YouTube has become an online radicalization machine; Fake news travels faster on Twitter; Banner desecrates Fields victim’s church; and more.
Daily Beast: How YouTube built a high-powered radicalization machine for the racist right.
MIT News: Study finds that on Twitter, fake news travels faster than true stories.
WHSV-TV (Harrisonburg, VA): Church in Nelson County desecrated with a banner praising James Fields Jr.
NBC Washington (DC): Unrepentant white supremacist gets two years for hate vandalism: ‘Heil Hitler. No regrets.’
Washington Post: Deportations under Trump are on the rise, along with fear in the immigrant community.
Salon: Michael Flynn, the FBI, and the far right’s latest nutbar conspiracy theory.
Right Wing Watch: White nationalist YouTuber claims Jeffrey Epstein once gave him $25,000.
Tablet: The New York Times just published an unqualified recommendation by Alice Walker for an insanely antisemitic book.
Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY): St. John Fisher students tied to vandalism of Frederick Douglass statue.
Patch (New York): Man admits to vicious anti-gay subway attack because he saw two women kissing.
Oregonian: Former Oregon State student leader with ties to alt-right gets jail time for vandalism.
WPSD-TV (Paducah, KY): Paduchans are seeing white nationalist Identity Evropa stickers all over town.
Raw Story: New York teens record and post ‘extremely racist’ mock school shooting videos, and get arrested for terrorism.
Journal-Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI): Wisconsin county settles claim over arrest executed with surplus military vehicle.
Think Progress: Alleged German neo-Nazi police officers may have used law enforcement database to threaten people.
Echo (Liverpool, UK): Meet the secretive white nationalist group trying to recruit students and the homeless.
Politico: How Britain is grappling with a nationalist dark web, and why the government is worried.