Libby Cohen

Libby Cohen is a third-year University of Texas student originally from New Jersey. She has written for ORANGE Magazine, the Daily Texan, and most recently interned for 1010 WINS in NYC. She's now back in Austin writing for the Texas Standard and the Daily Dot.

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Whatever happened to the TikTok ban?

A lot has happened, here's what you need to know.

On Jun 1, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Israeli air strikes on the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip with tweet 'IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.'

Israeli military criticized for live-tweeting airstrikes in Gaza Strip

People aren't pleased with the updates.

On May 14, 2021 by Libby Cohen

New York City Mayor Candidate Andrew Yang next to a tweet criticizing his police plan from Thursday's debate.

Andrew Yang’s plan to improve police calls for more snitching

People called out Yang for his policing plan.

On May 14, 2021 by Libby Cohen

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What is a virtual card and why should you use one?

Here's what you need to know about virtual cards and how they work.

On May 14, 2021 by Libby Cohen

New body camera footage shows Capitol officer getting beaten by rioters

New body camera footage shows Capitol police officer passing out after being attacked by pro-Trump rioters

The footage was recently obtained by CNN.

On May 13, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Three military members in a field.

Stop Antisemitism demands to know who at the Onion thinks it’s OK to mock Israeli soldiers

The group didn't handle the joke with good humor.

On May 12, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Someone called Tomi Lahren a 'Nazi barbie' over the weekend and now the name is trending on Twitter

Tomi Lahren says people called her ‘Nazi Barbie,’ threw eggs at her

She says she's 'used to it.'

On May 12, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Andrew Yang in hot water for tweet supporting Israel

#YangSupportsGenocide goes viral after Andrew Yang tweet supporting Israel

Republicans are cheering Yang's tweet as it sparked viral backlash.

On May 11, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Obama speechwriter David Litt roasted Newsmax anchor about the Dominion lawsuit in a segment about SNL

Newsmax brought a former Obama speechwriter on to talk about SNL—instead he trolled them over defamation lawsuit

David Litt used SNL to pivot to talking about a 2020 election defamation suit.

On May 10, 2021 by Libby Cohen

People want to know if Tucker Carlson is vaccinated follwoing his anti-vaccine propaganda

Tucker Carlson is publicly anti-vax—but he won’t say if he got the shot

He's free to say if he is.

On May 10, 2021 by Libby Cohen

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Video shows cops kneeling on man for 5 minutes before he died

The video is strikingly similar to the death of George Floyd.

On Apr 28, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Politician Peter D'Abrosca says he's not getting the vaccine to make liberals mad

Trump supporter says he won’t get the COVID vaccine to own the libs

We'll see how that goes.

On Apr 27, 2021 by Libby Cohen

A yearbook photo of Tucker Carlson is going viral as it associates him with anti-LGBTQ groups

Tucker Carlson’s yearbook says he belonged to a club celebrating Harvey Milk’s murderer

His yearbook entry is getting called out online.

On Apr 23, 2021 by Libby Cohen

tiktok influencer calls out columbus police helicopter

TikTok influencer blasts Columbus police for helicopter joy ride over Black neighborhood

A controversial use of resources gets put on blast by a TikTok influencer.

On Apr 22, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Students at table using devices

Proctorio sued after it tried to remove a student’s tweets that called out its code

Twitter reinstated the tweets later.

On Apr 22, 2021 by Libby Cohen