👓 The New York Times just shut down a major bullying tactic of the alt-right | Vox

Read The New York Times just shut down a major bullying tactic of the alt-right (Vox)
The "controversy" over hiring tech journalist Sarah Jeong, explained.

I was just thinking about the Quinn Norton episode the other day, and along comes this nice follow up. It’s nice to see that big institutions are coming to understand the trolling- (and some might say bot-) culture and making more clear-headed distinctions.

Another related case can potentially be found with Kevin Williamson at The Atlantic.

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Barack Obama and ‘Hidden Figures’: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Read Barack Obama and 'Hidden Figures': The Week in Pop-Culture Writing (The Atlantic)
Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment

A great piece of short hits and quotations of what’s going on in American culture right now. I’ve bookmarked a few of the articles to read in more depth later on.

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