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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Ken and Josh return from a newsy holiday break.

The House voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump. We discuss how that could hurt Democrats in 2020.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020 budget exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The House of Representatives today voted on two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Next month, the Senate will likely vote to acquit Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Olivia Wilde and Bryan Ling got inside the heads of teenagers to get it just right.

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KCRW spoke with Dolores Huerta who was recently awarded the Social Transformation Medal by the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.

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Kenneth Starr, the independent counsel who led the investigation into President Clinton that resulted in his impeachment, is now part of President Trump’s defense team.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump and Iran’s Ayatollah brushed with armed conflict this week. Did it all begin with the U.S.

from To the Point

The United States and Iran have been enemies since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. But our relationship with Iran is much more complicated.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand