▪ About 80_percent of the positive or negative media coverage of President Trump in his first 100 days was negative, according to a new Harvard University study. That excludes the 33 percent of coverage that was neutral in tone. Barack Obama enjoyed 59_percent positive coverage during the same period, while 60_percent of the early Bill Clinton coverage was negative.
▪ President Trump is keeping his promise to crack down on undocumented immigrants. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made more than 41,000 arrests in President Trump’s first 100 days—an increase of 37.6_percent over the same period in 2016. About 25_percent of those arrested had no prior criminal convictions.
▪ Seventeen percent of U.S. newlyweds in 2015 were of differing races or ethnicities, a fivefold increase over the 50 years since the landmark Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court case, according to the Pew Research Center. White Americans are the least likely to enter a mixed marriage, while Asian and Hispanic people are the most likely to do so. Black men are twice as likely to marry outside their race as black women.
Pew Research Center
▪ Facebook investigated nearly 54,000 potential cases of revenge pornography and “sextortion” on the s ocial media network in one month. The company disabled more than 14,000 accounts over such content; 33 of the cases involved children.