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The vets called by the BBC crew.

A BBC film crew saved a poisoned lion cub — but violated one of the first rules of nature documentaries in the process

The lion cub in the Masai Mara reserve park in Kenya escaped death thanks to the crew, but the rule of non-interference into habitats was broken.

Malaysian Syariah High Court judge named in BBC’s list of world’s 100 most inspiring women

"Nenney fights for the protection of Muslim women in her courts and wants to change the negative perceptions of Sharia law," the BBC wrote.
Documentary maker Louis Theroux.

Louis Theroux loves being a viral internet meme, even if he doesn’t understand why

Documentary maker Louis Theroux told Business Insider he doesn't quite understand the runaway success of accounts like @louisetherouxbot.
Charlotte Moore, the BBC's director of content.

One of the world’s most powerful TV executives savaged Netflix and Amazon’s ‘insatiable greed for data-gathering’

Charlotte Moore, one of the world's most powerful TV executives, has taken a brutal swipe at Netflix and Amazon. The BBC's director of content said they have an 'insatiable greed for data-gathering' and are motivated by profit, rather than what's good for audiences.

‘Doctor Who’ fans are loving the first female doctor and the way the show is reinventing itself — and so are critics

On Sunday night, Jodie Whittaker made history as the first woman to ever play the iconic role of the Doctor on "Doctor Who." Both fans and critics are praising the show for reinventing itself along with her introduction.
Netflix drama "Black Mirror."

A top British politician wants to create a publicly-owned tech company to rival Facebook and Netflix — but the idea is being ridiculed

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's idea is called the British Digital Corporation and people think it sounds like a nationalised Facebook without the fake news and data misuse, where users can vote to get TV shows made.
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn: Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Netflix should pay for the BBC

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain's opposition party Labour, wants to tax firms like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Netflix to help pay for the BBC. He said the companies should pay their way in the UK for extracting 'huge wealth from our shared digital space.'

BBC host grills Sean Spicer: ‘You have corrupted discourse for the entire world by going along with these lies’

BBC Newsnight host Emily Maitlis appeared to catch former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer off guard with a series of tough questions during an interview on Tuesday night.

Hugh Grant on how he found sympathy for his corrupt and ‘incredibly spoiled’ character on new series ‘A Very English Scandal’

'A Very English Scandal' star Hugh Grant told Business Insider that, while he believes his character is guilty, he found sympathy for him because he lived in a time when his sexuality wasn't accepted in society at all.
A YouTube video sponsored by paid essay writing service EduBirdie.

YouTube just pulled hundreds of videos endorsing a homework service that encourages students to cheat

YouTube pulled hundreds of videos sponsored by paid essay writing service EduBirdie, which encourages academic cheating. The promotions violate YouTube's Academic Aid policy, which states that "advertising is not permitted for academic aids."