Alex Jones is one of the most lunatic right-wing truthers out there. And now he apparently has telephone access to U.S. President Donald Trump.
The U.S. State Department wrote an International Holocaust Memorial Day statement, but the White House kiboshed it and went with one that didn’t mention Jewish victims.
On Jan. 27, the Trump administration released a statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day that curiously omitted any mention of Jews. Some saw this as an oversight. Other, darker groups saw this as a wink and a nod to their own anti-Semitic beliefs.
Breitbart News, those irrepressible alt-righters, reported Saturday that a mob of Muslims had chanted “Allahu Akbar!” after setting fire to a church in the German city of Dortmund on New Year’s Eve. It seems Breitbart got the story very wrong.
Not since the early days of Joseph Stalin has Russia been such a beacon for an international movement — or such an active peddler of propaganda.
On Friday, the Canadian Press came out with a style directive on the term “alt right”:
CBC opinion columnist Neil Macdonald writes that the extremism of Donald Trump and his nascent administration is simply being accepted by Washington reporters.
Media writer Simon Houpt profiles Stephen Bannon, the one-time executive chair of the right-wing Breitbart News turned most powerful adviser to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump.
Lede: “Twitter is cracking down on accounts belonging to members of the alt-right movement in the wake of Donald Trump‘s victory in the presidential election, USA Today reported Wednesday.”
BBC media correspondent David Sillito takes a look at some of the media forces that helped create Donald Trump.