In an attempt to lure and capture the infamous Kony Angelina Jolie was used to set the trap

Angelina Jolie was once part of a plot to capture Joseph Kony

Well OK.

On Oct 9, 2017 by Christine Friar

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The backlash against ALS fundraising is all wet

Only 27 percent of funds raised by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will go to finding a cure. Here’s why that’s not an issue.

On Sep 1, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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Kristen Bell is playing Would You Rather with Reddit

Why is Kristen Bell submitting herself to the mercy of Reddit’s boundless weirdness?

On Jul 25, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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The 10 worst memes of 2012

Memes fail for a variety of reasons: They can be tasteless, stale, convoluted, or embedded with misogynistic or racist stereotypes. More often than not, they’re all of the above. 

On Dec 18, 2012 by Fidel Martinez

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The top 10 most influential people on YouTube in 2012

These 10 prominent users changed the conversation and helped push YouTube further into the mainstream eye than ever before.

On Dec 18, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger

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Kony 2012 finally peaks—with a dance party

Roughly 3,000 college-aged students and supporters marched on Washington on Saturday as part of Invisible Children’s latest initiative. 

On Nov 19, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini

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Can a march on the White House revive Kony 2012?

Invisible Children all but disappeared online after the massive viral success of Kony 2012. Will this Saturday’s Move:DC march at the White House return the group to the Internet spotlight?

On Nov 16, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini

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“Kony 2012” creators return for a march on Washington

Nonprofit Invisible Children just debut “Move,” a 31-minute documentary that calls for action in Washington, D.C., in November. 

On Oct 8, 2012 by Michelle Jaworski

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Kickstriker needs $3 million to capture Joseph Kony

Introducing a new method for crowdfunding the fight for human welfare. It’s no laughing manner. Or is it? 

On May 7, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger

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UgandaSpeaks takes a stand against “Kony 2012”

UgandaSpeaks wants to speak for every day Ugandans.

On Apr 20, 2012 by David Holmes

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“Kony 2012” producer accused of spying

Leaked diplomatic cables suggest Invisible Children provided information that led to rebel’s arrest.

On Apr 11, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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“Kony 2012” sequel hits YouTube

The new documentary addresses some of the criticism lobbied at the nonprofit Invisible Children and builds anticipation for Cover the Night on April 20. 

On Apr 5, 2012 by Kris Holt

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“Kony 2012” is back April 3

A follow up to popular documentary and one of the most-viewed YouTube videos of all time, “Kony 2012,” will be released tomorrow, but reactions so far have been cynical.

On Apr 2, 2012 by Christian Yoder

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“Kony 2012”: the one-minute version

If you thought “Kony 2012” was too long to watch, you’ll love this summary and critique.

On Mar 26, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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“Kony” says he’s proud of his video viral fame

Kony may be a dictator and “kill people, but that’s not all I do,” says a Kony parody by former SNL member Horatio Sanz.

On Mar 22, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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