Video: Ryan Reynolds Helps Actress from Pilloried Peloton Ad Escape Backlash in Ad for His Gin

Actor Ryan Reynolds recruited actress Monica Ruiz who appeared in the maligned, mocked, and memed Peloton exercise bike ad for a hilarious commercial for his Aviation Gin brand. 

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31 Groups Call on FTC to Investigate ‘Kidtech’ Companies Gathering Data of Children

31 advocacy groups are pressuring the FTC this week to investigate how so-called “kidtech” and digital media companies advertise to children and collect their data.

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Hungary Fines Facebook for Claiming Services Are ‘Free’

Ad-based social media platforms like Facebook and Google have long pretended that their services are “free” for users. In reality, users pay for those services with their personal data, which allows the tech giants to sell ads that a micro-targeted to …

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Twitter Locks Accounts of Canadian Journalists Covering ‘Jessica’ Yaniv Criminal Case

Twitter locked the accounts of two conservative journalists in Canada Friday after they attempted to live-tweet the proceedings of transgender radical Jonathan “Jessica” Yaniv, who is on trial for illegal possession of a weapon.

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Survey: Almost Half of Conservative Students Claim Their Profs Rant Against Donald Trump

A new survey suggests that professors at American colleges and universities are frequently using their classrooms to rant against President Donald Trump. The survey polled over 1,000 conservative college students around the country, finding that almost…

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Leaked Dossier Exploited by Corbyn and Anti-Brexiteers Linked to Russia

LONDON (AP) – The social media platform Reddit says a dossier leaked days before Britain’s general election is linked to a Russian campaign, banning 61 accounts suspected of violating policies against vote manipulation.

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Ruling: Elon Musk Calling Cave Rescue Hero ‘Pedo Guy’ Is Not Defamation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was found not liable for defamation in a Los Angeles federal court on Friday.

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Elon Musk’s Lawyers Pressure British Cave Rescuer He Smeared as ‘Pedo Guy’ to Apologize

Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly pressured British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth for criticizing Musk during a trial on claims of defamation after Musk smeared Unsworth as “Pedo Guy.”

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Analyst: Apple Will Introduce Phone with No Charging Port in 2021

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated in a new investor note that Apple plans to introduce four new OLED iPhone models in 2020 and a new iPhone with no lightning port in 2021, which will “provide the completely wireless experience.” The Lightning port, the only …

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University of Scranton Refuses Recognition for Turning Point USA Group

Administrators at the University of Scranton are allowing the school’s student government to ban Turning Point USA (TPUSA) from campus. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is calling on the university to uphold its students’ First …

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Sen. Marsha Blackburn Demands Answers from Google About YouTube’s Censorship of Trump Ads

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is calling on Google-owned YouTube to publicly explain why they have censored over 300 of President Donald Trump’s political ads.

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Harvard Students Stage Sit-In Protest After Professor Denied Tenure

50 Harvard students occupied a campus building on Monday to protest the university’s decision to deny tenure to professor García Peña, who they argue should be part of a ethnic studies program they are also demanding. Over  4,000 students signed a peti…

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Report: Wealthy College Students Borrow More Money for Education

A recent study found that college students from high-income households are borrowing more money for school than students from households with lower incomes. The report added that students from wealthier families are responsible for some of the more dra…

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Logan University Instructor: I Was Fired for Criticizing Social Justice Play

Orthodox Christian Priest Steven Salaris claims he was fired from his position as a physiology instructor at Logan University over his decision to criticize a “social justice” initiative that was presented in the form of a campus play.

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Andrews University Speaker: Churches Should Hide Illegal Immigrants

A recent guest speaker at Andrews University, a Christian institution in Berrien Springs, Michigan, told students that their churches should hide illegal immigrants to protect them from deportation. 

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Lawsuit: TikTok Collects Data on Young Users, Violating Child Privacy Laws

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is facing accusations that it violated child privacy laws and improperly collected data on young users, according to a new lawsuit.

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China Debuts ‘Fight the Traitors’ Video Game Where Players Assault Hong Kong Protesters

Chinese state media promoted a video game on Wednesday where users are tasked with hunting down the “traitors” leading Hong Kong’s ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations.

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‘Humiliated, Ashamed, Dirtied:’ Cave Rescue Hero Testifies in Elon Musk Defamation Case

British cave diver and Thai rescue hero Vern Unsworth testified on Wednesday during a defamation trial against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, saying that after Musk branded him “Pedo Guy” on social media, he felt he “was given a life sentence without parole. It …

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U. of Wisconsin Hosts Bias Response Symposium Addressing ‘Straight White College Men’

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse recently hosted a “Hate/Bias Response Symposium,” which included several sessions, such as “Fat is a Social Justice Issue, Too,” “Navigating Masculinity Through Trans Identity,” as well as one session focused on “C…

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Tesla Resisted Investigation into Massive Copper Thefts over Fear of ‘PR Hit’

A new report alleges that staff at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada refused to cooperate with an investigation into massive copper thefts from the factory due to CEO Elon Musk’s worries about a “PR hit.”

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