Our compromised liberalism has left a generation of writers weighing their words in fear.
And why conservatives fear the creep of authoritarianism, too.
The companies have said they would do more to stop misinformation and hacked materials from spreading. This is what that effort looks like.
Conservatives said they would subpoena the chief executives of the social networks, which had blocked an unsubstantiated New York Post article.
How a torrent of propaganda, lies and conspiracy theories has weaponized the First Amendment.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, once cited Holocaust denial as something he would allow on the social network for free speech reasons.
I almost always side with protecting houses of worship. But there are limits.
The order is a setback in the president’s efforts to block a Chinese social media app that he has labeled a national security threat. The ban had been set to go into effect on Sunday night.
Universities with traditionally progressive ideals can welcome conservative views, and still reject authoritarianism and hate.
“I’m on a stage, and it’s very far away,” Mr. Trump said of the gathering on Sunday. His own campaign aides privately called the move a game of political Russian roulette.
With hyperbole and falsehoods, the president has increased stops at airports that resemble campaign rallies, his favorite type of politicking. But Nevada said the events violated health restrictions and canceled two rallies there.
The Pulitzer-winning playwright, whose new book, “Homeland Elegies,” comes out this month, succeeds the novelist Jennifer Egan at the literary organization.
Thousands of officers flooded the streets to stop a demonstration that had been planned to show public anger over the postponement and the imposition of a draconian security law.
A vital connection for the Chinese diaspora, the app has also become a global conduit of Chinese state propaganda, surveillance and intimidation. The United States has proposed banning it.
The decision by the French satirical magazine to recirculate cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam coincides with the start of a long-awaited trial for the attack that killed 11 of its staff.
Prashant Bhushan, a prominent lawyer who criticized India’s Supreme Court, could be sentenced to jail after he was found in contempt.
A smear campaign linked to the Cambodian government went viral on the social media platform, sending an activist Buddhist cleric into exile to protect himself.
Rappers, a lawyer and other government critics have been accused of sedition, a crime that can carry a 7-year prison sentence.
The justices will consider whether a student’s First Amendment lawsuit may proceed after a college in Georgia abandoned its restrictions.
We will respond to repression by demonstrating our solidarity creatively.
Clearview AI has hired Floyd Abrams, a top lawyer, to help fight claims that selling its data to law enforcement agencies violates privacy laws.
China wants to swallow up Hong Kong’s remaining freedoms. But it can’t be allowed to arrest, on American soil, a U.S. citizen.
A Hong Kong bookseller has recreated his shop in Taipei, and it has become a symbol of Taiwan’s vibrant democracy.
Brian Murphy’s office compiled reports of protesters and journalists who were covering the Trump administration’s response to unrest in Portland, Ore., last month.
The fight over limits on church attendance divides the justices.
Something that’s supposed to cover our mouths speaks volumes about how crazy some people have gotten.
It’s about attention.
Army and Navy channels banned viewers from their live streams when they asked about war crimes. Accused of censorship, now the Army says it will pause streaming.
The denial came in response to a lawsuit filed by Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer, that said he was being punished for speaking out.
President Trump’s former lawyer said in court papers that officials returned him to prison to prevent him from finishing a book that paints the president as a racist.
He defended slavery and opposed the notion of human equality. But he is not our enemy.
A bill in New York would discourage frivolous lawsuits aimed at chilling free speech.
The illiberal left is a lot less threatening than the right. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.
The outcry over free speech and race takes aim at Steven Pinker, the best-selling author and well-known scholar.
What we talk about when we talk about “cancellation.”
By voting not to renew the franchise of ABS-CBN, lawmakers silenced a major network that had come under fire from President Rodrigo Duterte.
A victory for religious employers is a defeat for their employees — and for the Affordable Care Act.
An independent audit faulted the social network for “vexing and heartbreaking decisions” that affect its users — and potentially the November elections.
Report warns that the social media company may be “driving people toward self-reinforcing echo chambers of extremism.”
Google, Facebook and Twitter said they were reviewing China’s punitive new national security law for the city, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by major American tech companies.
The social network said it would review the city’s punitive new national security law, a rare public questioning of Chinese policy by a large American tech company.
Amid a national accounting over racism after George Floyd’s death, at least a dozen schools have revoked admissions offers to incoming students.
Protesters are deleting their accounts on Twitter and Telegram. Booksellers, professors and nonprofits are questioning their future.
Steve Huffman, Reddit’s co-founder and chief executive, says new rule changes will help the company fulfill its mission.
The post, shared last week by Kaylynn Williford, was criticized for appearing to equate protesters against racism and police brutality with Nazis who “tore down statues.”
A lawyer for President Trump’s former national security adviser called the request “theater,” portraying it as legally and practically impossible.
Monday’s Supreme Court decision on sex discrimination was a blow for religious freedom. That’s a problem — for both sides.
Though the account was restored, the digital commemoration of the 1989 crackdown in Beijing spotlights thorny questions for a company with operations in both the United States and China.
Wichita State University Tech rescinded Ms. Trump’s invitation after students and faculty members condemned the Trump administration’s response to protests.
Many in tech cheered when Twitter added labels to President Trump’s tweets. But civil libertarians caution that social media companies are moving into uncharted waters.