Changing Digital Economy: The FDNY Has Laid Off 80 Percent Of Its Firefighters Because It Isn’t Getting Enough Traffic On FDNY.Org

It’s always tough to watch a beloved institution decimated by the changing digital economy, but unfortunately, we’ve just seen another incidence of this sad phenomenon: The New York City Fire Department has laid off 80 percent of its firefighters because it isn’t getting enough traffic on FDNY.org.

While I Don’t Relish Gutting Newspaper Payrolls, Unfortunately Sometimes It’s Necessary So That I Can Have Slightly More Money

In today’s increasingly difficult media landscape, there aren’t always easy solutions to the challenges publishers face. Earlier this week, Tronc, the newspaper company I lead, made the tough decision to lay off 50 percent of our editorial employees at the venerable New York Daily News, stripping dozens of talented…

Clearing His Name: Congress Has Exonerated Mark Zuckerberg Of All Wrongdoing After He Revealed That The Winklevoss Twins Were The Ones Who Really Invented Facebook

It might have seemed like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in serious trouble over his company’s recent data-related scandals, but at his congressional hearings he made an astonishing confession that could clear his name and totally change the conversation: Congress has exonerated Mark Zuckerberg of all wrongdoing…

Public Interrogation: Every Senator Is Angrily Grilling Mark Zuckerberg On Why ClickHole’s Articles Aren’t Getting Shared As Widely On Facebook After It Changed Its Algorithms

It’s just a few minutes into Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees, but it’s already looking like the Facebook founder isn’t going to be getting off easy: Every senator in attendance is angrily grilling Mark Zuckerberg on why ClickHole’s articles aren’t getting shared as…

Jumping The Gun: This Man Just Told His Kids To Call His Friend ‘Uncle Jeff’ Even Though They’ve Only Been Friends For 2 Weeks

This is a truly massive miscalculation. When Peoria, IL resident Chris Gabel invited his new friend Jeff Caldwell over for dinner with the family, Jeff was happy to oblige. But while introducing Jeff to his kids, Chris came out of nowhere and told his kids to call him “Uncle Jeff”—even though they’ve only been friends…

Defending The Second Amendment: The NRA Is Attempting To Justify The Sale Of AR-15s By Developing Genetically Modified Super Deer That Can Only Be Hunted With Assault Rifles

In the wake of the Parkland mass shooting, the National Rifle Association has been facing more backlash than ever for its support of AR-15s. But even in face of public outcries, the gun rights group just proved that it remains staunch in its defense of the right to own semi-automatic weapons: The NRA is now attempting…

Serious About His Craft: Dave Franco Has Lost 100 Pounds And Is Learning To Ballroom Dance In Hopes That A Role Comes Around That Calls For That

While many actors claim to dedicate themselves to their characters, only the greats rise to the occasion and completely transform into the person they’re portraying. Well, it looks like you can now add Dave Franco to that list of truly committed method actors, because he’s lost 100 pounds and is learning to ballroom…

Feminism FTW: Pornhub Just Released A Feature For Women That Warns You Beforehand If The Guy In The Video Looks Like An Old-Ass Weirdo

When it comes to serving women’s interests, Pornhub might be one of the last companies you’d expect to prioritize the matter. But, as it turns out, the pornography streaming website is being proactive about its feminist initiatives in a huge way! Pornhub has released a feature for women that warns you beforehand if…

Animal Rights FTW: PETA Will Now Make An Exception For Animal-Tested Lipsticks If They’re Able To Turn The Mouse They’re Tested On Into A Gal That Lights Up A Room

PETA is as notorious as it is inspiring for its unwavering commitment to ending the inhumane treatment of non-human beings. But now, for the first time ever, the animal welfare organization has willingly made a compromise in its battle against animal testing: PETA will now make an exception for animal-tested lipsticks…

Showing Both Sides: ABC Is Balancing Out Roseanne’s Pro-Trump Politics By Airing A Scene After Every Episode Where Donald Trump Drowns In The Conner Family Bathtub

Though ABC’s Roseanne reboot is a bona fide ratings success, the show has become a lightning rod for controversy, with Roseanne Barr’s right-wing beliefs drawing ire from the left and praise from conservatives in equal measure. Now, the primetime network is taking major steps to make sure the show caters to viewers on…

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