election 2016

Opinion

The Most Damaging Election Disinformation Campaign Came From Donald Trump, Not Russia

The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
Bruce Schneier
Henry Farrell
11.19.18
Muckrock

Billionaire Trump Funder Also Paid for Milo Yiannopoulos’ College Speaking Tour

University of Washington records confirm Yiannopoulos’ speaking fee as zero dollars, and entirely self-financed.
Matt Guariglia
3.27.17
cucked

Under Trump, Gamergate Can Stop Pretending It Was About Games

In 2014, Gamergate pushed back against perceived "political correctness" in video games. Three years later, an anti-political correctness president is in the White House, but that's not necessarily good news for the movement.
Emanuel Maiberg
2.9.17
Apple

Why an ‘Assembled in America’ iPhone Won’t Bring Back Skilled Manufacturing Jobs

It’s going to take a lot more than a trade war with China to stop forces like automation from transforming manufacturing.
Alasdair Allan
11.16.16
Facebook

Why ‘Popping’ the Social Media Filter Bubble Misses the Point

Social media filter bubbles are not the problem; they are symptomatic of the problem.
Carleigh Morgan
11.16.16
Internet

Trump Supporters Were Hiding In Plain Sight In Online Comment Sections

Conventional wisdom says to never read the comment sections, but that's where Trump supporters were begging to be heard throughout the campaign.
Oliver Lee Bateman
11.14.16
Donald Trump

Signal Downloads Spiked After Election Results

It’s privacy’s nightmare scenario, and rattled Americans are taking refuge in the popular encrypted messaging app.
Janus Kopfstein
11.12.16
Facebook

Facebook Is Utterly Dominating America's Social Media Use

Facebook is still growing while other social sites plateau, a new Pew Research Center study finds.
Samantha Cole
11.11.16
Canada

How Trump Could Screw Up Justin Trudeau’s Climate Plans

Trudeau’s digging in his heels on his environmental policies, but his opponents have been given some powerful ammunition by Trump’s election to the White House.
Bryson Masse
11.11.16
Canada

Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Comes Back to Life With News of Trump Win

Facing protests over the environment, Obama killed the Keystone XL pipeline. Now it could be back.
Bryson Masse
11.10.16
Donald Trump

What a Trump Presidency Means For Science

We don't know a lot about our future president's plans for health, climate or the internet. But here's what's at stake so far.
Ankita Rao
11.9.16
tv

Here Are The Least Stressful Ways to Follow the Election Results Tonight

Don't worry, it's almost over.
David Bixenspan
11.8.16
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