Radicalization

tech-social-media

Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

"Is it the right approach to deplatform these individuals? Is the right approach to try and engage with these individuals? How should we be thinking about this? What actually works?"
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
content moderation

Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’

Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Joseph Cox
3.19.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the YouTube star who's de-radicalizing young, right-wing men

"People don't care about facts as much as they think they do," says Natalie Wynn
Elle Reeve
3.14.19
terrorism

Britain just released a radical hate preacher considered the country's most dangerous extremist

Anjem Choudary's group had inspired more than 100 radicals to join ISIS. He'd only served half his sentence.
Tim Hume
10.19.18
crime

The Terrifying Trend of White Men Radicalized Online Becoming IRL Terrorists

It's no accident that young white guys with a fondness for the darkest part of the internet are descending into far-right violence.
David Neiwert
5.17.18
misogyny

How Reddit Is Teaching Young Men to Hate Women

Reddit's "involuntary celibate" group was taken down earlier this month after its anti-woman debate turned violent. But the problem is much larger than one subreddit.
Aditi Natasha Kini
11.15.17
ISIS

The Odd Trial of the Man Accused of Plotting to Behead Pamela Geller for ISIS

David Wright's lawyer says he was a fat loser playing games. The feds say he was part of a dangerous terror cell determined to outdo the Boston Marathon bombing.
Susan Zalkind
9.21.17
Charlottesville

How the Charlottesville suspect became radicalized

As early as middle school, James Alex Fields made his classmates uncomfortable by praising Hitler.
Alexa Liautaud
8.14.17
News

The Questionable Science Behind Government Terrorist-Prevention Efforts

Is it ethical—or even possible—to determine who's a terrorist in the making?
Aviva Stahl
10.5.16
Crime & Drugs

A North American first: Canadian judge rules an anti-terror investigation was entrapment

Charges against John Nuttall and Amanda Korody were dropped in Canadian court on Friday afternoon, after a judge ruled that the police pushed the couple into planning a bomb attack.
Rachel Browne
7.29.16
africa

Kenya Blames Terrorists for Its Decision to Close the World's Largest Refugee Camp

The government in Nairobi has long threatened to close the doors of Dadaab refugee camp, home to more than 300,000 refugees mainly from neighboring Somalia.
VICE News and Reuters
5.24.16
Europe

The Brother of a Brussels Suicide Bomber Will Represent Belgium in the Summer Olympics

Mourad Laachraoui will compete in taekwondo for Belgium at the Olympics in Brazil. His older brother Najim blew himself up at the Brussels airport in March.
VICE News
5.21.16
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