Peter Jackson: New Zealanders Stand ‘United in Our Love’ in Wake of Mosque Attacks

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“Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson said Saturday that he and his fellow New Zealanders “stand united in our love and support for our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters” in the wake of the devastating terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christch…

New Zealand Shootings: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Scramble to Pull Alleged Attacker’s Video, Hate Content

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Internet platforms played a central role in the mass shootings at New Zealand mosques Friday — which left at least 49 dead — and immediately prompted renewed calls for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to take much stronger steps to combat the …

Harvey Weinstein Scandal Inspires ‘Nina Wu’ By Taiwan’s Midi Z

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Celebrated indie director Midi Z, has begun post-production of “Nina Wu,” a fiction film inspired by the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement. Adopting the tone of a psychological thriller, the film examines the difficulties faced by women …

Ellen DeGeneres, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Lowe Urge for Gun Control Reform After Thousand Oaks Shooting: ‘My Heart Is Dust’

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After a deadly shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that left at least 12 people dead and dozens injured, Hollywood figures including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ellen Degeneres, and Rob Lowe turned to social media to pay respect to victims and urge for greater …