Robert Mackey, The Intercept

Robert Mackey writes about national and international news through the prism of social media. Before joining The Intercept as a Senior Writer, he was a reporter and columnist for the New York Times, where he anchored the newspaper’s breaking news blog, The Lede, for five years, and wrote a news analysis column, Open Source.

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Sunday, August 07, 2016
What Julian Assange’s War on Hillary Clinton Says About WikiLeaks
In recent months , the WikiLeaks Twitter feed has started to look more like the stream of an opposition research firm working mainly to undermine Hillary Clinton than the updates of a non-partisan platform for whistleblowers. This has puzzled some of the group’s supporters, and led to speculation...
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
University of California Adopts Policy Linking Anti-Zionism to Anti-Semitism
The regents of the University of California unanimously adopted a new policy on discrimination on Wednesday that links anti-Semitism to opposition to Zionism, the ideology asserting that the Jewish people have a right to a nation-state in historic Palestine. At a meeting in San Francisco , the UC...
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