Scammers peddling Islamophobic clickbait is business as usual at Facebook

A run-of-the-mill money-making operation used tawdry, hateful clickbait and evaded Facebook’s apparently negligible protections.

Scammers peddling Islamophobic clickbait is business as usual at Facebook

A run-of-the-mill money-making operation used tawdry, hateful clickbait and evaded Facebook’s apparently negligible protections.

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How can there be a Black Widow movie? Here’s why it makes sense

Black Widow’s upcoming solo movie fits perfectly fine in the MCU timeline, despite the character’s fate in Avengers: Endgame. Here’s why Scarlett Johansson can return as the character.

Mass media vs. social media

In the waning years of the last millennium, at my university, one of the cause célèbres of the progressive left was a concept known as “Manufacturing Consent,” the title of a book and film, by and starring Noam Chomsky. Its central thesis was that US mass media “are effective and powerful ideological institutions that carry […]