David Gilmour

David Gilmour is a reporter who specializes in national politics, internet culture, and technology.


Trump signed an ego tweet sheet for Tomi Lahren–and it features conspiracy theorists 

Trump used the print-out of positive tweets about himself to thank her.

On Oct 23, 2019 by David Gilmour


Network of fake news sites in Michigan appears to be right-wing propaganda effort

Researchers said the Michigan news websites appear to mimic a strategy used by the European far-right.

On Oct 23, 2019 by David Gilmour


British judge refuses to delay WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing

Assange’s team hoped for additional time to prepare their case to fight his relocation to the U.S.

On Oct 21, 2019 by David Gilmour


Turkey is blocking internet access as part of its Syrian offensive

Access to Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are all currently being blocked.

On Oct 11, 2019 by David Gilmour


A spice company is pushing harder for Trump’s impeachment than any Democrat

They’ve spent $2 million on anti-Trump ads.

On Oct 9, 2019 by David Gilmour


Jordan Peterson documentary screening canceled by New York venue

Staff at the venue felt ‘uncomfortable’ following the first showing of the documentary, which follows Peterson’s rise to fame.

On Oct 7, 2019 by David Gilmour


In wake of developer protest, software firm cuts ties with ICE

Chef moved from publicly defending its work to cutting ties.

On Sep 23, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Dan Crenshaw roasted after attacking Sanders’ call for veteran care

‘A veteran refusing to help veterans to own the libs.’

On Sep 17, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Ben Shapiro wants accusers to describe Brett Kavanaugh’s penis


On Sep 16, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Neo-Nazis are using Telegram to incite terrorism—and it’s worse than you think

The messaging app is home to the internet’s most hardcore white supremacist communities.

On Sep 12, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Felony arrest warrant issued for pro-Trump troll Jacob Wohl

Court documents allege that Jacob Wohl and his then-business partner Matthew Johnson unlawfully sold securities back in 2016.

On Sep 4, 2019 by David Gilmour

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MAGAPill readers are getting sent to an unfamiliar spot—Warren’s campaign site

Conservatives accused the Elizabeth Warren campaign of parking the domain in a deliberate attempt to troll MAGAPill readers.

On Aug 29, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Reddit mods restore Tiananmen Square image after censorship claims

It sparked instant outrage.

On Aug 22, 2019 by David Gilmour

Two ICE officers are seen from the back arresting a man in a white t-shirt

Redaction error reveals ICE is paying Palantir $49 million

Palantir built ICE’s Investigative Case Management (ICM) software.

On Aug 21, 2019 by David Gilmour

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Facebook pulls Trump re-election ad for targeting ‘strong women’

It targeted ‘strong women.’

On Aug 20, 2019 by David Gilmour

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