Xeni Jardin

Xeni Jardin

BoingBoing.net

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Xeni Jardin is a technology-culture journalist. A co-editor of BoingBoing.net, she is a contributor to Wired magazine and NPR's Day to Day. Jardin is a breast cancer survivor.

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Facebook  acknowledged    on Monday   before Congress that more than 126 million users potentially saw political ads bought by a Kremlin-linked company.

Are tech companies responsible for the spread of fake Russia-sponsored content?

Facebook acknowledged on Monday before Congress that more than 126 million users potentially saw political ads bought by a Kremlin-linked company.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During her trip to Washington, Sheryl Sandberg said Russian-linked ads would have been allowed on Facebook had they been posted by real people rather than fake accounts.

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on the Hill; Twitter blocks Rose McGowan

During her trip to Washington, Sheryl Sandberg said Russian-linked ads would have been allowed on Facebook had they been posted by real people rather than fake accounts.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Sunday night, as reports of the mass shooting in Las Vegas came out, so did false information about it.

How fake news spread so easily in the wake of the Vegas shooting

On Sunday night, as reports of the mass shooting in Las Vegas came out, so did false information about it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.

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This week started with California reporting more than 6,000 new cases of coronavirus a day. That’s a record.

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The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.

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T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.

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School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California reported more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases on Monday — the largest daily jump so far. Other parts of the U.S.

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The Fourth of July is typically spent watching parades, enjoying fireworks, and grilling food with friends and family.

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Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

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Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.

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