Journalists reporting on the presidential election have increasingly become the target of anti-Semitic harassment and threats on Twitter in the past year, according to a new report.
The Anti-Defamation League noticed an uptick in abuse directed at journalists who are Jewish or perceived to be Jewish and assembled a task force this summer to evaluate the trend. In a report published Wednesday, the nonprofit organization details how it used a broad set of search terms to identify 2.
The tweets come from people who identify themselves as Trump supporters. The largest Jewish denomination called Trump out for anti-Semitism in a speech last week.
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A report by the Anti-Defamation League found a significant uptick in anti-Semitic posts starting early this year, when the presidential race began to intensify.