In the Media

Selected Citations in Print

‘We Make Mistakes’: Twitter’s Embrace of the Extreme Far Right

by Michael Edison Hayden, Southern Poverty Law Center, July 7, 2021

From viral videos to Fox News: how rightwing media fueled the critical race theory panic

by Julia Carrie Wong in The Guardian, June 30, 2021

How Instagram Aesthetics Repackage Qanon

by Kaitlyn Tiffany in The Atlantic, August 18, 2020

The Existential Crisis Plaguing Online Extremism Researchers

by Paris Martineau in WIRED, May 2, 2019

Machine Politics: The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism

by Fred Turner in Harper’s Magazine, January 2019

The New Radicalization of the Internet

by the Editorial Board in The New York Times, November 24, 2018

YouTube’s secret life as an engine for right-wing radicalization

by Matthew Ingram in Columbia Journalism Review, September 19, 2018

YouTube’s ‘alternative influence network’ breeds rightwing radicalisation, report finds

by Olivia Solon in The Guardian, September 18, 2018

Radio Appearances

Social media unites and divides us. How should we respond? 

Marketplace Tech, June 4, 2020

How far right influencers thrive on YouTube

Front Burner CBC, March 22, 2019

More extremists are getting radicalized online. Whose responsibility is that?

Marketplace Tech, March 19, 2019

Salvaging Ourselves

Sh!tpost Podcast, March 18, 2019

Critics Say YouTube Hasn’t Done Enough to Crack Down on Extremist Content

NPR All Things Considered, November 27, 2018

Alternative Influence: Broadcasting the Reactionary Right on YouTube

NPR Morning Edition, September 23,  2018