Advertisers also object to merger plans of RTL and Talpa | NOW

After DPG Media, the association of advertisers (bvA) also objects to the merger plans of RTL Nederland and Talpa Network with competition watchdog ACM. That is what director Henriette van Swinderen says to NU.nl. The union fears a decline in TV offerings and more expensive commercials. “TV is still the effective channel if you want … Read more

Paul McCartney 80: How Depression After The Beatles Nearly Ended His Career | NOW

Paul McCartney will celebrate his eightieth birthday on Saturday and despite his advanced age, he is still fully active in the music world. Right after The Beatles broke up, it looked for a while that he wouldn’t build a solo career at all. The musician had to deal with a depression from which his then … Read more

NPO wants Ongehoord Nederland to cut its budget for violating journalistic code | NOW

The NPO wants to impose a financial sanction on broadcaster Ongehoord Nederland (ON!) because the journalistic code of the public broadcaster is systematically violated in the program Unheard of News, the NPO reported on Wednesday. Under the Media Act, the broadcaster’s budget can be reduced by a maximum of 15 percent. The NPO had contact … Read more

Kevin Spacey in British court tomorrow: what is he charged with? † NOW

Kevin Spacey will appear in British court tomorrow to answer four charges of sexual misconduct against three men. What exactly is the actor accused of? The United Kingdom to prosecute Spacey for assaulting two men. In addition, the 62-year-old actor accused by one man of “inciting” penetration without permission. There are a total of four … Read more

Will more responsible use of weapons in films help against the US gun problem? † NOW

Movies that lead by example: about two hundred Hollywood stars are calling in an open letter for more responsible use of firearms in films and fewer scenes in which children use firearms. It is not the first time that the film industry is expected to take the lead on social problems. For example, tobacco use … Read more

The most striking revelations from the documentary about Jennifer Lopez | NOW

half time, the documentary about Jennifer Lopez that will be released on Tuesday, contains several revelations about the singer. She was not happy with the halftime show with Shakira and she rediscovered her passion as an entertainer thanks to American Idol† NU.nl lists the most remarkable revelations from the film. Although the documentary will be … Read more

Rebel Wilson forced out of the closet: why it is harmful to ‘out’ someone | NOW

Rebel Wilson shared on Instagram on Friday that she has found her ‘Disney princess’. The announcement of a new relationship should be a happy fact, but now it appears that the newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald pressured her to confirm the news that she is in love with a woman. Outing someone who is not … Read more

The Rolling Stones in the Netherlands: band picks up after the death of drummer | NOW

The fact that The Rolling Stones will visit the Netherlands again on Monday evening for a concert did not seem obvious at all last summer after the death of drummer Charlie Watts. The other band members, led by Mick Jagger, have picked up again and are performing in a sold-out Johan Cruijff ArenA. The concert … Read more

Unheard of Netherlands is violating the rules, but what happens now? † NOW

Unheard of Netherlands (ON!) violates the code of the public broadcaster with incorrect information, says the ombudsman of the NPO. The next move is now up to the NPO and the Media Authority (CvdM). How long will it take to actually take action? Ombudsman Margo Smit stated on Tuesday that the new broadcaster has violated … Read more