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Experts claim Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan tricked viewers

<p>A letter of complaint alleges that the Oprah Winfrey TV special with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry uses “the deliberate distortion and doctoring of newspaper headlines” to make the UK press look racist.</p> <p>The editorial legal director at Associated Newspapers claims that a montage of supposed press coverage to back the Duchess of Sussex's claims of "undeniable racist overtones" used headlines that never ran.</p> <p>“Many of the headlines have been either taken out of context or deliberately edited and displayed as supporting evidence for the program’s claim that the Duchess of Sussex was subjected to racist coverage by the British press,” wrote<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="" target="_blank">Hartley</a>.</p> <p>She has provided proof of the mocked-up headlines, where one example can be seen below. The first image is what was featured in the CBS special.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height:281.25px;" src="" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/25eb744f5e8d45999f865b9e12582285" /></p> <p>The second image is the headline that actually appeared online, with the line of text that appears in the first image seemingly taken from the middle of paragraph three in the 11-paragraph piece.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height:0px;" src="" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/508374cc7046410b8ef4edce1beccef9" /></p> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Hartley slammed the CBS interview and has demanded that it is taken off air.</p> <p>"In conclusion, the programme in its current form, does not comply with the ViacomCBS editorial policies or align with its stated values. In terms of both accuracy and integrity, the programme is clearly compromised by the inclusion of this misleading montage.</p> <p>"Accordingly, I should be grateful for your urgent confirmation that the offending content will be removed from the programme currently being made available to the public.</p> <p>"We also understand that a further broadcast is being planned tonight. The montage should therefore be deleted prior to that broadcast."</p> <p>Harpo Productions, Oprah Winfrey's company, said that "Prince Harry and Meghan shared in the interview their personal story. We stand by the broadcast in its entirety."</p> <p><em>Photo credits: Daily Mail</em></p> </div>


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Singers band together for Bee Gees special

<p>International singers joined together with sole surviving Bee Gees member Barry Gibb for a Bee Gees special on CBS.</p> <p>The Stayin’ Alive special was taped in LA and was a Grammy salute that celebrated the legacy of the band in the form of a disco celebration.</p> <p>The Bee Gees who formed in 1958 won 15 Grammy awards and sold more than 220 million records worldwide before the deaths of Maurice in 2003 and Robin in 2012.</p> <p>The special which was taped on February 14 fell on the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the Brothers Gibb.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img width="498" height="345" src="" alt="Bee Gees (1)"/></p> <p>The special also marked the 40<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Saturday Night Fever which starred John Travolta but featured the Bee Gees on the soundtrack.</p> <p>“Something happens to me when I put on a white jacket trimmed with black,” Travolta said onstage.</p> <p>“I just have this involuntary urge to do this [doing Tony Manero's signature pointing move].” </p> <p>Celine Dion, whose husband Rene Angelil passed away last year, sang an emotional rendition of Immortality.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img width="499" height="330" src="" alt="Celine"/></p> <p>Celine. who stunned in a navy-blue Elie Saab gown, came into the audience to serenade Barry who was sitting in the front row.</p> <p>Music icons Stevie Wonder and John Legend performed together How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.</p> <p>Musicians who also appeared in the tribute include Keith Urban, Ed Sheeran, Tori Kelly and Kelsea Ballerini. Demi Lovato also appeared on the special to participate in the opening medley and her cover of If I Can’t Have You. </p> <p>On February 12 some of these singers appeared in a shorter tribute to the Bee Gees during the Grammy Awards.</p> <p><em>Image credit: CBS via Twitter</em></p>


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