New York Times: Kristin Urquiza, Whose Father Died of Covid, Denounces Trump at D.N.C.

New York Times: Kristin Urquiza, Whose Father Died of Covid, Denounces Trump at D.N.C.. “Ms. Urquiza, whose impassioned obituary drew national attention, said her father’s ‘only pre-existing condition was trusting Donald Trump — and for that he paid with his life.'”

DNC and RNC Get Plenty of Livestream Love on YouTube

The DNC and RNC got a lot of livestream love on YouTube. “More 9 million people saw YouTube’s live steam of the conventions, the Google-owned site said Friday. YouTube staples, The Young Turks and Complex magazine, each had live broadcasts on their channels originating from Google’s spaces on media row in both Cleveland and Philadelphia.”

TNW: Facebook admits blocking WikiLeaks’ DNC email links, but won’t say why

TheNextWeb: Facebook admits blocking WikiLeaks’ DNC email links, but won’t say why. This article nails exactly why this is so important: “Facebook can call the issues disparate, but they’re not — not to users. At some point, the ignorance and blind claims of ‘damn that algorithm’ have to end. If Facebook wants us to turn to it for news and treat it seriously, then it has to be much more open.” Or people are going to make up their own reasons and they won’t be complimentary.