Dean Baquet played a leading role in two of modern journalism's turns for the worse.
No moral judgment, just Viking honor, pagan ritual, and inevitable death.
$43 billion takeover bid reveals knowledge-class anxieties over free expression
The New York Times Belatedly Admits the Emails on Hunter Biden's Abandoned Laptop Are Real and Newsworthy
A year and a half after the New York Post broke the story, the Times says it has "authenticated" the messages it previously deemed suspect.
A Judge Finds a 'Substantial Basis' for the Claim That Fox News Recklessly Promoted Trump's Election Fantasy
The decision allows Smartmatic to proceed with its defamation lawsuit against Fox, two anchors, and Rudy Giuliani.
The New York Times and The Washington Post shamed the recipient of a pig heart transplant for committing a crime 35 years ago.
"Governments realize that they are in an existential battle over who controls information."
The 20th anniversary of the first film is an occasion to recall J.K. Rowling's inspiring political agenda.
Offending the powerful can be dangerous in an increasingly authoritarian world.
Either everybody gets to enjoy journalistic freedom, or it will turn into glorified public relations work for the powers-that-be.
Why give legacy media a stranglehold over information that Twitter at its best is great for sharing?
The newspaper wrongly implies that press freedom is limited to "real" journalists.
Plus: America's mayors want to be paid in bitcoin, Democrats want to subsidize local journalists, and more...
Cops Arrested Her for Exercising Her First Amendment Rights. They Got Qualified Immunity—but the Appeals Court Wasn't Having It.
"This is not just an obvious constitutional infringement—it's hard to imagine a more textbook violation of the First Amendment."
A panel has unanimously determined the First Amendment isn’t violated if state regulations keep independent writers from landing work.
Telling a century's worth of stories about the people who had done creative things on the radio dial—and their opponents
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Some people are self-medicating with a dubious COVID-19 treatment, but they aren't overwhelming doctors and nurses.
Judges selected stories about hacking medical technology, black gun rights, trans activists, Venezuelan immigrants, and the threat of nationalism.
From the other side of the world, the regime plots ways to chill free speech.
The Fox News pundit’s emails were probably reviewed legally—and that’s part of the problem.
The paper let linguist John McWhorter use the racial slur he was discussing but felt a need to explain that decision.
Both advocates and skeptics of the copycat theory recommend self-restraint by the news media.
The awful events of January 6 accelerated trends in left-of-center circles, particularly within media and technology companies.
The Atlantic writer says that illiberalism and the urge to shut down debate need to be confronted across the political spectrum.
A $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Says Fox Hosts Recklessly Implicated Smartmatic in a Conspiracy To Steal the Election
Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, and Jeanine Pirro persistently promoted the wild claims of Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel fought Saudi censorship to make his new documentary, The Dissident.
The Trump-friendly paper says the president should stop "cheering for an undemocratic coup" and focus on the GOP's political interests.
There’s no journalist more relentlessly iconoclastic than Greenwald, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Snowden revelations.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist on Joe Biden, free speech, and leaving The Intercept for Substack.
The nefarious scheme evidently includes Republican officials and Trump-friendly news outlets.
Glenn Greenwald Resigns from The Intercept, Citing 'Pathologies, Illiberalism, Repressive Mentality' of Pro-Biden Newsroom
The progressive outlet's co-founder claims he was prevented from publishing an article because it was critical of Joe Biden.
Treating free expression like an instrument of power means that the fight is more about who gets punished most when politicians write new restrictions.
A federal judge makes it clear: "the consumption of alcohol at a party does not vitiate journalistic intent"; hard-drinking reporters are as covered by the journalist's privilege as the abstemious. Other journalistic traditions that aren't disqualifying: bias, and bearing grudges.
Twitter Blocking a New York Post Article Was Dumb—but Not Illegal, Censorship, or Election Interference
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"It says a lot about an organization when it breaks it's [sic] own rules and goes after one of it's [sic] own," the union tweeted. "The act, like the article, reeks."
Publishing Registered Sex Offenders' Home Addresses Before Halloween Is Gratuitous, Unethical, and Reckless
A petition urges Patch and other news outlets to reconsider the practice.
Yes, the 1619 Project Actually Suggests That Year Was America's True Founding, and Nikole Hannah-Jones Admits It
The New York Times tried to disassociate itself from a claim its reporter made just a few days ago.
Kids do not catch or spread or suffer from coronavirus at the same rate as adults, no matter what your newspaper is telling you this week.