JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) It didn't take long after Missouri Gov.
The 29-page complaint contends that, under a California legal doctrine that recognizes some private facilities as public forums, Twitter may not discriminate against speech on their platform based purely on viewpoint. If successful, it would be the first extension of that doctrine to internet social media platforms and could transform the way free speech is treated online.
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD The mainstream media has long been a favorite target for derision at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). But in 2018, a full year into the presidency of a man who rose to power attacking the media, attacks on the media were everywhere.
Justin Trudeau's disastrous passage to India brought to mind Mark Twain's pilgrimage to Europe and the Holy Land in the Innocents Abroad.
In Paris, they simply opened their eyes and stared at us when we spoke to them in French! We never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language, he wrote.
Last year, more than half of U.S. adults said they would oppose allowing teachers and officials to carry guns in K-12 schools.
A new report from the Duke Reporters' Lab offers a snapshot of the evolving fact-checking ecosystem around the world.
WNYC, WAMU and KPCC announced Friday that they've acquired Gothamist, DCist and LAist, the online sites which were
I was among nearly 40 casualties when, in April of last year, American Media Inc., owners of The National Enquirer and Star, purchased Us Weekly from Wenner Media. As the magazine's longtime research chief, it was my job to untangle facts from falsehoodsso I didn't expect that AMI, a company infamous for distorting the truth, 
Cathaleen Curtiss, the photography director at the Buffalo News, chats about the history of photojournalism, the proper time to use stock photos and how to give visuals their proper due online.
The number of Facebook Live videos produced by paid partners more than halved by the end of 2017and in one case fell by as much as 94 percentas once guaranteed payments ended and Facebook deprioritized the product, new Tow Center research suggests. In an analysis of 17 brands that were paid by Facebook to make 
Scroll, the news startup from former Chartbeat CEO Tony Haile that will charge $5 per month in exchange for ad-free reading across a number of sites, has signed its first partners ahead of its launch later this year, the company announced Thursday. They include The Atlantic, Fusion Media Group, Business Insider, Slate, MSNBC, The Philadelphia..
Zach Baron knew Brendan Fraser wasn't telling him something. I spent a lot of time with him, the GQ staff writer says. You can sometimes intuit when people tell you a narrative, but it doesn't have all the facts in it yet.
Even if they havent changed the world in the way some hyped, chatbots have become a compelling way for news organizations to experiment with telling familiar stories in a new format. Some big challenges stand in the way of widespread adoption, though. One is acclimating users to the format; another is winning over reporters.
Most people in Pyeongchang right now don't know where Milwaukee is, said Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photojournalist Mark Hoffman.
In the news this week, Twitter bots and conspiracy theories abound after the school shooting in Florida, as one survivor is wrongly called out as a crisis actor. What can the social platforms do to stop misinformation?
Data & Society released a pair of reports this week one on fake news, the other on media literacy. Nothing shocking here, but the fake news report does a good job of describing how the two conflicting definitions of fake news symbolize a broader schism between scholars/researchers and the right-wing media. On the one.
The tightening of the Russia investigation and the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, made for an emotive backdrop to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, which kicked into gear in Maryland on Thursday. Yesterday's programming started in viscerally anti-media stylethe first panel of the day discussed An Affair to Remember: How the Far Left and the Mainstream Media Got In Bed Togetherand didn't get any friendlier from there.
More than 40 million blacks live in the United States, making up around 13% of the nation's population. Here are five facts about the U.S.
The Wall Street Journal thinks it might know your reading habits and your potential spending habits better than you know them yourself. For the past couple of years, the Journal home to one of journalisms oldest paywalls has been testing different ways to allow non-subscribers to sample its stories refining a..
The people who are following you on social platforms are different from your usual audience. Create mobile content just for them.
Brian Steffens, Communications Director, Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, conducted a 2017 Society For News Design conference panel that included the leaders of five hubs.
In the news this week, the Winter Olympics have seen lower TV ratings as expected, but NBC has made a big push into live-streaming and digital platforms to keep young people involved.
Immigrants with past criminal convictions accounted for 74% of all arrests made by ICE agents in fiscal 2017.
Read a Q&A with Pew Research Center's Ruth Igielnik and Scott Keeter about a recent study about voter files.