Author: F. K.

Social Media, Fake News, and Post-Truth Age

On October 24 we ran a post regarding the rise of alt-right, anti-Semitic tweets that originated with self-identified Trump supporters and targeted Jewish journalists. An Anti-Defamation League (ADL) report noted that there is evidence that Trump contributed to the environment in which reporters were targeted, citing Trump’s references to them as “absolute scum,” and his

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Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Supports Chairman Sawyers’ LGBT Protections

According to their web site, the “Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 ‘to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure just and fair treatment to all.’ Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human rights agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.”