News - 🟧Heystack
Social Media and Political Dysfunction
A great list of academic studies about the effects of social media on political dysfunction: polarization, echo chambers, emotional amplification, incitement to violence, trust in institutions, populism...
All known Epstein Jet Flights
An easy-to-use online spreadsheet of Epstein flight data, with all available information about Epstein's fleet of jets during the years he was an active owner
Storming of the Capitol
This spreadsheet seeks to compile all visual materials of the storming of the Capitol. What you SHOULD ADD to the spreadsheet: 1) Copies of live streams recorded from the Capitol storming 2) Copies of videos recorded from the Capitol storming 3) Copies of photographs taken of the Capitol storming 4) Screen-capture recording of streams that do not allow direct scraping 5) Links to archived copies of videos/photos already added
RobinHood vs. Wall Street Key Terms
High-level explanation of terms related to stock-market action between Reddit's wallstreetbets and GME (Citron Research, Melvin Capital). Includes an overview of RobinHood's pricing models and their role in all this.
Database of Public Officials Breaking COVID Guidance
coronavirus, data, USA, politics, news
A database of public officials who violate their own COVID regulations, or at least appear to believe "rules for thee and not"
War Crimes Committed by the Azeri Government from 27.9 - 10.11.2020
Research compiled of war crimes committed by the Azerbeijani Armed Forces, Azerbeijani government, and, in some instances, Turkish government during the 2020 Artsakh war. It is highly likely that this chart may not include all violations. If you know of any violations that were not included, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Facebook Doc Stories
A list of news stories and research papers about Facebook and its impact on various topics around the World such as covid19, climate change, elections, taxes. Helpful to get an idea of different stories the company is a part of.
Fake News Filter
Is there a good chance that what you're reading is fake news? Ask yourself the following questions and if the score is high, it probably is! This methodology is also useful for estimating a numerical rating of a piece of journalistic work.
Resource: Tips and tricks from the Bureau Local open newsroom
A collection of materials and advice for local journalists. From Bureau Local's (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism) open newsroom.
(Public) Jan 6. Capitol Events: Platform Response
Table from @firstdraftnews showing the major tech platforms' response to the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, including any actions they took, statements they made, and policies they cited. (Some, of course, did nothing)