Olivia Nuzzi

Olivia Nuzzi


Journalist, The Daily Beast. Who cares?

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The best way to shut down a bad opinion is not to suppress it but to share a better opinion.

I am a radical when it comes to the free press. I think most reporters are. I don’t think you can believe in radical first amendment freedoms and also believe that some stupid little fucker’s column is too dangerous for people to read.

After twitter sleuths first identified and doxxed the wrong person, Anthony Brennan III, 60, of Kensington, Maryland, has been arrested and charged with three counts of second-degree assault after attacking children posting flyers supporting George Floyd:

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Barr said today that pepper spray isn’t an irritant, that tear gas wasn’t used on peaceful protesters, and that tear gas was used specifically to clear a path to save St. John’s Church when it was on fire. All of these claims are false.

In America, if you‘re responsible for a financial crisis that destroys the future for a generation, or you help lie the country into an illegal war, you‘re less likely to face professional consequences than if you publish a column people don’t like.

Thursday had been a relatively normal day for Peter Weinberg. Then the was falsely accused of assaulting a child and the internet mob came for him. My story for @NYMag: 

I guess the Republican Party is sticking to their election messaging strategy of mocking Joe Biden’s stutter. This is a subject line from a press release from GOP spokeswoman @LizWFB  today:

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“...instead of hearing what our differences are and how we might address those issues, newspaper readers will instead be presented with page after page of people professing to agree with one another. That’s not agitation, that’s misinformation.” — @mtaibbi 

It’s almost like the media is an inherently toxic industry that attracts narcissistic weirdos...

You ever read a statement from the White House about something you’re not caught up on yet because it’s Sunday morning and you slept late and so you just stare at it for a minute while you try to summon the energy to go learn the details about what the fuck the president did now?

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