Headlines — 7/13/19

QAnon supporters are obsessing over the Jeffrey Epstein case, the White House hosts online trolls at its social media summit, white nationalism is going mainstream in South Africa, and more.

The Baffler – Border Profiteers: A visit to America’s leading trade show for state violence.
VICE News – The Epstein scandal is giving QAnon everything Pizzagate couldn’t.
Media Matters – The White House’s social media summit is just another stunt to game the refs.
The Daily Beast – Trump’s social media summit mortifies White House, enrages far-right allies.
Right Wing Watch – Right-wing activist puts a price on disinformation.
The Intercept – Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost was a member of secret Facebook group.
Voice of America – White nationalism moves into South African mainstream politics.
Hatewatch – Record of suspect in anti-LGBTQ beating reveals previous hate, criminal activity.
Jezebel – What is Red Scare and am I exempt from caring about it? A brief guide to the podcast world’s laziest provocateurs.
The Blaze – Tommy Robinson wasn’t ‘convicted of journalism’ — he was convicted of illegal immigration, assaulting a cop, and fraud. He is no hero.
Splinter – Tennessee governor totally cool with the state celebrating KKK Grand Wizard.
HuffPost – Donald Trump kicks off yet another weekend with a wild tweet rampage.
Gizmodo – The dirty business of hosting hate online.
Oregon Live – Oregon had the 6th biggest rise in reported hate crimes in the nation over a 4 year period, study says.