Hi, my name is Mathew Ingram. I write about digital media for the Columbia Journalism Review, and this is a newsletter that is made up of links I've either found on Twitter or Facebook, or that have been shared by my social network. Hope you enjoy it!
The Washington Post
– Jun 5, 4:00 PM
When the U.S. government's official jobs report for May came out on Friday, it included a note at the bottom saying there had been a major “error” and the unemployment rate likely should be higher than the widely report 13.3 percent…
WASHINGTON – Even as they both attack the idea of voting by mail, President Donald Trump and his new press secretary may have voted by mail illegally, using residential addresses on their registrations that were not their residences.
Chicago officers struck Chicago Police Board President Ghian Foreman five times on his legs with their batons during a protest on Sunday in Hyde Park that turned violent, Foreman told WTTW News. Foreman filed a complaint with the Citizens Office of…
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A community activist, who has worked for years to promote understanding between San Jose police and the public, was seriously injured by a riot gun in the George Floyd protest one week ago. He has now retained an attorney…
The New York Times
– Jun 5, 10:29 AM
It was about 8:45 p.m. in Brooklyn on Wednesday, 45 minutes past the city's curfew, when a peaceful protest march encountered a line of riot police, near Cadman Plaza. Hundreds of demonstrators stood there for 10 minutes, chanting, arms raised…