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RT editor-in-chief says she will seek Facebook ban if RT’s Redfish page, removed after anti-fascist post, is not restored

Redfish Media’s account was suspended on Friday, after its recent post marking the death of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini got flagged for allegedly violating Facebook’s community standards. The US social media giant previously flagged historic images of Holocaust survivors posted by Redfish as breaching standards on “nudity and sexual …

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USA Today fires ‘race & inclusion’ editor over tweet saying mass shooters ‘always angry white men’ after Boulder rampage

Sports reporter and editor Hemal Jhaveri took to her blog on Friday to announce her termination over the controversial, now-deleted tweet, which said “it’s always an angry white man. Always,” in response to Monday’s mass shooting in Boulder. Though she acknowledged the post was an “over-generalization” and a “careless error …

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‘F**k, promote, fire’: Editor of Germany’s Bild tabloid steps down amid sexual misconduct investigation

Bild’s publisher, Axel Springer, announced on Saturday that Reichelt would be stepping down as editor-in-chief to allow an investigation into his conduct to proceed unhindered. Reichelt will resume editing duties once the allegations against him “have been clarified,” the statement added. Reichelt is accused of “repeated misconduct against women,”Der Spiegel …

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ACLU editor defends quickly-deleted tweet saying she was ‘angry’ Republican senator survived Covid-19

“Tried to watch Vanita Gupta’s confirmation hearing but got too angry Grassley survived COVID,” Rebecca McCray tweeted on Tuesday.  Gupta, Biden’s pick for associate attorney general, has faced criticism from Republican lawmakers for her attacks on the party, including calling the Republican National Convention “three nights of racism, xenophobia, and …

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‘Please, don’t cancel New York Times subscription,’ says former editor sacked after her ‘chills’ for Biden infuriated some readers

Lauren Wolfe stirred online anger on Tuesday by sharing her feelings about Joe Biden’s arrival at the Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for his upcoming inauguration ceremony. She called the Trump administration “petty” and “childish” over a widely reported (and later revealed to be false) claim that it denied Biden …

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