

Entertainment news round-up: 1-7 July

A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days. After two sell-out concerts at Wembley Stadium, Adele announced she was cancelling her final two shows at the London venue. “To say I’m heartbroken would be a complete understatement,” she wrote in the early hours of Saturday morning. Adele cancels final two Wembley shows Six golden moments from Adele’s world tour David and Victoria Beckham celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary…

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WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media

WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media

WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news, according to a study. But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries. In Malaysia, more than 50% of those surveyed said they used WhatsApp for news at least once a week. But in the US, the figure was only 3%, and in the UK it was 5%. The Digital News Report also indicates the Brexit debate has led…

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News and sports websites 'vulnerable to attack'

News and sports websites 'vulnerable to attack'

News and sports websites have some of the lowest levels of security adoption, a study has suggested. A team of cyber-security experts looked at the security protocols used by the top 500 sites in various industries and online sectors. They found that fewer than 10% of news and sports websites used basic security protocols such as HTTPS and TLS. Even those that do are not always using the “latest or strongest protocols”, one of the…

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