Hate groups recruit gamers in chat spaces; Infowars videos, fans still live on Facebook; Military concerned about militia groups on border; and more.
NPR: Right-wing hate groups are recruiting young video gamers through online chat spaces.
Washington Post: Alex Jones may be ‘banned’ from Facebook, but his videos are still there, and so are his followers.
Huffington Post: Armed militia groups’ growing presence on the border raises concerns among military experts.
CNN: Fox and NBC finally stop running Trump’s racist immigration ad after it was viewed by millions.
Newsweek: Trump’s rhetoric is a ‘bullhorn’ encouraging far-right violence, former skinhead warns.
Rolling Stone: Florida yoga studio shooter is the latest in a string of violence by incels.
Salon: How far-right conspiracy theories about ‘cultural Marxism’ fueled the Pittsburgh massacre.
USA Today: Gab is back online after site went dark for hate speech linked to Pittsburgh shooting.
Media Matters: After Florida misogynistic killings, online incels call shooter ‘legend’ and complain he ‘only killed two.’
Oregonian: Patriot Prayer page threat against Muslim group prompts police investigation.
Raw Story: Georgia militiamen vow to ‘defend our state’ from ‘gun grabbing, socialist beeotch’ Stacey Abrams.
Right Wing Watch: Neo-Nazi robocalls based in Idaho target Abrams with nakedly racist campaign in Georgia.
News & Observer (Charlotte, NC): North Carolina judge’s son accused of burning cross, threatening Cary synagogue.
Motherboard: Misogynist gamers excited to learn they can kill suffragettes in new ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’.
New York Times: Tracing a meme from the Internet’s fringes to the mainstream Republican Party.
NBC News: Extremist anti-immigrant group makes donations to six Republican candidates.
Think Progress: GOP Florida congressman regularly appears with, and takes money from, fringe Islamophobes.
Mother Jones: Will Ryan Bundy accidentally help elect a Democratic governor in Nevada?