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10 of the biggest ‘Dancing With the Stars’ controversies of all time

ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” is a dance-competition show that’s had some controversial moments. For season 28, fans and the show’s then-host were unhappy when Sean Spicer, a divisive figure who used to work for the White House, was cast on the show. On season 23 of the series, two […]
10 of the biggest ‘Dancing With the Stars’ controversies of all time
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The biggest sports controversies of 2019

We took a look back at the most controversial sports stories of 2019. These stories ranged from on-field fights, off-the-field conflicts, to the politics surrounding sports. Take a look back at the stories that dominated the sports world this year below. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A lot […]
The biggest sports controversies of 2019
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7 food logos and mascots that didn’t age well

Marketing hasn’t always been spot-on when it comes to food branding. Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s, and Cream of Wheat all received backlash for their use of Black mascots. This week, PepsiCo said it would be rebranding Aunt Jemima products as “Pearl Milling Company.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The […]
7 food logos and mascots that didn’t age well
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10 recent school controversies that got people talking

There have been many instances of girls being told to change their clothes due to being “distracting” to boys in the classroom. Controversial homework assignments have asked students to examine the positive aspects of slavery in American history. A Texas school banned the bestselling young adult novel “The Hate U […]
10 recent school controversies that got people talking
Tech

Google in 2018: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Google launched a ton of exciting new technologies this year. The company was also the center of several different controversies in 2018. With 2019 right around the corner, we looked back at the highlights – and the lowlights – from another full year of Google. Google introduced a ton of […]
Google in 2018: The good, the bad, and the ugly
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10 TV casting decisions that caused controversy

TV is not without its controversies – and definitely not without its casting controversies. Some of the biggest casting controversies in recent entertainment history include Ruby Rose as Batwoman and Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson. Cartoons have gotten into trouble, too, including “The Simpsons” with its portrayal of Indian character […]
10 TV casting decisions that caused controversy
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13 of the world’s most controversial monuments

Not all monuments are universally beloved. While some simply took a while for locals to come around to, others still inspire controversy. That could be due to their subject matter, their histories, or their appearance. Monuments dedicated to Christopher Columbus are coming under fire for memorializing a polarising figure. Visit […]
13 of the world’s most controversial monuments
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A former Facebook employee who monitored data breaches has spoken about how Facebook handles user data, calling its practices ‘utterly shocking and horrifying’

Facebook is dealing with an investigation and a lot of consumer outrage after Christopher Wylie – the founder of data analytics company Cambridge Analytica – told the Guardian that his company used data from 50 million Facebook profiles to target voters. Wylie said Facebook had sent Cambridge Analytica a letter […]
A former Facebook employee who monitored data breaches has spoken about how Facebook handles user data, calling its practices ‘utterly shocking and horrifying’