Faisal Quyyumi

Faisal Quyyumi is a News Columnist at Grit Daily. He is a Production Assistant at CNN and a former Production Intern for The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah at Comedy Central.

What’s behind Australia’s pop in journalism rage?

Journalists like CNBC’s Lora Kolodny and Forbes’ Marty Swant have had enough. American journalists, they’ve spoken out publicly against attacks — physical, legal, and verbal — in the wake of government action in and in response to Jamal Khashoggi’s death and a secret government list that tracks and spies on journalists. So too, have journalists around the world. Just this week, their Australian counterparts are taking it a step further by removing the news...

Bear Grylls onto his next adventure in production

British survivalist Bear Grylls is always looking for a new adventure and has now agreed on a deal to create a new TV production company titled The Natural Studios. Grylls told reporters his goal is to make “the ultimate home of adventure programming worldwide.” The adventure content produced will include scripted and non-scripted shows. Grylls is the host of several popular survival TV shows including Man vs. Wild, Worst-Case Scenario, and Born Survivor. What’s the scoop on The Natural...

LeBronGate Continues Amidst NBA-China Row

Hong Kong, China — LeBron James is facing harsh criticism after criticizing Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protestors. “I believe he wasn’t educated on the situation at hand.” James said on Monday.“Yes, we all do have freedom of speech, but at times there are ramifications for the negative that can happen when you’re not thinking about others and you’re only thinking about yourself.” But on October 6th Morey had already issued an apology saying, “I did not intend my tweet to...

LeBron James speaks out on NBA and China

NBA superstar LeBron James is finally speaking out on issues regarding the NBA and China after tensions continue to rise between the two. A source close to James’ said his message was: “Why are we (NBA players) the ones to go through the risks of speaking out in China when the league should be the first to address the matter, with our voices to follow.” Along with being one of the world’s biggest athletes, LeBron James was the former Vice President of the National Basketball Players...

Think your water is safe just because you’re in the United States? Think again. Contaminated tap water around the nation filled with arsenic, copper, and lead has been affecting over 60 million Americans in the past decade. Startup Oollee is looking to change that.

Think your water is safe just because you’re in the United States? Think again. Contaminated tap water around the nation filled with arsenic, copper, and lead has been affecting over 60 million Americans in the past decade. Startup oollee, is looking to change that. In a press release, oollee says it has raised $1 million in pre-seed funding to help it grow. A few of the investors include Mission Gate Inc., a company that invests in internet, mobile, and innovative consumer startups who...

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