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Female black journalists and politicians get sent an abusive tweet every 30 seconds - MIT Technology Review
Twitter can be a toxic place. In recent years, trolling and harassment on the site have made it an extremely unpleasant and upsetting experience for many people, particularly women and minorities. But automatically identifying and stopping such abuse is difficult to do accurately and reliably.
Pocket  alt  right  feminism  politics  race  twitter 
29 days ago by j-l-r
Special Issue: Media Activism Politics in/for the Age of Trump – Flow
there are additional Flow articles related to the election in issues around the same time
politics  media.politics  news 
january 2017 by j-l-r
Understanding Hillary: The Clinton America sees isn’t the Clinton colleagues know. Why are they so different?
This is not a profile of Hillary Clinton. It is not a review of her career or an assessment of her campaign. You won’t find any shocking revelations on her emails, on Benghazi, on Whitewater, or even on her health care plan.
Pocket  politics  hillary 
august 2016 by j-l-r
What History Teaches Us About Today’s Turmoil -- The Cut
As the intensity of this very unusual election year continues to build, many of us have been moved to try to make sense of what we’re living through by drawing historical comparisons.
Pocket  history  race  politics 
july 2016 by j-l-r

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