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Facebook, Other Social Media, Are Caught in the Crosshairs

Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, are under attack from across the political spectrum, and even from within the confines of Facebook itself.   The Trump...

John Bolton Seeks to Publish; the White House Seeks to Punish

Just when former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s quest to publish his tell-all book about his time in the White House appeared to be...

The Coronavirus Tests Free Speech

Appeared in Issues and Insights.  The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the absolute best in some of our fellow citizens. Chief among them, of course, are...

During the Police Brutality Demonstrations, Officers and Protesters Alike Target the News Media

“I’m getting shot!” screamed local Louisville TV reporter Kaitlin Rush while live on air.  An anchor back in the studio asked who the pepper-ball...

The Global Implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic on a Free Press

Among the many victims of the coronavirus pandemic is a free press.  Make no mistake, the press is not in nearly as precarious a...

The Coronavirus:  Different Approaches to Informing the Public from Around the World, and the Ensuing Dangers

Update 2-29-20:   After the White House apparently muzzled Dr. Anthony Fauci and other leading government medical officials to avoid inconsistent messages about potential catastrophic...

Prager University v. Google

Amid all the rancor by presidential candidates, other politicians, and some of the public at large to regulate speech among social media outlets large...

Live from Moscow, It’s Radio Putin!

Written by Neil MacFarquhar and published in The New York Times: Playing on Kansas City Radio: Russian Propaganda Radio Sputnik, a propaganda arm of the Russian...