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Facebook’s terms of service obstruct important journalistic research

By prohibiting automated collection of information, Facebook's terms of service are obstructing important digital and investigative journalism. In a letter, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University asks Facebook to modify its terms of service.

Police are threatening free expression by abusing the law to punish disrespect of law enforcement

It’s not illegal to be disrespectful to police officers. But police officers are abusing their positions of power and co-opting hate crime laws to censor criticism and offensive language.

Did ICE detain this Mexican journalist for criticizing U.S. immigration policy?

Newly revealed ICE emails suggest that journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto was targeted for deportation after criticizing U.S. immigration authorities


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