Category: Press Freedom

Schiff: Trump’s Russia scandal ‘one of the most shocking betrayals’ of America in history

Ed Lynn- March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — The House intelligence panel's ranking member on Monday aired in public the most thorough recounting to date of the contacts between senior Donald ... Read More

Sources: FBI Investigating Breitbart, Infowars ‘News’ Sites For Russian Propaganda Connection

Ed Lynn- March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach ... Read More

Suspected Twitter Troll Arrested For Tweet Designed To Cause Epileptic Journalist To Suffer Seizure

Ed Lynn- March 18, 2017

An alleged Twitter troll behind a virtual attack that caused Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald to suffer a seizure was arrested on Friday. The suspect ... Read More

Many Presidents Have Had Feuds With The Press, But Trump Is The First To Declare Them The ‘Enemy’

Jefferson Adams- February 20, 2017

The unflinching and immoral attacks on the freedom of the press, by the President of the United States, threaten our Constitutional freedoms. How did we go ... Read More

The Media Must Not Normalize Fascism

Ed Lynn- January 11, 2017

John Broich, Case Western Reserve University How to report on a fascist? How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper ... Read More

Apparently Donald Trump Doesn’t Know The First Thing About The First Amendment

Ed Lynn- June 24, 2016

Looks like everyone pretty much behaved during Donald Trump's recent visit to Texas. Good for us as we continue to work on agreeable disagreement. I'm ... Read More

Carson Declares War On Press

Editor SCD- October 11, 2015

That's what the press gets for accurately quoting him. "I will continue to expose them every time they do something, so that as more people ... Read More

The New York Times: An Accomplice In Ignorance and Slaughter

Patrick M Arthur- October 22, 2014

Image by Phillip Maiwald. Used with permission “Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ~George Orwell The New York Times’ ... Read More

They Fight Big Brother – Counter-Surveillance Success Stories

Ed Lynn- October 14, 2014

Sites Highlight How Opponents of Mass Surveillance Around the World Lead by Example San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched IFightSurveillance.org, a new site ... Read More

Ferguson’s Fifty-Year Fire

Ed Lynn- August 17, 2014

On August 5, 1966, Martin Luther King Jr., and about 700 protesters marched through an outer Chicago neighborhood called Marquette Park to protest housing segregation, ... Read More