A conversation with Latvia-based journalists Ivan Kolpakov and Inga Springe
Zeynep Tufekci, author of Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest talks about how social media has shaped modern protest movements, censorship and surveillance—plus whether Mark Zuckerberg should run for office, and why activists always hang out at McDonalds.
What a student of executive power and friend of James Comey makes of the first 147 days of Trump's presidency.
"We actually need to undermine the mega-concentration of media ownership in the hands of a few."
According to his old antagonist, Al Sharpton.
Lydia Polgreen talks about her career and her plans on NewsFeed with @BuzzFeedBen. She also reveals a big hire: former Daily News boss Jim Rich.
The two New York Times reporters on the Trump beat talk about obsessing over Donald Trump, and about his obsession with them.
Back when email forwards were Facebook.