Analysts say Russian Twitter accounts promoted Republican talking points during government shutdown

The White House branded the federal budget impasse, which appeared to be ending on Monday, as the “Schumer Shutdown” in its attempt to pin the blame on Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.). But… Read More

Why We Had to Buy Racist, Sexist, Xenophobic, Ableist, and Otherwise Awful Facebook Ads

We repeated our 2016 test to figure out whether Facebook was adequately policing itself. It wasn’t. by Ariana Tobin Last week, we bought more than a dozen housing ads excluding categories of people explicitly protected… Read More

Help make Julian Assange Australia’s US ambassador, WikiLeaks urged Trump Jr

WikiLeaks tried to have Julian Assange installed as the Australian ambassador to the US after Donald Trump’s election, a new leak of private correspondence from inside the Trump circle has revealed. On Tuesday the Atlantic… Read More