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Trump’s Warped Definition of Free Speech

Adam Serwer New York Times
Trump is seeking to build social-media companies such as Twitter and Facebook into part of an authoritarian infrastructure that amplifies his power and silences the opposition.

Media Bits and Bytes - November 19, 2019

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Enter WT:Social / Cities vs. FCC / Broadband for All / Privacy Win at the Borders / Coup? What Coup? / Streaming Wars / Cellphone Access / WBAI / When the Right Shoplifts a Video

Media Bits and Bytes - November 5, 2019

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Political Ads on Social Media * Tech Workers vs ICE * Facial Recognition Lawsuit * NYT Normalizes Trump * Indian American Press Joins MSM * Feds Investigate TikTok * Cryptocurrency from Russia

Media Bits and Bytes - August 27, 2019

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Big Tech's Taxes; Hacking Elections; Epoch Times; Brazil Blackout; Internet's Cleaning Crew; Israel's App; Online Tributes to Palestinian Grandmothers; Cherrypicking Tweets to Make a Media Myth

Media Bits and Bytes - August 13, 2019

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Twitter; Whitewashing the Shootings; That Times Headline; Warren for Net Accessibility; Schmucker; Facebook and Surveillance; Cops Propagandize Online

Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS?

Joseph Cox and Jason Koebler Vice
Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too. A Twitter employee who works on machine learning believes that a proactive, algorithmic solution to white supremacy would also catch Republican politicians.

Friday Nite Videos | March 22, 2019

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"Secret Agent Manafort." President of Planned Parenthood Calls Out Lies About Abortion and Health Care. Whatever You Do DON'T Follow @DevinCow. #MeToon. Means TV: For All of Us.

Whatever You Do DON'T Follow @DevinCow

The captain of the Donald Trump fan club, Republican Congressman Devin Nunes, is suing Twitter and two anonymous twitter accounts for $250 million. He is suing @DevinNunesMom & @DevinCow. The @DevinNunesMom account was suspended yesterday, but @DevinCow is still going and we can't have that. We cannot have livestock insulting our esteemed elected officials! So please in the interest of civility we're asking you, please do NOT follow @DevinCow.

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