politics

tech-social-media

Trump's Social Media Bias Survey Is a Craven Data Collection Ploy

The survey is an elaborate way of getting people to subscribe to the White House's email list.
Matthew Gault
2 days ago
Internet

Area Man Regrets Helping Turn Joe Biden Into a Meme

A former 'Onion' editor wishes his publication had gone harder at Diamond Joe.
Joe Garden
3 days ago
tech-power

Justin Trudeau Announces Plans to Fine Social Media Companies for Fake News

The prime minister said that if social media platforms don't address disinformation there “will be meaningful financial consequences.”
Mack Lamoureux
3 days ago
big telecom

The FCC Flubbed the Puerto Rico Hurricane Response and Won't Answer Questions About it

"The FCC has yet to conduct a vigorous investigation into the failure of the islands’ communications infrastructure, which was a major factor in the death toll."
Karl Bode
4 days ago
climate change

This Is What It Would Take for Republicans to Actually Fight Climate Change

The world needs the GOP to come around on the issue—here's what's standing in their way.
Geoff Dembicki
5 days ago
environment-policy

A Biden Presidency Would Be a 'Death Sentence,' Climate Activists Warn

The former vice president's campaign has them very, very worried.
Geoff Dembicki
5.12.19
Games News

YouTube Has Demonetized One of GamerGate's Biggest Voices

Carl "Sargon of Akkad" Benjamin formally entered European politics recently, and it's already dealing out consequences.
Patrick Klepek
5.10.19
entertainment

This Story of Trump Stealing a Kid's Ball to Cheat at Golf Is Fully Bananas

"Daddy, that's my ball."
River Donaghey
5.10.19
Games News

Two Months After Controversy, One of 2019’s Best Games Is Still Unavailable

After being embroiled in a political controversy, 'Devotion' disappeared from Steam, and it's unclear when it's coming back.
Patrick Klepek
5.9.19
environment-policy

Experts Predict if AOC Will End Up Becoming President

Will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez be the next Richard Nixon?
Mark Hay
5.9.19
News

21-Year-Old Politician's Staff Calls Cops on Protesting Senior Citizens

To be fair, the slow march of time is absolutely terrifying. No one wants to be confronted by that.
Sarah Krichel
5.8.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

What It’s Like Monitoring Canada’s Yellow Vest Movement Every Day

‘Yellow Vests Canada’ carries the ‘greatest potential for radicalization leading to violence’ in the country, according to one researcher.
Ben Mussett
5.8.19
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