Stacey Dooley’s gun trade documentary dropped by BBC amid IS brides controversy

The BBC have decided to postpone Stacey Dooley’s latest documentary in the aftermath of two shootings in the United States. Her latest documentary titled Face To Face With The Arms Dealers investigates the gun trade in America. But after thirty one people were killed in two shootings that took place within 12 hours of each other in El Paso, […]

Why the new Canada’s Food Guide is unlikely to avoid controversy

Health Canada has spent more than three years consulting with Canadians as it updates the brightly coloured food guide. Test versions reveal the famous four “food groups” are gone. So are the recommended number of daily servings. The Dairy Farmers of Canada have warned that the changes could hurt the dairy industry.

New ‘Die Hard’ Trailer Leans into the Whole Christmas Controversy

Frustratingly enough, the argument about whether or not the classic action thriller Die Hard is a Christmas movie is still going strong. A recent poll showed most people don’t think it qualifies for the holiday mantle, and we’ve had passionate discussions about it on /Film Daily, but now 20th Century Fox is making the push […]

Gab is back a week after Pittsburgh shooting controversy forced it offline

Enlarge / A woman stands at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on October 27. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Gab, the “free speech” social media site that’s popular with the alt-right, is back online. “We will never get […]

Child’s Hitler Halloween costume unleashes storm of controversy (PHOTO)

A Kentucky father has been barracked into an apology after his Nazi themed halloween family photo unleashed a barrage of criticism on social media. After initially taking a belligerent stance Kentucky man Brant Goldbach now says that he regrets dressing his five-year-old son as Adolf Hitler for the family photo, in which he was dressed […]

How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]

Putin intervenes in extremist reposts controversy to stop ‘manifestations of senility’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed softening the law ordering criminal liability for internet reposts of extremist materials. His spokesman described the move as an attempt to “stop the manifestations of senility.” Putin proposes that the law for hateful speech or internet posts should not apply when the action is committed for the first time […]

'Middle finger affair' Macron lands in 'embarrassing' picture controversy

French public is angry with Emmanuel Macron after the cheerful President posed for photos with young men at Saint Martin, one of whom showed the middle finger to the cameras. The controversial pictures were made during Macron’s visit to the Caribbean island, devastated after hurricane Irma last year. The French leader was followed by a […]

‘The Simpsons’ Showrunner Al Jean Addresses Apu Controversy and Series Milestones [Interview]

The Simpsons is about to his another landmark. This season will be the animated show’s 30th. Last season saw The Simpsons pass Gunsmoke’s record for the most number of episodes produced. But much of the focus on The Simpsons recently has been on something else. Last year, a Simpsons controversy heated up. Hari Kondabolu’s documentary […]