Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:25 AM ET, February 9, 2023

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Rolling Stone:
Twitter Kept Entire ‘Database’ of Republican Requests to Censor Posts  —  Elon Musk's “Twitter Files” focus on Democrats, but former administration officials and Twitter employees say Trump's team and other Republicans routinely demanded posts be taken down  —  WHEN THE WHITE House called …
RELATED:
Kari Paul / The Guardian:
Ex-Twitter exec details ‘homophobic and antisemitic’ abuse over handling of Hunter Biden story  —  Yoel Roth testifies before congressional committee that Elon Musk's release of company's internal records led to harassment  —  A former Twitter executive testified on Wednesday that he was forced …
Justin Baragona / The Daily Beast:
Ex-Twitter Officials Confirm to Congress: Trump, Not Biden, Has Tried to Censor Tweets
Washington Post:
GOP lawmakers allege Big Tech conspiracy, even as ex-Twitter employees rebut them
CNN:
Twitter execs acknowledge mistakes with Hunter Biden laptop story but say no government involvement
NBC News:
Former Twitter executives testify before House Oversight about Hunter Biden laptop story
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
Joe Biden, Once Again, Lucks Out with His Enemies  —  In his State of the Union address, the President offered a strong performance—with an assist from House Republicans.  —  When Joe Biden stepped onto the House floor just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, for his first State of the Union address since …
RELATED:
The Hill:
Greene's viral SOTU outfit was meant to echo Chinese spy balloon, her office says  —  Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says she aimed to send a fashionable message to President Biden by sporting a $500 white fur trim coat to his State of the Union address.  —  The Georgia Republican made headlines …
John Stoehr / The Editorial Board:   The night the old man handed them their asses
Katie Rogers / New York Times:   What Does ‘Lots of Luck in Your Senior Year’ Actually Mean? An Investigation.
Matt Viser / Washington Post:
Biden-GOP exchanges at State of the Union forecast 2024 battle
Jeffrey Blehar / National Review:
Deal with It: Biden's State of the Union Was an Aesthetic Win
Andrew Rice / New York Magazine:
James O'Keefe Is on Paid Leave From Project Veritas  —  James O'Keefe, the founder and chairman of Project Veritas, has taken a paid leave from the conservative nonprofit media organization as its board considers whether to remove him from his leadership position, according to current and former employees of the organization.
Andrew Romano / Yahoo News:
Poll: DeSantis leads Trump for 2024 GOP nod — but not if Haley and others split the vote  —  The Florida governor edges out Trump and performs better against Biden in head-to-head matchups.  —  Read full article … 45th President of the United States  —  American politician  —  American politician
RELATED:
Henry J. Gomez / NBC News:
Trump escalates his attacks on Ron DeSantis as a 2024 clash brews  —  Former President Donald Trump is approaching Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with a newly urgent hostility, rushing to turn the Republican base against his most formidable potential rival in 2024.  —  Out is “Ron DeSanctimonious,” Trump's clunky attempt at a nickname.
Sabrina Willmer / Bloomberg:   Trump Counsel Questions Ex-Homeland Security Chief Over Bid to Overturn Election
Seymour Hersh:
How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline  —  The New York Times called it a “mystery,” but the United States executed a covert sea operation that was kept secret—until now  —  The U.S. Navy's Diving and Salvage Center can be found in a location as obscure as its name …
Dan Mangan / CNBC:
Mississippi House OKs new court system — to be appointed by white state officials — for second-Blackest U.S. city, stoking tension  — The Mississippi House has approved the creation of a new court system within the capital of Jackson in which judges and prosecutors in the overwhelmingly Black city …
Discussion: The Clarion-Ledger
RELATED:
Kayode Crown / Mississippi Free Press:   White-Appointed Capitol Courts in Jackson A Step Closer After Mississippi House Approval
Tyler Wornell / NewsNation:
NewsNation reporter released from jail after arrest  —  EAST PALESTINE, Ohio (NewsNation) — A NewsNation reporter was released from jail late Wednesday after being arrested earlier in the day during a news conference being held by Ohio's governor about a train derailment.
Associated Press:
Walmart shooting suspect pleads guilty to federal charges  —  1 of 7  —  A Texas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges accusing him of killing nearly two dozen people in a racist attack at an El Paso Walmart, changing his plea weeks after the U.S. government said it wouldn't seek …
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar:
