Recent legal actions against news organizations indicate that the First Amendment provides sufficient free speech protection, even when punishing lawsuits are filed against the press.
There are plenty of reasons a science story might not be sound. Quacks and charlatans take advantage of the complexity of science, some content providers can't tell bad science from good and some politicians peddle fake science to support their positions.
Oklahoma's film production sector has continued building on growth that has some industry watchers comparing it to Atlanta as a top U.S. filming destination.
In an era of increasing media fragmentation, you could describe the Super Bowl as the only annual media event where a substantial portion of the U.S. population gathers at the same time to watch the same thing: Over 100 million people tune in, and a good portion say the ads are the main reason they're watching in the first place.
In speeches filled with hatred and falsehoods, a public figure attacks his enemies and calls for marches on Washington. Then, after one particularly virulent address, private media companies close down his channels of communication, prompting consternation from his supporters and calls for a code of conduct to filter out violent rhetoric. Sound familiar? Well, this was 1938.
With the nation on edge, we believe it's critical to look at how easily our society is being manipulated into tribalism in the age of social media.
Only 100 people were listening, but the first broadcast from a licensed radio station occurred at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2, 1920. It was Pittsburgh's KDKA, and the station was broadcasting the results of that year's presidential election.
A new report published by a government transparency coalition in Colorado describes the state's open records law as "unbalanced."
The narrator in a recent Lincoln Project ad tells listeners, "In six months, COVID-19 has killed more Americans than any disease in a hundred years. Donald Trump lied about it, rejected science, and still has no plan to save Americans."
Deepfake videos are being created with artificial intelligence - and the same technology can be used to detect them.