Nieman Foundation at Harvard
People are using Facebook and Instagram as search engines. During a pandemic, that’s dangerous.
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The Washington Post / Allyson Chiu / Jul 21
“Instead of addressing the [sexual misconduct] lawsuit or the recent resignation of his chief writer, who was linked to anonymous blog posts containing racist, homophobic and misogynistic language, Carlson used the final minutes of his first broadcast back from a ‘long-planned’ vacation to take aim at the Times. The newspaper, Carlson alleged, has been ‘working on a story about where my family and I live’ in an effort to intimidate him.” A Times spokesperson said: “While we do not confirm what may or may not publish in future editions, the Times has not and does not plan to expose any residence of Tucker Carlson’s, which Carlson was aware of before tonight’s broadcast.” LO
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