Headlines — 1/18/19

The officer who murdered Laquan McDonald is sentenced to a paltry 81 months, white supremacist podcaster “Spectre” is revealed to be 49-year-old writer Trey Garrison, President Trump is stirring up fear over “prayer rugs” at the southern border, and more.

Hatewatch – Spectre unmasked: Racist ‘alt-right’ podcaster used to be local reporter.
BuzzFeed News – YouTube says Tommy Robinson will no longer be able to make money from his videos.
HuffPost – Jack Dorsey has no clue what he wants.
Wonkette – An open letter to men irreparably traumatized by the recent Gillette ad.
Right Wing Watch – Richard Spencer on Stephen Miller: ‘Clearly I was influencing him’ in college.
Think Progress – One month after controversial adult-content purge, far-right pages are thriving on Tumblr.
Chicago Tribune – Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 6 3/4 years in prison for killing of Laquan McDonald.
Media Matters – Right-wing media attack Rep. Ilhan Omar for something she never said.
Splinter – President desperate to stir up more border hysteria floats ‘prayer rugs’ conspiracy theory.
New Republic – Republicans have learned nothing from the midterms.