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Washington, DC / Capitol Hill Riot / Online Violence Chatter / A Discussion #1278827

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 2021
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The arrests of some of the insurrectionists who attacked the Capitol, including Richard Barnett, who broke into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office, & has been arrested along with Derrick Evans introduced; photos & video of the mob attacking a door just before Ashlii Babbitt was shot dead shown. Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) A look at the lack of police response to a possible attack that was talked about online for weeks presented; riot scenes shown; details given from various posts threatening attacks & murders with statistics cited; details given of threats for action on January 20. [Network Contagion Research Inst. dir. Joel FINKELSTEIN@, University of Toronto Munk School Citizen Lab. John SCOTT-RAITON@, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan GREENBLATT@- say there were previews of violence by extremists.] [Protest organizer Ali ALEXANDER@- outlined plans from out loud roar.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Further threats of action on Jan. 17 noted & quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Brian Stelter & former Philadelphia police chief Charles Ramsey about the threats. [RAMSEY - offers views on the January 17 threats disguised as a 2nd Amendment rally with no leadership in the DC police, on the crowd was underestimated by police after the summer demonstrations, on the need for shared intelligence on Jan. 6.] [STELTER - offers views on the reaction of the tech industry to threats with action all over by social media companies: the consequences of online radicalization, on the Twitter ban against Trump, on blaming "white privilege": the fear of challenging radical white individuals.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:12:30

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