In An Ugly Election Result, Hate Surges Online – ProPublica

Has Trump emboldened extremists? Some disquieting early returns, report A.C. Thompson and Ken Schwencke for ProPublica. From their piece:

Some who track the behavior and public profiles of racists in America, however, say Trump’s effect has been unmistakable. According to Alexa, a company that tracks web metrics, a range of white supremacist and so-called Alt-Right websites have seen surges in traffic across the last year. Those sites include Radix Journal, Virginia Dare, Red Ice, American Renaissance, and The Right Stuff, according to Alexa.

Source: In An Ugly Election Result, Hate Surges Online – ProPublica

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