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After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

Jan 16
Grindr's LGBTQ news website is no more.

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

By David Bauder | Jan 16
The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself, lately.

CBS' Mo Rocca to Begin Podcast Series on 'Mobituaries'

CBS' Mo Rocca to Begin Podcast Series on 'Mobituaries'

By David Bauder | Jan 15
CBS News "Sunday Morning" correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca has his own spin on obituaries.

Ukrainian Dancer Loses Paris Gig, Draws Ire Over Homophobic Posts

Ukrainian Dancer Loses Paris Gig, Draws Ire Over Homophobic Posts

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 15
"Take Me to Church" dancer Sergei Polunin's homophobic social media posts and public praise of Russian president Vladimir Putin reportedly lost him a plum dance role in Paris.

Gaga, 'A Star Is Born' Poised to Dominate Golden Globes

Gaga, 'A Star Is Born' Poised to Dominate Golden Globes

By Jake Coyle | Jan 6
Lady Gaga is poised to win not just one but two awards, for best actress in a drama and for the song "Shallow," from "A Star Is Born."

Golden Globes Another Sign of Value of Asian Inclusion

Golden Globes Another Sign of Value of Asian Inclusion

By Terry Tang | Jan 5
The Golden Globe Awards is set to feel like a major evolution from its 2015 broadcast, when comedian Margaret Cho's appearance as a North Korean film journalist who spoke in heavily accented English was slammed by some as awkward and racist.

Women Navigate Toxicity, Other Barriers in Esports

Women Navigate Toxicity, Other Barriers in Esports

By Jake Seiner | Jan 3
The Entertainment Software Association reported this year that 45 percent of U.S. gamers are female, yet women make up a scant portion of the professional esports player pool.

Facebook Apologizes for Banning Evangelist Franklin Graham

Facebook Apologizes for Banning Evangelist Franklin Graham

Jan 2
Facebook has apologized for temporarily banning North Carolina evangelist Franklin Graham from its platform over a 2016 post about the state's "bathroom bill."

130th Rose Parade Boasts Floral Floats, Singer Chaka Khan

130th Rose Parade Boasts Floral Floats, Singer Chaka Khan

Jan 2
Floral floats and marching bands took to the streets under a sunny California sky as the 130th Rose Parade drew hundreds of thousands of spectators on New Year's Day and millions more watched on TV.

Yeet! List Says Ban 'Optics,' 'Thought Leader,' 'Collusion'

Yeet! List Says Ban 'Optics,' 'Thought Leader,' 'Collusion'

By Jeff Karoub | Dec 31
No collusion! (Or at least a lot less of it.) That's according to a Michigan school's latest "List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness."

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