Posts Tagged ‘apologizes’

Exclusive — McAuliffe Spokesman ‘Ashamed’ of Racist Tweets, Apologizes Days Before Election

Renzo Olivari, Communications Director for Terry McAuliffe, has apologized for a series of bigoted tweets that were unearthed just days before Virginia’s gubernatorial election. Social Media users shared screenshots displaying several of Olivari’s alleged tweets, some of which were deleted after being exposed. In these posts, Olivari uses the N-Word and makes stereotypes about the […]

CBC apologizes for using fake patients and training facility in COVID-19 story

By Cosmin Dzsurdzsa -October 15, 2021 On Thursday, CBC was forced to apologize for using a fake hospital setting and mannequins posing as patients for a broadcast on the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this week. In a tweet by CBC Edmonton, the outlet addressed what it called an “editorial error” in their programming. “Earlier in October, […]

Apple Apologizes After Security Researcher Reveals iOS Bugs

Apple has apologized to a security researcher who detailed his “frustrating” experiences dealing with the company, after he disclosed bugs in the iOS operating system. Apple has been criticized for the alleged mishandling of security vulnerability alerts notified through its bug bounty program. Researchers claim that this is symptomatic of the company’s bug bounty program […]

PJW Live: Top German Newspaper Apologizes For COVID Fearmongering

The British government has claimed that it intends to send private security contractors to knock on the doors of anyone returning from holidays to make sure they are quarantining upon their return, as required by law. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced Wednesday that those returning from destinations that have not been added to the government’s ‘green […]

Editor-in-Chief of Germany’s Top Newspaper Apologizes For Fear-Driven COVID Coverage

The editor-in-chief of Germany’s top newspaper Bild has apologized for the news outlet’s fear-driven coverage of COVID, specifically to children who were told “that they were going to murder their grandma.” In a speech delivered to camera, Julian Reichelt said sorry for Bild’s coverage which was “like poison” and “made you feel like you were […]

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Historic Raids On Pasifika People

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sat motionless Sunday as members of the Pacific Island community pulled a large white mat over her head, completely covering her. Moments later they removed it and embraced her. It was part of an emotional ceremony at the Auckland Town Hall during which Ardern […]

John Cena Apologizes To China By Body-Slamming A Uighur Muslim

BEIJING—John Cena made a terrible mistake in a recent promotional appearance for Fast & Furious 9, in which he referred to Taiwan as a country. This insulted the communist tyrants of the Chinese Communist Party, who demanded an apology. In an effort to make amends for his faux pas, Cena body-slammed a Uighur Muslim in a specially […]

Gretchen Whitmer Apologizes, Admits She Made ‘Mistake’ in Violating Coronavirus Orders at East Lansing Bar

Michigan. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) apologized after Breitbart News busted her Sunday for violating her own coronavirus orders at an East Lansing bar. Breitbart News obtained a photo showing Whitmer and her appointed chief operations officer, Tricia Foster, among a group of 13 people at the Landshark, a dive bar in the college town, on […]

Actor Lakeith Stanfield apologizes for moderating antisemitic Clubhouse chat

Oscar-nominated actor Lakeith Stanfield apologized in an Instagram post after The Daily Beast reported on Friday that he co-moderated a room on the audio app Clubhouse in which antisemitic remarks were made, Page Six reported on Saturday afternoon.  “I condemn hate speech and discriminatory views of every kind. I unconditionally apologize for what went on in […]

Soccer-German FA boss apologizes for Nazi reference to vice president

The president of Germany’s Football Association (DFB) Fritz Keller on Tuesday apologized publicly for making a Nazi reference when talking to his vice president in a meeting last week, saying it had been a “grave mistake.” Keller referred to vice president Rainer Koch, a civil judge, as “Freisler”, a reference to prominent Nazi judge Roland […]

Australian mayor apologizes after council youth worker tells ‘white, male & Christian’ students they are ‘oppressors’ – media

A presentation by a council worker at a public school near Melbourne left students flabbergasted and parents incensed, after white boys who held Christian beliefs were reportedly told they were “oppressors” by default. The incident allegedly took place at Parkdale Secondary College in a beachside suburb of Melbourne, Australia, last week, but was first reported […]

Dutch daily apologizes for drawing Jewish pollster as a puppet master

A mainstream daily in the Netherlands has apologized for a caricature depicting a Jewish political pollster and entrepreneur as a puppet master.View the photo here.  Pieter Klok, editor in chief of De Volkskrant, issued a statement Monday saying the image and trope “recall too many memories of antisemitic caricatures of the Nazi period and therefore should never […]

Editor of Major Dutch Daily Apologizes for Publishing Cartoon That ‘Evokes Memories of Nazi Era’

Dutch newspaper ‘De Volksrant’ apologized for publishing a cartoon of Jewish pollster Maurice de Hond that its editor said was reminiscent of Nazi antisemitic caricatures. Photo: Screenshot. One of the leading newspapers in the Netherlands has apologized for publishing a cartoon that lampooned a well-known Dutch pollster using antisemitic tropes. Pieter Klok, editor of the […]

Concordia University Student Union Apologizes to Jewish Community for Campus Culture of ‘Fear’

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Photo: Concordia University / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/https://www.flickr.com/photos/concordiauniversity/5279916243) The student union at Montreal’s Concordia University issued a letter of apology to the Jewish community on its Facebook page Tuesday, admitting to “indifference” in the face of antisemitism on campus and calling for training and other procedures to combat anti-Jewish sentiment. “More than […]

