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Unicorn Riot, a nonprofit media collective, is covering the Minneapolis protests live and close up
Unicorn Riot is just five years old, but this week’s unrest isn’t its first time covering protests against a police killing in the Twin Cities.
Twitter adds a new warning to a Trump tweet: “This tweet violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence”
It wasn’t the first time Trump has tweeted something vile, but for the first time, Twitter did something about it.
The Toronto Star’s owner once dreamed that it would be a nonprofit. Now it’s being sold to a private equity firm.
The buyers say a lot of the right things. But since they seem to have no publishing experience, there’s no way to know what their plans are for the corporation, or for the newspaper.