Ill-considered posts lead to lost jobs amid protests, crisis
Craig Gore, who has worked on the shows S.W.A.T. and Chicago P.D., was fired Tuesday from the forthcoming Law & Order: Organized Crime spin-off because of Facebook posts. Many others from public-facing institutions and businesses have been sanctioned, demoted, suspended or fired for impolitic statements online in recent days. A Denver officer was fired Tuesday for writing Lets start a riot as the caption to an Instagram picture of himself and two fellow officers smiling in riot gear. An officer in Fulton, New York, posted an Instagram image that read, Black lives only matter to black people unless they are killed by a white person and found himself out of a job. These people who are getting fired or resigning, they're not realizing this.___Follow AP Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton on Twitter: https://twitter.com/andyjamesdalton.
Dick Wolf's 'Murder for Hire' Returns for Season 2 -- Watch the New Trailer!
The mega TV producer behind hits like the Chicago and Law & Order franchises is back with a second season of the true-crime series Murder for Hire. Returning to Oxygen on Oct. 5, the series gives audiences a shocking look inside the dark world of contract killers. Its just one of many cases that are almost too wild to imagine as seen in the trailer for season two. Viewers will be stunned when they understand the lengths to which aggrieved parties go to get revenge.Murder for Hire season two premieres Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. ET/PT only on Oxygen. RELATED CONTENT:'Mindhunter': Your Guide to Atlanta Child Murders, BTK Strangler and Son of Sam in Season 2For 'Law & Order' Creator Dick Wolf, A-Level Work Is an Expectation (Exclusive)Amanda Knox, OJ Simpson and Our Fascination With True Crime