Sleeping Giants

Breitbart Hit by Mass Advertiser Exodus for Promoting Racist, Sexist Content

Breitbart, the hard-right news service once headed by White House Chief Counsel Steve Bannon, is facing an advertiser exodus in the face of growing opposition to the site’s promotion of racist and misogynistic content. More than 800 advertisers worldwide have abandoned the site, according to reports. Under Bannon’s tenure the Web site frequently published stories that promoted the so-called “alt-right,” the conservative movement associated with the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other far-right hate groups.... Read More...