COVID-19 Fuels Rise in East-West Cyberwarfare

Despite indictments, Russian saboteurs–some linked to the Russian military–have targeted millions of employees of major U.S. firms in a new escalation of East-West cyberwarfare. Chinese and North Korean hackers are also becoming a distributor of “weaponized” social media, according to security experts.


Has the Media ‘Helped Create’ Mass Incarceration—or Exposed Its Bias?

A group of academics has criticized the Pulitzer Prize awarded the Louisville Courier-Journal for its examination of pardons issued by departing Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, calling it an example of how the media’s portrayal “has helped create our mass incarceration crisis.” The letter displayed a fundamental misunderstanding of the news media’s role, says TCR’s Washington bureau chief.