Media Bits and Bytes - February 5, 2019
- Newly Empowered, Democrats Demand Ajit Pai Stop Withholding Documents
- Digital Media’s Terrible, No Good Week
- Will New Congress Lay Down the Law On Tech?
- Rating the News
- Inside Facebook's 'Cult-like' Workplace
- Defending Journalists in an Era of ‘Destroyed Rights’
By Dell Cameron
February 4, 2019
House Democrats made clear that any avoidance or obfuscation would no longer stand. “Under your leadership, the FCC has failed repeatedly to act in the public interest and placed the interest of corporations over consumers,” their letter reads.
By Maxwell Tani
February 3, 2019
By Hiawatha Bray
January 22, 2019
For decades, Internet companies were sheltered by a bipartisan consensus: Regulate with a light touch, and see what happens. And now members of both parties are in a regulating frame of mind. Some lawmakers are calling for more aggressive antitrust enforcement against Big Tech.
By Will Oremus
January 25, 2019
By Salvador Rodriguez
January 8, 2019
By Peter Pomeranzev
November 28, 2018
The vicious digital campaign to silence Filipino news site Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa makes clear that it’s time for a new charter for human rights online.