All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘racist tweet’

#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert has been branded a racist, with many people demanding that his show be canceled. Colbert has denied posting the offensive …

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Justine Sacco: Yet Another Immature, Stupid, Racist Tweet

Justine Sacco’s tweet on Friday was not just racist, but sadly very immature for someone who is supposed to be a “public relations professional”. Sacco is PR director of corporate communication for IAC.  She sparked outrage in the social media world after she tweeted Friday, “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!’ The chief PR …

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Home Depot Apologizes for ‘Tweeting Gone Wrong’

In the digital world, things can change within a few seconds, with just the click of a button. Home Depot can definitely attest to such sentiments given their recent fiasco over a tweet that left consumers in hysterics. For those who missed it, the home improvement and construction supply retailer landed in hot water after a racist tweet was posted …

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