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The state of Wisconsin gave birth to both the Progressive movement and the Republican Party. So, it’s no wonder the badger state is ground zero of the culture wars consuming the land of the free and...
When I was a journalist, I loved Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.’s assertion that the Constitution and the First Amendment are not just about protecting “free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the...
The Pulitzer winner founded the Intercept to challenge official narratives and protect editorial freedom. When editors abandoned those principles, spiking a controversial story, he was forced to quit Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald quit his job this...
The Canadian Forces wants to establish a new organization that will use propaganda and other techniques to try to influence the attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of Canadians, according to documents obtained by this newspaper. The plan...
Dorsey, Pichai and Zuckerberg reject accusations of bias as lawmakers ask them to explain how they monitor political content Chiefs of the largest social-media companies tangled with U.S. senators over their role in public discourse amid...
Tools include slowing the spread of certain posts and tweaking users’ news feeds Facebook Inc. teams have planned for the possibility of trying to calm election-related conflict in the U.S. by deploying internal tools designed for...
Political ads will be banned indefinitely after polls close on Nov. 3 and the company plans new steps to limit misinformation about the results. Over the past few weeks, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and his...
The Merriam-Webster dictionary updated its definition of the word "preference" on Tuesday, to include that the word is considered offensive when referring to someone's sexual orientation. The change came following Amy Coney Barrett's use of the term...
Twitter and Facebook have demonstrated hostility to the flow of information in the greatest election in the world. That’s beyond disgusting. It is an insult to democracy When Twitter last week suppressed a New York Post story about...
The tweets are running the asylum. Twitter’s senior executives have a long history of anti-Trump hatred, a Post review of dozens of accounts of top employees found. The venom, vitriol and, in some cases, vows to help...