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Priscilla Villarreal found herself in a jail cell for publishing two routine stories. A federal court still can't decide what to do about that.
Meanwhile more and more Americans say that they are avoiding news coverage.
Influential media critic Margaret Sullivan demonstrates the perils of letting narrative get ahead of verification.
Newspapers deserve a great deal of credit for the expansion of freedom over the past 200 years. But the media have lost credibility.
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This is a clear attempt by the administration to tamp down on opinions the adults don't like.
They shot and killed a man they were trying to evict. Doesn’t the public have the right to know who they are?
A business model where outrage is exploited for clicks describes both social media and the news media.
The Democrats' new tax plan would give local newspapers up to $25,000 in refundable tax credits for each journalist they employ.
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.
The Extremely Online Are Less Informed About Political News, More Informed About Conspiracy Theories
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How the press learned to stop worrying and love censorship.
Despite scant evidence, everyone wants to believe that social media has a unique ability to control our thoughts and actions.
The move violates the First Amendment, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
Facebook is the latest to announce its intentions to save local media.
High School Journalists Fight for Their 1st Amendment Right to Report on Their School's Administration
Student journalists at a Vermont high school had a damning article censored by their interim principal.
"I didn't feel comfortable being told what I couldn't write about by President Falwell."
"Imagine: You're having sex with a consenting adult...and then you're arrested and held overnight, and your whole, entire life has been exposed on TV."
"And Rahm, you done, I'm expectin' resignation..."
Any authority to shut down speech will be turned toward the press eventually.
Slightly more personal freedom is just a side effect.
"Every American who casts a vote for him is standing for principles," declares World's Greatest Newspaper, as endorsement count moves to 13-6-1* for Clinton-Johnson-Trump
Snowden's Leaks Were Important Enough for Pulitzers, But WaPo Editorial Board Wants Him Prosecuted Anyway
Newspaper demands less government transparency.
North Carolina newspaper the second to go libertarian.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch breaks from decades of Republican candidate support.
As print papers continue their decline, cable programs and mobile content are picking up the slack.
Fears of media 'monopolies' over the joining of two chains that have separately declared bankruptcy
Despite an ongoing media boycott of White House staff photography, the president's image crafters still call the shots.
The freedom to set prices free of government coercion makes for better newspapers and better medicine.
Court declares newspaper ban in Chicago-area jails to be a violation of inmates' First Amendment rights.