What I Think About LeBron Breaking My NBA Scoring Record  —  Everything You Wanted to Know About LeBron and Me and the Scoring Record  —  I begin everything I write with a lot of apprehension because I know how hard it is to translate complex thoughts and intense emotions into the exact words …
Mark Satter / Roll Call:
Hawley's departure from Armed Services draws speculation  —  Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley was booted from his perch on the powerful Armed Services Committee last month as retribution for delaying the confirmation of numerous Defense Department nominees last year …
Hailey Fuchs / Politico:
McCarthy brings in record haul at first fundraiser since becoming Speaker  —  Kevin McCarthy raised $12.3 million on Wednesday evening at his first major fundraising event since his bitter battle for the House speaker's gavel last month.  —  The event, hosted by key McCarthy ally …
Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
DeSantis Threat to Crack Down on Press Protections Would Be Bad News For Conservative Media  —  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sat at a desk fit for a cable news studio, flanked by several guests, where for an hour he proposed new ways to crack down on media outlets by weakening their legal protections.
Discussion: Alternet.org
Sarah Fitzpatrick / NBC News:
Hunter Biden's legal team asks Bannon, Stone, Giuliani others to preserve evidence for future lawsuits  —  Biden “has nothing to hide,” his lawyers said.  “The people who have yet to be held accountable for their wrongdoing are the recipients of these letters.”
Jamie Knodel / NBC News:
Fetterman hospitalized after feeling lightheaded  —  Sen. John Fetterman was hospitalized Wednesday after feeling lightheaded, his staff said.  —  “Initial tests did not show evidence of a new stroke,” said Joe Calvello, the communications director for the Pennsylvania Democrat.
Kyle Seraphin / UncoverDC:
The FBI Doubles Down on Christians and White Supremacy in 2023  —  · Exclusive: Unvaccinated at SRNS Considered ‘Insider Threat’ by DOE  —  The FBI's Richmond Division would like to protect Virginians from the threat of “white supremacy,” which it believes has found a home within Catholics …
NBC News:
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu takes a major step toward running for president  —  New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has taken his most significant step yet in exploring a White House bid, launching a national political organization that's a popular tool for prospective presidential candidates testing the waters.
Associated Press:
Tennessee House Speaker Mulls Rejecting US Education Money  —  Cameron Sexton said rejecting nearly $1.8 billion of federal K-12 education dollars would let officials to “educate the kids how Tennessee sees fit.”  —  One of Tennessee's most influential Republican lawmakers says the state …
Discussion: Alternet.org
Christopher Hope / Telegraph:
SNP ‘would overtake Tories in snap Westminster election’  —  Exclusive poll of 28,000 people for The Telegraph finds Conservatives would slump to 23 per cent of the vote  —  The Conservatives would be relegated to Westminster's third party behind the Scottish National Party in a snap election, new polling for the Telegraph has found.
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:25 AM ET, February 9, 2023.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Ellis Juhlin / Montana Public Radio:
Bill would ban the teaching of scientific theories in Montana schools
Lawrence Hurley / NBC News:
Supreme Court justices face new pressure to adopt code of conduct
Chris D'Angelo / HuffPost:
He Paid $1 Million For Destroying Wetlands. Now He's Fighting Clean Water Rules In Congress.
Discussion: Florida Phoenix
Ari Drennen / Media Matters for America:
The New York Times helped fuel an anti-trans panic in 2022. Will 2023 be any better?
Cameron Cawthorne / Fox News:
Hunter Biden proposed his firm's office space with ‘separate entrance’ for new hire of Beijing-backed firm
 Earlier Items: 
NBC News:
Bomb threat cleared after temporarily halting Alex Murdaugh trial and evacuating courthouse
Roger Sollenberger / The Daily Beast:
Appeals Court Greenlights Donation Investigation Into GOP Group
Discussion: CNN and Election Law Blog
Tim Sigsworth / The Independent:
Church of England considering gender-neutral alternatives for God
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Boone Ashworth / Wired:
Yahoo debuts a revamped version of the free Yahoo News app powered by Artifact's tech, after buying the Instagram co-founders' news app in April 2024

Reed Albergotti / Semafor:
AI search engine Perplexity says it was working on revenue-sharing deals with publishers when Forbes criticized it for misusing content from Forbes and others

Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Disney and Ron DeSantis reach a 15-year agreement to let Disney undertake a $17B expansion of Walt Disney World near Orlando; Disney will end all litigation

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page