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For The Weekend: July 17

Our special guest this week is Cécile Dehesdin, editor in chief of BuzzFeed France, sharing some of her favorite stories recently.

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On July 17th 2014, the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crashed in Ukraine. A year later, Mashable went back to the scene of the crash and came back with an eerie series of before and after pictures, showing how nature has taken back its rights on the site.

BuzzFeed News has a terrifying deep dive into teen white supremacist internet that’s definitely worth a read. Joe Bernstein’s conclusion sums it up best: “Maybe, I started to think, that’s just what the future of white supremacy looks like, on a medium so fast and so porous: Contradictory, absurd, occasionally terrifying — and comfortable with it.”

Anne Helen Petersen did an incredible investigation into an old Hollywood scandal. If you’re a fan of that piece, you should also read Lainey Gossip, the best gossip blog out there. Elaine Lui is a master at analyzing Hollywood’s communication strategies. I read everything she’s writing on the Ben Affleck/Jennifer Garner break up.

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