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It Brought to you by: MENLO PARK, CA—According to reports, personal data from over 500 million Facebook users has been stolen and posted to a hacking website. Facebook quickly issued an apology that the data ended up in hackers’ hands for […]

NJ newspaper apologizes for using antisemitic epithet in photo caption

A New Jersey newspaper left a photo caption with the term “JAP,” a pejorative for “Jewish American princess,” on its website for over 14 hours. The caption in the Gannett-owned Asbury Park Press, which went with a photo of a female Orthodox nurse, read: “A f***ing hot nurse, a total JAP, loads a syringe with […]

Jewish Teaneck, NJ paper apologizes for joke on IDF shooting Palestinians

A small Jewish newspaper based in Teaneck, New Jersey, issued an apology for a satirical article published in February regarding the shooting of Palestinians, NJ.com reported Saturday night. The weekly publication Jewish Link had originally published an article on February 25 titled “100,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers.” The article in question did not refer […]

College Basketball Coach Apologizes for Telling Team to ‘Stay on the Plantation’

A college basketball coach is apologizing after using an analogy during a recent locker room talk in which he told his players that they needed to “stay on the plantation.” Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott made the comments following a tough loss to Xavier last week. McDermott apologized for the remarks in a statement […]

Japanese PM apologizes after spokesperson quits over expensive dinner scandal that breached ethics law

Japanese leader Yoshihide Suga has apologized after his spokeswoman, Makiko Yamada, resigned for “breaching the ethics law” by attending expensive dinners hosted by the prime minister’s TV executive son, Seigo Suga. Yamada formally quit her position as the cabinet public relations secretary in the wake of the scandal around her attendance at the expensive dinners […]

Tokyo Olympics chief quits, apologizes again over sexist remarks

Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori resigned on Friday and again apologized for his sexist remarks that sparked a global outcry, leaving the troubled Olympics searching for a chief five months from the start. “My inappropriate comments caused a big trouble. I am sorry,” Mori, 83, said at an Olympic organizing committee meeting. He said […]

K-pop star apologizes after posting photo pictured next to Nazi imagery

K-pop star Sowan issued an apology after posting photos of her posing next to a mannequin donned in a Nazi uniform on her official Instagram page.Sowan is a member of the all-female Korean pop group GFriend, and took the photos in November. She currently has over 800,000 followers on Instagram.Sowan deleted the post “when she […]

Omaha middle school apologizes for Hitler ‘quote of the day’

A middle school in Omaha, Nebraska, has apologized to students and families after a quotation from Nazi Germany leader Adolf Hitler was displayed in a school hallway as the “quote of the day,” the Omaha World Herald reported Tuesday. A staff member had written the adage, “The man who has no sense of history is […]

University College London Apologizes for ‘History and Legacy of Eugenics’

 (The Christian Institute) — University College London (UCL) has apologized for its “fundamental role” in the development of eugenic beliefs and practices. Following an independent inquiry into the history of eugenics at UCL, the institution expressed “deep regret” for “legitimizing” the harmful ideology. Eugenicists associated with UCL include Sir Francis Galton — who coined […]

Ireland Apologizes For ‘Profound Wrong’ Of Cruelty At Church-Run Homes For Unwed Mothers

LONDON (AP) — Ireland’s prime minster issued a formal state apology Wednesday to the thousands of unmarried women and their children who endured pain, shame and stigma at church-run institutions, saying his government was determined to start righting the country’s wrongs. Prime Minister Micheal Martin’s apology came a day after the final report of an […]

Staten Island politician apologizes for yelling ‘Heil Hitler’ at a protest

A Republican politician in the New York City borough of Staten Island has apologized for yelling “Heil Hitler” during an on-camera tirade at a protest last month. Leticia Remauro, a Republican consultant running for borough president, was protesting the closing of a bar last month for violating coronavirus restrictions, according to the New York Daily […]

‘I Was Wrong’: Jeremiah Johnson Apologizes for False Prophecy Predicting Trump Second Term Win

CHARLOTTE, NC — Self-identified prophet Jeremiah Johnson, who, according to a recent statement, believed he had been “given an assignment to help the body of Christ prophetically discern the plans God had for Donald Trump,” has apologized for falsely prophesying that Trump would win a second term in the White House. “I would like to repent […]

‘Hitler was right on one thing’ – Congresswoman apologizes for antisemitism

Rep. Mary Miller, the Illinois Republican who said in a speech that “Hitler was right on one thing,” apologized after initially defending her remarks. At a Wednesday rally in Washington, D.C., shortly before a pro-Trump mob overran the US Capitol, Miller gave a speech in which she talked about the importance of Republicans reaching young […]

GOP congresswoman apologizes for saying ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

Rep. Mary Miller, the Illinois Republican who said in a speech that “Hitler was right on one thing,” apologized after initially defending her remarks. At a Wednesday rally in Washington, D.C., shortly before a pro-Trump mob overran the U.S. Capitol, Miller gave a speech in which she talked about the importance of Republicans reaching young […]

Newly Elected GOP Rep Apologizes for Hitler Remark

Representative Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was recently elected to Congress, apologized on January 8 for saying earlier in the week that “Hitler was right about one thing.” On January 6, Miller said during a rally organized by the nonprofit organization Moms for America, “[Adolf] Hitler was right on one thing. He said, ‘Whoever has the […]

Austrian Jewish leader apologizes: Wrongly administered COVID vaccines

 The head of Austria’s Jewish community has apologized for COVID-19 vaccine doses that were administered to community members, including himself, who were not meant to receive them. In a letter to the community released Monday, Oskar Deutsch said it was a “mistake” to have included nonpriority individuals in the vaccinations administered on Dec. 30 at […]

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