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“The Newsroom Feels Embarrassed”: Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Crisis

“The Newsroom Feels Embarrassed”: Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Crisis

A yoga-pants refusenik, a climate-science skeptic, and a tech writer with a neo-Nazi pal have put James Bennet in the crosshairs.

www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/02/new-york-times-op-ed-crisis-james-bennet/

KFC Responds to U.K. Chicken Shortage Scandal With a Timely ‘FCK, We’re Sorry’

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KFC went through a highly publicized, somewhat bizarre crisis in the U.K. this week: The fast food joint known for its fried chicken ran out of chicken. Now, KFC is apologizing with a creative stunt: rearranging its name to spell “FCK.”

www.adweek.com/creativity/kfc-responds-to-u-k-chicken-shortage-scandal-with-a-timely-fck-were-sorry/

Gobee.bike pulls out of France due to ‘mass destruction’ of its dockless bike fleet

Gobee.bike pulls out of France due to ‘mass destruction’ of its dockless bike fleet

Thousands of its bikes have been stolen or damaged, says company that had 150,000 users across the country

www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/25/gobeebike-france-mass-destruction-dockless-bikes/

Karl Smith is a New Zealander living in Melbourne, Australia. He's an art and design, tech, and pop culture enthusiast. Previous gigs include musician, concierge, picture framer, designer and product manager.