This article at least explores the history and benefits of personality testing. For example, they quote a business school professor who describes personality tests, when used properly, as a useful tool to eliminate interview bias. So kudos to the journalist for acknowledging that personality tests do in fact have a legitimate place in organizations.
Also, the OneNews article identifies the assessment that has caused the furor. I'm not familiar with this particular publisher or this particular personality test - but rest assured, it's not the DiSC test.