Monday 6 May 2013


CAMPAIGN LONDON: Campaign Viral Chart: Beyonce switches to H&M as Evian stays top

Beyonce’s ad for Pepsi slips out of this week’s chart but the megastar makes a reappearance in a spot for H&M, alongside work for the Windows Phone and the Nokia Lumia 920.  The Beyonce ad, created in-house and directed by Jonas Akerlund, has clocked up 5.5 million views since it hit the web and has been shared just short of 136,000 times this week.

REUTERS:  Maria Shriver returns to NBC after split with Schwarzenegger

Television journalist Maria Shriver is returning to NBC as a special anchor covering women’s issues nine years after leaving the network when her then husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was elected governor of California.  Shriver, 57, will appear on various NBC networks, including CNBC, MSNBC and NBC Sports. Shriver left NBC in 2004 when she became the first lady of California, NBC said in a statement.  Shriver, the niece of slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy, filed for divorce from Schwarzenegger in 2011 after he publicly admitted to fathering a child with a housekeeper 14 years earlier.  “I look forward to shining a light on all areas of a woman’s experience … and exploring these issues in a way that brings the voices of men into these critically important conversations,” Shriver said in a statement.  NBC will also broadcast “The Shriver Report,” studies Shriver produced about women’s issues that have including topics such as Alzheimer’s disease.

THE DAILY MAIL: Coronation Street star Bill Roache, 81, arrested over claims he raped a 15-year-old girl in 1967

The 81-year-old actor, who has played strait-laced Ken Barlow for five decades, was held during a breakfast time swoop at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire. His arrest comes just weeks after he was forced to issue a public apology after claiming child sex abuse victims were being punished for past sins. He had faced a backlash following his claim that people should not be judgmental but ‘totally forgiving’ of paedophiles.

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: EI Online Twitter account hacked

After sending out a series of fake story posts, the account was suspended. In the latest example of a news outlet having a social-media account compromised, E! Online‘s official Twitter handle was apparently hacked on Saturday.


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