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  1. List of paraphrases for "controversies":

    disputes, polemics, contentions, disagreements

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  1. Chief Executive Michael Pearson:

    It's been a privilege to lead Valeant for the past eight years, while I regret the controversies that have adversely impacted our business over the past several months, I know that Valeant is a strong and resilient company, and I am committed to doing everything I can to ensure a smooth transition to new leadership.

  2. Trillium Asset Management:

    The sheer volume, magnitude, and frequency of Facebook's controversies strongly suggests that the company's whack-a-mole approach is insufficient - Facebook needs to institutionalize stronger risk oversight mechanisms.

  3. James Comey:

    In my view, a huge portion of WikiLeaks' activities has nothing to do with legitimate newsgathering, informing the public and commenting on important public controversies, but is simply about releasing classified information to damage the US, people sometimes get cynical about journalists -- American journalists do not do that. They will almost always call us before they publish classified information and say, 'is there anything about this that is going to put lives in danger -- that is going to jeopardize government people, military people, or innocent civilians anywhere in the world?'.

  4. Michael Steel:

    The coverage of various controversies is surround sound at this point, most people have a firm view of those scandals pretty well locked in.

  5. Dan Zimmerman:

    To the extent that these controversies combined with a huge drain on the organization's resources and time distract it, that's a negative for gun rights in the United States.


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