Google is changing its algorithms to try and stop the spread of "fake news and hate speech."
- Sex workers are protesting the deceptively-named "No Immunity for Sex Traffickers Online Act," which would amend federal internet law so third-party publishers and platforms could be held liable for things users post on their sites.
- "Internet publishers are now adding workers at nearly twice the rate newspaper publishers are losing them. This isn't just a shift in medium. It's also a shift in sociopolitics, and a radical one."
- The Southern Poverty Law Center is sounding the alarm about a group of pro-Trump activists calling themselves the Fraternal Order of Alt Knights.
- A HuffPost South Africa column calling for the disenfranchisement of white men, published (unbeknownst to editors) by a hoaxer, is now being scrutinized by South Africa's media regulator as possible hate speech.
- Here's the White House response to U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick's Tuesday night ruling that temporarily froze Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities.
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
The company says it will sell only tobacco, mint, and menthol pods unless and until the FDA officially approves other varieties.
Chicago Teachers Go on Strike to Demand Higher Pay, Smaller Class Sizes, New Schools, More Staff, and Affordable Housing
More than 300,000 students in Chicago were out of school on Friday as the teachers strike continued.