New Podcast Follows the Trail of Infamous Hollywood Con Artist

The hunt for a notorious scam artist is chronicled in Chameleon: Hollywood Con Queen, a new investigative podcast out Thursday. The series is a collaboration between Campside Media and Sony Music Entertainment. Hosted by journalists Josh Dean and Vanessa Grigoriadis, the podcast follows the trail of a con artist who impersonates powerful female producers, looking…

Hollywood Unions Agree on COVID-Safe Production Protocols

Movie and TV producers are ready to get back to work after a 6-month break. Hollywood is getting back to work again. The unions representing the casts and crews on movie and TV production sets have finally agreed with the major studios on a set of COVID-19 safety protocols, setting the stage for a return…

Japan ‘Twitter killer’ pleads guilty to murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Takahiro Shiraishi after his arrest in 2017 A Japanese man has pleaded guilty to murdering nine people after contacting them on Twitter, in a high-profile case that has shocked the country.Dubbed the “Twitter killer”, Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested in 2017 after body parts were found in his flat.He told…

US election: Rules on debates to change after Trump-Biden spat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption TV ratings show far fewer people watched the debate than was expected The commission that oversees US presidential debates says it will change the format to ensure the remaining two encounters between Donald Trump and Joe Biden are more orderly.One new measure could be to cut the microphones if…

Asylum seekers could be processed on old ferries

Image copyright PA Media Ministers are understood to be considering converting disused ferries moored off the coast to process people seeking asylum in the UK.Record numbers of people crossed the Channel to the UK in small boats last month, despite Home Secretary Priti Patel vowing to stop to the crossings.Labour called the proposal to process…