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Reddit Hires Federal Lobbyists

Online message board website Reddit, the self-appointed “front page of the Internet” has officially hired their first federal lobbyists this week.

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Caddell: Does CNN ‘Really Deserve to Be Called a News Organization Anymore?’

Pat Caddell spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday about the ongoing fiasco at CNN. The discussion came after the outlet was accused of blackmailing a Reddit user allegedly behind the infamous, humorous gif of the CNN logo that was subsequently tweeted by President Trump.

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WWE Commentator: Trump CNN Tweet ‘Pretty Cool’

The WWE commentator whose distinctive voice can be heard in the CNN-WWE video that President Donald Trump tweeted said it was “pretty cool” to be included in the tweet that went around the world.

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CNN, Andrew Kaczynski Mislead in Defense of ‘Doxing Threat’ Story

CNN and Andrew Kaczynski, head of the network’s Republican oppo research unit “KFILE,” gave a misleading defense after receiving an intense backlash to a Sunday night post boasting that he had tracked down and identified a man who claimed credit for a gif shared by President Donald Trump — and that CNN may reveal his identity if the man chooses to “repeat this ugly behavior.”

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CNN Blackmails Source of Donald Trump Wrestling Video

CNN threatened Tuesday to expose the identity of the Reddit user who had claimed credit for creating the spoof wrestling video that President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday morning, showing him fighting the cable network.

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CNN: Trump’s Wrestling Meme May Be Racist, Antisemitic

On Sunday, CNN commentators described the video as a form of incitement; on Monday, the network reported that the video raised “questions” about “racism, bigotry, and violence … [and] antisemitism.”

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Silicon Valley Braces for Ellen Pao’s Memoir

Ellen Pao may have been forced to pay her ex-employer $276,000 after losing Silicon Valley’s biggest gender discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit, but Pao is about to crank up controversy again with the release of her memoir, titled Reset.

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GoFundMe Donations for Chicago Torture Victim Surpass $150,000

Reddit users contributed to the GoFundMe campaign for a Chicago disabled man who was tortured during a Facebook Live stream while his accused attackers shouted, “F*** Trump,” and, “F*** White People,” pushing donations to over $150,000.


Redditors Develop Meme Stock Market

A group of redditors at r/MemeEconomy are trying to quantify the lifespan of a meme through the creation of a mock stock market.

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Reddit CEO Admits He ‘Screwed Up’ by Editing Users’ Comments

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman admitted that he “screwed up” and wants Reddit to trust him again following his comment editing scandal, but he still considers members of communities such as the pro-Trump /r/The_Donald to be “bullies.”