As a teenager, I was an advertiser’s dream. I soaked up any fashion magazines I could get my hands on. I read them cover to cover and then paged through them backward.
But there was a point when all that changed.
Too many media outlets use the term “alt-right” without definition or context — and these omissions help normalize extremist groups and create an environment where increased levels of dehumanization, harassment and violence become daily occurrences.