The proposed new laws will apply to any company that allows users to share or discover user-generated content or interact with each other online, the Government said, applicable to companies of all sizes from social media platforms to file hosting sites, forum, messaging services and search engines. … [Read more...] about Culture Sec confronts Zuckerberg over failure to remove self-harm content
Keith “Bang Bang” McCurdy is an entrepreneur, a best-selling author and the face of the ever-expanding Bang Bang Tattoo empire. He’s one of the most famous tattoo artists on earth, responsible for tattoos on people like Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Kylie Jenner. Which means that even if you don’t know McCurdy by name, chances are you’ve seen his work. … [Read more...] about Tattoo Artists Are Fighting Back Against Stereotypes In Tattoo Culture
"We are truly sorry that the ad has appeared insensitive to our community," said James Woodbridge, who the outlet identified as the restaurant's general manager for marketing. "We have removed it and it certainly does not reflect our brand values around diversity and inclusion." … [Read more...] about Burger King faces stark criticism for what many social media users are saying is a culturally insensitive ad. Here it is.
Twitter users have been quick to accuse the newspaper for cultural insensitivity over the use of the chopsticks, which many have been saying are placed in an upright manner -- a chopsticks etiquette faux pas. In Japanese culture, upright chopsticks indicate death or suggest a funeral offering. … [Read more...] about New York Times’ chopsticks photo called culturally insensitive on social media
6. Wagon Train (1957-65) The epitome of the classic television Western from the genre’s golden age, Wagon Train was hugely popular on both sides of the Atlantic thanks to its mix of action and character study, plus top-notch guest stars including John Wayne and Bette Davis. Inspired by John Ford’s Wagon Master, Wagon Train featured Ward Bond as Major Seth Adams perennially leading settlers from Missouri to California, and Robert Horton as his scout. Bond had probably appeared in more great movies than any other actor, including Gone with the Wind, The Maltese Falcon and It’s a Wonderful Life, but Wagon Train made him a huge star of the small screen as the gruff but kindly Adams. He died suddenly though, in 1960, and the show was never quite the same without him. … [Read more...] about From Deadwood to Maverick: The top 12 TV Westerns of all time
Release Date Episode IX was previously to follow in line with Solo: A Star Wars Story with a 24 May 2019 release date, though it’s since been shifted back to a holiday release date: 20 December 2019. In the US that is, as UK viewers will get the opportunity to see the film one day earlier on 19 December. … [Read more...] about Star Wars 9: Everything we know so far from cast list to release dates