How media helps the far-right recruit

Logo of the Neo-Nazi group American Identity Movement (Formerly Identity Evropa)

Almost every week there’s a news story about white nationalist posters appearing at some college campus or random neighborhood somewhere in the country. Most recently, it was San Jose State University. For their part, university officials did the right thing: They declined to release the name of the group or provide pictures of the flyers, denying them the publicity they sought.

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD