Thanks to an overwhelming public outcry, New Jersey lawmakers revolted on Monday against their leadership to stall Gov. Chris Christie’s “revenge bill,” which was designed to decimate New Jersey newspapers.
Internet access is a necessity — but too many people are still stuck on the wrong side of the digital divide. And as a new Free Press report shows, that divide disproportionately impacts people of color.
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.