WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections
WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
The Intertwining Ambiguity and Terror of 'Mandy' and 'Twin Peaks'
In the first edition of our new pop culture podcast, Waypoints, we dig into some of our favorite media old and new.
Are Russian Bots Selling Weaves on Instagram? An Investigation
Even if the accounts are just spam bots, suspicions that they may be political propaganda directed specifically toward Black people are warranted.
Donovan X. Ramsey
Mum's The Word
The NSA Just Released 136 Historical Propaganda Posters
In the 1950s and 1960s, the NSA was very worried about employees spilling secrets. Here’s some of the best internal propaganda posters that taught them to keep their mouths shut.
Evidence Suggests the GOP Bought at Least 17 Anti-James Comey Domains
The Republican party has apparently created a series of domains to discredit and attack former FBI director James Comey. Meanwhile, Democratic party sympathizers appear to have created similar domains to counter the Republicans’ anti-Comey campaign.
YouTube's Scariest Genre Is Military Music Videos
The military-industrial complex knows how to rock.
Guccifer 2.0 Was Always Sloppy
A sloppy mistake linked Guccifer 2.0 to Russian military intelligence officers, according to a new report. But this was hardly the only mistake the hacker made in his months-long existence.
How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine
Google said it would demote Russia Today and Sputnik, but the Russian government has tried to control what news appears on Yandex for years.
Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed
“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
The Bots That Are Changing Politics
A taxonomy of politibots, a swelling force in global elections that cannot be ignored.
Lisa Maria Neudert
HELL's Apocalyptic Doom Will Outlive Us All
Stream the Salem, OR drone/sludge entity's new album, 'HELL' and get ready to watch the world burn.
Hold On Tight For Catholic Action's "Propaganda" Video
Could this be the greatest work of art budgeted at the small price of $7.68?