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 Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, pledged allegiance to President Donald Trump Tuesday night after he told the group to 'stand back and stand by' during the evening's debate. Many people on social media who identify with the group echoed…
‘STAND BACK AND STAND BY' Given the chance to finally explicitly condemn right-wing extremism, Trump insisted “this is a left wing problem” and gave a shout out to the Proud Boys. President Donald Trump refused to condemn…
The New York Times
– Aug 27, 10:59 AM
Kellyanne Conway, President Trump's departing counselor, said on Thursday that Mr. Trump stood to benefit politically from the kind of unrest that erupted this week in Kenosha, Wis., after the police shooting of an unarmed Black man, Jacob Blake.
The Washington Post
– Sep 29, 9:12 PM
Chris Wallace wanted to be “invisible” as the moderator of the first presidential debate. “If I've done my job right,” he said on his Fox News show Sunday, “at the end of the night, people will say, ‘That…
The Philadelphia Inquirer
– Sep 29, 2:55 PM
President Donald Trump wrongly said Tuesday that poll watchers were being improperly blocked from observing the first day of in-person early voting in Philadelphia. He made the false claims on Twitter, first retweeting his son Eric and then going…