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Facebook acquires Blockchain firm

Facebook acquires Blockchain firm

Always one for the headlines, Facebook has acquired cryptocurrency startup Chainspace, giving fuel to claims the social media giant is pushing ahead with plans to build a stablecoin. What is a stablecoin, you ask? Great question. In the wake of the cryptocurrency frenzy that has gripped investors of varying wallet sizes in recent years, stablecoin […]

Investigation Exposes Extreme Filth and Animal Cruelty at Marriott Egg Supplier’s Farms

INVESTIGATION EXPOSES EXTREME FILTH AND ANIMAL CRUELTY AT MARRIOTT EGG SUPPLIER’S FARMS

Shocking investigation shows feces-covered cages, flies crawling over eggs, animal abuse; non-profit Lever calls on Marriott to treat Asian customers equally Washington DC — Shocking video footage released this morning shows extreme food safety risks and animal cruelty at farms of an egg supplier to Bethesda-based hotel chain Marriott International. The footage shows: Feces and […]

BBC Settles with “Underpaid” Editor

These days, the scandals in the media seem to be mostly centered around harassment at work, but a recent headline out of Britain reminded both readers and activists that some women are still fighting for an equitable paycheck. CNN is reporting that the BBC is apologizing for “underpaying” a senior editor who happened to be […]

Becker Back in the Headlines for all the Wrong Reasons

It’s been decades since tennis sensation Boris Becker made international headlines. In those days, he was a phenom on the court, capturing the attention of tennis fans the world over as he won multiple Wimbledon titles. The recent mention of Becker in the headlines paints a very different picture. Becker is embroiled in a bankruptcy […]

Ken Kurson: Destined For Continued Success

Ken Kurson Kushner

A close friend of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, Ken Kurson has an impressive and compelling background in politics and print. After years of working with the Observer as an editor, Kurson in 2017 by stepped down to pursue a new career as the senior managing director of Teneo Strategy, a division of the corporate advisory firm […]

Texas Senator Guilty of Multiple Felonies

Texas Senator Guilty of Multiple Felonies

  Politicians sometimes get a bad rap for back door dealings and other assorted malfeasance. However, sometimes the headlines are dominated by names that offer evidence of the clichés. Such is the case of Texas state senator Carlos Uresti, who is facing a very long prison term after being convicted on eleven counts of federal […]

iHeartRadio Bankruptcy Rumors Emerge

The transformation of consumer media continues, and it just seems to be gaining steam. This time, the target is on terrestrial radio. The two largest owners of radio stations in the United States recently filed for bankruptcy. iHeart Radio Files For Bankruptcy iHeartMedia operates 850 stations, and it filed for bankruptcy protection last week. Cumulus […]

Airline Loses Luggage of the World’s Top Luggage Tracker

Airline Loses Luggage of the World’s Top Luggage Tracker.

Sometimes Airlines lose luggage.  They sure picked the wrong luggage to lose this time. Daniel Levine, founder and President of Blue Ribbon Bags, the world’s leader in tracking lost luggage, arrived in China this week but his luggage did not arrive with him. Unfortunately for the airline, this customer was prepared.  Daniel went straight to […]