Media Bits and Bytes - Trump's War on Free Speech
- Trump’s Executive Order on Social Media
- Trump’s Media War
- How the Exec Order Could Affect the Election
- Zuckerberg Twits Twitter for Responding to Trump
- Facebook Workers Stage Virtual Walkout
- Coverage of Mass Outrage
- Police Target Press
- What if Minneapolis Were Hong Kong?
It won’t hold up in court. That’s not the point.
His feud with Twitter is another example of the ways in which the president has routinely distorted the principles of the First Amendment.
It could force media companies to face growing pressure of litigation and political heat during the run-up to the 2020 election.
By Rachel Sandler
May 27, 2020
Zuckerberg rebuked Twitter for its decision to tag two of President Donald Trump’s tweets about mail-in voting with fact-check links, saying that private companies “shouldn't be the arbiter of truth.”
By Kaya Yurieff and Donie O'Sullivan
June 1, 2020
Angry editorials call for change and accountability and accuse Donald Trump of being ‘exactly the wrong leader for the times’.
If we talked about what is happening in Minneapolis the same way we talk about events in a foreign country, here’s how the Western media would cover it.
By Jon Allsop
June 1, 2020
Columbia Journalism Review
As the weekend progressed and the protests continued, police officers abused journalists in cities across America.