Monthly Archives: June 2020

Howard Stern speaks out after 1993 blackface video resurfaces: ‘I evolved and changed’ - National
Howard Stern speaks out after 1993 blackface video resurfaces: ‘I evolved and changed’ – National

WARNING: This story contains explicit language. Howard Stern has addressed a resurfaced video that shows him in blackface and using the N-word multiple times. The video, from a New Year’s Eve special in 1993, was resurfaced by Donald Trump Jr., who retweeted the clip, originally posted by filmmaker Tariq Nasheed. “Yikes!” Trump Jr. tweeted on June 12. “NSFW: Howard Stern…

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‘Canada’s first psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy centre’ changing how we treat depression - National
‘Canada’s first psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy centre’ changing how we treat depression – National

Field Trip’s timing was admittedly terrible. What’s been billed as the “first psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy centre in Canada” opened the week before most of the country went into COVID-19 isolation.  So before it could open any minds to its potential, its doors were closed. READ MORE: ‘This is an extreme’: Canadian Mental Health Association adjusts amid coronavirus pandemic Three months later,…

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‘Challenge’ star Dee Nguyen apologizes for Black Lives Matter remarks that got her fired - National
‘Challenge’ star Dee Nguyen apologizes for Black Lives Matter remarks that got her fired – National

WARNING: This story contains explicit language. Dee Nguyen has issued an official apology for her remarks about the Black Lives Matter movement that got her fired from MTV’s The Challenge. The former Geordie Shore star apologized to her cast members on the reality competition series and the production crew and staff at MTV. “I want to sincerely apologize to my fellow…

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‘Challenge’ star Wes Bergmann reveals Dee Nguyen in ‘mental health lodge’ after MTV split - National
‘Challenge’ star Wes Bergmann reveals Dee Nguyen in ‘mental health lodge’ after MTV split – National

WARNING: This story contains explicit language. The Challenge star Wes Bergmann has revealed that he helped Dee Nguyen get mental health support after the show cut ties with her due to her “offensive” Black Lives Matter (BLM) comments. Nguyen, 27, was staying at 35-year-old Bergmann’s house with him and his wife in Kansas City, Mo., during the coronavirus pandemic because she…

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Online platforms scramble as content moderators in short supply amid coronavirus - National
Online platforms scramble as content moderators in short supply amid coronavirus – National

While hundreds of thousands of companies across the country have seen work grind to a halt amid COVID-19, Chris Priebe is experiencing the opposite. The owner of Two Hat, an artificial intelligence-powered content moderation company based in Kelowna, B.C., has never been busier helping customers including gaming brands Nintendo Switch, Habbo, Rovio and Supercell sift through billions of comments and…

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