Published on March 17, 2023
MORE: Thoughtcrime prosecution coming to a city near you?; Some legislators angry about Twitter Files; Gannett is killing newspapers; Reporter flees Africa and then gets censored in the U.S.; Senator accused of wanting to silence social media during the banking crisis; Environmental group sued for defamation after trying to sink the Maine lobster fishing industry; Oregon teacher accused of having kids write s*xual fantasy stories; and Author warns that we are losing our religious freedoms.
Published on March 10, 2023
Censorship, copyrights, legal, plagiarism
MORE: “Disinformation is simply a dog whistle for “censorship”; R.L. Stine says he did NOT give his publisher permission to re-edit his books; More adult books being found in children’s school libraries; CBS News contributor and author accused of plagiarism in new book; More colleges are banning ChatGPT; and Lawmakers furious when journalists refuse to give up their sources.
Published on March 2, 2023
MORE: Dilbert creator being dropped from newspapers after stepping into the racism debate in his podcast; Ron DeSantis’ book hits #1; Authoritarian regimes are shutting down the Internet to their citizens at a record pace; and Is cheating the new norm among college students?
Published on February 23, 2023
author, Censorship, legal
MORE: Romance novelist fails to escape from the law; Schools dropping honors classes for “equity,” South Park might get sued for poking fun at royals; Roald Dahl children’s books are being rewritten; Bernie Sanders in the hot seat over book tour; WWII love letters found beyond wall in NY home; and School district pays $100K in legal fees for attempting to silence parents over p*rnographic book available to kids in middle school.
Published on February 17, 2023
Censorship, libel, social media
MORE: Book found in schools appears to promote kids sharing s*xual photos of themselves; Indigo/Chapters has “cybersecurity incident”; Don’t miss the funniest headline of the week!; Mitt Romney shares hundreds of emails to book author; Murdaugh murder case mirrors author’s novel plot; and JK Rowling critic forced to apologize for calling her a “nazi” online.
Published on February 10, 2023
MORE: Disney video creates firestorm online; Barbara Streisand’s memoir is more than a thousand pages long!; NBC, MSNBC employees to walk off jobs; Zoom’s CEO takes big pay-cut, lays off 1,300 folks; China jumps into the AI race; Some laid-off Amazon employees can’t access info. about their terms of severance; Organized crime members with ties to Iran targeted US journalist in murder-for-hire plot; and Salman Rushdie surfaces after attack.
Published on February 3, 2023
amazon, Censorship, complaints, Complaints about specific publishers
MORE: Children being used as experiments in classrooms?; The Associated Press says “mistress” is offensive, and much more!; CNN’s ratings continue to bomb; Trump sues journalist for releasing interview recordings; Nazi homeschool network a protected “religious belief?”; Supreme Court may soon change Internet free speech; Company spending millions on Super Bowl ad about Jesus; HarperCollins cuts 5% of North American work force, blames Amazon; Beauty company wants dictionary’s definition of “beauty” changed; and Liberal Columbia Journalism Review offers scathing indictment of New York Times’ Russiagate coverage
Published on January 27, 2023
amazon, Censorship, social media
MORE: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was in meeting as Washington Post shaped coverage of…Amazon; AI continues to threaten creative individuals’ jobs; Rabbi gives sermon written by AI; Did billionaire investors destroy honest news reporting?; EU threatens to fine websites that allow posting of “disinformation”; TikTok can make anything go viral with the click of a button; Another day, another anti-trust lawsuit against Google; and UK Amazon workers go on strike, say robots are treated better.
Published on January 19, 2023
author, Censorship, legal, libel
MORE: Golfer sues CNN reporters for defamation; So now saying “Aloha” is culturally insensitive?; Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty for academic over social media use; U.S. lawmaker wants to make it a crime to criticize; Man wearing “Jesus Saves” t-shirt ordered to leave Mall of America; News site realizes disaster after using AI for articles; Ex-Prosecutor’s book draws warning from Manhattan District Attorney; North Dakota weighs ban of ‘sexually explicit’ library books; and Facebook to allow pictures of naked breasts for trans and non-binary people but not for cis-gender women.
Published on January 12, 2023
Censorship, copyrights, legal
MORE: NYC schools ban AI chatbot that writes essays, Bookbinder “artist” removes famous author’s name from books; Former ESPN employees suing; NYT columnist commits suicide; and WSJ reporter handcuffed outside bank