Facebook's much-vaunted artificial intelligence systems and human monitors did not stop it. A call from the police did.
"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
People talk shit: "They're just kids, we shouldn't listen to them."
The massacre committed by Alexandre Bissonnette was driven by racial hatred, but a judge did not consider it terrorism.
Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
The shooter's gun was legal but the extended-capacity magazine was banned in California.
Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of online rage and violence against women.
"We shouldn’t be shocked that something like this happened.”
Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
"I'm going to need more than a couple days of news coverage and some thoughts and prayers, because it's—our whole lives have been shattered."
"I expected them to be sociopaths, or terrible people, or rotten through and through. And they're not."
At least four people are dead and three more wounded.