Earlier this month, controversial Trump appointee Michael Pack was confirmed to head the U.S. Agency for Global Media. In mid-June, he fired all the top executives at the agency and froze spending. He now faces a lawsuit alleging that he breached the “firewall” that protects government-funded media from political interference.
Less than two weeks into protests over the death of George Floyd and police brutality against African Americans, there have been more than 300 attacks on press freedom during coverage of the nationwide demonstrations.
While the Newseum may have closed its doors to the public, journalism and a free press still and should remain essential parts of American democracy.
Four journalists and one sales assistant at the Annapolis-based Capital Gazette were shot dead while working in their office on Thursday while two sustained serious injuries. The gunman, 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos, reportedly targeted the newspaper to retaliate after losing a years-long defamation case he brought
Because good journalism is always trendy.
The coveted Blue Check: Is being #verified worth it?
Can the president block people on Twitter? An interesting court case considers that very question.
ABC recently settled a $1.9 billion lawsuit, pulling into question Constitutional rights of the press and self-censorship.
God forbid you spend any time on a white-nationalist 4Chan or Reddit page, you’ll probably see the word “Lügenpresse.” Some might recall Trump supporters yelling the word at journalists at a rally last year. Increasingly, Trump supporters and the alt-right have adopted the term to
Since the election of Donald Trump, many Americans have taken to the streets in protest of his impending presidency and its potential consequences. Among many of these demonstrations, the act of flag burning has earned a considerable amount of attention. Increased attention on this demonstration