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Shakespeare in the Park is the Latest to Take on Trump: E Tu Brutus?

Shakespeare in the Park is the Latest to Take on Trump: E Tu Brutus?

Freedom of artistic expression versus offensive or even inciting speech freedom. Those who argue that the first amendment protects artists’ rights to share ideas are challenged by those who say incitement of violence is not protected. Corporate sponsors are stuck in the middle balancing how to respond.

June 13, 2017 Top Stories
Should private companies police free speech?

Should private companies police free speech?

  Making Google the Censor The New Censorship Save

June 12, 2017 Top Stories
Comey The Leaker

Comey The Leaker

Former FBI Director James Comet riveted the Capital with his testimony yesterday on Russia’s interference in the 2016 US elections and his strained relationship with President Trump. And then he said he leaked a document to a colleague so that the press might know the real story – self-preservation? calculation? truth-seeking? You be the judge.

June 9, 2017 Top Stories
Hating the Media – the New Zeitgeist?

Hating the Media – the New Zeitgeist?

From trash-talking to body-slamming, animosity to journalists has skyrocketed since President Trump took center stage calling out reporters as vipers. When is enough enough? Is Montanta’s Greg’s Gianforte $50,000 donation to the Committee to Protect Journalists and a formal apology a turning tide?

June 7, 2017 Top Stories
White House Press Briefings On The Chopping Block

White House Press Briefings On The Chopping Block

May 18, 2017: Trump weighs downsizing Spicer’s public role   May 12, 2017 …Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy??? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for[Read More…]

May 17, 2017 Top Stories
New Revelations of Trump’s Threats to Jail Journalists Emerge

New Revelations of Trump’s Threats to Jail Journalists Emerge

What are the ramifications of President’s Trump’s threats to imprison journalists?

May 17, 2017 Leaks, Top Stories

Reporter Arrested After Pushing Health Secretary For Response

West Virginia reporter Dan Heyman followed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to get a question answered. Instead he was jailed on the charge of willful disruption of state government processes. Are reporting lines being drawn?

May 10, 2017 Top Stories
Does FCC Review of Colbert’s Trump Rant Threaten Free Speech?

Does FCC Review of Colbert’s Trump Rant Threaten Free Speech?

“Silly?” or “Scathing?” – no matter how you look at the barrage of insults Late Night TV host Stephen Colbert threw at President Trump, the complaints and FCC review are no laughing matter when it comes to free speech.

May 10, 2017 Top Stories
Racist Instagram Post or Free Speech?

Racist Instagram Post or Free Speech?

A high school case sets out to examine the limits of free speech in a public high school.

May 5, 2017 Top Stories