The Hollywood Reporter, a trade publication owned by Hearst, has long been a hub for writers, producers and producers-in-residence.
And it’s not like the site’s not already inundated with stories on allergies, allergies and allergies-related health concerns.
For instance, in May, the publication ran an article titled “An Allergy to Food” that included an article on the effects of a food allergy on the brain.
This article, in turn, caused an immediate backlash among some Hollywood writers, whose stories were deemed inappropriate and/or insensitive to the people who experience them.
This isn’t the first time a Hollywood Reporter article has generated a heated debate.
For example, in 2017, a piece about the dangers of a virus that can cause chronic bronchitis featured an article about a new study that found that a vaccine for influenza may have the potential to reduce the severity of chronic bronchiectasis.
(In case you were wondering, the flu vaccine is currently in Phase III clinical trials.)
And in 2017 the publication published an article called “What You Need to Know About Eating Out” that contained information on what to do if you eat out.
In 2018, it published an op-ed titled “When to Stop Drinking, Shaking Hands, and Saying ‘Hi'” that was published as a response to a story about a transgender woman who was arrested for drunk driving.
And in 2018, a post titled “How to Get Your Head on Straight” appeared in the paper, prompting an outcry and a petition calling for the publication to retract the article.
In the wake of this controversy, Hearst has made several changes to its reporting, including a series of editorials addressing the health effects of allergens and allergens-related issues.
It now has an editor that has an extensive background in allergy research, and the site now includes a section that is specifically dedicated to covering allergies and allergy related health concerns: “Health-related topics” Now, when the article in question was published, it was about an allergy to peanuts.
This prompted an outcry among some readers, including one who called the article “racist and misogynistic” and “deeply offensive.”
However, Hearth’s editors took issue with that characterization and defended their decision to publish the article by pointing out that the article was written by a “professional” who is “a long-time allergy researcher and allergist.”
The article was subsequently removed from the site.
Hearst’s response to the controversy was that the “article was not intended to be taken out of context.”
And the piece itself has since been replaced with an apology that said: “I’m sorry for the insensitive language in this article.
It was meant to be a general reference to allergies and related issues, and was not a reference to the specific allergies in question.
I take full responsibility for any offense caused by it.”
And it also says that it “continues to strive to create a more inclusive, welcoming and respectful workplace.”
The editor also says, “We have made a number of improvements in our practices and policies, including ensuring that we are aware of issues of sensitivity and discrimination in our workplace.”
Hearst will not say exactly how it will change its reporting policies, but it’s clear that the site will continue to have a bias against certain types of people.
Hearth did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Hearths chief operating officer Andrew DeMartini issued the following statement to Fortune: “We understand and take the reporting on this very seriously.
Our editors and writers have a responsibility to accurately reflect what is happening on the newsroom floor and to maintain an environment where everyone is treated with respect.”
Hearth is also working to better understand the role of the media in its reporting and the importance of diverse perspectives in its coverage. “
This is a difficult time for all of us in the industry, and we all need to be respectful of each other and our colleagues.”
Hearth is also working to better understand the role of the media in its reporting and the importance of diverse perspectives in its coverage.
Hearts chief information officer and president Chris Brown, who is also a producer on the hit TV series, is currently spearheading a media strategy with Hearst that includes developing ways for producers to receive feedback from their audience, and creating “an open, safe space where all perspectives can thrive.”
Brown is also the founder and CEO of the nonprofit group, Media Matters for America, which has received numerous grants to support its work in media.
The group has received more than $2 million in funding from the Media Matters Foundation, according to the group’s website.
It has also become an advocate for the LGBT community and an advocate on issues like diversity and inclusion.
Hearsts first female editor is the first in the organization’s history