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"Donald Trump's norm breaking is trickling down and shaping the opinions of rank-and-file Republicans" News
Poll: 'Scary' Number of Republicans Support Court-Ordered Press Censorship
45 percent of Republicans favor giving courts the power to shutter "biased" media outlets—a number commentators argued should be "scary for anyone concerned about the future of American democracy."
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A Letter to Trump
When one knows thee, then alien there is none, then no door is shut. —Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali (1913) Dear Mr. Trump, Forgive me for not addressing you as president but the words do not permit themselves to be formed when I think of that word and you. If you read my columns you have probably...
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Today Is the Day to Fight to Save the Internet
The Trump FCC — like the rest of this administration — is doing everything in its power to serve corporations and harm the rest of us.
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The struggle to preserve net neutrality is the "free speech fight of our generation," argues Evan Greer, campaign director of Fight for the Future. News
National Day of Action Aims to 'Save the Internet From Trump and His Cronies'
"The existing net neutrality protections put Internet users in the driver's seat and keep big cable and phone companies from controlling what you see and do online."
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'Autocrats Are Rejoicing': Trump's Latest Attack on Press Meets Fierce Rebuke
"We will keep doing our jobs," said CNN. "He should start doing his."
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"There's a darkness spreading over Washington these days, and it might be time for everyone in the news media who cares about democracy to confront it," wrote the Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik. News
As White House Cracks Down on Press, Calls Grow for Journalists to Fight Back
"There's a darkness spreading over Washington these days, and it might be time for everyone in the news media who cares about democracy to confront it."
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Don't Let Trump Silence Communities of Color
Thanks to the open internet, a new generation of activists fighting for civil rights and equality has been able to make their voices heard in ways previously unimaginable. Now the Trump administration is trying to turn back the clock and silence them by undoing the Net Neutrality rules. That is...
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'Battle for the Net': Web Guardians Announce Global Day of Action to Defeat Trump's FCC
To protect net neutrality, say organizers, "we'll once again use the transformative power of the Internet to defend the internet itself"
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at an agency workshop in May of 2014. (Photo: Flickr) Views
Donald Trump’s Ajit (Pai)-Prop
“You’re fired!” When Donald Trump ousted FBI Director James Comey Tuesday night, it was more than just another of Trump’s shocking executive actions. Comparisons to Watergate are chillingly relevant; Comey was investigating potential collusion between the Russian government and Trump’s presidential...
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Ajit Pai testifies during a senate hearing on September 15, 2016. (Photo: Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call via AP Images) Views
Trump’s FCC Has Paved the Way For a Giant, Local Fox News
Relaxed media consolidation rules have allowed Sinclair Broadcasting to buy Tribune Media, creating a local news behemoth with a conservative bent.
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