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- Cara Delevingne calls out Justin Bieber for ‘ranking’ wife Hailey’s friends Friday 9:07 PM
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It was a rough week.
Charlottesville, Virginia, erupted into violence after “alt-right” white nationalists held a rally in the small college town, where one woman was killed when a man with suspected neo-Nazi ties slammed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters.
In this week’s episode of We’re All Gonne Die, the Daily Dot’s politics team unpacks what the alt-right is, how it’s flourished on the internet, the media’s role in reporting on the movement and President Donald Trump’s response to what happened.
One of the Daily Dot’s social media editors, Molly Stier, joins the panel to chat about what it’s like to see horrible, racist comments every day.
Here’s this week’s podcast but be sure to listen to our previous episodes.
Andrew Wyrich is a politics staff writer for the Daily Dot, covering the intersection of politics and the internet. Andrew has written for USA Today, NorthJersey.com, and other newspapers and websites. His work has been recognized by the Society of the Silurians, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).