On this week’s episode, Pete is joined by former CJR staff writer and The Kicker’s founding host David Uberti to discuss the removal of Infowars’s content from tech platforms. Why did it take so long, and where do Facebook, Apple, and Google go from here? Then, they dive into the controversy surrounding The New York Times’s newest hire. The reaction from the Times demonstrates the difference between journalists who have grown up on the internet, and media companies still struggling to adapt.
- Alex Jones forces tech giants to act like media companies by Pete Vernon, CJR
- Why big tech’s fight against Alex Jones is unwinnable by Issie Lapowsky, Wired
- Sarah Jeong, The New York Times, and the Gamergate School of Journalism by David Uberti, CJR