Charli Howard Leaves Agency with Facebook Post ‘For Being Told She was Too Big to Work’

At 5ft 8. and weighing 7.5 stone, Howard claims she was told her body shape was ‘too curvaceous’ The Independent by Heather Saul Friday 16 October 2015 Charli Howard posted an angry letter about her agency on Facebook Facebook A model who posted a “f**k you” letter to her modelling agency on her Facebook page says she is overwhelmed by…

VAMPIRE PORN: MindGeek is a Cautionary Tale of Consolidating Production and Distribution in a Single, Monopolistic Owner – The Tube Master

Illustration by Robert Neubecker Video sites are by far the biggest consumers of bandwidth on the Web: Netflix, YouTube, Twitch … MindGeek. Or maybe that last one doesn’t ring a bell? Founded in 2007 by Canadians Stephane Manos and Ouissam Youssef, MindGeek (formerly known as Manwin and Mansef) has over 100 million daily visitors and…

LIBERAL BIAS: Ted Cruz Slams ‘Passionately Pro-Abortion Media’ for ‘Hiding’ Videos

NewsBusters By Katie Yoder | July 28, 2015 | 4:40 PM EDT Note: MRC Culture Intern Andrew Miller contributed to this report. Sen. Ted Cruz is calling out the “passionately pro-abortion” media for “hiding” videos exposing Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, July 28th, Students for Life of America hosted more than 60 #WomenBetrayed rallies across the country to protest Planned…

Trolls are Winning Now, Ellen Pao Says but “I’m Rooting for the Humans Over the Trolls. I Know We Can Win.”

Elizabeth Weise, USATODAY 10:52 a.m. EDT July 17, 2015 (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — The former CEO of Reddit penned an op-ed Thursday in the Washington Postwith a disheartening message: the online trolls are winning. Ellen Pao was vilified by many online for trying to shut down some of the more heinous discussion topics on…

Student Sex Work and the Rise of ‘Sugar Babies’ – Go to College, Learn How to be Pimped

Photo Illustration by A.J. Archer Financial pressures linked to the recent rises in tuition fees have pushed students to engage with more extreme methods of funding their education. The Independent by Judith Evans on Friday 17 July 2015 A controversial new trend in “sugar dating” has recently gained attention again. Sold as somewhere between a business…

Silicon Valley Creates the Culture, Hollywood Creates the Business Model to Change Our World to Theirs

Brian Shall The big prediction In technology, predictions are useless. The iPhone is 8 years old. Had I told you just 10 years ago that 2 billion people would today carry a supercomputer in their pocket, all the time, you wouldn’t have believed me. Had I told you that one of its most popular uses…