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Context for this Week
Stories that shine a light on today’s news
By now, Keaton Jones’s anti-bullying video has been seen by millions of people – but it has incurred as much sympathy as it has controversy. It all points to the growing volatility of the internet anger, and the risks of going viral, as seen in “The Outrage Machine.”
Jose Ines Garcia Karate, the Mexican immigrant who was pilloried by Donald Trump after he was accused of fatally shooting Kathryn Steinle, was found not guilty. The decision has reignited the controversy surrounding sanctuary cities. Watch”Trump and the Battle Over Sanctuary” for the backstory.
Will and Sherilyn Ortman, farmers with Berrybrook Organics, are featured in the latest of the “What Happens Next” series that we released with Quartz. They were recently interviewed by WNYC’s The Takeaway about the future of food production.