Aaron Sankin is a reporter for Reveal covering online extremism, election administration and technology policy. Before joining Reveal, he was a founding editor of The Huffington Post's San Francisco vertical and a senior staff writer on The Daily Dot's politics team. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, Time, The Motley Fool, Mashable, Business Insider, San Francisco magazine and The Onion. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Sankin studied history and sociology at Rice University. His work at The Daily Dot was a finalist in Digiday's 2015 publisher of the year award, and a story he wrote about a Midwestern family being terrorized by a teenage hacker was labeled by The Atlantic as an essential piece of journalism for 2015. Sankin is based in Seattle.
In this week’s roundup: fake Trump-related hate and real Trump-related hate.
These narratives often portray the treatment of South African whites as a critical front in a global fight against white people.
We explore how Alex Jones’ conspiracy hub and the online message board 4chan breed white supremacists.
“All these people who were able to get together just a year ago are totally unable to do that now because of all the disputes.”
Law professor Arjun Singh Sethi spent a year and a half traveling the country, conducting in-depth interviews with the survivors of hate.
In this week’s roundup: a deadly few weeks in hate, the many facets of a once-benign hand gesture, and Charlottesville 2.0.
In this week’s roundup: Alongside the chaos unfolding at the nation’s borders, hate has continued to flow toward immigrants across the country.
In this week’s roundup: The link between white nationalist political candidates and the U.S. government and an alt-right protest erupts into violence.
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