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Newsletter: Trump’s Truth Social is banning parody accounts

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On Apr 12, 2023 by Andrew Wyrich

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EXCLUSIVE: Kevin McCarthy took $42,500 from TikTok’s top policy chief—as he calls on Congress to investigate the app

TikTok and ByteDance execs doled out tens of thousands of dollars.

On Feb 28, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Dalton Clodfelter’s ‘Ye is Right’ college tour is the latest outgrowth of Zoomer antisemitism

He’s visited campuses across the South.

On Feb 24, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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The Supreme Court could dismantle big tech—or keep them free from repercussions forever

Gonzalez v. Google could decide not only the future of Section 230, but the future of the internet as we know it.

On Feb 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Twitter’s menswear advice-toting main character is really sorry you’re seeing his tweets

He doesn’t know why he’s being amplified either.

On Jan 26, 2023 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. airline accidentally exposes ‘No Fly List’ on unsecured server

One of the most sensitive U.S. government documents was left online.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Mikael Thalen, David Covucci

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Allegations of sexual misconduct against Andrew Callaghan, All Gas No Brakes creator, are disappearing from his subreddit

At least 2 posts have been removed from Channel5ive.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘Literally walking over a dead body’: Amazon employees accuse company of mishandling holiday warehouse death

Amazon denies that workers were expected to continue their shift next to his corpse.

On Jan 4, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘I feel robbed and dejected’: Read the furious messages Swifties sent to the FTC after Ticketmaster botched Taylor Swift presale

Taylor Swift fans went right to the government to demand change.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Rebecca Caraway, Maya Wray

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Epik, the far-right’s favorite hosting service, is now keeping Kiwi Farms alive

It’s a match made in far-right heaven.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Steven Monacelli

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WikiLeaks website is struggling to stay online—as millions of documents disappear

Of its alleged 10 million documents leaked, less than 3,000 remain accessible on WikiLeaks’ website.

On Nov 22, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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EXCLUSIVE: Concentration camps for maskless kids, Nazi unions, and pervert tutors: Parents lost their mind in Glenn Youngkin’s teacher tipline

Youngkin refused to comment on the emails sent to his tipline.

On Nov 3, 2022 by Louise Macaraniag

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Pelosi attacker’s online trail paints pivot from left-leaning hemp seller to far-right conspiracy theorist

David DePape posted countless conspiracy theories and antisemitic content.

On Oct 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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The teachers of TikTok have reached their breaking point

The teachers of TikTok are leaving their classrooms.

On Oct 28, 2022 by Annie Rauwerda

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In war-torn Ukraine, a digital hunt for missing relatives

In war-torn Lyman, hope comes from Telegram groups.

On Oct 27, 2022 by Anna Conkling

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