Tag: Milo Yiannopoulos

The effects of censoring the far-right online

Using covert speech to avoid detection and migrating to more extremist platforms underlines that censoring far-right actors from social media is not always an easy or desirable practice. Since 2016, censorship of far-right groups and individuals on social media platforms has been the subject of much public discussion. With the implementation of laws to counter… Continue reading “The effects of censoring the far-right online”

Milo Yiannopoulos at the Republican National Convention Cleveland Ohio, USA, 21st July 2016 (Mark Reinstein / Alamy Stock Photo)

CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?

An article for Vice by CARR Director, Dr Matthew Feldman: “In March of 2017, a terror attack in Westminster left 49 people injured and six dead or dying. While victims were still being driven away in ambulances, English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson rushed to the scene with a camera crew to pace around outside the… Continue reading “CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?”