alt right media

Dec
05
Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda

Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda

Memes aren't just juvenile fun - they're a potent weapon in the political armory, and we have to start taking them seriously.
3 min read
May
14
Right-wing activists are using Twitter's trans policies to silence their critics

Right-wing activists are using Twitter's trans policies to silence their critics

The next wave of online tactics used by the alt-right are being deployed, right now, in the world of comics. How long before they hit the mainstream?
3 min read
Jul
24
Accusing a political figure of facilitating child rape does not violate Facebook's community standards

Accusing a political figure of facilitating child rape does not violate Facebook's community standards

Facebook has community standards. They're just very, very low.
1 min read
Jun
20
Breitbart's difficult third act

Breitbart's difficult third act

Is Brietbart, the alt-right site that cheered Trump and succoured Milo, in trouble? A Newsweek profile explores how it’s
1 min read
May
10
One neglected media business model: snake oil

One neglected media business model: snake oil

You may have heard of Infowars – it’s widely regarded to be a Trump-supporting purveyor of fake news, another hub
1 min read
Feb
08
Journalism is losing the culture war, because it's fighting last century's battles

Journalism is losing the culture war, because it's fighting last century's battles

When politicians can lie without consequence, our culture of fact-checking does little to stop them.
6 min read
Feb
02
Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing

Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing

Reddit has closed two major alt-right subreddits: Reddit today blocked two prominent alt-right subreddits over “the proliferation of personal and
1 min read
Nov
12
The Alt Right media embraced social media with a passion few others can match

The Alt Right media embraced social media with a passion few others can match

John Herrman on the social media power and savvy of the alt-right media, in a piece for the New York
1 min read
Nov
09
The new, hyperpartisan media

The new, hyperpartisan media

This piece on hyperpartisan Facebook pages, from Buzzfeed, becomes even more compelling in the light of today’s news: Our
1 min read