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Journalists 'Bear The Brunt' Of Rising Anti-Semitism On Twitter, Report Says

A yearlong rise in anti-Semitic tweets has increasingly targeted journalists, especially prominent writers and TV personalities, according to an Anti-Defamation League report released Wednesday. Of 2.6 million anti-Semitic tweets posted to Twitter over the year prior to July, at least 19,000 were directed at journalists, the report said. More than two-thirds of the tweets targeting journalists were sent from Twitter users who consider themselves conservatives, members of the so-called alt-right movement of extremists, or supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump, the report found.
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