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
Plus: 898,000 new jobless claims, and more...
Regina Ip spins a fantasy of a just government restoring order to Hong Kong.
Plus: FDA meddles more in vaping market, GOP lawmakers take aim at social media (again), and more...
One very sketchy story about an Oklahoma City teen’s tragic death has gone viral.
Compared to 2016, fewer people are watching on broadcast and cable TV because they know a dull infomercial when they see one.
The Fox News host explains his new self-help book The Plus, the upside of quarantine, and why he thinks Donald Trump will be reelected.
The Extremely Online Are Less Informed About Political News, More Informed About Conspiracy Theories
Plus: Congress moves forward on encryption backdoors, largest school districts aren't reopening, and more...
Another blow to the country's few remaining independent news outlets
But buried beneath the bilious response to the Harper's joint statement is a worthwhile argument about freedom of association.
Plus: Tech giants will testify in Congressional antitrust hearing, Seattle police clear out CHOP, and more...
Our leaders and institutions are failing us spectacularly. It's up to us to reboot society.
The heterodox hosts of the popular Blocked and Reported podcast talk about surviving internet outrage, the roots of speech repression, and the power of direct financial support from fans.
Plus: Protest updates, COVID-19 upates, a surge in gun sales, and more...
Online censorship is coming, and it’s going to be bad news for everybody.
There are a lot of reasons to critique the attorney general. Find one that doesn’t require misleading your audience.
Plus: Backlash to Amash's presidential run, new SCOTUS cases, and more...
Calls to U.S. poison control centers are up. They have been since March.
Plus: Drudge challenges Trump on traffic claims, France taxes links, COVID-19 in Ohio prisons, and more...
No, they’re not frontline ventilators. Yes, they’re useful.
Plus: Americans plan to stay home for months, courts block more abortion bans, Amash "looking closely" at presidential run, and more...
Plus a round-up of zero-tolerance corona crackdowns
Plus: Vote shamers should check their privilege, little change in Biden vs. Trump poll, and more...
The coronavirus pandemic has led to less air pollution...unless you count all the germs.
The media can reasonably blame Trump for a lot of things. This is not one of them.
Plus: margaritas and toilet paper, Playboy ends its print publication, and more...
How the press learned to stop worrying and love censorship.
“The suspect was struck several times by the officer's duty weapon.” No, the cop shot him.
At This Year's Vegas Porn Expo, Everything People Think They Know About the Internet and Adult Entertainment Is Wrong
The internet has turned adult performers into media entrepreneurs.
"I don't think you should do Twitter if you think you're better than Twitter."
Authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro attacks the press using the same justification the U.S. used to charge Julian Assange.
John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister want to defeat The Power of Bad.
Human beings are designed to remember trauma more than joy, bad times more than good ones. But John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister have good news on the despair front.
California Freelancers Suffer From Totally Predictable 'Unintended Consequences' of Gig Worker Protection Bill
Plus: Is there anything the upcoming spending bill doesn't contain? And more...