ICYMI: November 9th

Must-read tech, media, and political stories from the past week

Just for paying subscribers, we’ve compiled some of the latest 🔥 reads at the intersection of tech, media, and politics from the past week. Was this email forwarded to you? Click here to subscribe.

Here’s what we’re reading this week:

Right-wing operatives deploy network of fake local news sites to weaponize CRT

A Popular Information investigation reveals that, in 2021, Metric Media published thousands of articles promoting the notion that Critical Race Theory is taught in Virginia schools. Many, but not all, of these articles are automated. Nationwide, tens of thousands of articles about Critical Race Theory have been published across the Metric Media network. That number is growing every day. The network is positioned to be a powerful tool in injecting Critical Race Theory into the 2022 campaign under the guise of "local news." (Popular Information, 11/8)

Twitter is rolling out a feature to make it easier to search a user’s tweets

Some Twitter users on iOS are starting to get access to …

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