ZeroHedge Has Millions of Readers. But Who Are Its Writers?

ZeroHedge is quietly one of the most-read conservative news sites, but it’s hardly considered a mainstream outlet. Enjoying a readership well ahead of other conservative mainstays, the outlet has become considerably influential largely off the back of one key device — anonymity. While millions worldwide read articles from ZeroHedge regularly, one thing isn’t clear: who’s writing them?
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How College Students Can Help Save Local News

Local news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to bring in advertising and subscription revenue, which pays for the reporting, editing and production of their articles. It’s not a new problem, but with fewer and fewer journalism jobs as a result, a growing number of local newsrooms have found a potential solution: college journalism students.
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How News Outlets Wrote About Elliot Page

News publishers were faced with a test of their reporting standards on Tuesday when Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor formerly known as Ellen Page, came out as transgender. The rights and identities of trans people are a politically polarizing issue for some in the United States,...
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Is Biden the “Projected Winner” or “President-Elect”?

Updated 12/15/20 at 8:50 a.m. ET: The Electoral College voted 306-232 for Joe Biden on Dec. 14. We will now refer to Biden as President-elect. Many media outlets, such as CBS , The Hill , and Reuters , have been referring to projected 2020 presidential election winner Joe Biden as the "...
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Twitter Suspends Journalist, Because Defining “Hate Speech” is Harder Than You’d Think

On Nov. 25, Twitter temporarily suspended Andy Ngo , a journalist known for documenting political violence, due to a tweet he sent to Chelsea Clinton. The suspension is a case study in differing definitions of “ hate speech ” on the left and right. Last week, Clinton retweeted the Human...
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