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DirecTV accused of aiding the next insurrection for reaching deal with far-right Newsmax

DirecTV insists it's simply committed to diversity.

On Mar 22, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Comedian Jimmy Carr faces backlash over Holocaust joke in Netflix special

Carr joked that the deaths of Roma people was a 'positive' result of the Holocaust.

On Feb 7, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

‘Only when a white girl wears it’: Vogue France accused of hypocrisy over Julia Fox headscarf photo

French Vogue faced backlash for highlighting Julia Fox's headscarf in the midst of France's hijab ban.

On Jan 31, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Went from criticizing Rich Boomers to becoming a Rich Boomer’: Influencer from ‘OK Boomer’ TikTok criticized after showing off her $2 million apartment

In a YouTube video Neekolul gives her viewers a '$2,000,000 Apartment Tour.'

On Jun 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Hulu accused of using Breonna Taylor outrage to promote documentary

Hulu later deleted and apologized for the tweet, saying it was the 'wrong call.'

On Sep 24, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle


TikTok’s ‘Chubbyface’ effect is receiving major backlash for fatphobic messaging

The ‘chubby face’ filter adds to the growing list of problematic trends on the platform.

On Sep 10, 2020 by Brianna Holt


White woman who claims she invented sleep bonnets is selling them for $100

The NiteCap founder said she 'came up with the idea' preparing for her wedding.

On Jul 21, 2019 by Sierra Juarez


Beauty YouTuber Jaclyn Hill is facing backlash for ‘moldy’ lipsticks

Customers are even reporting the lipsticks to the FDA.

On Jun 10, 2019 by Dominic-Madori Davis

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Instagram draws outrage for its horizontal scrolling update

The company says it was a 'test.' And also a 'bug.'

On Dec 27, 2018 by Mikael Thalen

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PBS anchor’s trash-talking tweet draws network ire

Backlash to Gwen Ifill proves just how sensitive Obama's Iran Deal is.

On Sep 3, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Patton Oswalt throws a Twitter tantrum in defense of Trevor Noah

The famously anti-PC Oswalt has some words for Trevor Noah critics.

On Apr 1, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Get ready for the 2015 Sriracha backlash

Alton Brown just fired the first shot in the war against one of the world's most beloved condiments.

On Feb 4, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Chuck Palahniuk’s confused gender politics are stranger than fiction

What planet does this dude live on?

On Aug 7, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Rowing club wins battle with Facebook over nude charity calendar

Someone's got a funny definition of "pornography."

On Jul 19, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Emily Gould, Ed Champion, and the great New York literary subtweet war of 2014

First there was a disturbing essay—and then things just got worse.

On Jun 27, 2014 by Miles Klee