Australian TV soap Neighbours launch probe into allegations of racism

An investigation was launched into the allegations of racism behind Australian TV soap Neighbours. Two Aboriginal-Australian TV stars have alleged they witnessed racist incidents while working on set. Shareena Clanton said it was “traumatising to work in such a culturally unsafe space”. Announcing the inquiry, Fremantle Media, which produces the soap, said it did not […]

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German radio host compares BTS to coronavirus during live broadcast

A German radio host who compared South Korean boy band group BTS to coronavirus during a live broadcast apologised. Matthias Matuschik said he did not intend to “racially insult,” adding that making a connection between the band and Covid-19 was “completely wrong”. The incident comes amid an increase in anti-Asian sentiment and racist attacks since […]