The commissioner of the United States Customs and Border Protection says his agency’s new million-dollar multimedia campaign has “a very clear, simple and direct message.” The way that message is being conveyed, however, isn’t as transparent.
A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit brought by the Insane Clown Posse (ICP), a Detroit rap duo with a large and obsessive fan base, against the US Justice Department and the FBI in retaliation for classifying its fans as members of a criminal gang.
Musicians of the iconic American rock band Marilyn Manson were reportedly pelted with eggs and sprinkled with holy water by Orthodox Christian activists ahead of the band’s Moscow concert. The gig was eventually delayed and canceled after a bomb threat.
Thousands of music videos are expected to soon disappear off of YouTube because the independent record labels behind those artists are not involved in new deals being cut by the Google-owned streaming site.
From tsunamis to radiation, Fukushima has been inundated with bucketloads of bad news over the last three years. But one media-savvy local has reimagined Pharrell Williams’ smash hit “Happy” to bring the beat back to the “island of good fortune.”
Two members of a Japanese idol group AKB48, consisting of 140 girls, have been hospitalized after a saw-wielding man suddenly appeared from a crowd of fans and attacked them at a ‘handshake’ event in Iwate Prefecture on Sunday, Japanese media reported.
What is net neutrality and why is it so important to the future of the internet? Find out by joining Robert Foster as he takes a whimsical trip into the World Wide Web, with its founder Tim Berners-Lee.