Bailey T. Steen


Bailey T. Steen is an Australian journalist, editor and film critic. Bailey’s career started as a weekly film columnist for the Melbourne based site Janks Reviews. Growing tired of emerging extremists on the political left and right, his work was soon published on the political outlet Newslogue, writing to an audience of ten thousand. Bailey covers world politics, political extremism, and new media issues for TrigTent. 


DHS Quietly Disbands Domestic Terror Unit Investigating White Nationalism

  • Bailey Steen
  • Apr 7, 2019 10:26AM

The DHS released a statement admitting to having “restructured” the Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) for unspecified reasons.

Anti-Abortion Fetal Heartbeat Bill Passes in Georgia

  • Bailey Steen
  • Apr 5, 2019 6:21PM

A look inside abortion and body rights issues in Georgia, where pregnancies are increasingly dictated by institutions rather than the voice of the people.

Big Pharma Giant Pays $270M Settlement For Opioid Crisis Role

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 31, 2019 1:25PM

A big pharma company faces repercussions for fuelling an opioid crisis that was in turn exploited for profit over many years.

DeVos Launches Investigation Into Universities Tied to Admission Bribes

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 30, 2019 10:13AM

If the DOE finds that a school under investigation violated federal education regulations, it could suffer penalties as extreme as cutting off access to grants and federal student loans. 

Facebook & Mainstream Media Paid Wikipedia for Reputation 'Damage Control'

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 24, 2019 10:08AM

According to a report from the Huffington Post, Edward Sussman has been working as a sort of digital PR fixer on Wikipedia for institutions like Facebook and NBC. 

Police are Forcing Google to Hand Over User Data Through 'Reverse Location Search Warrants'

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 23, 2019 10:28AM

Now you don't need to be involved in a crime to have your data searched -- you just have to be crime-adjacent. 

YouTube Wants to Add Their Own Fact-Checking Feature and It's a Terrible Idea

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 17, 2019 10:27AM

Beyond having a terrible track record with platform-based initiatives of this kind, it's clear that YouTube doesn't know the first thing about fact-checking its own content. 

GOP Parental Leave Plan Robs Families of Social Security Benefits

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 16, 2019 9:08AM

The new legislation presents families with a false choice of either going back to work or paying for time off through their own retirement savings. 

Trump Vows Executive Order Protecting Free Speech on College Campuses

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 10, 2019 10:05AM

It’s not clear how a presidential order will persuade colleges to address their cultural divides on freedom of speech -- what is clear is why Trump is appealing to this tactic.

Journalist Tim Pool Fails to Expose Twitter’s Accountability Crisis

  • Bailey Steen
  • Mar 9, 2019 10:35AM

We wanted a reckoning with Twitter's myriad transparency and enforcement problems. Instead, we got 3 hours of Pool complaining about anecdotal conservative censorship.