How “Tár,” “The White Lotus,” And “Industry” Complicate #MeToo Narratives
Storylines about women who abuse their power are coming to the fore.
15 Workplace TV Shows To Watch If You're Missing Working In An Office
From Industry to Abbott Elementary, these shows will make you feel like you never left — whether you think that's a good thing or bad.
How And Why “Industry” Has So Much Drug Use
The show’s creators told BuzzFeed News that if viewers feel slightly nauseous watching the young banker characters snort themselves into oblivion, that’s kind of the point.
#WorkingInTech Influencers Are Facing Backlash For Their Glamorous TikToks About The Industry
“Just because you break into tech doesn't mean like, your lifestyle is going to turn into this.”
People Are Angry That The Music Industry Seemingly Hasn’t Learned Anything After Beyoncé And Lizzo Were Called Out For Using The Same Ableist Slur Just Weeks Apart
Beyoncé’s rep has confirmed that the offensive lyric will be changed, but people are angry that it was included in the first place after Lizzo publicly made the same mistake back in June.
Here Are 13 New And Returning TV Shows You Absolutely Need To Be Watching This Month
I can't wait to make Season 3 of Never Have I Ever my entire personality.
Taylor Swift Just Got Super Real About The “Price” She Paid For Starting Her Career At 15 And Revealed The “Thinly Veiled Warnings” Industry Experts Gave Her
"Being publicly humiliated over and over again at a young age was excruciatingly painful."
Cole Sprouse Just Made Some Super-Valid Points About How Female Child Stars Are Treated Differently In The Industry And Said His Experience Doesn’t Compare To What They Go Through
Cole’s comments come shortly after Millie Bobby Brown’s 18th birthday sparked an important conversation about the treatment of female child stars.
Kanye West Dragging Billie Eilish Has Sparked A Debate About Misogyny And His Treatment Of Young Women In The Music Industry After People Drew Comparisons With His Infamous Feud With Taylor Swift
Ye is being called “entitled” and “misogynistic” after fans noticed several similarities between his recent public diss toward Billie, and his treatment of Taylor Swift since their feud began in 2009.
The Growth Of Influencers Has Impacted The Photography Industry In A Major Way
In this week's newsletter: the mutual aid between influencers and photographers.
Beyond Britney: Abuse, Exploitation, And Death Inside America’s Guardianship Industry
For people under guardianship, the system can be dehumanizing, dangerous, and even deadly. For the professionals — who can control hundreds of people at a time — it can be very profitable. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
Peloton Is Becoming A Surprisingly Good Pipeline To The Influencer Industry
In one part of this week's newsletter: The fitness company is prioritizing personalities first, and it's kind of brilliant, IMO.
Ryan Reynolds Revealed Blake Lively Writes A Lot Of His Movie Scripts But Never Gets Credited Due To “Inherent Sexism” In The Film Industry
“There's a lot of A++ writing that I've done that was actually Blake.”
Lil Nas X Is Using His "Industry Baby" Music Video To Raise Money For A Bail Relief Fund
A spokesperson for the Bail Project told BuzzFeed News the artist reached out to the organization to do this because he's "personally felt the effects of incarceration in his own family."
The World Has Changed, But The Hospitality Industry Hasn’t. That’s Bad For Workers.
Tenuous employment. Dangerous working conditions. The pandemic has exposed fundamental flaws with how the hospitality industry operates.
I Can’t Imagine The New Netflix Reality Shows About Influencers Will Do Any Good For The Industry’s Reputation
In this week's newsletter: shows about influencers may continue to be two-dimensional, and the already-controversial IG Loop giveaways just reached new toxic heights.
Atlanta Sex Industry Workers Say They’re Used To Being Branded “Sinners” — And Fearing For Their Lives
For workers at nearby sex shops and strip clubs, last week’s attack on spa employees and customers marked a deadly escalation of long-standing hostility against the sex industry.
A New Survey Of The Financial Industry Shows Significant Support For The FinCEN Files Investigation
Some in the financial industry warned the unprecedented reporting project would have a chilling effect. Now, many say it could improve the system.
"Call My Agent!" And "Industry" Capture The Dangers Of Mixing Work With Pleasure
The French crossover hit and the darkly sexy investment firm drama each emphasize the thrills — and the downsides — of making work your identity.
The With Honors Scandal Is Making It Hard For People To Take The Influencer Industry Seriously
In this week's newsletter: The latest plagiarism accusation revealed the very low and high standards the industry is subjected to, and how I wanted more from the HBO documentary Fake Famous.
What Will 2021 Look Like? We Asked 10 Industry Leaders For Their Predictions.
BRB, asking our prop stylists to borrow their crystal ball for a minute.
How Influencers Handled The Biden–Harris Win Proves There Has Been A Seismic Shift In The Industry
“If we push businesses that we support to share their commitment to social responsibility, why can’t we do the same for influencers?”
As Salons Reopen During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Hairstylists Want A Beauty Industry Bailout
"I want to see them considering the beauty industry as a real industry worth saving," said Mercedes Ortiz-Olivieri, who owns a salon in Washington DC.
The Coronavirus Is Keeping Addiction Counselors From Their Patients. So The Industry Has Transformed.
"Our experience is this works. We are not waiting for this COVID thing to pass over. We are doing the work."
Everyone Is Making Porn At Home Now. Will The Porn Industry Survive?
Even Beyoncé is rapping about OnlyFans.
The Fitness Industry Is In A Crisis. Some Trainers Say Those Trendy Instagram Live Workouts Aren't Helping
As Instagram explodes with free online workouts, some trainers say the market is becoming too saturated for them to survive.
The World's Most Influential Animal Conservation Group Has Links To Trophy Hunters And The Fashion Industry
Who is the world’s most important conservation organization really looking out for — endangered animals, or the people who want to pay big bucks to hunt them?
Trump Is Giving In To The Vaping Industry On A Flavor Ban, Lawmakers Say
A bipartisan letter to the White House is slamming President Trump for backing off a proposed ban on flavored e-cigarettes thought to be driving the teen vaping epidemic.
Opinion: As The Vaping Industry Fights The Government, Remember Big Tobacco’s Menthol Playbook
The tobacco business successfully lobbied to keep menthol cigarettes legal, even as other flavors were banned. It did so with the help of black leaders and institutions.
How Oil Industry Videos Have Skirted Canadian Campaign Disclosure Rules
A group backed by the Alberta oil industry spent half a million dollars on videos denouncing pipeline protesters — but stopped promoting them right before it would have been required to register with Elections Canada.