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Will Congress close the loophole that enabled Facebook's Russian ad scandal?

April 25, 2018 - The first peer-reviewed study of ads bought on Facebook to influence the 2016 election is renewing calls for Congress to pass the Honest Ads Act, which would close disclosure loopholes for political ads on social media. The stalled bill is opposed by groups including Americans for Prosperity and an anti-regulatory think tank with a connection to Senate leader Mitch McConnell.

Cambridge Analytica's reach into Southern politics

March 27, 2018 - President Trump is under fire for his campaign's dealings with the controversial data mining and psy ops firm, but he's not the only politician who worked with the company. Other leading beneficiaries have included U.S. senators and representatives from several Southern states.

Hey y'all, we're on Facebook

March 7, 2008 - If you're on Facebook and have been wondering how you can stay in touch with Facing South/Southern Exposure, show solidarity with a powerful voice for independent media and change in the South, badger us online, etc. -- you're now in luck!