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
Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker
– Jan 13, 5:23 PM
Though Trump has been exceptionally furious with Vice President Pence, his relationship with lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, one of his most steadfast defenders, is also fracturing, according to people with knowledge of the dynamics between the men.
Facebook has been running ads for body armor, gun holsters, and other military equipment next to content promoting election misinformation and news about the attempted coup at the US Capitol, despite internal warnings from concerned employees. In…
Audio and chat logs reveal that at least two insurrectionists who broke into the Capitol on 6 January used Zello, a social media walkie-talkie app that critics say has largely ignored a growing far-right user base. “We are in the main dome…
The New York Times
– Jan 13, 5:50 PM
Under heavy pressure from his advisers, President Trump on Wednesday released a five-minute video recorded in the Oval Office condemning last week's mob violence at the Capitol and urging his supporters to stand down from further rioting next week.
When a woman from South Carolina told Paul she wanted to rent his upstairs on Airbnb for a “history sight seeing trip” in Washington, D.C., he had no reason to think that she was lying. His rowhouse is in Columbia Heights —…