Sean Smyth

Sean Smyth is an overnight web producer for He grew up in South Boston, and he is a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College and Penn State University.

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John Oliver says Facebook aids and abets in the spread of hate speech

By , Globe Staff

The commentator said Facebook plays a role in spreading hate speech and he focused on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to help make his point.

No injuries reported when Iberia Airways flight makes emergency landing at Logan Airport

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The plane turned back to Boston because of an engine failure, an FAA spokesman said.

John Oliver pushes for restoration of convicted felons’ voting rights

By , Globe Staff

The commentator specifically addressed Florida’s process for restoring voting rights, which he considers especially harsh.

Drake, Meek Mill appear together on stage at TD Garden

By , Globe Staff

Based on Saturday’s embrace, the long-feuding rappers have patched things up.