Selfies, Screens, and Our Violent Love of Wildlife

Selfies, Screens, and Our Violent Love of Wildlife

Santa Teresita, Buenos Aires: The pictures show a jostling crowd of adults and young people, shirtless and in swimsuits, standing on a subtropical beachfront. A thin band of staticky ocean behind them. Most are men and boys. People wince in the hard light. One or two toddlers, lofted onto shoulders, clutch fistfuls of sweat-wetted hair.…

Stop Saying Facebook Is ‘Too Big to Moderate’

Stop Saying Facebook Is ‘Too Big to Moderate’

On Monday, a new coronavirus disinformation video exploded across the internet. Created by the right-wing site Breitbart, it was a clip of a press conference from a group calling themselves America’s Frontline Doctors containing dangerously false claims about the coronavirus, including that masks are useless and that chloroquine cures the disease. (There is no known…