• Candace Owens rejects any connection to 'radical Islamophobic white supremacy terror overseas' after being mentioned in New Zealand terrorist's manifesto

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Candace Owens, a popular figure on the political right, was mentioned in the manifesto of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter.
    Owens quickly became a topic of conversation on social media as people responded to the shooting.
    "Any insinuation that black conservatism in the United States has somehow inspired radical Islamophobic white supremacy terror overseas is pointedly absurd," Owens said in a statement to INSIDER.
    Experts have warned the manifesto contains many ironic and misleading signals designed to amplify and sew chaos in coverage of the massacre.
    Candace Owens, a rising...
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  • What we talk about when we talk about the New Zealand mosque shooting

    What we talk about when we talk about the New Zealand mosque shooting

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    Journalists are tasked with covering the news, but how should media cover a murder suspect who craves media attention? Harvard professor Joan Donovan discusses the pitfalls journalists fall into.
    This morning, a shooter stormed two mosques in New Zealand and killed 49 people, live-streaming the entire event to Facebook. Before doing this, he made his intentions known on online forums and even left a digital document espousing a white supremacist ideology. The aftermath has left the world shaken, and unsure of how to go forward.
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  • Heartbreaking images from inside the New Zealand mosque show wounded people, bodies, and bullet cases after mass shooting killed 49

    Heartbreaking images from inside the New Zealand mosque show wounded people, bodies, and bullet cases after mass shooting killed 49

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Editor's Note: Images and descriptions in this story are disturbing.
    Images and video from inside a New Zealand mosque show the aftermath of a massacre that killed at least 49 people on Friday.
    A suspect opened fire at two Christchurch mosques, killing 49 worshippers and wounding 48 others.
    Footage from the Linwood mosque, where seven people were killed, was circulated on social media. Some stills have been censored.
    The video shows gun casings littering the floor, while grieving people huddle over blood-soaked bodies.
    Moments before the attack at Linwood, 41 other Muslims were shot dead...
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  • Facebook Scrambles to Remove New Zealand Mosque Attacker's Livestreamed Video

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook has removed a livestreamed video that reportedly showed the terror attacks that took place Friday afternoon in Christchurch, New Zealand. Other platforms were reportedly more tardy, bringing the spotlight back onto social media firms' capacity to quickly remove extremist content from their platforms.
    Around the time of Friday prayers, gunmen opened fire in two Christchurch mosques, killing at least 49 people. Explosive devices were found on one of the attackers' vehicles. Four people have been arrested, and one has been confirmed by police as being an Australian citizen.
    One of...
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  • New Zealand Terror, SEC vs VW, Google Fine: CEO Daily for March 15, 2019

    10 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning.
    I'd give Boeing a C- for its sluggish response to the Ethiopian Airlines crisis. It was late to ground its planes, despite disturbing evidence of similarities between this and the earlier Lion Air crash. And the public still hasn't heard directly from CEO Dennis Muilenburg. What's he hiding from? The New York Times has the latest disturbing report on the crash here .
    A better grade goes to TPG, which moved quickly to oust Bill McGlashan after his involvement in the college admissions scandal, and made crystal clear the dismissal was for "cause." The investment firm also said...
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  • The internet is applauding a man's raw reaction to the New Zealand mass shooting after he laid flowers at a local mosque

    The internet is applauding a man's raw reaction to the New Zealand mass shooting after he laid flowers at a local mosque

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    At least 49 people were killed in a mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
    New Zealander Tory Dravitzki placed flowers at a local mosque near his home.
    In an emotional interview, he said he wanted Muslims to know "that people of the community actually care about them as well."
    People on social media are applauding a man from New Zealand for his emotional reaction to the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that killed at least 49 people .
    News channel 7 News Brisbane caught Tory Dravitzki outside a local mosque in his neighborhood placing flowers...
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  • Video of arrest just after New Zealand mosque shootings appears to show how a suspect was caught by police

    Video of arrest just after New Zealand mosque shootings appears to show how a suspect was caught by police

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    A cellphone video appears to show the arrest of a New Zealand mosque shooting suspect on Friday.
    In the video, two police officers with guns drawn can be seen carefully circling a car that appears to have been rammed onto a curb by a police cruiser, before dragging out a suspect dressed in dark clothing.
    At least 49 people were killed and some 48 others were injured in an attack on two Christchurch mosques.
    Police Commissioner Mike Bush appeared to refer to the video during a press conference with reporters, praising the officers as having gone "above and beyond" to make the arrest.
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  • Videos of shooting tragedy in New Zealand continue resurfacing on social media

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    This is a tragedy that doesn't deserve a snappy lede, but it is one that needs to be highlighted because tech companies should be held to account.
    Earlier today, there was a horrendous mass mosque shooting in New Zealand that killed 49 people - and because this is 2019, social media was used by the apparent murderers to plan, announce, broadcast and virally resonate what they did.
    Some of that - such as the Facebook and Twitter accounts of the perpetrator - have been deleted. Yet nearly 12 hours later, you can still find multiple copies of the shooting videos on YouTube and Twitter, with...
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  • Trump makes no mention of terrorism or bigotry in tweet on New Zealand mosque shootings, as other world leaders decry an act of 'racist hatred'

    Trump makes no mention of terrorism or bigotry in tweet on New Zealand mosque shootings, as other world leaders decry an act of 'racist hatred'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump expressed his "warmest sympathy" to New Zealand after a mass shooting at two mosques.
    Trump did not describe to the incident as an act of terrorism nor make any references to hatred or bigotry. New Zealand's prime minister and other world leaders did.
    The president has often faced criticism for his approach to incidents of violence and tragedy, particularly when bigotry is involved.
    At least 49 people were killed in two New Zealand mosques on Friday in a mass shooting world leaders are decrying as terrorism and a vicious act of "racist hatred."
    President Donald...
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