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Media Bits and Bytes - August 13, 2019

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Twitter; Whitewashing the Shootings; That Times Headline; Warren for Net Accessibility; Schmucker; Facebook and Surveillance; Cops Propagandize Online

Facts Prove White Supremacy Is Not A ‘Hoax’

Following mass shootings, Trump ally Tucker Carlson denied the domestic threat of white supremacy, calling it ‘hoax.’ Former GOP Congressman Tom Coleman and MSNBC’s Legal Analyst Maya Wiley debunk Carlson’s claim.

Terrorism’s Double Standard

Trevor Aaronson The Intercept
Violent Far-Right Extremists Are Rarely Prosecuted as Terrorists. Since 9/11 federal prosecutors have applied anti-terrorism laws against 34 right-wing extremists compared to more than 500 international terrorism defendants.

Media Bits and Bytes - March 19, 2019

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Jane Mayer on Fox's Friends; Murdoch Oversteps in NZ; Huawei Stoops to Conquer; Google's DC Clout; Netflex Cancels "One Day"; Media vs Bernie
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