For source of fake reporter ‘robocall,’ look under a rock

Smartphone

The fake robocall was a disgusting attempt to discredit reporters investigating the sexual misconduct allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore.
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We’re a big part of the fix for ‘junk news’

Individual consumers bear just as much responsibility as social media companies in the fight against junk news.
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To Trump on NBC ‘License’ Tweet: No!

Protesters

Trump’s suggestion to challenge NBC’s license is Nixonian, unpatriotic and undemocratic.
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Hefner, Rolling Stone: Goodbye to two original free spirit, free speech icons

Rolling Stone and Playboy

With the impending sale of Rolling Stone and the death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, the sun sets on two champions for free expression.
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Patriotism, respect for flag cannot be ‘ordered’

NFL players take a knee

This weekend’s Take a Knee controversy brings to mind failed efforts from our past to mandate patriotism.
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Speaking your mind, when free speech has consequences

An ESPN reporter called Trump a white supremacist, and the White House suggested she be fired. Thanks to the First Amendment, ESPN gets the final say.
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Times-Palin ruling good for free speech, press

Sarah Palin

The court’s decision upholds First Amendment laws that protect not only journalists, but also members of the public who express political opinions.
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‘Freedom’ is best response to white supremacy hatemongers

Charlottesville protesters

Attempts to censor neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups is a betrayal of our nation’s core principles — not to mention ineffective and counterproductive.
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Sessions’s ‘leak’ warning to journalists misguided, misplaced

Threatening journalists for publishing leaked information is the wrong message, delivered by the wrong messenger.
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Survey: More Americans see less media bias — but why?

#SOFA17

Our annual survey found a significant rise in the number of Americans who believe the media tries to report without bias. What’s behind this sudden surge in trust?
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