Far right

tech-social-media

A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers

YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
Joseph Cox
5.13.19
web hosting

The Far Right Has Found a Web Host Savior

A web host called Epik has begun hosting the sites that other web hosts won't, which raises questions about how successful deplatforming hateful websites can actually be.
Ben Makuch
5.8.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
true crime

The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show

The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.
Alex Norcia
3.19.19
extremism

What We Know About a Portland Cop's Friendly Texts with a Far-Right Leader

Activists are pissed.
Allie Conti
2.15.19
YouTube

How YouTube Drives Shane Dawson and Other Creators to Conspiracy Theories

YouTube structurally prioritizes audience feedback, which can drive content-makers to promote conspiracy theories or hate.
Caroline Haskins
2.12.19
News

This Man Bought a Far-Right Group’s Domain and Made a Furry Dating Site

Wolves of Odin, a group affiliated with a mosque stakeout, now has a plushier, kinkier web presence.
Mack Lamoureux
1.31.19
extremism

Support for Trump Is the Single Greatest Factor Uniting the 'Alt-Right' on Twitter

The Trump presidency united far-right extremists and led to a proliferation of Twitter users who self-identify as “alt-right,” according to a new study.
Caroline Haskins
10.17.18
YouTube

From Joe Rogan to the Far Right: Inside YouTube's Alt-Media Ecosystem

"Really, it is this fully fledged different media system with a totally different logic than mainstream media."
Caroline Haskins
9.26.18
Decoding Extremism

How to Talk Someone Out of White Nationalism

The psychology student who helped convert the ideology's biggest young star told us exactly which arguments she used and how.
Allie Conti
9.25.18
Life Inside

My Gay Prison Gang Fights Neo-Nazis

They call us the Rainbow Warriors.
Dennis Mintun
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Unite the Right Organizer Jason Kessler Get Owned by His Dad During a Livestream

"You get outta my room!"
Allie Conti
8.15.18
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