David Uberti

Media

Why Brazil's Charges Against Glenn Greenwald Are an ‘Absolute Red Alert’

It's a sign that democratically elected governments are growing more comfortable cracking down on journalists for publishing information originally obtained illegally, even if it’s in the public interest.
David Uberti
3 days ago
2020 Iowa Brown & Black Forum

Everything That Went Down at the 2020 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum

8 Democratic presidential hopefuls took questions from VICE News on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here's what happened.
David Uberti
3 days ago
sean hannity

Sean Hannity Is All Over These New Mueller Investigation Documents

Newly released notes from the special counsel investigators detail the extreme extent of the Fox News host's role as a Trumpworld adviser.
David Uberti
1.16.20
Twitter

How Twitter’s Algorithm Poured Gas on the Bernie-Warren Spat

Twitter’s algorithm gave the impression of a sexist onslaught against Warren and fueled media coverage to drive it home.
David Uberti
1.15.20
iran

How Instagram and GoFundMe Got Tangled Up in U.S. Sanctions Against Iran

GoFundMe reinstated two fundraisers for Canadian victims of the Tehran plane crash after verifying the funds wouldn’t go to individuals covered under sanctions.
David Uberti
1.14.20
Politics

Bloomberg Vows to Bury Trump With His Billions — Even If He's Not the Nominee

Buckle up for a huge spending showdown.
David Uberti
1.10.20
Facebook

So Facebook Cleared Things Up for 2020: Politicians Can Totally Lie to Users

Hitting select audiences with highly tailored messages was key to the Trump campaign’s dominance on the platform four years ago.
David Uberti
1.9.20
iran

The Middle East Was Already a Powder Keg of Misinformation. Trump Just Lit the Match.

Thousands of shady social media accounts have been pumping out a crossfire of propaganda and misinformation across the Middle East.
David Uberti
1.8.20
Trump’s reelection campaign

Trump Is Congratulating Himself in Facebook Ads for Killing Soleimani

“Take the Official Trump Military Survey TODAY to let me know what you think of my leadership as Commander-in-Chief.” And then donate.
David Uberti
1.7.20
Twitter

Trump’s Threat to Commit War Crimes Is Totally Cool with Twitter

The platform's policies give wide leeway to world leaders in the interest of letting users see newsworthy information.
David Uberti
1.6.20
2020 election

Michael Bloomberg Is Spending ‘Insane’ Money to Own Trump Online. Literally.

The former New York City mayor has spent almost $200 million, and he still has billions left in his account.
David Uberti
1.3.20
Monsey stabbing

What We Know About the Machete-Wielding Suspect in the Monsey Hanukkah Attack

The feds have filed hate crimes charges after finding handwritten journals and other evidence pointing to a motive behind the rampage that left five injured.
David Uberti
12.30.19
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