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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This morning, Jackie Lacey conceded to former George Gascón in the race for Los Angeles County’s next district attorney.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

Despite repeated public health warnings, more Americans are expected to fly for Thanksgiving than any time since the pandemic started.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 605 Corridor Improvement Project aims to add new lanes and exit ramps along the 605 freeway and a stretch of the 5 freeway in southeastern LA County.

from Greater LA

LA County said this morning that it has counted more than 3.3 million ballots, with about 618,000 to go.

from Greater LA

The company Exide owns a battery recycling plant in East Los Angeles that’s been closed for years.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro, Tim Carney, Christine Emba and Gustavo Arellano revisit their election predictions at the end of a long Election Week

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

A UCLA study found that around 449,000 renters in LA County were unemployed because of COVID-19 and had no income to pay their rent.

from Greater LA