While fiery debates are what often trend online, YouTube’s hidden gem is the respectful exchange of differing opinions — and they too can rack up view counts. “This is genuinely the first time I have seen two opposing sides having such a respect for each other in the political realm,” comments Taylor Whiteside on an episode of The Carlos Watson Show in which Watson and actor Terry Crews debate the latter’s controversial “Black supremacy” tweets. “This is what true discussions should look like,” continues Whiteside in his comment on the most-viewed episode of the show so far, with 1.3 million views. … [Read more...] about 3 ways to break out of your echo chamber this election season
Olson, who built Arizona into a national powerhouse and led the Wildcats to the school’s only national championship, died Thursday, 18 months after suffering a stroke. He was 85. Some measure Olson’s legacy by his 776 career wins, four Final Four appearances, 23 consecutive NCAA tournaments and 11 Pac-10 titles, but Kerr is more focused on his former mentor’s ability to make a team feel like family. … [Read more...] about How Lute Olson led Steve Kerr through some of his darkest moments
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Chinese telecom giant Huawei announced on Monday it is ending its oldest major sporting sponsorship deal in the world when it ends its contract with Australian rugby league team Canberra Raiders after nine years, blaming a “continued negative business environment.” … [Read more...] about Huawei quits oldest sports sponsorship deal after 9 years
Founded in the late 1840s, San Francisco’s Chinatown is the oldest in North America and one of the oldest ethnic enclaves in the United States. But in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, its streets have been emptied of locals and tourists alike, its storefronts shuttered. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Is Bay Area turning the corner on coronavirus?
The sharing of the video on Facebook suggests the perpetrators were “proud of what they had done and wanted to display this for others to see — and that in itself is disturbing,” said Vanessa Volz, the executive director of Sojourner House, in Providence, which provides emergency housing, counseling and other services to victims of sexual violence and their families. … [Read more...] about Facebook Video of Assault, Found by Victim’s Mother, Breaks Open Case