Piers Morgan Cleared for Criticizing Meghan After Oprah Interview

Mr. Morgan had been under investigation after he said on air that he did not believe Meghan’s claims that palace officials had refused her requests for mental health treatment.

#freedom-of-the-press, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #itv-tv-network, #markle-meghan, #morgan-piers, #news-and-news-media, #winfrey-oprah

‘This Is Broadway’ Campaign Aims to Attract Wary Theatergoers

The trade association representing theater owners and producers gets an assist from Oprah Winfrey as it seeks to drive ticket sales beyond the buzzy September reopenings.

#advertising-and-marketing, #broadway-league, #coronavirus-reopenings, #new-york-city, #st-martin-charlotte, #theater, #winfrey-oprah

Turmoil Was Brewing at Time’s Up Long Before Cuomo

The prominent anti-harassment charity, criticized for its relationship with the former New York governor, is facing an identity crisis over its ties to those in power.

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The Fallout of Bill and Melinda Gates

The collapse of the world’s most philanthropic marriage makes us take a hard look at the image the couple tried to project. 

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Prince Harry Says Trauma of Diana’s Death Led Him to Drink and Drugs

“I was willing to drink, I was willing to take drugs,” Harry said in a documentary series focused on mental health. His comments were the latest in a series of frank discussions he has had about his personal life.

#catherine-duchess-of-cambridge, #diana-princess-of-wales, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #william-duke-of-cambridge, #winfrey-oprah

Could ‘Young Rock’ Be Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Apprentice’?

A wrestler’s job is to sell an absurd fiction, and make it reality — maybe it’s not so different from politics.

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How Meghan Markle Has Already Changed the Way We Talk About Suicide

Meghan’s decision to speak openly about her suicidal thoughts challenges a culture of secrecy that has stopped many people from seeking or offering help.

#content-type-service, #depression-mental, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #royal-families, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #winfrey-oprah

Meghan Highlights Depression in Pregnancy, an Overlooked Danger

A wave of responses from women who have experienced depression and suicidal thoughts is shedding light on the stark differences between how pregnancy is perceived and lived.

#black-people, #depression-mental, #discrimination, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #race-and-ethnicity, #royal-families, #sexual-health-journal, #winfrey-oprah

Diana and Meghan

In explosive interviews separated by 25 years, the two women forced the royal family to confront the truth about itself.

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Piers Morgan Departs ‘Good Morning Britain’ After Attacks on Meghan

The television anchor stormed off the set of an ITV news program after his co-host, Alex Beresford, criticized his remarks about the Duchess of Sussex.

#beresford-alex, #good-morning-britain-tv-program, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #itv-tv-network, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #morgan-piers, #news-and-news-media, #royal-families, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #television, #winfrey-oprah

Why Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Special Won’t Have a Streaming Home

The three participants’ ties to Netflix and Apple, along with Ms. Winfrey’s desire to reach a big live-viewing audience, paved the way to an old-school deal with CBS.

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Meghan and Harry’s Interview Shows the Monarchy Must Go

Any nation that still has a monarchy in 2021 is proving itself to have a mortifying lack of revolutionary gumption.

#buckingham-palace, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #winfrey-oprah

After Meghan and Harry’s Interview: Sympathy and Cynicism

A British reader relates how “our love was eroded” by Meghan’s public actions. Also: Censoring Dr. Seuss; gay adoption; when birth control fails.

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Meghan and Harry Interview: A Trauma Expert Weighs In

Commentators describe the couple’s experience as “trauma.” But strictly speaking, trauma is an event that alters your mind, leaving you helpless and terrified.

#children-and-childhood, #great-britain, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #mental-health-and-disorders, #royal-families, #van-der-kolk-bessel, #winfrey-oprah

Oprah, Meghan and Harry Draw 17.1 Million Viewers to CBS

A two-hour special revived a faded TV genre, the “big-get” prime-time interview that once drew tens of millions for exclusive sit-downs with people like Michael Jackson and Monica Lewinsky.

#cbs-corporation, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #television, #winfrey-oprah

Prince Harry Finally Takes On White Privilege: His Own

Meghan Markle and Harry’s interview revealed a catalyst for their reinvention, our critic writes: Harry’s racial awakening after attacks on Markle.

#black-people, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #race-and-ethnicity, #royal-families, #television, #winfrey-oprah

Meghan, Harry and ‘Dysfunctional’ Families

“Thanks, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, for reminding us it is OK to have a dysfunctional family,” a reader writes.

#england, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #winfrey-oprah

Chamath Palihapitiya Faces Questions About a Big Stock Sale

The SPAC mogul defended a big stock sale.

#corporate-social-responsibility, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #palihapitiya-chamath, #royal-families, #virgin-galactic, #winfrey-oprah

What We Learned From Meghan and Harry’s Interview

The Sussexes accused the royal family of failing to protect them, both emotionally and financially.

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In Oprah Interview, Meghan Says She Was Suicidal as Royal

In a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Duchess of Sussex said she had asked officials at Buckingham Palace for medical help but was told it would damage the institution.

#cbs-corporation, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #marriages, #royal-families, #winfrey-oprah

In Run-Up to Oprah’s Interview With Harry and Meghan, Royal Accusations Fly

CBS is releasing tantalizing video clips of the couple, while scalding allegations are coming from Buckingham Palace staff members.

#buckingham-palace, #harry-duke-of-sussex, #markle-meghan, #royal-families, #winfrey-oprah

Amorphous D.J.’d His Way Through 2020

After having a rough start to 2020, Jimir Reece Davis, a D.J. who goes by Amorphous, ended it with a bang.

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Oprah Magazine Features Breonna Taylor on the Cover

To highlight racism and police violence, O: The Oprah Magazine gives its cover to someone other than its founder for the first time.

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The Reconciliation Must Be Televised

What is the next step as America confronts its racism? A broadcast spectacle, our critic writes, that could look like court, a telethon, therapy, an Oprah show — and more.

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A Teacher Held a Famous Racism Exercise in 1968. She’s Still at It.

The day after Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, Jane Elliott carried out the “Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes” exercise in her classroom. Now, people are returning to her work.

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‘On the Record’ Review: A Black Woman Says ‘#MeToo’

This documentary about allegations against the music mogul Russell Simmons generated controversy at Sundance when Oprah Winfrey pulled out as an executive producer.

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Read Oprah’s Commencement Speech to the 2020 ‘Pandemic Class’

With the usual pomp and circumstance put on hold, Ms. Winfrey and scores of celebrities feted graduates with a virtual celebration on Facebook.

#colleges-and-universities, #commencement-speeches, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #winfrey-oprah

Oprah Winfrey to Give Commencement Address on Facebook

Oprah Winfrey will give a virtual commencement address on Facebook in May for college and high school seniors across the United States.

#colleges-and-universities, #commencement-speeches, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #facebook-inc, #iheartmedia-inc, #winfrey-oprah

This Weekend’s Live-Streaming Events: Lady Gaga’s Star-Studded Special and More

Appointment viewing is back. What online events to look out for today, and when to tune in.

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