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The Atlantic Daily: ‘Darkest Days’

Mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand—with social-media platforms the inevitable vectors in the aftermath. Plus: Americans are going bankrupt from medical bills
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The prime minister called it one of the “darkest days” in New Zealand’s history—the island nation The gruesomeness of the attack was only heightened through online materials left by a suspect, a white Australian man now in police custody. The gunman live-streamed the attack on Facebook, and that video quickly ricocheted online, where some unwitting users saw it—highlighting the continued failings of content moderation and The violent rhetoric of

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