Hacking accusations against Russia a smear campaign timed with NATO cyberwarfare meeting – diplomat

The latest wave of accusations against Russia over alleged government-ordered hacking looks very much like a coordinated media attack timed with a NATO meeting of cyberwarfare, the Russian ambassador to UK told RT. On Thursday, the UK and the Netherlands claimed that they had foiled cyber attacks by Russian government hackers while the US indicted […]

IDF attempts to smear slain Palestinian medic with inaccurate video

The Israel Defense Forces’ attempt to smear medic Razan al-Najjar, the 21-year-old killed last week, backfired when a video it shared on social media was swiftly debunked. The IDF shared an edited video of Najjar on both its English and Arabic spokesperson Twitter accounts on Thursday. “Hamas’ use of human shields must stop.” it wrote […]

French gaming studio Quantic Dream said allegations of inappropriate behaviour are a media smear campaign

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images The heads of PlayStation-focused French development studio Quantic Dream, David Cage and Guillaume de Fondaumière, have been accused of fostering an unhealthy environment by three separate reports in the media. Quantic Dream immediately took distance from the reports, denying the allegations. The studio has now released a new statement, in which it […]

Phillip Schofield takes HUGE swipe at Victoria Beckham: 'She must smear it all over!'

The presenter slammed the former Spice Girl for spending thousands on skin care products during a discussion on This Morning. The 55-year-old was told by presenter Alison Hammond, 42, that the fashion designer spends more than £1,200 on beauty products a day. She said: “If you want to look like Victoria it’s going to cost […]

Peter Jackson: Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino were not cast in ‘Lord of the Rings’ after Weinstein ‘smear’

Jonathan Leibson/Getty Peter Jackson said he did not cast Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in “Lord of the Rings” on the advice of Harvey Weinstein. The director compared Weinstein and his brother, Bob, to “second-rate Mafia bullies.” Weinstein said he had nothing to do with the casting of “Lord of the Rings.”  Sorvino said Weinstein  “derailed my career.” Peter […]

The PR firm accused of a smear campaign against VC Shervin Pishevar has a scathing response

Tech Crunch/Flickr The PR firm that VC Shervin Pishevar is suing for defamation fired back on Wednesday.  Not only did the firm file a motion to dismiss denying all allegations, but it accused Pishevar of using the suit to suppress women from speaking up with allegations of sexual harassment. The drama surrounding embattled venture capitalist […]

Report says Trump backed a bizarre grassroots campaign to smear Jon Bon Jovi

  In 2014, Donald Trump lost to Terry Pegula in the bidding for the Buffalo Bills. A new report says Trump secretly backed a grassroots campaign to smear Jon Bon Jovi in the Buffalo area. The efforts of the group seemed to work but other factors kept it from helping Trump win the bidding. In […]

Cervical cancer – testing for THIS virus during a smear test could save lives

Every year in the UK, over 3,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 300,000 women will suffer cervical abnormalities. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under. Now experts have revealed testing for the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus (HPV) along with smear tests spots more women at […]