White nationalists’ good year thanks to Trump; Colorado gunman posted anti-cop rants; Journalists grapple with reporting on far right; and more.
Media Matters: Thanks to Trump, white supremacists had a big year in 2017.
Think Progress: Trump tweets a white nationalist ransom note to immigrants.
Vox: How the ‘chain migration’ concept that Trump attacks was cooked up and distorted by white nationalists.
Denver Post: Gunman in Douglas County sheriff ambush posted anti-police rants online, favored alt-right causes.
Christian Science Monitor: Reporters grapple with the ‘right’ way to cover the radical right.
Raw Story: White House intern denies he made white-nationalist gesture in class photo.
Salon: Is Bitcoin enabling right-wing extremists to make money spreading hate?
Associated Press: Judge says he won’t allow ‘game playing’ by neo-Nazi site founder eluding process servers.
KGW-TV (Portland, OR): Oregon court upholds $135,00 fine against bakery owners in gay wedding-cake case.
Newsweek: Statue of Confederate general and KKK founder Forrest doused in flaming pink paint.
Mediaite: After Breitbart cuts ties with white-nationalist candidate, Curt Schilling invites him back to his radio show.
Oregonian: Emboldened white nationalists? Look no farther than this liberal Oregon college town.
Washington Post: A swastika was mowed in a field by a teen, first of a chain of events that led to a couple’s murder.
Willamette Week: Neo-Nazi posters were plastered throughout Portland Community College over Christmas.
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN): Memphis prepares for possible ‘Confederate 901’ rally planned on Facebook.
Courthouse News: White nationalist Cantwell claims lies led to his post-Charlottesville arrest.
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC): Republican candidate for Texas governor would ‘gladly’ execute gay people.
Friendly Atheist: Lying Christian activist falsely claims the SPLC considers ‘Merry Christmas’ hate speech.