alt right media
Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda Paid Members Public
Memes aren't just juvenile fun - they're a potent weapon in the political armory, and we have to start taking them seriously.
Accusing a political figure of facilitating child rape does not violate Facebook's community standards Paid Members Public
Facebook has community standards. They're just very, very low.
Breitbart's difficult third act Paid Members Public
Is Brietbart, the alt-right site that cheered Trump and succoured Milo, in trouble? A Newsweek profile explores how it’s finding life in power much harder than opposition [http://www.newsweek.com/2017/06/23/breitbart-trump-bannon-fake-news-624726.html] : > After the London Bridge attack at the beginning of this month, Breitbart reporter
One neglected media business model: snake oil Paid Members Public
You may have heard of Infowars – it’s widely regarded to be a Trump-supporting purveyor of fake news, another hub of the alt-right [https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/how-infowars-became-the-opposite-of-everything-it-set-out-to-be] . And it’s making money hand over fist. How? By selling dietary supplements [http://nymag.com/selectall/2017/05/
Journalism is losing the culture war, because it's fighting last century's battles Paid Members Public
When politicians can lie without consequence, our culture of fact-checking does little to stop them.
Alt-right subreddits closed for doxing Paid Members Public
Reddit has closed two major alt-right subreddits [https://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2017/02/02/reddit-drops-the-ban-hammer-on-popular-alt-right-subreddits/] : > Reddit today blocked two prominent alt-right subreddits over “the proliferation of personal and confidential information.” Commonly referred to as ‘doxing,’ it appears a user (or users) of r/altright and r/AlternativeRight intentionally disseminated personal