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Author archive for Sara Aniano

  • May172022

    Deflection and Denial Following the Buffalo Terror Attack

    On Saturday, 14 May 2022, 18-year-old Payton Gendron drove to a supermarket in Buffalo, NY, live-streaming himself on Twitch as…

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  • Mar072022

    Far-Right Responses to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

    After weeks of relative uncertainty, Russian President Vladimir Putin officially ordered an invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, displacing…

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  • Jan062022

    QAnon and Beyond: Analysing QAnon Trends a Year After January 6th

    For some, the electoral loss of Donald Trump and the disappearance of the figure known as “Q” was marking the…

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  • Oct082021

    “Digital Soldier Reporting for Duty”: Far-Right Reactions to Major App Outages

    On 4 October 2021, just one day after Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen went public about the company’s prioritisation of boosting…

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  • Jun142021

    The Darker Side of Social: QAnon Instagram Comments Before the Capitol Riots

    In the days and weeks following the US Capitol riots of 6 January 2021, journalists acknowledged the preparations made by…

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