Atlanta anchor calls out racist viewer on air.
“On December 5, 2017, you think it’s okay to call this journalist a n—–. I don’t, but I could clap back and say a few things to you. But instead, I’ll let your words, Kathy Rae, speak for themselves.”
CBS Atlanta Anchor Sharon Reed, personally calling out on air a viewer who sent her a racist email. The woman called Reed a racial slur for addressing racism in the Atlanta mayor’s race. Reed shared the content of the email and the woman’s name on TV in response.
Time names those who spoke out the Person of the Year 2017.
@CharlotteAlter, a correspondent for Time, sharing her pride in the Person of the Year issue, which recognizes those who broke the silence around sexual assault. In the bottom right of the cover photo is the arm of a nameless hospital worker, to represent those who have not been able to come forward.
Twitter, Outback give man his bloomin’ onion dream.
@Outback, fulfilling its promise to a man who wanted to be the Bloomin’ Onion mascot. Tampa man Ryan Nanni, @celebrityhottub, tweeted that it is his dream to be the Bloomin’ Onion mascot at the Outback Bowl hosted in Tampa Bay. The steakhouse chain told him if he got 10,000 retweets it would grant his wish — and Twitter delivered Nanni his 10,000 retweets.