DARE: For Local Newspapers, Angry Readers Are a Given. But Killings Send Shivers.
In the wake of the Capital Gazette killings, journalists nationwide reflect on the barrages of hate they receive in their inboxes and social media feeds. More
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"Librarians are duty-bound to uphold the #FirstAmendment," @jonfreadom tells @motherboard, which makes threats of prosecution such as those made in a now-walked-back video by newly elected Tennessee DA Coty Wamp particularly concerning. https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7ze7q/district-attorney-considers-prosecuting-librarians-for-stocking-lgbtq-books #FReadom #Libraries
Election lies create real-world danger: A report from the House Oversight Committee offers new details into how election #misinformation has hamstrung the work of election offices and spurred a deluge of violent threats against their workers.
Meta's new prototype chatbot has told the BBC that the Mark Zuckerberg-led company "exploits people for money and he doesn't care. It needs to stop!"
Meta says the #AI chatbot can chat on "nearly any topic" but might produce rude or offensive answers. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-62497674