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Episode 3 of Free Speech Rules, starring UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
Covering stories is too important to abandon for brazen partisan pandering-or wishful thinking.
They're just helping the TSA push its scaremongering narrative.
Fake news is real. Momo is not.
Government statistics often show more reports of both. That doesn't mean either is on the rise.
Canadian columnist Andrew Coyne explains why efforts to combat fake news by cutting off supply are barking up the wrong tree.
Plus: Author Zadie Smith talking cultural appropriation, and Budweiser versus Big Corn
Plus: Kamala Harris officially enters the 2020 race and Google News may leave the E.U.
Warren Endorses Afghanistan Withdrawal As Trump Spews Soviet Propaganda About the Country: Reason Roundup
Plus: a public domain bonanza, Khashoggi killers on trial, and Super Bowl sex-trafficking panic starts early
The host of TruTV's hit show has lost some faith in the power of rational discourse. And he has some ideas for how to fix the problem.
Hundreds of pages and accounts have been purged over accusations that they were "inauthentic." The page operators disagree.
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.
Threatened regulations on "fake news" would be an attack on press freedom
The president insists he "didn't criticize" British Prime Minister Theresa May, but audio from the interview suggests otherwise.
We headed to the Venice Beach boardwalk to test the bullshit detectors of passersby.
Man goes to jail for complaining about police response times.
Why it's getting harder to tell "fake news" from real news
Do deepfakes really represent "the collapse of reality"?
We need to up our media literacy game, not delegate responsibility to politicians who have no idea what they're doing.
Proposal to verify online "bots" is security theater that will make it harder for small online firms to compete with the likes of Facebook.
Yes, kooky rumors can spread quickly online. In this case, the angry reactions to those rumors may be spreading even faster.
But partisan Democrats tried to use a fake news scare to quash it anyway.
When government officials suppress critics, they do so only to help themselves.
The president applies the term to any reporting that makes him look bad, regardless of whether it is accurate.
The crucial difference is not temperamental but institutional.
McCain and Jeff Flake are right to slam the president's juvenile rhetoric, but questionably blame Trump for global trends while neglecting the press crackdowns of his predecessor.
Both Democrats and Republicans are missing the mark when they call for the government to control the flow of information on the internet.
Politicians cast attacks on them as attacks on democracy. How self-serving.
Forget petty Russian meddling in American elections; the greater threat is government messing with our freedom.
Don't believe the hype about the U.N.'s resolution on the death penalty.