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Posts Tagged ‘Details’

Ashton Kutcher Cleared, But He Won’t Be Getting Any Other Guest Editor Offers

That was a close one! The Federal Trade Commission stated via tweet today (are they doing that now?) that Ashton Kutcher will not face an investigation following a guest editing job for Details gone awry.

As part of his editorial coverage, Kutcher included shout-outs for a number of companies that he invests in, but he didn’t disclose that relationship. An investigation had been threatened, but the commission has decided against it.

Unfortunately for Kutcher, the damage may already be done.

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Revolving Door: More News Corp., Casey Anthony News

Casey Anthony at her sentencing hearing. Photo: Joe Burbank/Pool

Developments about the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal seem to roll in by the minute. Besides this morning’s news that they’ve hired Edelman, there’s now word that the F.B.I. is opening an inquiry into possible phone-hackings of 9/11 victims. And News International is said to be planning to run full-page apology ads in a number of U.K. newspapers.

Speaking of ongoing news, with Casey Anthony being released from prison on Sunday, HLN is planning more than 19 hours of Anthony coverage this weekend. (Remember, there are only about 48 hours in a weekend.) Many of those hours will be anchored by Nancy Grace. So if you were even thinking about pitching a story to HLN this weekend, choose another station.

Click through for more of the latest developments in the media world.

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