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NOBEL LAUREATES CONDEMN NBC’S STARS EARN STRIPES

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Nine winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have written an open letter to NBC, condemning the network’s new reality series Stars Earn Stripes for “expand[ing] on an inglorious tradition of glorifying war and armed violence.” The nine strongly objected to the promos for the war airing during the network’s telecast of the Olympics. “Military training […]

JOLIE CUTS SHORT PRODUCTION IN BOSNIA

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Unable to extinguish one of the most inflammatory controversies to hit the city of Sarajevo in Bosnia since the assassination of an Austrian archduke in that city plunged Europe into World War I, Angelina Jolie has canceled plans to film scenes for her new movie there. The thus-far-untitled film concerns a love affair between a […]