Advertisers found that appeasing an illiberal mob wasn’t a safe choice after all.
China’s government emphasizes control over prosperity while a demoralized West offers little opposition.
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?
"A lot of what you're seeing as attacks on me quite frankly are attacks on science."
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Teachers union president tries to rebrand as a school-reopener, but parents aren't having it.
There are many other people who deserve such mercy.
Don’t call yourself a supporter of the First Amendment while attempting to punish a media outlet for criticizing you.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
There is no "fake news" exception to the First Amendment.
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Imagine a world in which media outlets were unable or afraid to post video of police and other authorities acting reprehensibly.
"At some point, a regulation or a law with the absolute best of intentions will be wielded by people who may not have the absolute best of intentions."
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, Americans are suckers for bad ideas from psychologists.
So far it's crickets from The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Rhetoric around the shootings risks putting massage workers everywhere in more danger.
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Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
The governors of New York and California have botched major aspects of the pandemic response.
This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
The Atlantic writer says that illiberalism and the urge to shut down debate need to be confronted across the political spectrum.
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Pandemic reporter fired after 45 years for using the N-word in context on a work trip in 2019, as the paper's management buckles to yet another newsroom revolt.
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It's peak season for terrible ideas from journalists, academics, and politicians about how to combat disinformation and extremism.
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
The fear that harsh federal jail conditions will lead to Assange’s suicide is the only reason he won’t face espionage charges in the U.S.
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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.
Andrew Cuomo's Emmy Award for His COVID-19 Briefings Is a Disgusting Prioritization of Style Over Substance
The New York governor is getting a shiny award for playing a good governor on TV.
The Hunter Biden story has exposed the media's selective skepticism.
Forty years later, the libertarian Nobel laureate's PBS series is still winning hearts and minds.
Ira Glasser, former head of the ACLU, is worried that his former group is embracing identity politics over free speech.
PBS documentary recounts life of America’s pioneer of tawdry fame coverage.
No, it’s not “bad for democracy” to keep giving a platform to the President of the United States.
Twitter Blocking a New York Post Article Was Dumb—but Not Illegal, Censorship, or Election Interference
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Regina Ip spins a fantasy of a just government restoring order to Hong Kong.